Category Archives: Entertainment

Hilltop Players release 2017-18 season schedule

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer
 
The theatre season is just beginning here up on the hilltop and the Hilltop Players are getting ready to put on several intriguing shows this school year that will make you laugh, cry and challenge every thought in your mind. 

FCA invites all to join, attend ‘Light Up the Hilltop’

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer

With college starting up, freshman and transfers are looking for ways to get connected to the school. Getting involved on campus through clubs is a great way to meet new friends and possibly find a new passion. One club up here on the hilltop is FCA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 

Topperfest welcomes back students

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer

Here at West Liberty University, we have a bit of a tradition. This tradition is something Hilltoppers call “Topperfest.” Topperfest is an extravaganza that will run from Aug. 18 through Sept. 5 this year. Each day during this time period, there is at least one exciting event happening on campus. Topperfest is in full swing this year.

Stephen King is the king of horror

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer

Stephen King, perhaps the most recognized horror author of all time, continues to unravel the minds of his suspense-seeking readers. Since his first publication in 1973, with the widely renowned novel “Carrie,” King has paved a path into the mystery and science-fiction genre, publishing nearly 60 novels and selling 400 million copies.

Kesha on the rise with new music

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer

Kesha Sebert, formerly known as Ke$ha, is a 30-year-old American singer who has made a career confronting the double standards of American society.

“The Children of Hurin” is a hidden gem for “Game of Thrones” fans

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer

Game of Thrones has finally returned in all of its bloody and depraved glory. Much like thousands of other Thrones fans, I spend my week anxiously waiting for Sunday night to arrive for another serving of the most sadistic show in the history of television.

Top 5 unknown artists to listen to today

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

As the General Manager of WGLZ, I receive tons of music from unsigned artists who are trying to make it big in the industry. They send me music to listen to and if I like it, I add it to our station’s music library to be included over the air. Here are five artists that I have come across that you need to check out today.

Wheeling offers many fun festivals during summer

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor

Wheeling offers many outdoor summer festivals. While some events have already passed, like the Wheeling Arts and Culture Festival, there are still many in the near future. Here are some of the upcoming local festivals you can attend:

Tweet, post and share as if your life depends on it

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer

There was a time when having good social media skills meant you never forgot to update songs on your MySpace profile. Then, it got complicated.

Nowadays, plain social media presence is not enough. According to the business magazine Fortune, Facebook reported a 21 percent decrease in original posts in 2016. It is happening because the time of simple happy-birthday-grandma type of posts are ending, and other social media sites will soon follow.

“Baby Driver” races with a beat

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

When I went to the movies a couple nights ago, I wasn’t sure how I would feel about Baby Driver. Directed and written by Edgar Wright, the R-rated action movie took me by surprise with its amazing soundtrack. Why? Without the music, the movie is nothing.