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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...

Oscars mishap causes confusion; musical ‘La La Land’ loses to drama ‘Moonlight’

Matthew Groves, Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under LIFE

  As the 89th Academy Awards began to wrap up, actor and actress Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway took to the stage to announce the winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture. Beatty, with a confused look on his face, handed the envelope to Dunaway, where she announced this year’s winner as the f...

UMS offer alternative plans for students’ Spring Break

Karenann Flouhouse, Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under LIFE

Benjamin Wells, the United Methodist Students campus pastor, is preparing for Alternative Spring Break. This program flips the idea of the traditional spring break of relaxing on a beach, and brings students on a mission trip to help rebuild communities. This year, UMS members are planning on driving...

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...

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...

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...