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Thunder Dance participants are preparing to boogie for a cause

Alexis Leach, Reporter
December 8, 2016
Filed under LIFE

On April 1, 2017, the Cam Henderson Center will be flooded with students participating in the third annual Thunder Dance Marathon. Thunder Dance Marathon was created with children in mind. All proceeds raised will benefit cancer research for children affected by chronic medical conditions and the bett...

From Osaka to Huntington

From Osaka to Huntington

Kessyl Lim, Reporter
December 5, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

An international student from Osaka, Japan finds Marshall University to be a place that embraces diversity and a place of acceptance. Takuya Endo is a freshman at Marshall University looking to major in sports management. “I think they don’t care where you are from, they welcome everyone no ...

‘Awaken My Love!’: An Informal Album Review

‘Awaken My Love!’: An Informal Album Review

William Izzo, Life! Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under An Informal Album Review, LIFE, OPINION

Childish Gambino’s latest “Awaken My Love!” is out, and I have to say, I was really surprised at first. Gambino, or Donald Glover, depending on what he’s doing at the time, hasn’t been super vocal about the album’s release, aside from releasing singles like “Redbone,” so I wasn’...

Winter break reading with President Gilbert

Brooke Estep, Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE

As winter break approaches, students are not the only ones excited for the end of the semester and the upcoming holidays. President Jerome Gilbert and Senior Vice President for Communications and Marketing, Ginny Painter, are both looking forward to holiday traditions and relaxing over break. “...

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Ashleigh Adkins

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Ashleigh Adkins

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Ashleigh Adkins is a senior graphic design major from Hamlin, West Virginia who has artwork in the senior capstone exhibit at the Marshall University Visual Arts Center. Adkins first started practicing art at a young age. “When I was ten, the art teacher handed me my very first sketchbook,” Adk...

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Karl Shaver

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Karl Shaver

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Karl Shaver is a graphic design major from Charleston, West Virginia who has artwork in the senior capstone exhibit at the Marshall University Visual Arts Center. Shaver has done visual arts since he was a child and he began getting more interested in it when he learned that art can do more than j...

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Cory McAtee

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under LIFE

Cory McAtee is an art education major from Williamstown, West Virginia who has artwork in the senior capstone exhibit at the Marshall University Visual Arts Center. His passion for art started when he was young with drawing and playing Pokémon. “I played Pokémon a lot when I was little and I alw...

‘We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service’: An Informal Album Review

‘We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service’: An Informal Album Review

William Izzo, Life! Editor
November 28, 2016
Filed under An Informal Album Review, LIFE, OPINION

A Tribe Called Quest has been seemingly revived from their hibernation, and have blasted their way into the mainstream charts with a blend of their classic style, and contributions from some of the hottest acts today has to offer. “We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service” is ATCQ’s f...

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Brianna Jarvis

Meet senior capstone exhibit artist Brianna Jarvis

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
November 28, 2016
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Brianna Jarvis is a senior graphic design major from Princeton, West Virginia who has artwork in the senior capstone exhibit at the Marshall University Visual Arts Center. Jarvis knew she wanted to come to Marshall ever since sixth grade when her middle school band came to watch the high school band...

The Book Nook: “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir”

The Book Nook: “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir”

Gin Jackson, Reporter
November 28, 2016
Filed under LIFE

We all have life experiences that we’d rather forget, or act like they never existed in the first place, but most people don’t feign ignorance while publishing an entire book on the subject. However, that’s what Jenny Lawson does for a living. "Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir" ...

Keith-Albee audience sings, dances to Naturally 7

Keith-Albee audience sings, dances to Naturally 7

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
November 20, 2016
Filed under LIFE

World renowned group Naturally 7 had the audience dancing and singing at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center Thursday, Nov. 17. The show began with Tim Irr, an anchor from WSAZ, introducing the band. He also talked about the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Choir, which was supposed to perform,...

Naturally 7 to perform at Keith-Albee

Naturally 7 to perform at Keith-Albee

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
November 14, 2016
Filed under LIFE

World renowned group Naturally 7 will be performing at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. In 2009, the group began to make their way in the industry when they performed to a packed house at London’s Pigalle, which included Coldplay’s Chris Martin and musician and producer Br...