The student news site of Marshall University

The Book Nook: “Catcher In The Rye”

Dalton Monk, Contributor
February 6, 2017
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, LIFE, The Book Nook

Renowned literary books such as “The Old Man and the Sea” or “Frankenstein” are usually well known by people who haven’t even read the book.  However, if you haven’t read “The Catcher in the Rye,” you probably have no idea what it’s about.  You might have even asked someone for a s... Read more »

The Book Nook: Flowers for Algernon

Dalton Monk, Contributor
January 23, 2017
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, LIFE, OPINION

I find it hard to suggest this book without describing the way it will cut open your chest and intertwine its depiction with your heart only to rip it out in the end. Daniel Keyes writes a perpetual novel that searches for the answers to happiness. “Flowers for Algernon” delineates a story where a man ... 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 »

30 Hours: A personal account from the Clendenin, W.Va. flood

Zach Wright, Contributor
June 30, 2016
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, NEWS

The following content has been graciously contributed by Zach Wright, W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications alumni. For more content and story updates, visit http://zzwright.com/30-hours/. June 23 We were running late for our sister’s interview for Target. Garrett and I were ... Read more »

Marshall student selected for “GEAR UP” leadership academy

Marshall student selected for “GEAR UP” leadership academy

Donyelle Murray, Contributor
June 17, 2016
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, NEWS, Showcase

James “Ikie” Brooks, a College of Science student at Marshall University, was chosen to participate in the “GEAR UP Alumni leadership Academy” (GUALA). GUALA is an initiative created by the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) designed to strengthen leadership... Read more »

Album Review: Baio ‘The Names’

Album Review: Baio ‘The Names’

Nick Morton, contributor
September 24, 2015
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, LIFE, Showcase

Glassnote Records has some pretty big names in its family of indie acts. They’re currently home to Mumford and Sons, but most music fans would not consider them indie. The label currently houses the band of French hipsters, Phoenix, Glasgow power trio, Chvrches, American art rapper, Childish Gambino... Read more »

Women’s basketball team assists the community

Women’s basketball team assists the community

Brittanie Fowler, contributor
September 23, 2015
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, Showcase, SPORTS

Whether volunteering at Fit Fest or the Facing Hunger Foodbank, the Marshall University women’s basketball team is assisting the Huntington community. While half the team participated in the annual Fit Fest Sunday, an event to benefit the Paul Ambrose Trail for Health, the other half volunteered at... Read more »

Tracking Your Reproductive Health Just Got Easier

Amanda Gibson, contributor
September 22, 2015
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, OPINION

One of the newest iPhone features standard with the latest operating system, iOS 9, is the Reproductive Health feature in the Health app, where users can now track things like sexual activity and menstruation. Third party period-tracking apps were popular in the past, but with the iPhone’s new ability... Read more »

Catching up with Leah Scott

Brittanie Fowler, contributor
September 17, 2015
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS

Before she was an All-Conference USA selection or a member of the Marshall University women’s basketball team, Leah Scott started her collegiate basketball career at Central Michigan University in 2011. After limited playing time during her one year at Central Michigan, the six-foot guard transferred... Read more »

A New View

Nancy Peyton, editorial
September 7, 2015
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, OPINION

If you haven’t heard of Kim Davis, then you must not have any form of social media or access to a TV. Davis is the clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to LGBT couples. There are many people out there who disagree with her decision. She is citing her religious beliefs as her... Read more »

Taylor Stuck

Taylor Stuck

September 3, 2014
Filed under CONTRIBUTORS

Following a gut feeling, Taylor Stuck, columnist, decided to study journalism in college and from then on she’s tried to follow her gut as much as possible. Taylor most recently served as managing editor until accepting a position as evening reporter with The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington. When she is n... Read more »