By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer Here at West Liberty University, there is occasional complications on finding activities that will make students want to stay over the weekend instead of commuting back home, ultimately leaving the hilltop a ghost town for the most part. However, staff members are implementing new ideas to improve on campus involvement.
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By Cody Shook, Sports Editor West Liberty traveled to Wise, Va. to take on the UVA-Wise Cavaliers, and in a hard fought battle, the Hilltoppers fell just short by a score of 31-19. West Liberty falls to 2-2 on the year and the Cavaliers move up in the Mountain East Conference standings with a 3-1 record.
By Meredith Garner, Contributing Writer West Liberty University’s Graduate Assistant (GA) Program has seen an increase in enrollment this year. Graduate students get the opportunity to earn their degree with an additional real-world experience in their field of study here on the hilltop. The GA program became more established in Fall 2016 with developed, organized programs available to students.
By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager As Notre Dame (Ohio) tries to avoid their first loss of the season, Urbana will look for only its second win. West Liberty is about to encounter the tale of two teams in this weekend’s matchups, facing the No. 1 team and the last team in the Mountain East Conference.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty football team will travel to Wise, Va. to take on the Cavaliers of UVA-Wise in a Mountain East Conference battle. The game is scheduled for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff and these 2-1 teams will be battling to stay above .500 early in the season.
By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Forward Thanna Oddo has one more season of soccer here on the hilltop. As her last season begins, Oddo has high hopes for this season after last year’s historic one. Soccer, however, has always been a huge aspect of her life.
By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer After a tough start, the West Liberty women’s volleyball team earned a split at this past weekend’s MEC/PSAC Crossover at the ASRC, managing to knock off two Atlantic Region teams on their way to MEC conference play this weekend.
By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager The start of another school year here at West Liberty University has come with some changes in the College Union. Before leaving for summer break, students had different food choices including The Grille, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and Jazzman’s Bakery. This fall dining options have seen some changes– Taco Bell and Pizza Hut have…
By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer With the departure of co-branded Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, Sodexo has introduced Hilltoppers to a new life filled with Italian dishes. Positive first reactions have settled the verdict on whether the removal of two name-brand corporations was the right decision.