Category Archives: News

Entrepreneurship offers students opportunity for growth 

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer
 
Dr. Rickard Briggs is one of the hilltop’s latest hires, and he has big plans for the entrepreneurship program and students alike here at WLU.

Photography club hopes to focus on campus life

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer
 
Clubs and organizations help keep our minds busy and give us a much-needed break from worrying about our class studies. This year, for the Photography Club, they are just trying to get their club off the ground.

Women’s tennis finishes third at conference tournament

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager
 
West Liberty University’s women’s tennis team ended their season this past weekend after falling short to University of Charleston in the Mountain East Conference Tournament. This year, the tournament was held at the Marshall University Tennis Complex in Huntington, W.Va.

Writing Center open for students to utilize

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer
 
West Liberty University offers various tutoring services through the student help services in Main Hall. However, WLU is now offering students additional services in the new Writing Center.

Shotwell possesses this year’s Haunted Halls

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager
 
With Halloween approaching quickly, one of the most awaited events is coming back to the hilltop. 
 
This year, Haunted Halls is going to be held in the oldest building on campus, Shotwell Hall. The event will take place on Monday, Oct. 30 and Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Get your scare on this Halloween

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
As the most frightening day of the year approaches, students will look for fun activities to do this Halloween. Instead of sitting in your dorm room, here are several attractions in the area to fulfill your holiday spirits.

Community education aims to revitalize Ohio Valley

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer
 
Have you ever felt that college is supposed to be something more than 50-minute lectures and online quizzes? Going to school in the Ohio Valley, it is hard not to think about ways to help the local community, and to do something that would matter here and now. One of the newest programs at West Liberty University, Community Education, might help one do just that. 

Trumpet Solo: Dr. Melinda Kreisberg

Compiled by Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
Dr. Melinda Kreisberg is a biology professor, director of Accreditation and Academic planning, and an Accreditation Liaison Officer for West Liberty University. She is also involved with the Hilltop Players, recently being the assistant director of “As it is in Heaven.”

Community choir brings students and locals together in song

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
West Liberty’s College Community Choir offers students and the Wheeling community the opportunity to join forces and form a choir ensemble off-campus. Under the new leadership of Ryan Keeling, the alumnus is thrilled to conduct the chorus as it approaches its semesterly performance. 

Dance team welcomes new members, grows on hilltop

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer

West Liberty offers many extracurriculars for their students to get involved with on campus. From Biology club to gaming club, these organizations help bring students together and further the family orientation of our campus. One club in particular that is taking off this year is West Liberty’s own dance team