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Design students create a sculpture garden

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer 

“Keep your eyes open. When the wind is calm, and the sky is blue, the giant sculptures will pop up in front of the Fine Arts building,” said James Haizlett, West Liberty University Associate Professor of Visual Communication Design and Digital Media Design.

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.

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

New MBA concentration offered for graduate students

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
The Gary E. West College of Business at West Liberty University will offer a new Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting in August 2018. 

Special topic courses offer unique learning opportunities

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
West Liberty University offers 22 special topic courses in total for over 10 majors during its 2018 Spring semester. 
 
Special topic courses refer to any course with course number 278, 378 and 478. Course number stands for its curriculum level; the higher the number, the harder the class is.

Horzempa named repeat W.Va. Prof. of the Year finalist

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer

West Liberty University Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Joseph Horzempa has been chosen as one of five finalists for the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia’s Professor of the Year award two years in a row, as announced on Jan. 17, 2018. 

Nutting Gallery showcases tree-themed faculty artwork

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
The annual faculty exhibition opened on Jan. 17 in the Nutting Gallery. Robert Villamagna, the gallery’s director, came up with the idea of having an annual art faculty exhibition. Every year, he picks the theme from all the art faculty members’ votes. This year’s theme is “Tree.” 

Alumnus scores touchdown with NFL cleat design

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
WLU alumnus Vinnie Candelore designed special cleats for Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James for the NFL’s “My Cause My Cleats” campaign.
 
Candelore, a freelance graphic designer and 2013 graduate, designed the custom cleats James wore on Dec. 4, 2017 when playing against the Cincinnati Bengals.

International competition reaches the hilltop

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer

West Liberty University is partaking in the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for social good, for the first time ever this fall.

Trumpet Solo: Dr. Melinda Kreisberg

Compiled by Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
Dr. Melinda Kreisberg is a biology professor, director of Accreditation and Academic planning, and an Accreditation Liaison Officer for West Liberty University. She is also involved with the Hilltop Players, recently being the assistant director of “As it is in Heaven.”