MLK: Keep dreaming, but remember to act as well

By Gabrielle Blanchard. Assistant Editor   “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is known for being one of More »

Ampersand returns, accepts student submissions

Emily Salvatori, Advertising Manager Ampersand, a student-run and published literary journal, makes its return for the 2018-2019 year after a hiatus. Current students of any major can submit works to the Ampersand More »

Library Book Club begins new chapter on campus

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer Avid readers now have a new club on campus where they can share their passion for reading with each other. The Library Book Club plans to spread More »

Lady Toppers look to get back on track this weekend

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer West Liberty basketball returns to the hilltop following a heartbreaking loss to the University of Charleston. The #25 Golden Eagles avoided the upset after trailing by 25 More »

Become a donor during National Blood Donor Month

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer As 2019 begins, we go through the usual steps that go along with the beginning of a new year. Resolutions are created and broken. We watch the snow More »

 

MLK: Keep dreaming, but remember to act as well

By Gabrielle Blanchard. Assistant Editor
 
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
 
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is known for being one of the greatest orators in history, able to inspire passion and a call to action with his words and delivery. 

Ampersand returns, accepts student submissions

Emily Salvatori, Advertising Manager

Ampersand, a student-run and published literary journal, makes its return for the 2018-2019 year after a hiatus. Current students of any major can submit works to the Ampersand editorial board before Feb. 24 to be considered for publication. Works can include fiction and creative nonfiction, poetry, and artwork.

Library Book Club begins new chapter on campus

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

Avid readers now have a new club on campus where they can share their passion for reading with each other. The Library Book Club plans to spread the love of reading throughout campus and promote the impacts that reading can have for the mind.

Lady Toppers look to get back on track this weekend

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer

West Liberty basketball returns to the hilltop following a heartbreaking loss to the University of Charleston. The #25 Golden Eagles avoided the upset after trailing by 25 points early in the third quarter. 

Become a donor during National Blood Donor Month

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

As 2019 begins, we go through the usual steps that go along with the beginning of a new year. Resolutions are created and broken. We watch the snow coat the ground. We also look back on the memories of the previous year and look forward to what lies ahead in the new year. However, some people never get to experience those new memories.

Netflix creates a new era of film

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager

The Netflix Original series Black Mirror released a new film titled Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on Dec. 28, 2018. The film offers viewers an interactive experience, which allows audiences to decide the plot, in charge of the fate of the main characters, and eventually get their own endings by clicking the plot option while watching. This article may include light spoilers.

Winter break ends, students head back to campus

By Emily Salvatori, Advertising Manager

Students have returned to campus because classes begin for the spring 2019 semester on Monday, Jan. 7. 

Five tips to get a host on Couchsurfing for your travels

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager

Travelling is always a great option for any break. However, as a student who doesn’t have a lot of budget, traveling could also be a dilemma. Because housing, food and transportation really cost money.

Photo Gallery: Winterfest 2018

Compiled By Dakota Knotts, Online Editor

Photo Credit: Lindsay Dowdle

The following photos are photos from Winterfest 2018. We hope everyone is had a wonderful holiday season and enjoy these photos. 

Five essential items to keep in your vehicle this winter

By Macy Santicola, Editor

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, twenty-one percent of vehicle crashes between 2007-2016 were attributed to adverse weather conditions. A vehicle’s condition can affect its performance in bad weather, so drivers should take the time to make sure their vehicles are prepped and inspected before winter hits.

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