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Wesley Berg’s “Paw Paw: Works on Paper” comes to VAC

Hannah Swartz, Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Artist Wesley Berg is from Dayton, Ohio and has been an artist in residence all over the world from Iceland to New Zealand. His trail running and traveling, especially throughout nature, has inspired his works. Berg’s artist demonstration took place Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in The Carroll A... Read more »

Zilla Bash 2017 set to rock V-Club stage

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Live music is coming to The V-Club Friday night with a show called Zilla Bash, which will feature bands such as The Settlement, Moonshine Crossing, The Tangled Roots, J Squared and Chris Sutton. The show will begin at 8 p.m., is for ages 18 and up and costs $7 at the door for entry. The show is cal... Read more »

Luke Bryan: The VIP experience

Jade Humphry, Contributor
February 23, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Having the opportunity to help kick off the Luke Bryan: Kill the Lights tour in Huntington this past Thursday was tons of fun. Working as an ambassador for an event production company called CID Entertainment, my job was to help prepare the V.I.P area, check-in those who purchased V.I.P experience... Read more »

The Book Nook: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

Dalton Monk, Contributor
February 20, 2017
Filed under LIFE, The Book Nook

Though we have endured the pubescent and adolescent awkward epoch that we categorize as high school, there’s something about it other than the memories we keep that clings to our soul for the rest of our lives.  The importance, inelegance, frustration, friendships, relationships, and hardships that high scho... Read more »

An Informal Album Review: “Process”

An Informal Album Review: “Process”

William Izzo, Life Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under An Informal Album Review, LIFE

British musician Sampha Sisay, or simply known as Sampha, delivered fans a strip-down take on the popular alternative electronic genre on his latest album, “Process,” released Feb. 3. Most people probably hear the name Sampha and are genuinely confused. When our News Editor, Tom Jenkins, told me ab... Read more »

“Paw Paw” comes to the Carroll Art Gallery at VAC

Hannah Swartz, Reporter
February 20, 2017
Filed under LIFE

The newest exhibit in the Carroll Art Gallery in the Visual Arts Center is titled “Paw Paw: Works on Paper” by Wesley Berg. Berg is an artist and trail-runner from southern Ohio. Most of his work includes wolves, and sometimes bears and other animals seen in nature. “It’s a comparison of animals in n... Read more »

Local ministry fundraiser weekend

Karenann Flouhouse, Reporter
February 19, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Huntington’s First United Methodist Church hosted their annual Valentine’s Day Dinner and Show fundraiser this weekend. The shows began Thursday, Feb. 16 and lasted until Saturday, Feb. 18. This year’s show was “A Bitsy and Boots Murder Mystery” and was written by local playwright Johnathan... Read more »

Students get down with poetry and music at Black Koffee

Matthew Groves, Reporter
February 19, 2017
Filed under Black History Month, LIFE

Poetry and music were brought to life Feb. 17 at Marshall University’s Black Koffee Slam Poetry event. Black Koffee is an event typically hosted every semester, where students have the ability to share original poetry and music with the rest of the university. The particular theme of this Black... Read more »

Black Koffee celebrates Black History Month with art and literature presentations

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Marshall University will host “Black Koffee,” a poetry slam in honor of Black History Month, Friday. The poetry slam will be held at 6:30 p.m. in room BE5 of the Memorial Student Center. The top three poems of the poetry slam will receive a prize. Students can expect to see a variety of performances at th... Read more »

Marshall University to host first ever Bridal and Special Event Expo

Franklin Norton, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Wedding bells will be ringing at Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center Sunday for the university’s first ever Bridal and Special Event Expo. The expo will take place throughout the student center from noon to 4 p.m. The event will hold more than 17 vendors, including a variety of differen... Read more »

Rare Drops re-opens, provides gamers with arcade room and new amenities

William Izzo, Life Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Retro video game store Rare Drops re-opened its doors Saturday in downtown Huntington, presenting shoppers with a brand new experience, complete with an in-shop arcade. Rare Drops was set to open Oct. 31, 2014, but shift manager AJ Mallory said that opening was held back due to some unforeseen circumstances. “The... Read more »

Brian Michael Reed gives feedback on senior capstone projects

Hannah Swartz, Reporter
February 13, 2017
Filed under LIFE

West Virginia artist Brian Michael Reed visited the Visual Arts Center Friday to offer some feedback on student capstone projects along with professor and VAC Director Sandra Reed. Brian Reed is a Clay County native and recently had an exhibit open at the Huntington Museum of Art titled “Brian Michael... Read more »