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 More »

Graduate assistant program allows for professional growth

By Meredith Garner, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University’s Graduate Assistant (GA) Program has seen an increase in enrollment this year. Graduate students get the opportunity to earn their degree with an More »

Women’s soccer hits the road to take on Notre Dame

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   As Notre Dame (Ohio) tries to avoid their first loss of the season, Urbana will look for only its second win. West Liberty is about to encounter More »

Hilltopper football looking for big win at UVA-Wise 

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty football team will travel to Wise, Va. to take on the Cavaliers of UVA-Wise in a Mountain East Conference battle. The game is More »

Senior soccer captain looks for final season of success

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   Forward Thanna Oddo has one more season of soccer here on the hilltop. As her last season begins, Oddo has high hopes for this season after last More »

 

Boden resigns, new SGA leadership looks forward

By Jalyn Bolyard and Emily Salvatori, Online Editor and Assistant Editor

The new semester has brought with it leadership changes to West Liberty University’s Student Government Association (SGA). Reid Boden, who was elected for a second term as SGA president in the spring, resigned on Aug. 23. His sudden resignation surprised many students.

Scholarships abound through WLU Foundation

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer
 
Are you a music major who plays a bass instrument? Or are you a rising senior studying dental hygiene? There are various scholarships available for multiple majors. You might be eligible for additional scholarships from West Liberty University Foundation. 

WLU presents students with job opportunities

 By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer
 
During the semester, finding time to balance school work, friendship and time to relax can be somewhat difficult. 
It is easier said than done, but trying to work alongside that makes it even harder. West Liberty University, however, offers many jobs to students that are flexible with schedules. 

Men’s basketball team raises money for relief

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
West Liberty University’s men’s basketball team fundraised for Hurricane Harvey victims on Aug. 31 at the first home football game at West Family Stadium.

48-Hour Film Fest begins today

By Taylor Long, Contributing Writer 

The 48-Hour Film Fest is back for its third year. It kicks off today on Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m. and runs through Sept. 17.

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.

Lady Toppers prepare to get back on track this weekend  

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer
 
After a tough tournament at last weekend’s Cavalier Classic at Walsh University, the West Liberty University volleyball team is ready for tournament action at the ASRC in this weekend’s MEC/PSAC crossover.

Hilltopper football set to bounce back against Charleston 

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer
 
The Hilltoppers’ football team has started off their season with one win and one loss. Losing 34-0 on the road against West Virginia Wesleyan was a setback for the Hilltoppers. Putting themselves in a deep hole in the first quarter, the Hilltoppers went down 0-20 with Wesleyan scoring three touchdowns. One of the touchdowns was an impressive blocked punt, which was recovered by Anthony Robinson in the end zone. 

West Liberty welcomes 19 new faculty hires

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer

As West Liberty proudly welcomes the class of 2017 to the hilltop this year, promising another year chocked full of new and exciting experiences, they are also overjoyed to be bringing in some fresh new faces to the Topper family that is our faculty.

Nutting Gallery opening features interactive art

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer
 
On Wednesday, Aug. 30, the Nutting Gallery opened up for the first time this semester. The theme for this gallery opening is interactive art, and Tom Estlack was the artist in the spotlight this time around.