Monthly Archives: October 2014

West Liberty Vs Urbana

By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

A career game performance by quarterback Dakota Conwell helps the Hilltoppers roll past Urbana 44-14.

On the opening profession of the game, the Hilltoppers struck first as Conwell connected with Daree Goodwin for a three yard touchdown pass to go up 7-0. Midway in the first quarter the Hilltopper defense came up big as D’Andre Muhammad intercepted a Urbana pass and took it 39 yards for a touchdown, the extra point was blocked so that made the score 13-0.

New season begins for AHS

By Jessica Broverman, Editor

One of the top rated shows on television is the “American Horror Story” series. Four seasons have taken its viewersʼ attention and have yet to let it go.

From “American Horror Story: Murder House” to “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” the series are so different that we can consider them to be completely different from one another.

Concert Artist Series kicks off with soprano and piano

By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor

On Sunday, Oct. 12 at 4pm, a WLU Division of Music Concert Artist Series performance entitled “Shining Jewels: Celebrating the Songs of Lee Hoiby” graced the Elbin Auditorium in College Hall.

Dr. Colleen Gray, soprano, performed with Dr. Nanette Kaplan Solomon, pianist, both professors at Slippery Rock University.

Oh dear! Overpopulation in W.V.

By Jacob Reinard, Contributing Writer

The white-tailed deer is West Virginia’s most popular game animal with 343,000 hunters harvesting over 175,000 deer annually.

But is that enough? Some believe that it is not and that white-tailed deer are overpopulating and creating several problems throughout northern West Virginia.

Think before you snap: celebrity nude selfies in the media

By Katie Ralbusky, Online Editor

Weʼve heard the news recently. From Rihanna to Miley Cyrus, celebrity cell phones have been hacked and celebrity nude selfies have been leaked all over the web.

Some stars deny it, while others are simply ashamed of what has happened to them. Selfies have become popular as of late and nude photos are not exactly a new thing.

Homecoming Photos

Gary E. West receives award


President Capehart presenting Gary E. West with a plaque thanking him for his donations for the Gary E.

West Liberty Vs Fairmont State

By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

The West Liberty football team snaps a two game losing streak as they defeated the Fairmont State Falcons 39-16 on homecoming day.

The Hilltoppers came out the gate early as Isiah Moody ran for 48 yard run on a fourth down play one the opening drive, that set up a three yard touchdown run by Dakota Conwell to make the score 7-0. Still in the first quarter, after a Josh White interception Conwell connected with Dylan Potts for two touchdowns to make the score 21-0 at the end of the first quarter.

Interview Tips

By Chelsea Williams, Contributing Writer

When going to an interview you should always pay attention to your outfit, attitude, and actions because what you do expresses a lot about yourself as a future employee. Now that you have this big job interview coming up, what will you start with to make sure you’re going to make a great first impression?

To start with your outfit, there are certain colors that give off specific vibes. According to Career Builder’s survey, “2,099 hiring managers and human resource professionals who participated in it believe blue and black are the best colors to wear for an interview and orange is the absolute worst.” Black, blue, and gray are all very calm, conservative colors that are more important for a professional setting such as an interview.

WLU gunning for MEC Crown

By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer

The West Liberty soccer team is closing in on the halfway point of their 2014 season, where they find themselves with two wins, three losses, and two draws overall with two wins, two losses, and one draw in the Mountain East Conference.

Although this isnʼt exactly where the team wanted to be at this point, the girls are still preserving and fighting for the season.

Center of Arts and Education offers new features

By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer

The Center of Arts and Education (CAE) is a place for students and teachers to explore their creative, artistic, and technological abilities.

Whether itʼs making a huge project for class or just relaxing, the art center provides the space and materials to do so.