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Veggie Festival sprouts at Heritage Station

Tom Jenkins, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under LIFE

Local restaurants and businesses will participate in the first ever Veggie Festival at Heritage Station Saturday. The festival will begin at noon, where local artists will play music and local businesses will hold different events on how to become healthier. Activities such as yoga and CrossFit will ... Read more »

Huntington Museum of Art brings in nearly 100 artworks old and new to auction

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under LIFE

The Huntington Museum of Art will host a fine art auction at 5:30 p.m. Saturday with nearly 100 works of art to support the museum and its many programs. The auction will feature original works of art by contemporary, regionalist artists and paintings by well-known artists. Among the artists is the cameo ... Read more »

Festival brings in cultures from all over the globe

Jordan Nelson, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under LIFE

The 53rd annual International Festival will take place Saturday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington for an evening filled with international foods, world music, dance and displays representing a variety of different countries and cultures. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., wi... Read more »

The Book Nook: ‘The Collected Works of Scott McClanahan’

The Book Nook: ‘The Collected Works of Scott McClanahan’

Gin Jackson, Contributor
October 31, 2016
Filed under LIFE

One of the things I hear the most as a writer is that people love stories that revolve around their own homes. For those of us that live in West Virginia, Scott McClanahan is here to deliver. “The Collected Works of Scott McClanahan” is comprised of his first two books, “Stories” and ... Read more »

‘Big Baby D.R.A.M.’: An Informal Album Review

‘Big Baby D.R.A.M.’: An Informal Album Review

William Izzo, Reporter
October 27, 2016
Filed under An Informal Album Review, LIFE, OPINION

D.R.A.M. released his debut album “Big Baby D.R.A.M.” on Oct 21 and I have to say, I’ve been steadily repeating the album again and again. Now, D.R.A.M. stands for “Does Real Ass Music,” and as corny as that might seem, he really does make some real ass music. Born Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith, D.R.A.M... Read more »

International Film Festival showcases talent from all over the world

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under LIFE

The Fall International Film Festival take place at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center Oct. 27 through Oct. 30. Starting off this year’s festival is “The Lady in the Van.” Based on a true story, the film is a comedy-drama detailing the story of Miss Shepherd, a woman who made the decision t... Read more »

Meet an INTO Marshall Student: Shahid Ali

Meet an INTO Marshall Student: Shahid Ali

Monica Zalaznik, Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under LIFE

Shahid Ali is an INTO student from India and came to Marshall University to pursue his major in computer science. “Before I came here, I got my bachelor’s degree in computer science,” Ali said. “I am a geek of computer science. I love computer science, computers, technology and programing lang... Read more »

Taking a plunge: Bridge Day 2016

Jordan Nelson, Reporter
October 17, 2016
Filed under LIFE

Famous BASE jumper Jeb Corliss once said, “It’s like a hurricane inside your head, every nerve ending is saying don’t do this. Once you take that step, there is no going back. It will change you as a human being.” Only one day a year is it legal to intentionally throw oneself off of the New... Read more »

Not another girl in a wheelchair

Not another girl in a wheelchair

Kessyl Lim, Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The section labelled “Students with Disabilities” in every course syllabus may not mean much to most Marshall University students, but it does to Savannah Tucker, whose family knew her life would not be the same after being diagnosed with cranial deformity at five days old, leaving both her legs... Read more »

Internationally recognized artist coming to Huntington Museum of Art

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
October 10, 2016
Filed under LIFE

The Huntington Museum of Art will welcome Patrick Lee as a Walter Gropius Master Artist during a free public presentation Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. The exhibit, “Deadly Friends,” by Lee will continue to be on display at the HMA through Dec. 30. Lee will also present a three-day workshop at HMA titled... Read more »

Lewis Black delivers laughs at Joan C. Edwards Playhouse

Lewis Black delivers laughs at Joan C. Edwards Playhouse

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
October 10, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Comedian Lewis Black performed at the Joan C. Edwards playhouse Saturday, featuring his new standup routine “The Emperor’s New Clothes: The Naked Truth Tour”. The event was in coordination with the Marshall Artists Series and was the second show of the season. John Bowman was the opening ac... Read more »

‘Tribute’ exhibit memorializes anniversary of Mexican students’ disappearance

‘Tribute’ exhibit memorializes anniversary of Mexican students’ disappearance

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS, Showcase

The “Tribute to the Disappeared” exhibit opened at Marshall University’s Birke Art Gallery Wednesday with an opening reception. An art workshop and a presentation of the exhibit was also conducted on Wednesday by curator and artist, Andrea Arroyo. The “Tribute to the Disappeared”... Read more »