Monthly Archives: November 2016

College Community Chorus performs rare concert 

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer 
The College Community Chorus and special guests will perform “Hodie: A Christmas Cantata” tomorrow, on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at the J.B. Chambers Performing Arts Center of Wheeling Park High School, and doors will open to the public at 7 p.m.

Moving on: The solution to this post-election apocalypse

By Daniel Morgan, Editor

It’s been a week since the President-Elect of the United States of America was decided, and the aftermath is unsurprisingly fitting after the whirlwind that was the 2016 election cycle. In a long race fueled by anger, hope, lies and erroneous rhetoric, the results have amplified emotions that have sent us into a true post-election apocalypse.

Men’s and Women’s hoops set to take on Notre Dame College 

By Trent Nicholson, Contributing Writer 
The West Liberty men’s basketball team hosts Mountain East Conference rival Notre Dame College on Saturday in the ASRC. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.
The Hilltoppers (2-0) come in to this game coming off two dominant wins in the MEC Tournament challenge against Cheyney University and West Chester University. On Wednesday, they played Davis and Elkins University in non-tournament play. Saturday’s game will be West Liberty’s first conference game of the year. 

Volleyball team prepares for conference play 

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer

After a strong finish to an even stronger regular season, the Lady Toppers are ready to take on the Mountain East Conference tournament and postseason play.

Arts & Ed Center offers ‘soup to nuts’ for student projects 

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer 

In need of some materials for end-of-the-semester projects? The Center of Arts and Education in the west wing of Main Hall is a resource center open to anyone on campus, and it has everything from scissors to kits to make robots. 

WLU officials hoping numbers mean higher enrollment 

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer

This semester, 2,317 students are enrolled at West Liberty University. While this number is slightly lower (1.5 percent) than last year’s enrollment numbers, there is still in increase in the amount of new students who began attending West Liberty this semester. 

Chi Beta Phi students shine at national conference 

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
On Oct. 1, West Liberty science students shined at the 69th National Conference of Chi Beta Phi at Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, W.Va. The WLU chapter was awarded the Most Outstanding Chapter and two student presenters, Katelyn “Katie” Yauch and Taylor Rogerson, earned second and third place, respectively, for their research. 

University looks to update network infrastructure 

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer 

At the last Board of Governors meeting, Roberta Linger, Vice President of Finance and Administration, brought up a plan to improve the network infrastructure of West Liberty University by using funds left over from a bond issue in 2012. This plan will use the funds left over from Campbell Hall to improve the network system across campus.

Student Government decides against ASGA 

By Daniel Morgan, Editor 

Earlier this semester, West Liberty University’s Student Government Association had high spirits after initially deciding to join the American Student Government Association (ASGA). Now, those feelings have changed as the student government took a step back and chose not to join ASGA. 

West Liberty alumna publishes book set in West Virginia 

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer
Put on your reading list a book that was inspired by people around you. West Liberty University alumna Amber D. Tran recently published her first novel, “Moon River.”