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Local business creates a happy hour with pets to support animal rescue groups

Local business creates a happy hour with pets to support animal rescue groups

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Pet lovers in the Huntington community united with their furry friends for drinks and food at The Bodega for yappy hour, Friday, Nov. 9, with proceeds going toward animal shelters and rescue groups. Anne and Corey Wilson, members of the Huntington community, said they have never been to yappy hour...

Marshall’s choir and a capella groups perform in collaboration with others

Marshall’s choir and a capella groups perform in collaboration with others

Chelsey Stanley, Reporter

November 10, 2018


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Marshall University’s School of Music presented its Marshall Chorus and campus a capella group, 3rd Avenue, Thursday, Nov. 9. The event showcased pieces in the “Songs of Love and Light” concert in Marshall University’s Smith Recital Hall. “The overall message of the concert was to promote...

International Thanksgiving gives international students a chance to celebrate

International Thanksgiving gives international students a chance to celebrate

Joelle Gates, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under LIFE

An International Thanksgiving dinner invited students to come together Thursday in the John Spotts room of the Memorial Student Center. The event, which was organized by Nicole Lane, a senior forensic chemistry major and resident advisor for Twin Towers West, aimed to provide an opportunity for students...

Former Beach Boy rocks Huntington with old hits

Former Beach Boy rocks Huntington with old hits

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Brian Wilson, former Beach Boy, brought nostalgia to the audience of the Keith Albee Theater Tuesday, Nov. 2 in Huntington. Brian Wilson preformed Beach Boys hits along with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin. “I grew up listening to the Beach Boys,” Dave Pack, Ashland resident and attendee, said....

Faculty spotlight: Jason Corriher

Faculty spotlight: Jason Corriher

Spencer DePuis, Contributer

November 6, 2018


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Editor’s Note: Jason Corriher, 40, is the assistant athletics director for media relations at Marshall University. Corriher oversees the sports information program within the athletic department and is behind every release that comes from Marshall Athletics. He is an integral part of Marshall Athl...

Amicus Curiae lecture to discuss impact of gerrymandering

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Gerrymandering in America will be the focus of the upcoming Amicus Curiae lecture by professor Charles A. Smith of the University of California at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, in Marshall University’s Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall. Gerrymandering refers to the illegitimate manipulation of a group of vote...

Marathon at Marshall

Chelsey Stanley, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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Runners from all over the world made the journey to Joan C. Edwards stadium to participate in the Marshall University-St. Mary’s Marathon Sunday morning. Although the weather was frigid, runners were not going to let anything stand in the way of the finish line. The event began with the HIMG 5k...

United Way’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie trophy presented to Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers

United Way’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie trophy presented to Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers was presented with the first-place trophy for winning the third annual Huntington’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition, Friday, Nov. 2. The trophy presentation came after Sarka-Kauffmann’s cookies were able to beat 17 other Huntington businesses and restaurants in...

Day of the Dead history and celebration brings students of different cultures together

Day of the Dead history and celebration brings students of different cultures together

Joelle Gates, Reporter

November 2, 2018


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A Day of the Dead celebration invited students to join in traditional activities Thursday in the Drinko Library atrium. The event, which was a collaboration between Marshall University’s Intercultural Hispanic Organization and MUReads, offered a look at traditions included in El Día de los Muertos,...

Huntington gets in Halloween spirit with rock ‘n’ roll freak show

Huntington gets in Halloween spirit with rock ‘n’ roll freak show

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

November 1, 2018


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The town of Huntington got spooked in preparation for Halloween, Tuesday, Oct. 30 at V Club with the world’s largest touring rock ‘n’ roll freak show. Hellzapoppin performed their own interpretation of circus sideshow acts with stunts that have been around for years from fire breathing, sword...

WMUL wins several awards at convention

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

November 1, 2018


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WMUL-FM, Marshall University’s public broadcast radio station, won multiple awards in the 2017-18 Pinnacle National Awards Convention. Award winners were announced at the 97th annual College Media Association National College Media Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, from Oct. 25 to Oct. 28, with...

Local day-cares participated in City Hall’s safe Trick or Treat

Local day-cares participated in City Hall’s safe Trick or Treat

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Children from local day care programs trick or treated Wednesday in city hall as Huntington police officers and firefighters handed out candy. Bryan Chambers, communications director for the City of Huntington, helped organized Safe Trick or Treat. He said Safe Trick or Treat was implemented to provide...