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An Informal Album Review: the Gorillaz

William Izzo, Life Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under An Informal Album Review, LIFE

My excitement swelled when I saw an Instagram post March 23 by one of the coolest, animated/mysterious groups of my childhood: the Gorillaz, announcing their new album “Humanz.” That day brought four new singles, “Saturnz Barz,” “Andromeda,” Ascension” and “We’ve Got The Power.” I...

The Hidden Heroes of Marshall University

Matthew Groves, Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Through the student-led organization, Hidden Heroes, some Marshall University students are seeking and finding ways to honor Marshall staff members who typically go unrecognized. “We are an organization that we just started out and we’re focused on appreciating all of the underappreciated employe...

Rockin’ Road to Dublin in Huntington

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

“Rockin’ Road to Dublin,” an Irish dance and rock concert, performed at the Keith Albee Theater in Huntington Tuesday. The performance featured 21 songs and one intermission break. The show’s lead dancer was three-time international Irish dance champion Ashley Smith. She was awarded the World...

East Huntington Kiwanis Club members set to serve stacks

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

The East Huntington Kiwanis Club will serve up stacks of flapjacks at their annual Pancake Festival. The festival has long been a staple for the Kiwanis Club, and Huntington itself. Pancake chairman Donald S. Ewanus said the event has been running for quite some time now. “This will be its 58th ...

Students’ plans for Spring Break

Matthew Groves, Reporter
March 13, 2017
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Marshall University students are busy preparing for a week that is sure to be filled with adventure and excitement as students take a week off from studying and working in classes to have some fun over this year’s Spring Break. Marshall’s diverse campus is accompanied this year by many plans student...

Student raises funds for Proctorville animal clinic

Sadie Helmick, Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Huntington High School senior Erinn Petrie is raising money with music to benefit the voiceless. After job shadowing at the Proctorville Animal Clinic, Petrie made it her senior project to benefit animals at the local clinic. Petrie dedicated her senior Passion Project to raise awareness and money to...

The 31st Annual Juried Student Exhibition brings together some of Marshall’s best

Hannah Swartz, Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under LIFE

The Birke Art Gallery was packed Wednesday evening as Marshall University’s School of Arts and Media hosted its opening reception of the 31st Annual Juried Student Exhibition. With a juried exhibition, the jurors do not know who the artists are, they only get the artwork to look at. The jurors also get...

INTO students to give insight about their countries

Hannah Swartz, Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under LIFE

INTO students will give presentations open to the public, set to inform students of their respective home countries. For this week’s talk, South Korean student, Boram Kim and Saudi Arabian student, Mohammed Hakami, will be presenting about their home countries Wednesday in East Hall room 215 in the IN...

“Rockin’ Road to Dublin” steps into Keith-Albee spotlight

Austin Creel, Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

The “Rockin’ Road to Dublin” will cross into Huntington’s Keith-Albee theater Tuesday, March 14, bringing an acclaimed combination of dance, music and lights — all set to live Irish rock. The show has already performed in 38 cities since the fall of 2016, with 42 more live shows underway sin...

Grindstone Coffeeology expands, new spot opens in Wild Ramp

Sadie Helmick, Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Grindstone Coffeeology has opened up shop at The Wild Ramp in Central City at 14th Street West Huntington. The mobile coffee truck is now expanding. Since opening on Memorial Day, Grindstone coffee has seen success with their coffee truck in Ritter Park and across Huntington. Helen and Brendyn Finn,...

Marshall students show set to show their talents at Thunder on the Stage

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Thunder on the Stage will give some Marshall University students the chance to show off their talents Monday, March 6 at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. There is no entry fee, and the general public is invited to attend the talent show, which will begin at 7 p.m. The Department of Housing and Residence...

Body Shots to celebrate all things queen

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under LIFE

“Body Shots X: Yas Queen” will be held Friday at the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center. The multimedia experience of vocal and visual productions will begin at 7 p.m. with a reception following. The event was organized by Professor Greta Rensenbrink...