Category Archives: Trumpet Online

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.

Store reopens in town of West Liberty

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
The Hilltop Food LLC Grocery Store located at 1056 Van Meter Way, West Liberty, W.Va. reopened on March 27, 2018. The name has been changed to The Store

West Liberty men’s golf prepares for final invitational

By Freddie Fitzsimmons, Contributing Writer
 
The West Liberty men’s golf team, under the direction of Coach Mike Ricci, is preparing for the Cecil C. Spadafora Invitational. The tournament is hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania at Indiana Country Club, starting today, April 15, through tomorrow, April 16. 

Black Tie Event benefits local man with ALS

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
Phi Delta Theta W. Va. Gamma fraternity of WLU will host its second consecutive Black Tie event Saturday, April 14, at G-Top in support of their philanthropy, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). This year’s event will be in benefit of Donnie Finsley.

Toppers baseball needs big weekend against Urbana

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor

This weekend, Eric Burkle’s 10-15 Hilltoppers will travel to Urbana to take on the Blue Knights in a four game series in Urbana, Ohio. The baseball team has gotten off to a rocky start to the season, but spirits are still high to get things going and turn the season around to make a push for a berth in the Mountain East Conference tournament in early May.

Lady Toppers looking for success in jam packed weekend

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager

WLU softball returns to the hilltop this weekend for more Mountain East Conference action. Glenville State and W. Va. Wesleyan will face the Lady Hilltoppers in two doubleheader games Friday and Saturday, respectively. 

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
It’s time once again to advocate as it is officially Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Throughout the month of April, many events surrounding education and awareness of sexual assault will be held on campus.

WLU FCA gives back to campus, community

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

During your time at West Liberty University, you typically come across a variety of clubs and organizations that are looking to add you as a member. Typically, you join a club based on your interests or because you want to try something new. One organization that might pique your interest is the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Hilltop Players prepare for Romeo and Juliet

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer

When people think of the word “play,” chances are that one name stands out above all others: Shakespeare. His works, while hundreds of years old, still manage to influence the modern world. One work in particular seems to have stood the test of time, and the Hilltop Players are proudly presenting their own performance of “Romeo and Juliet” in Kelly Theater.

Capstone students plan fundraiser to help animal shelter

Story Provided by Daniel Morgan 
 
Texas Roadhouse is hosting a fundraiser for the Brooke County Animal Shelter on April 12 from 4-8 p.m. The county commission receives 10 percent of the profits for the animals’ medical needs.