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Library Book Club begins new chapter on campus

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

Avid readers now have a new club on campus where they can share their passion for reading with each other. The Library Book Club plans to spread the love of reading throughout campus and promote the impacts that reading can have for the mind.

Lady Toppers look to get back on track this weekend

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer

West Liberty basketball returns to the hilltop following a heartbreaking loss to the University of Charleston. The #25 Golden Eagles avoided the upset after trailing by 25 points early in the third quarter. 

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.

Winter break ends, students head back to campus

By Emily Salvatori, Advertising Manager

Students have returned to campus because classes begin for the spring 2019 semester on Monday, Jan. 7. 

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. 

Five essential items to keep in your vehicle this winter

By Macy Santicola, Editor

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, twenty-one percent of vehicle crashes between 2007-2016 were attributed to adverse weather conditions. A vehicle’s condition can affect its performance in bad weather, so drivers should take the time to make sure their vehicles are prepped and inspected before winter hits.

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.

Olkosky prepares for final season on the court

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
Senior basketball player Johnie Olkosky has been a staple to watch at West Liberty University since she began playing for the team in 2015, after redshirting her first season. Olkosky has always had a passion for basketball, and she is ready to play her final season on the hilltop and live by the team motto: live life one possession at a time. 
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