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Library Advances

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By Katie Ralbusky, Online Editor West Liberty’s library has made some significant technical advances. The most prominent being the new network wiring that will allow for more data speed, reliability, and better access. Particularly to students working on multiple devices, such as a computers and phones. It is rather ironic that students will enjoy this […]

WLU’s Improvements

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By Jessica Broverman, Editor Within the last year there have been many changes amongst our campus. Some are massive, while others are so simplistic that they go unnoticed. If you are attending a class near the football stadium, library, or the student union you will see a lot of improvements that were needed. The improvements […]

Looking back on 9/11


By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer September 11, 2001 is the date that changed America forever. People all around the United States woke up to what they thought would be a regular day; a regular day of getting their kids ready for school, making their coffee, and heading off to work. There was no thought in […]

Festival of Colors


By Jin Zhang, Contributing Writer Looking for something to do this weekend? Make sure to check out the Festival of Colors! The International club brings students to the Festival of Colors event every year. It has been a highly recommended event to take part in by almost everyone who has attended the celebration and is […]

WLU Student in Australia

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By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor This summer, West Liberty University sent Hilltoppers off to many countries around the world to study, learn, and travel to global destinations far removed from the Ohio Valley. These world travelers return to school this fall with their amazing stories, experiences, and pictures to share with the rest of the […]

Dental Hygiene National Scholarship

By Kacie Murray, Staff Writer The American Dental Association Foundation, also known as ADAF and ADA, has selected West Liberty’s very own Jenna St. Clair as the recipient of a 1,000 dollar scholarship. St. Clair is a dental hygiene student from New Concord, Ohio and is on the Dean’s list this year. St. Clair beat […]

Remembering 9/11


By Jessica Broverman, Editor It has been 13 years since the September 11th attacks on not only the World Trade Center, but also Americans all over the country. As we mourn the brave people that were taken by this tragedy, we will take a look back at the dark day as well as the moments […]

West Liberty vs. Sheperd

By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer The defending Mountain East conference champions and 12th ranked Shepherds rolled past West Liberty in the season opener 38-13. Shepherd scored early on their first possession after a good kickoff return. Jeff Ziemba connected with Tony Squirewell for a 23 yard touchdown pass to make the score 7-0. The Hilltoppers […]

What you didn’t know about West Liberty University!


By Jessica Broverman Editor Much of the history that has occurred at West Liberty is known to most of us through our freshman orientation and the plaques that are scattered all over campus. However, there are many things that even the most informed student doesn’t know about our university. 

Fight Procrastination Day!

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By Hannah Mason Assistant Editor As college students, we are forever stereotyped as procrastinators. Often, it can be true. College life can sometimes feel like walking across a tightrope while juggling a dozen eggs and balancing a stack of books on your head.