Monthly Archives: September 2014

iPhone or bust?

By Katie Ralbusky, Online Editor

Recently Apple has announced the release of the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, and the iWatch. Big news that has recently soured thanks to the problems with the regular iPhone updates that affected numerous consumers. But could they turn this around and what does all of this really mean for us?

Open House at the Highlands Center

By Jessica Broverman, Editor

West Liberty will be holding an open house at the Highlands Center this upcoming Thursday, Oct. 2, from 5:00pm-8:00pm. The Highlands Center is asking that those who are interested in attending this event to please register ahead of time. This event is open to all who are interested and is free of charge to the public.

West Liberty vs. Concord Game Recap

By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

A strong showing from the Concord offense was too much for West Liberty as the Hilltoppers lost 61-24.

Graduate school fair

By Bridgette Dawson, Director of the Learning and Student Development Center

A graduate school fair is planned for Wednesday, September 24th from 12:00-2:00 in Blatnik Gym.  The event is an opportunity for students to meet with admissions representatives, discuss program options and admissions criteria.  Please attend.  Your support is greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance for your support!

Clubs and Organizations at WLU

By Jessica Broverman, Editor

One of the key reasons as to why college is considered one of the best times in a young person’s life is because of the opportunities you are presented during those four years. Whether it be the time you and your roommate went to homecoming or attending one of the many fairs West Liberty has, you have to be involved in order to enjoy these experiences. One of the best ways you could get involved and have a great time in college is by joining the clubs that are on campus.

West Liberty University defeats West Virginia State

By Nathan Johnson

The West Liberty Hilltoppers win their second straight game as they roll past West Virginia State 38-16.

With no scoring in the first quarter, the Hilltoppers kicked into gear with 21 second quarter points.

West Liberty Vs Glenville State

By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

A Hail Mary completion on the final play of regulation helped West Liberty as they defeated Glenville State in double overtime 27-24.

In the first quarter, The Pioneers would strike first on the opening possession capped off with a touchdown pass from Sean Steele to Ralph Gordon for eight yards to make the score 7-0.

SGA preview

By Nicole Henry, Staff Writer

Student Government Association (SGA) is the voice that stands between the students and administration. SGA does their best to meet every need of the student body. It is a body of students who serve as important leaders of the school. They put together big events around campus. One of the events is homecoming, which is the biggest event and celebration of the year.

Recycling is easy to do at WLU

By Tara Adamczyk, Staff Writer

As college students, we tend to create a lot of trash. Throughout the semester, we use countless pieces of paper, plastic bags and bottles, aluminum cans, and other materials that we often just throw away. But it only takes a little extra effort to recycle many of the items we take for garbage, and at WLU, it’s getting even easier for us to do so.

“The Giver” is a must-see

By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor 

These days, dystopian sci-fi is a big deal in the movie industry. And the trend continues with the latest book-to-movie adaptation, “The Giver.”

Though not met, unfortunately, with nearly as high acclaim as its dystopian sci-fi cousins “The Hunger Games” and “Divergent,” “The Giver” is a movie that is worth seeing. Not only is it well-made and casted, but this is a movie that also makes you think.

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