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The Parthenon

“Never forget your priorities.”

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter
March 3, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Being a mom is a full-time job, but some women have to balance parenthood with college, jobs, sports and other activities. Ariel Bartram, a nursing major at Marshall University, balances being a single mother to a 4-year-old and working two jobs more than six days a week with getting an education. ...

Margarita’s brings taste of Mexico to Fourth Avenue

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter
March 2, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Margarita’s Mexican Grill is a Mexican restaurant on Fourth Avenue that took the place of the old restaurant Chili Willi’s on October 18, 2013. Margarita’s is an extension off of “La Roca,” in Cross Lanes and “Campestre,” in Princeton and Beckley. Alberto Torres, owner of Margarita's,...

V-Club Wrap-Up

V-Club Wrap-Up

Kelsie Lively, Reporter
March 2, 2015
Filed under LIFE

The Settlement, M.F.B., and the Beggars Clan showed off their musical talent Saturday at the V-Club. The audience danced the night away as lead singer Parry Casto and his band M.F.B. interacted with the crowd, handing out instruments to people to play along with during each song. “We get to...

YOU CAN DANCE IF YOU WANT TO

Kelsie Lively, Reporter
February 27, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Get your dancing shoes ready. The V-Club will welcome three bands to the stage Saturday. The M.F.B., The Settlement and Beggars Clan are local bands performing funk, jazz and reggae. Colten Settle of the Settlement is a Marshall University jazz studies major who has been playing locally since 2010. “The...

A tragic night for an Oscars stan

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor
February 25, 2015
Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, OPINION

For anyone who knows me, it’s common knowledge that Oscars night is a religious experience. It’s like my birthday, Christmas and the Super Bowl all wrapped up as one perfect night of popular culture consumption. But the best night of the year was nothing more than a tragic trudge through the motions o...

Old Crow member plays V-Club

Old Crow member plays V-Club

Kelsie Lively, Reporter
February 25, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Gill Landry graced the stage of the V-Club Tuesday along with Justin Townes Earle. Landry, the band Old Crow Medicine show and Earle, son of legendary folk and country singer Steve Earle, showcased their sing-songwriter styles. Coming from a non-musical family, Landry said he found his passion for musi...

V-Club Weekend Wrap-Up

Kelsie Lively, Reporter
February 23, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Four country music artists performed this weekend at the V-Club. Singer-songwriter Chris Knight, accompanied by one guitarist, stayed true to his laid back style Friday. Knight performed songs from his most recent album, Little Victories. Sasha Colette and The Magnolias also performed Friday. Colet...

Nutritional namaste

Nutritional namaste

Kelsie Lively, Reporter
February 18, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Owner and founder of Brown Dog Yoga Katrina Mailloux shared the importance of eating mindfully during her presentation at Huntington’s Kitchen. “The Yoga of Eating” draws on research done by Susan Albers, Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center psychologist, “The Mindful Eating Marathon.” The...

Academy Awards predictions

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor
February 18, 2015
Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE

The 2015 Academy Awards have been called unpredictable on several levels this season. Though the acting categories seem to be locked, the film categories are much more ambiguous. With no real front-runner, it’s anybody’s game for Best Picture and most of the other film categories. Regardless,...

Calling all Grown Ass Folks

Calling all Grown Ass Folks

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter
February 13, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Grown Ass Folks is a combination of music where disco, funk and house collide to make a soundtrack for sophisticated men and women to dance their asses off. At least, that’s how DJ Jesse Clark describes his music.  “I realized that playing just one style of music is boring and that people like to p...

Meet an INTO Marshall Student: Arkar Htut

Meet an INTO Marshall Student: Arkar Htut

Jared Casto, Contributor
February 12, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Arkar Htut is a freshman INTO student from Burma working towards his undergraduate degree in the College of Business. Although he admits adapting to American culture was a struggle at first, he believes that he is gradually finding his way. Htut has enjoyed the technology offered in America and is particularly...

Another Kanye think piece: Stop overthinking Kanye

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor
February 11, 2015
Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE

I’m not going to talk about Beyoncé. There is nothing more to say than what has already been said. She deserved to take home the award for Album of the Year, but the National Academy of Recording Sciences, which tends to gravitate toward the old-school studio way of production, chose another equal...