Monthly Archives: February 2017

WLU utilizes new lost and found website

By Molka BenHammouda, Contributing Writer

The almost weekly e-mails students used to receive about some random found or lost object have decreased. Instead of focusing solely on emails, campus police have started working with a much easier and more efficient new system. Starting this semester, WLU is using a new online lost and found system.

Healthy eating options are available at WLU 

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager 
Being in college and eating healthy doesn’t always go hand in hand. With New Year resolutions becoming a distant memory and beach body season quickly approaching, eating healthy can be weighing heavily on your mind and on your body.  

Foundation offers many scholarships unknown to students 

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer
The cost of a college education is nothing to take lightly. With the cost of tuition, room and board, meal plans, and books and supplies, the price of a four-year education can be quite costly; however, it does not always have to be. 

Trumpet Solo: Bryce Kesling 

By Megan Jones Advertising Manager 

Campus involvement in SGA rises with N.Y. trip underway

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer

The West Liberty University Student Government Association (SGA) is taking a new approach at event planning. Now, even students who do not have a chance to attend senate meetings can voice their opinions. SGA connected with the student body via Twitter to plan two big events for the spring: Spring Fling and a bus trip to New York City. 

Men’s soccer becomes West Liberty’s 18th sport

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor

On Feb. 8, 2017, West Liberty University President Dr. Stephen Greiner announced that the university is adding men’s soccer as its 18th intercollegiate sport.

Admissions office awaits student ambassador applications 

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer
West Liberty University is very trusting in its students’ abilities. In fact, it trusts the students so much that they are used as a primary way to reach out to visiting families and schools. 
These students, known as student ambassadors, are representatives responsible for touring here at West Liberty, and they are what make the university stand apart from other schools. They are the faces of the campus that are able to reach out to prospective students on a personal level as they speak of their own experiences and display their knowledge of the school.

Toppers sweep regular season series against Wesleyan Bobcats

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer

Tonight, on a chilly Thursday night two days after Valentine’s Day, the WLU men’s basketball team hosted the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats in their first MEC matchup of the week. Earlier in the season, the Toppers prevailed with a victory over the Bobcats in Buckhannon, W.Va., with a 97-76 victory. In their first home game after hitting the road for the last two games, the Toppers were trying to complete the season sweep against Wesleyan.

Photo Gallery: Nutting Gallery Ed Bisese and Ryder Henry exhibit

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager

The Nutting Gallery in the College of Arts and Communication opened a new exhibition yesterday evening. Ed Bisese and Ryder Henry are the talented artists featured in the exhibit. Bisese is known for his paintings and sculptures. Meanwhile, Henry focuses on customizable building sculptures from cardboard and murals.

Running Hilltoppers set for season’s final home games 

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

The WLU men’s basketball team is back in action tonight in the ASRC against West Virginia Wesleyan College. After only their second loss at Concord and win at UVa-Wise on the road last week, the Hilltoppers have their sights on rebounding back this weekend while at home in two Mountain East Conference (MEC) match-ups.