Category Archives: This Week’s Paper

Trumpet Solo: Kate Billings

Compiled by Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer
Kate Billings is the Director of Student Activities and the Title IX Coordinator. Billings has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Consulting/Leadership degree from Binghamton University (N.Y.). She is originally from Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Prior to joining the staff at West Liberty University, she worked in sports management and merchandising.

Elevator repair work set to begin in May 2019

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
West Liberty University has secured funding to repair or replace elevators across campus. The upgrades were first announced in a Hilltopper Headlines email sent out on Oct. 24.

WLU’s No. 1 wrestler looks for a strong return to the mat

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager
West Liberty University’s redshirt senior wrestler Darius Bunch is saving his power to be back for his final season on coach Mitch Smith’s team. 

Men’s basketball starts MEC action against Glenville

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor
Today the West Liberty University men’s basketball team will play their fourth home game of the year, and tomorrow they will play their first Mountain East Conference game of the 2018-19 season. 

Lady Toppers look to score upset against Glenville State

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer

Mountain East Conference defending champs Glenville State travels to the hilltop this Saturday for an inter-conference matchup. With home-court advantage, the Lady Toppers will seek to dethrone the Lady Pioneers as the top team in the Mountain East Conference.

WLU celebrates International Education Month

By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer
During the first few weeks of November, West Liberty University will be celebrating International Education Month. The event is hosted by SPICES, the campus international club

MBA adds healthcare management concentration

By Emily Salvatori, Editor
The Master of Business Administration added a new concentration in healthcare management. It was approved in September, and will be available for students in the fall of 2019.

Printmaking class exchanges art with Muhlenberg College

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager
West Liberty University students of Printmaking I, taught by Assistant Professor of Art Martyna Matusiak, participated in a portfolio exchange with students from Muhlenberg College’s Printmaking I class taught by Professor Emily Orzech

WLU, WVNCC sign guaranteed admission agreement 

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
West Liberty University and West Virginia Northern Community College signed an admission agreement on Monday, Oct. 22. With the new agreement, WVNCC students are guaranteed admission to WLU after they complete their associate degree. 

‘Courting Wonder’ encourages thought, imagination

By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the Nutting Gallery hosted “Courting Wonder,” an exhibition featuring the works of Thomas Wharton. The gallery displayed astounding works of art that could have only been achieved through years of hard work and passion towards his craft.