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Recovery Point graduates ‘make impossible possible’

Recovery Point graduates ‘make impossible possible’

Douglas Harding, News Editor

June 15, 2019


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

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


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

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


Filed under LIFE

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


Filed under LIFE

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


Filed under LIFE

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


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

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


Filed under LIFE

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...

Students take a hike from stress with Hiking Herd club

Students take a hike from stress with Hiking Herd club

Madalyn McCoy, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under LIFE

Marshall University students can take a hike from the stress of finals by joining the Hiking Herd club and getting closer with nature. Hiking trails are beginner friendly and can accommodate people of any activity level, Kelsey Peters, president of Hiking Herd, said. The excursions are based on hiking,...

Cicada Books and Coffee brings fresh energy to West End

Cicada Books and Coffee brings fresh energy to West End

Anna Marsh, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under LIFE

To buy and sell locally is the mission of a Huntington book and coffee shop that is trying to re-energize the West End.  Rebirth is even in their name. Cicadas are a metaphor for new life in a way that is really interesting because there is the association of a rebirth of things, said Katie Norman,...

Marshall grad uses education, connections to create business

Marshall grad uses education, connections to create business

Heather Barker, Executive Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase, VIDEO

One Marshall University graduate is creating opportunities for young athletes in a community he did not grow up in, but in the community he said has greatly impacted his life while getting his undergraduate degree.  Kyle Sniatecki, who is originally from Buffalo, New York, came to Marshall on a s...

People are laughing at Coseri, but that’s the point

People are laughing at Coseri, but that’s the point

Amanda Larch, Managing Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase, VIDEO

“Work like a company and promote like a band” is Nate Cesco’s business model for Coseri, a Huntington-based sketch comedy group. From writing and producing a feature length film, to producing and filming a talk show and creating more sketches and web series, Coseri members will continue to be busy...

Paws in the Park Easter Egg Hunt coming to Ritter Park for families, furry friends

Piper White, Reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under LIFE

Dogs and their owners will have a chance to participate in Easter festivities during the third annual Paws in the Park Easter Egg Hunt April 12 at Ritter Park in Huntington. The Paws in the Park Easter Egg Hunt is a free event hosted by the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District. “I...