Monthly Archives: April 2018

Lady Toppers enjoy final semester on the hilltop

By Emily Salvatori, Editor
 
The women’s tennis team are ranked sixth in the Atlantic Region as of April 18. This year, four seniors on the Women’s Tennis team will be graduating: Ekaterina Pinchuk, Ana Berbel, Alaina Pauley and Lisa Nachtwey will all be saying goodbye to the hilltop this May.

Trumpet Solo: Tricia Conn

Compiled by Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
West Liberty University student Tricia Conn has accepted a position with the Cleveland Cavaliers as Manager of Organizational Business Devolopement. She will graduate this year with degrees in Computer Information Systems and Sport Management.

Softball playoff hopes on the line in regular season finale   

 By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
The West Liberty softball team prepares for Notre Dame of Ohio and Urbana in its last respective away and home games of the regular-season. Every game is critical as the Lady Hilltoppers continue to fight for the last seed in the North Division of the Mountain East Conference Tournament

WLU organizations come together for SGA Day

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
On Wednesday, May 2, the Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting SGA Day on the quad. This event is free for students and will be jam-packed with activities from not only SGA, but other campus organizations as well.

Senior art exhibit promises talent and diversity

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Contributing Writer
 
The end of each semester at West Liberty University means that senior visual communication design and art education majors showcase their talents in a final exhibit in the Nutting Gallery, located in the Fine Arts building, to finish their respective degree programs. 

Fundraising helps create a sense of community

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Contributing Writer
 
When walking around campus, students find it difficult to escape the posters and flyers that decorate the walls of most buildings, promoting various clubs, their activities, and perhaps most importantly, the fundraisers occurring on campus that are meant to raise money as well as awareness for their causes.

Alpha Xi Delta raises autism awareness throughout April

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer
 
The sorority Alpha Xi Delta has planned multiple events throughout the month of April to spread autism awareness on the hilltop. These girls have come together to set up fundraisers at local restaurants, campus gatherings, snow cone sales, tie-dying shirts and a flag football contest to raise money.

Hilltoppers clash with Rams in battle for first place

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor
 
Eric Burkle’s red hot Hilltoppers will try to carry over the momentum from the Urbana sweep to this weekend’s Mountain East Conference match-up against Shepherd University. As of April 16, the baseball team is 14-15 overall and 12-8 in conference games this season with three big weekend series left in the season, and the games this weekend are scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., here on the hilltop. 

Lady Toppers fight to keep playoff dreams alive

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager

 
Hilltopper softball hits the road this weekend to face off against two Mountain East Conference opponents. With tournament play approaching, the team will look for a strong performance in their two doubleheaders as the Black and Gold try to keep a hold of the fourth seed in the north division of the Mountain East Conference standings with just two weeks left in the regular season. 

NYC trip gives students a chance to relax, explore

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer
 
Many West Liberty University students and their friends and family are still raving about their visit to New York City this past weekend, April 6-8.