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Marshall student to release first album at The Press Club

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University student Shelem Fadiga will release his first album, The Jaunts, during a show at 8 p.m., Sept. 22 at The Press Club. Food and drinks will be served, along with a wide range of music from rap, funk and rock with local bands The Heavy Hitters, Shenanagram and Massing performing. Shele...

We Are….Here for You event to inform students of counseling opportunities

September 21, 2018


Filed under LIFE

As the semester continues and workloads deepen, students may often feel overwhelmed by all of life’s stressors. Marshall University’s Counseling Center sponsored We Are… Here For You, an event Thursday aimed to inform students of the resources available to them to help with mental health concerns. Candace...

Taste of Huntington kicks off Hispanic Heritage month

Taste of Huntington kicks off Hispanic Heritage month

Olayinka Bamiro, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under LIFE

The International Hispanic organization at Marshall University had its Taste of Hispanic Culture event Thursday in the Memorial Student Center. Taste of Hispanic Culture, which was the second in a series of events to begin celebrating Hispanic Heritage month, featured an opening statement from the organization’s...

Sodexo to introduce La Famiglia on campus

Sam Phillips, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under LIFE

La Famiglia, a local Italian restaurant, will be partnering with Sodexo and Marshall University for an on-campus location in the Memorial Student Center. The new location is part of a series of changes and additions that Sodexo and Marshall are making because of Sodexo’s new contract. La Famiglia’s...

“We Do Not Love for You” art exhibition debut

“We Do Not Love for You” art exhibition debut

Leanna Owens, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

“We Do Not Love for You,” an art exhibition about lesbian sexuality and intimacy, debuted Sept. 15 at Alias 14 W, a new experimental community art space in Huntington. Tatiana Castro, the artist behind the exhibit, said she wanted people to understand her sexuality and relationships through this...

Alpha Tau Omega “goes homeless” for Huntington City Mission

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Marshall University’s Alpha Tau Omega started their annual philanthropy event Monday Sept. 17 outside of the Memorial Student Center. This is the thirteenth year the fraternity has put on the event. Members want to make it clear the purpose of ‘going homeless’ is to raise money for Huntington’s...

Marshall Smashers tournaments promote friendly competition among students, locals

Marshall Smashers tournaments promote friendly competition among students, locals

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Marshall University students and community members bonded through friendly competition during Monday’s Marshall Smashers Super Smash Bros. Tournament. “Tonight we played doubles brackets,” Austin Gaal, president of Marshall Smashers, said. “Sam Aliff and I won the Melee bracket.” Gaal,...

Starbucks gets wheels on campus

Starbucks gets wheels on campus

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Starbucks Bike took its first spin around Marshall University’s campus and was revealed Sept. 14 on the Memorial Student Center Plaza. The bike’s operator was giving out free samples of Starbucks’ nitro cold brew coffee. “We will debut the bike sometime this week with a free tasting of ou...

Celebration of Rosh Hashanah for Jewish community

Celebration of Rosh Hashanah for Jewish community

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Humans of Huntington, LIFE

The Jewish community celebrated the last day of Rosh Hashanah Tuesday, Sept. 12. The two-day celebration marks the beginning of the year for the Jewish calendar and is part of The Ten Days of Repentance, which are the first ten days of the Hebrew month Tishrei. These ten days mark new beginnings for...

Veteran guest speaker at MU Reads

Veteran guest speaker at MU Reads

Sam Phillips, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under LIFE

MU Reads invited Danny Lane, a decorated Vietnam war veteran and author, to discuss his book about veteran PTSD Tuesday, Sept. 11 in Drinko Library. Lane, who has received two Purple Hearts, the Marine Combat Action Medal and the Vietnam Gallantry Cross, among other commendations, published his book...

International Housekeeping Week honors Marshall staff

Meg Keller, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under LIFE

For nearly three decades, Patsy Smith has worked as a Marshall University housekeeper, and as part of International Housekeeping Week, this week is an opportunity to thank her. The purpose of International Housekeeping Week is to honor those workers who provide upkeep and maintenance, such as Smith....

Huntington community stands together in worship, praise to help people on the road to recovery

Huntington community stands together in worship, praise to help people on the road to recovery

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Community members in substance use recovery praise, worship and unite through music Mondays at Norway Avenue Church of Christ. Every week features a different genre of music, such as Christian rap, rock and blues, performed by local and famous musicians, alongside a message on how to walk with Jesus...