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Winter break reading with President Gilbert

Brooke Estep, Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE

As winter break approaches, students are not the only ones excited for the end of the semester and the upcoming holidays. President Jerome Gilbert and Senior Vice President for Communications and Marketing, Ginny Painter, are both looking forward to holiday traditions and relaxing over break. “... Read more »

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Ashleigh Adkins

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Ashleigh Adkins

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Ashleigh Adkins is a senior graphic design major from Hamlin, West Virginia who has artwork in the senior capstone exhibit at the Marshall University Visual Arts Center. Adkins first started practicing art at a young age. “When I was ten, the art teacher handed me my very first sketchbook,” Adk... Read more »

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Karl Shaver

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Karl Shaver

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Karl Shaver is a graphic design major from Charleston, West Virginia who has artwork in the senior capstone exhibit at the Marshall University Visual Arts Center. Shaver has done visual arts since he was a child and he began getting more interested in it when he learned that art can do more than j... Read more »

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Cory McAtee

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE

Cory McAtee is an art education major from Williamstown, West Virginia who has artwork in the senior capstone exhibit at the Marshall University Visual Arts Center. His passion for art started when he was young with drawing and playing Pokémon. “I played Pokémon a lot when I was little and I alw... Read more »

We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service: An Informal Album Review

We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service: An Informal Album Review

Will Izzo, Life! Editor
November 28, 2016
Filed under LIFE

A Tribe Called Quest has been seemingly revived from their hibernation, and have blasted their way into the mainstream charts with a blend of their classic style, and contributions from some of the hottest acts today has to offer. “We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service” is ATCQ’s f... Read more »

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Brianna Jarvis

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Brianna Jarvis

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
November 28, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Brianna Jarvis is a senior graphic design major from Princeton, West Virginia who has artwork in the senior capstone exhibit at the Marshall University Visual Arts Center. Jarvis knew she wanted to come to Marshall ever since sixth grade when her middle school band came to watch the high school band... Read more »

The Book Nook: “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir”

The Book Nook: “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir”

Gin Jackson, Reporter
November 28, 2016
Filed under LIFE

We all have life experiences that we’d rather forget, or act like they never existed in the first place, but most people don’t feign ignorance while publishing an entire book on the subject. However, that’s what Jenny Lawson does for a living. "Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir" ... Read more »

Keith-Albee audience sings, dances to Naturally 7

Keith-Albee audience sings, dances to Naturally 7

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
November 20, 2016
Filed under LIFE

World renowned group Naturally 7 had the audience dancing and singing at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center Thursday, Nov. 17. The show began with Tim Irr, an anchor from WSAZ, introducing the band. He also talked about the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Choir, which was supposed to perform,... Read more »

Naturally 7 to perform at Keith-Albee

Naturally 7 to perform at Keith-Albee

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
November 14, 2016
Filed under LIFE

World renowned group Naturally 7 will be performing at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. In 2009, the group began to make their way in the industry when they performed to a packed house at London’s Pigalle, which included Coldplay’s Chris Martin and musician and producer Br... Read more »

“Rent” debuts at Keith-Albee

Darius Booker, Reporter
November 13, 2016
Filed under LIFE

The 20th anniversary tour of the Broadway musical “Rent” made its debut Thursday evening at the Keith-Albee Theatre. “Rent” made its original debut in 1996, bringing awareness to disease, drug abuse and the AIDs epidemic, while showing the challenges of struggling artists in New York. During... Read more »

We Are…. helpers: Herd for the Homeless

We Are…. helpers: Herd for the Homeless

Brooke Estep, Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Early on a crisp Saturday morning, while many people were still in their beds, one Marshall alum was wide awake. “I got up at 5 a.m. this morning; I just couldn’t sleep I was so excited for today,” said Matt Hayes Executive Director of Alumni Relations. Hayes got an early start for Saturday’s ... Read more »

Doctor Strange: A look into the mystic side of movies

Will Izzo, Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under LIFE

Mysticism and modern day movie magic collided with the release of Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange.” Although this is Marvel’s first cinematic foray into the mystical arts (characters like Scarlet Witch have been changed to have their backgrounds match up with the powers of the Infitity Ston... Read more »