Category Archives: Online Exclusive

Hilltoppers fall to UVA-Wise on the road

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor

West Liberty traveled to Wise, Va. to take on the UVA-Wise Cavaliers, and in a hard fought battle, the Hilltoppers fell just short by a score of 31-19. West Liberty falls to 2-2 on the year and the Cavaliers move up in the Mountain East Conference standings with a 3-1 record.

Hilltoppers outlast Charleston at West Family Stadium

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor

On a beautiful Thursday night at West Liberty University, the Hilltoppers took on the 1-1 Charleston Golden Eagles. After a night full of missed field goals, West Liberty came away with the 9-6 victory and advanced to an overall 2-1 record.

Topper football win season opener against Urbana

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer

Football up on the hilltop has officially started up again. The West Liberty Hilltoppers kicked off their season against the Urbana Blue Knights at 7:10 p.m. Having a winning history with this team, being 6-1 with previous played games, the Hilltoppers were confident they would achieve success.

How to start off the new semester right

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor 

Classes at West Liberty University start today, Aug. 21, which means it is time to get back into the swing of classes. Whether you are a new or returning student, here are some tips on how to start the semester off on the right foot.

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.

What you need to know about the total solar eclipse

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer

Monday, Aug. 21 will mark the beginning of the new academic year, but it will also mark the day of quite possibly the biggest astronomical event in almost 100 years: a total solar eclipse across the United States.

Photo Gallery: Bolnuevo, Spain

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager

Dr. Greiner involved with students, WLU community

By Lindsay Dowdle, Contributing Writer

Dr. Stephen Greiner became president of West Liberty University in Jan. 2016. Since then, he has become very involved with the students, faculty and local community.

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.

Various student discounts available with ID, email

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor 

College may give you a college degree, but that’s not the only valuable thing. Use your .edu student email and ID to your benefit! Here are just some of the discounts that you can receive when using your West Liberty email or student ID.