By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer Football up on the hilltop has officially started up again. The West Liberty Hilltoppers kicked off their season against the Urbana Blue Knights at 7:10 p.m. Having a winning history with this team, being 6-1 with previous played games, the Hilltoppers were confident they would achieve success.
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By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager West Liberty’s women’s soccer team ended their historic 2016 season one loss away from advancing to their first Mountain East Conference championship game in program history. Kicking off their season opener tonight, the Lady Hilltoppers are ranked fourth in the MEC Coaches’ Preseason Poll. This is the highest preseason ranking ever for the women’s soccer…
By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer Sports are a large part of the community up here on the hilltop, one of these being football. Attracting crowds of locals, students and staff, it brings everyone together for a social event and entertaining competition. The West Liberty football team is looking forward to a successful season, hoping to improve from last year’s record…
By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor Classes at West Liberty University start today, Aug. 21, which means it is time to get back into the swing of classes. Whether you are a new or returning student, here are some tips on how to start the semester off on the right foot.
By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer Stephen King, perhaps the most recognized horror author of all time, continues to unravel the minds of his suspense-seeking readers. Since his first publication in 1973, with the widely renowned novel “Carrie,” King has paved a path into the mystery and science-fiction genre, publishing nearly 60 novels and selling 400 million copies.
By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer Monday, Aug. 21 will mark the beginning of the new academic year, but it will also mark the day of quite possibly the biggest astronomical event in almost 100 years: a total solar eclipse across the United States.
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By Lindsay Dowdle, Contributing Writer Dr. Stephen Greiner became president of West Liberty University in Jan. 2016. Since then, he has become very involved with the students, faculty and local community.