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Where Marshall Can Take You: Honduras

Where Marshall Can Take You: Honduras

Sarah Ingram, Campus Editor

July 9, 2019

Expanding their knowledge of medicine throughout the world is one of the many lessons Marshall University’s pharmacy students learned recently when they studied abroad in Honduras, according to student, Whitney Fields. “The biggest thing I learned is that not everybody has the means like we have...

All-ages music venue aims to provide sober, safe space for arts

All-ages music venue aims to provide sober, safe space for arts

Hanna Pennington, Executive Editor

July 9, 2019

The Marigold, an all-ages music venue in downtown Huntington, is bringing a more intimate, focused alternative to the city’s current arts scene in a sober and safe environment.  Owner KerryErin Coats said the venue, which opened on March 1, is important to the resurgence of community in the area...

Huntington Pride offers ‘rainbow’ of community events

Huntington Pride offers ‘rainbow’ of community events

Sarah Ingram, Campus Editor

June 25, 2019

Rainbows could be seen across town after community members showed their support of the LGBTQ community at the city of Huntington’s third annual Pride Picnic. While events like the picnic, Herd Glow 5K and Drag Me to Brunch having already passed, the month will come to a close this week with Coming...

Herd Around the World: South Africa

Herd Around the World: South Africa

Hanna Pennington, Executive Editor

June 25, 2019

Josie Kroeger, a biology student at Marshall University, said she used to think she could talk to animals. “I whole heartedly believed it,” Kroeger said. Kroeger, 21, now plans to attend veterinarian school after she graduates in the spring. However, Kroeger said her dreams are far bigger tha...

Farmers market deploys food truck, brings fresh produce to city

Farmers market deploys food truck, brings fresh produce to city

Michaela Crittenden, Life! Editor

June 25, 2019

Striving to connect local farmers and locally grown produce with the Huntington community, The Wild Ramp began Mobile Market, a food truck expansion to the store that brings produce to the community. “The Mobile Market extends The Wild Ramp into the community, making it easier to have access to loc...

Recovery Point graduates ‘make impossible possible’

Recovery Point graduates ‘make impossible possible’

Douglas Harding, News Editor

June 15, 2019

Thursday evening, 20 men stood on stage to celebrate and be honored for an occasion many of them said once felt impossible, and which several of them said they thought they would never live to experience. Recovery Point Huntington’s inaugural Silver Chip Ceremony at Huntington’s First Presbyterian...

Ohio small businesses expand to downtown Huntington

Ohio small businesses expand to downtown Huntington

Hanna Pennington, Executive Editor

June 11, 2019

Three new businesses officially opened their doors inside the open space of the Progress Building in downtown Huntington on Saturday afternoon. The Potted Edge, River City Leather and Lucky Cat Design Company have expanded from their original stores in Gallipolis, Ohio to join the Jewel City community. Although...

Alias 14W provides creative space for local artists on West End

Alias 14W provides creative space for local artists on West End

Amanda Larch, Managing Editor

April 30, 2019

Voices and footsteps echo across the walls of Alias 14W, but creativity and artistic freedom also flow throughout the experimental art space located in Huntington’s West End.  Chad Andrew Floyd, founder of Alias 14W, said it began as a passion project, and it is part of the West Huntington revi...

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to raise sexual violence awareness

Paige Leonard, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Exchanging sneakers for heels, students will participate in the third annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, a playful way to raise awareness about the serious issues of rape, sexual violence and gender discrimination, at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 25. The Marshall University campus is susceptible to rape,...

Local bakery offers desserts made from scratch

Local bakery offers desserts made from scratch

Anna Marsh, Reporter

April 17, 2019

Putting heart and soul into dessert recipes means starting from scratch, said an employee at Paula Vega Cakes. “Nothing comes from a mix; nothing comes in frozen from somewhere. Everything that we have, we put our heart into,” said Alicia Lewis, production manager of Paula Vega Cakes. “I think tha...

Where Marshall can take you: NASA

Where Marshall can take you: NASA

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

April 16, 2019

It will be 50 years this summer since Apollo 11 landed on the moon. Days after the Apollo 1 accident, Marshall University alumnus Gary Ray accepted a job at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Cape Canaveral, Florida. But because of his stressful, yet successful career in engineering...

St. Mary’s School of Nursing provides decades of education in medical field

Anna Marsh, Reporter

April 16, 2019

For more than 90 years, students have been able to get an education and learn how to pursue a career in medicine as part of the St. Mary’s program.  “The Pallottine Sisters who founded St. Mary’s (Medical Center) began with a nursing school, with the goal to educate nurses for the hospital th...