Category Archives: Entertainment

Netflix creates a new era of film

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager

The Netflix Original series Black Mirror released a new film titled Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on Dec. 28, 2018. The film offers viewers an interactive experience, which allows audiences to decide the plot, in charge of the fate of the main characters, and eventually get their own endings by clicking the plot option while watching. This article may include light spoilers.

Five tips to get a host on Couchsurfing for your travels

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager

Travelling is always a great option for any break. However, as a student who doesn’t have a lot of budget, traveling could also be a dilemma. Because housing, food and transportation really cost money.

Photo Gallery: Winterfest 2018

Compiled By Dakota Knotts, Online Editor

Photo Credit: Lindsay Dowdle

The following photos are photos from Winterfest 2018. We hope everyone is had a wonderful holiday season and enjoy these photos. 

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Review

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor 

In an era, that’s overly-saturated in superhero movies, it’s difficult to find one that breaks the typical formula. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has dominated box offices for ten years now, with DC Comics setting up their own over the past few. Every couple of months, a new movie is released, and the format is predictable – they know what works and stick to it, making their millions, and moving on to the next project.

Five fun ways to spend your holiday break

By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer
 
With finals right around the corner, most students are looking for ways to unwind and relax during the holiday season, and find ways to use the new freetime.

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ inspires readers, audiences

By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer
 
I recently read the novel Dear Evan Hansen, written by Val Emmich. The novel is based off of the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen and it was truly groundbreaking from start to finish. I would consider it to be one of the greatest books I have ever read. 

‘The Secret in the Wings’ puzzles audiences

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer
 
The Hilltop Players’ production of Mary Zimmerman’s “The Secret in the Wings” was… well, it’s still a secret to me.

‘Secret in the Wings’ opens tonight in the Kelly Theater

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager
 
West Liberty University’s student co-directed play “Secret in the Wings” opens at Kelly Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29. 

Hilltop Players inspire with ‘The Miracle Worker’

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer

The Hilltop Players opened the 2018-19 season with “The Miracle Worker,” a play inspired by the relationship of Helen Keller, who lost her sight and hearing leading to the inability to speak, and her teacher and mentor, Annie Sullivan.

WLU community gathers for 2018 homecoming

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer
 
“I love seeing people come together and enjoy a good time,” student Hunter Norris said, summing up everyone’s feelings as past and present Hilltoppers gather for West Liberty University’s homecoming. 
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