Archive for April, 2011

SGA election results

By Anna Patrick, Editor The students have voted and decided who will represent them in the Student Government Association next year. Leading the pack will be the new president, David Syrylo and the new vice president, LeeAnne Yeater. Syrylo will replace the current president of SGA, Richard Whitehead.  Syrylo and Yeater ran as a team […]

Softballers drop doubleheaders

By Tony Viola, Contributing Writer The West Liberty Softball team was in action this past week with three double-headers in a row, as they traveled to Glenville State College, hosted Alderson-Broaddus College and visited the University of Charleston. The Hilltoppers dropped all six contests for an overall record of 9-34 (5-20). The week started on […]

Summer Maintenance Plans Announced

By Anna Patrick, Editor Based on the long list of projects that West Liberty’s Chief of Operations, Patrick Henry, has planned it is safe to say that the maintenance department will be very busy during the summer months. The two largest projects that are scheduled to take place on West Liberty’s campus during the summer […]

Less smoking would equal a better West Lib

By Kelsey McKinney, Assistant Editor College is a very busy and stressful time for students. To cope with this stress, many people all over the nation turn to the use of tobacco. Smoking on campus, as in many other public places, is an issue that needs be addressed in order to make make West Liberty […]

West Liberty’s own earns Toughman title

By Kelsey McKinney, Assistant Editor West Liberty sophomore Chase Bonnette was named the Light Heavyweight Champion after competing in the Wheeling chapter of the famous Toughman Contest. Bonnette participated in four fights during the competition held on March 11 and 12. The first night of the contest he won his first fight by a technical […]

Hilltoppers split doubleheaders

By Tony Viola, Contributing Writer The Hilltoppers split doubleheaders against Slippery Rock and Seton Hill, while losing two to West Virginia State this week. West Liberty is currently 4-8 in WVIAC play while compiling an overall record of 9-2. On Wednesday, the Hilltoppers rallied for a 5-3 win in the opener before Slippery Rock bounced […]

WL holds movie night

By Anna Patrick, Editor During these last few weeks on campus, the Campus Activity Coordinator for West Liberty, Ashley Carter, would like to remind students that movie nights will remain available almost every weekend for their entertainment. Most movie nights are held in the ballroom of the Student Union, but if College Hall is available, […]

WL Baseball goes .500 for the week

By Sammie Valentine, Contributing Writer The Hilltopper baseball team faced two doubleheaders and a single nine-inning game this past week. The first doubleheader of the week was Wednesday at home against West Virginia State, the WVIAC Southern Division leader. In the first game of the afternoon, State sent the game into extra innings by getting […]

Honors seminar an unplugged experience

By Francesca Miller, Contributing Writer This semester West Liberty’s Honor’s Program offered a new seminar for students that encouraged them to rethink everything. The course, taught by Professor James Haizlett, is entitled Unplugged: Rethinking Everything, and the class focuses on analyzing how technology affects human’s brains.  Professor Haizlett was inspired to create this course after […]

Track team at Robert Morris; Borsos at Duke

By Kyle Lutz, Contributing Writer On Friday, April 8, Sherry Borsos, West Liberty’s best woman distance runner ran the 10,000 meter race at Duke University. Borsos was competing at a higher level by running against some Division I schools and she did not disappoint.  Borsos finished the 25 lap race with a time of 38:00 […]