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Book sale helps Huntington Museum of Art meet fundraising goal

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
August 26, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS

The Huntington Museum of Art achieved its fundraising goal of $12,000 after last weekend's annual book sale. The book sale, Macy’s Presents Hilltop: Books Only, is a main fundraiser for the Huntington Museum of Art. The fundraiser collects thousands of used book donations and sells them to the... Read more »

Reflections on Appalachian Dirt

Reflections on Appalachian Dirt

The Parthenon
July 22, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS, Showcase

                        Appalachian Dirt, the current exhibit showcased in the Marshall University Visual Arts Center,  displays contemporary ceramics made by artists in our region and how they are worki... Read more »

Daily Grind

Daily Grind

Karima Neghmouche, Life Editor
July 22, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Brendan Fenn, owner and operator of Grindstone Coffeeology,  described his business as similar to an ice-cream truck for adults—or, at least that’s what they like to call themselves. While millions of people wait in a line in their local coffee shop for their daily caffeine fix, in Huntington... Read more »

Catch ’em all: Paula Vega Cakes responds tastefully to Pokémon craze

Catch ’em all: Paula Vega Cakes responds tastefully to Pokémon craze

July 22, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

With the discovery of a gym inside their bakery, employees at Paula Vega cupcakes have deployed a creative tactic to attract Pokémon Go-chasers: by targeting the sweet tooth. The cupcakes, flavored with the bakery’s traditional Vanilla Bean, comes in three colors, representative of the three Pokémon... Read more »

TAKE A HIKE: WEAR program participants explore the outdoors at the HMoA

Karima Neghmouche, Life Editor
July 22, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Last October, the Cabell County successfully received a grant to launch the Women’s Empowerment and Addiction Recovery Program (WEAR), a program tailored for women recovering from various addictions in the Huntington area. The program currently has eight women, with a maximum enrollment of 20,... Read more »

Marshall Artists Series debuts 80th season

Marshall Artists Series debuts 80th season

THE PARTHENON
July 22, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS, Showcase

The Marshall Artist Series has announced “Pippin,” “Rent,” “42nd Street” and more in its 2016-2017 lineup. Angela Jones, director of Marketing and External Affairs, said this season will offer performances across varriuos genres. “It’s definitely a great line up for shows and... Read more »

Incantations Of Daniel Johnston review and playlist

Nathan Thomas, Contributor
June 30, 2016
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, LIFE, Uncategorized

Incantations Of Daniel Johnston cover “Sometimes it’s heaven and sometimes it’s hell. And sometimes you don’t even know,” that’s how Scott McClanahan defines the bipolar disorder of his subject matter in the text of his graphic novel The Incantations of Daniel Johnston. The definition is... Read more »

V-Club flood benefit concert in review

Nathan Thomas, Contributor
June 30, 2016
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, LIFE, Showcase

I’m sure one day I’ll be asked to answer the question, “What do you love about West Virginia?” by someone from the outside. I won’t answer the music even though I love the music, and I won’t answer the beauty even though nothing beats it. I’ll simply say, “the heart.” The V Club... Read more »

Brad Goodall talks local music

Karima Neghmouche, Life Editor
June 24, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Families who jam together, stay together. That's the mantra local musician Brad Goodall, who sings and plays piano in the prominent Huntington rock band Ona, lives by. Goodall said he got into music through his parents, who always had pianos and guitars in his house. After receiving his first drum... Read more »

EXPLORE W.Va.

EXPLORE W.Va.

Karima Neghmouche, Life Editor
June 17, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Fayetteville, W.V., is a place like no other: It’s a small town atmosphere with big town tourist attractions. It’s less than a two-hour drive from Marshall University’s campus, and it’s the home to The New River Gorge Bridge, one of the symbols of West Virginia. The New River Gorge is 876... Read more »

Recovery Point mentor reflects on challenges, triumphs of substance abuse

Recovery Point mentor reflects on challenges, triumphs of substance abuse

Emily Wood, Reporter
April 27, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Across the United States many communities are combatting a drug epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more people died from drug overdoses in 2014 than in any year on record. West Virginia is all too familiar with this epidemic. In 2014, West Virginia was one of... Read more »

InsideOut brings music to Campus Christian Center

Nancy Peyton, Reporter
April 27, 2016
Filed under LIFE

The lights danced and the music swelled Monday night in the Campus Christian Center. The campus ministry InsideOut hosted a free concert event, entitled “Purpose.” Students shared their personal testimonies before the event started. Hands and voices were raised in tribute to the work of the... Read more »