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INTO kicks off semester with welcome back party

INTO kicks off semester with welcome back party

Monica Zalaznik, Reporter

August 30, 2016

The Marshall University INTO center kicked off the semester with a welcome back party on the lawn of the INTO center building. The event encouraged students to join the celebration with food, games and music. “I didn’t know about it until my friend called me,” said Marshall student Wael Ab...

FEST coming to Joan C. Edwards Stadium this fall

FEST coming to Joan C. Edwards Stadium this fall

Christian Davis, Reporter

August 29, 2016

An eclectic arrangement of entertainment will return to campus this fall with FEST:3. Marshall University’s Student Activities office, partnered with Marshall Athletics, will host the event from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Oct. 7 at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Lee Tabor, Marshall University Coor...

INTO Marshall home to 225 new students

Kessyl Lim, Reporter

August 29, 2016

Summer’s over and here comes the fall semester, where hundreds of students from all over the world settle down in a new place where they will soon call home. INTO Marshall University offers courses from academic English, general English, undergraduate pathway, to graduate pathway programs designed...

Going To Morrow: Queens of Throwback Thursday

Noah Gillispie, Reporter

August 29, 2016

The incoming freshmen at Marshall University are soon to realize the convenience and beauty of the Drinko Library when it comes to finding sources for their research papers and essays. Sadly, this library can somewhat overshadow the other library on campus, the Morrow Library. Morrow Library i...

Book sale helps Huntington Museum of Art meet fundraising goal

Krislyn Holden, Reporter

August 26, 2016

The Huntington Museum of Art achieved its fundraising goal of $12,000 after last weekend's annual book sale. The book sale, Macy’s Presents Hilltop: Books Only, is a main fundraiser for the Huntington Museum of Art. The fundraiser collects thousands of used book donations and sells them to the...

Reflections on Appalachian Dirt

Reflections on Appalachian Dirt

The Parthenon

July 22, 2016

                        Appalachian Dirt, the current exhibit showcased in the Marshall University Visual Arts Center,  displays contemporary ceramics made by artists in our region and how they are worki...

Daily Grind

Daily Grind

Karima Neghmouche, Life Editor

July 22, 2016

Brendan Fenn, owner and operator of Grindstone Coffeeology,  described his business as similar to an ice-cream truck for adults—or, at least that’s what they like to call themselves. While millions of people wait in a line in their local coffee shop for their daily caffeine fix, in Huntington...

Catch ’em all: Paula Vega Cakes responds tastefully to Pokémon craze

Catch ’em all: Paula Vega Cakes responds tastefully to Pokémon craze

July 22, 2016

With the discovery of a gym inside their bakery, employees at Paula Vega cupcakes have deployed a creative tactic to attract Pokémon Go-chasers: by targeting the sweet tooth. The cupcakes, flavored with the bakery’s traditional Vanilla Bean, comes in three colors, representative of the three Pokémon...

TAKE A HIKE: WEAR program participants explore the outdoors at the HMoA

Karima Neghmouche, Life Editor

July 22, 2016

Last October, the Cabell County successfully received a grant to launch the Women’s Empowerment and Addiction Recovery Program (WEAR), a program tailored for women recovering from various addictions in the Huntington area. The program currently has eight women, with a maximum enrollment of 20,...

Marshall Artists Series debuts 80th season

Marshall Artists Series debuts 80th season

THE PARTHENON

July 22, 2016

The Marshall Artist Series has announced “Pippin,” “Rent,” “42nd Street” and more in its 2016-2017 lineup. Angela Jones, director of Marketing and External Affairs, said this season will offer performances across varriuos genres. “It’s definitely a great line up for shows and...

Incantations Of Daniel Johnston review and playlist

Nathan Thomas, Contributor

June 30, 2016

Incantations Of Daniel Johnston cover “Sometimes it’s heaven and sometimes it’s hell. And sometimes you don’t even know,” that’s how Scott McClanahan defines the bipolar disorder of his subject matter in the text of his graphic novel The Incantations of Daniel Johnston. The definition is...

V-Club flood benefit concert in review

Nathan Thomas, Contributor

June 30, 2016

I’m sure one day I’ll be asked to answer the question, “What do you love about West Virginia?” by someone from the outside. I won’t answer the music even though I love the music, and I won’t answer the beauty even though nothing beats it. I’ll simply say, “the heart.” The V Club...