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Sly Roosevelt, Scroungehound take the stage

Sly Roosevelt, Scroungehound take the stage

Ryan Fischer, Reporter

January 19, 2016


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

 Three bands delivered a powerhouse show before a full crowd Saturday, Jan. 16 at Huntington’s V-Club.  ScroungeHound, a “gypsy rock” group played the first set of the night, prepping the audience for an intense follow up from bands Sly Roosevelt and Ford Theatre Reunion.   To close the ...

Remembering the starman

Remembering the starman

Lukas Hagley, Reporter

January 19, 2016


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

“Look up here, I’m in Heaven,” a familiar voice cooed over noir saxophones. “I’ve got scars that can’t be seen.” David Bowie’s final single and music video, “Lazarus,” is the tragically reflective ballad left behind in the wake of his sudden death Jan. 10. After an 18-month, secret ...

Prestige Piercing brings a custom touch to body jewelry

Prestige Piercing brings a custom touch to body jewelry

Ashley Sodosky, reporter

December 3, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

“Blurple” is a common color of jewelry Anthony Watts’ customers request and purchase at Prestige Piercing on Sixth Avenue in Huntington. The color blurple is a mix of blue and purple hues creating an iridescent color that has become wildly popular at Watts’ piercing and fine body jewelry shop. To...

Civil War reenactments keep history alive

Civil War reenactments keep history alive

MacKenzi Kyle, reporter

December 2, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

It has been said, in many different ways, those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. In a year when many people believe their history is being altered by those who deem it to be unfair, unjust, inappropriate or worse, there are those who are determined to keep it alive. The Civil...

Oxford Dictionary names an emoji Word of the Year

Oxford Dictionary names an emoji  Word of the Year

Samantha Godby, reporter

December 1, 2015


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As technology grows and improves, society learns what we can do and create incredible connections all across the globe. However, it seems to have taken over the way we process and interact with the world around us. A lot of college students love to get connected, and technology makes it easier than...

Jake’s Sports Bar showcases newly remodeled bar and drink menu

Jake’s Sports Bar showcases newly remodeled bar and drink menu

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

  Downtown Huntington is home to a selection of different bars that appeal to a wide variety of people. Among those bars is Jake’s Sports Bar. Over the summer, Jake’s remodeled in hopes of attracting a new kind of crowd. Jake’s owner Jacob Morton expressed that the bar needed to be remodeled...

International Festival promotes the sharing of cultures, traditions

International Festival promotes the sharing of cultures, traditions

Michael Brown, reporter

November 16, 2015


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  Cultures from around the world were represented Sunday at the International Festival at the Big Sandy Arena. The event, held by the Marshall University Center for International Programs, was free to the public and gave people in attendance the opportunity to take a look at cultures and countries...

The Parthenon lost one of its own in Marshall plane crash

The Parthenon lost one of its own in Marshall plane crash

Mark Suek, contributor

November 12, 2015


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  As Southern Airways Flight 932 made its descent to land at Tri-State Airport, Jeff Nathan was likely pondering how he was going to report Marshall’s 17-14 loss at East Carolina in the university’s student newspaper. Since the Douglas DC-9 twin-engine jet airliner required about an hour...

Free show at Campus Christian Center demonstrates need for more venues

Free show at Campus Christian Center demonstrates need for more venues

Megan Osborne, Managing Editor

November 11, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

While Dead Leaves and PINE have never been to Huntington, the free show at the Campus Christian Center Tuesday featuring those bands, as well as local acts Embracer, A Story Told and Sly Roosevelt was a first-time experience for everyone involved. That is, except for Embracer, who played the venue...

#INTOMUViews|Nichcha Subdee

#INTOMUViews|Nichcha Subdee

Jared Casto, reporter

November 9, 2015


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  Nichcha Subdee is an INTO student from Thailand who has been in America for 10 months. Her major is biology, but she is also studying English through the INTO program. In her free time, Subdee enjoys watching movies at Pullman Square and eating at Roosters. Subdee also loves planning trips...

My Brother’s Keeper organization gives back to Huntington youth

My Brother’s Keeper organization gives back to Huntington youth

Michael Brown, reporter

November 5, 2015


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  Young men at Marshall University have come together to help local youth become better leaders. My Brother’s Keeper brings young men from local high schools to campus to teach them about leadership, citizenship and education. My Brother’s Keeper consists of black men discussing issues...

Album Review: ‘Late Knight Speical’

Album Review: ‘Late Knight Speical’

Nick Morton, reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

  Until the release of “Late Night Special,” essentially, Kirk Knight played the same role as A$AP Mob’s, A$AP Nast. They both play a significant role in reputable underground rap collectives, but remain in the shadows. Neither have dropped any projects, but both have built up a solid reputation...