The student news site of Marshall University

Tony Bennett earns standing ovation after Keith Albee performance

Tony Bennett earns standing ovation after Keith Albee performance

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
September 30, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS, Showcase

People of all ages filled the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center as Tony Bennett kicked off the beginning of the 80th season of the Marshall Artists Series Thursday night. “I love performing at college campuses as it’s a diverse group of students and faculty as well as the citizens of the surr... Read more »

Getting to know Matt Jarvis, Marshall’s new student body president

Getting to know Matt Jarvis, Marshall’s new student body president

Kyle Camacho, Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Matt Jarvis is the new elected president for the Student Government Association. Jarvis is a finance and economics major and musical enthusiast who was born and raised in Nitro, West Virginia. While attending Nitro high school, Jarvis participated in cross country running and developed his love for ... Read more »

Head of new health care management degree ‘commutes’ to teach

Head of new health care management degree ‘commutes’ to teach

Patrick O'Leary, Contributor
September 19, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

At any college or university, there will be a percentage of commuter students, those students who live in the area and choose to live at home as opposed to staying in dorms. At Marshall, commuter students travel from places such as Charleston, Barboursville, across the river in Ohio and Kentucky, and especially here in Huntington. ... Read more »

Meet an INTO Marshall Student: Chen Changqi

Meet an INTO Marshall Student: Chen Changqi

Monica Zalaznik, Reporter
September 15, 2016
Filed under LIFE

Chen Changqi is an INTO student from China at Marshall University majoring in computer science. Changqi came to America in Aug. 2015 to attend Marshall. Changqi was given a list of states and schools when he was trying to decide where he wanted to go in America and he had some specific qualiti... Read more »

Marshall students perform during Black Sheep comedy night

Kyle Camacho, Reporter
September 8, 2016
Filed under LIFE

Black Sheep Burrito & Brews had their biweekly comedy open mic night Wednesday. There were a total of 10 comedians performing, including Marshall students Rebecca Fitzgerald, interpersonal communications major, and Nathan Thomas, senior broadcast communications major. “This was my first time... Read more »

HMAF hosts special year for fans and artists

HMAF hosts special year for fans and artists

Tom Jenkins, Reporter
September 7, 2016
Filed under LIFE

The Ritter Park Amphitheatre was once again home to the Huntington Music and Arts Festival. Where Huntington locals came out to see local artists and appreciate the food and culture the city of Huntington has to offer. The festival began Monday, with it being named “HMAF Week” by Mayor St... Read more »

Huntington Museum of Art welcomes nationally recognized artist

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
September 5, 2016
Filed under LIFE

The Huntington Museum of Art will welcome Brooke Atherton, a nationally recognized artist, Sept. 8 at 7p.m. Atherton will be discussing her work at the event. The occasion is free and open to the public.  It will be held in one of the lecture halls at the Huntington Museum of Art. “It’s always... Read more »

Marshall Artists Series presents 80th year fall lineup

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
September 5, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS

The Marshall Artists Series will celebrate their 80th year of events this fall.  The Marshall Artists Series at Marshall University is the second oldest artist series in the United States, with the University of Michigan being the oldest. “We are not having any kind of galore or anything like that,... Read more »

Huntington Music and Arts Festival hosts 72-hour film challenge

Huntington Music and Arts Festival hosts 72-hour film challenge

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
September 5, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Huntington Music and Arts Festival partnered with Brainwrap Productions and Arts Resources for the Tri-State to host a 72-hour film challenge that was presented Wednesday, Aug. 31 at the ARTS Renaissance Center in Huntington. Film production teams had from Thursday to Sunday to create a short fil... Read more »

Huntington Music and Arts Festival returns for seventh year

Huntington Music and Arts Festival returns for seventh year

Tom Jenkins, Reporter
September 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

For the last seven years, the Huntington Music and Arts Festival has grown to become a showcase of not only the art and music of Huntington, but the entire Tri-State area. The annual festival will take place at the Ritter Park Amphitheatre, Saturday, September 3, and acts will begin playing at 11 a.m. an... Read more »

Getting to know Emily Kinner, SGA’s new vice president

Getting to know Emily Kinner, SGA’s new vice president

Kyle Camacho, Reporter
September 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Emily Kinner, the new vice president of the Marshall University Student Government Association, says she is as equally excited to work with her constituents as she is about her new position. Kinner is a Huntington native and graduated from Cabell Midland High School with the class of 2014. She is a ju... Read more »

Comedy night a staple at Black Sheep Burrito & Brews

Kyle Camacho, Reporter
September 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE

The Marshall community is invited to attend Comedy Night at Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, a staple of the restaurant since 2012. Every other Wednesday at 9 p.m., 10 to 15 of the best comedians in the region put on a performance for five minutes each. The comedians come up with new content every... Read more »