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Oxford Dictionary names an emoji Word of the Year

Oxford Dictionary names an emoji  Word of the Year

Samantha Godby, reporter

December 2, 2015

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 20, 2015

  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 17, 2015

  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 13, 2015

  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

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 10, 2015

  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 6, 2015

  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 6, 2015

  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...

Inside the Huntington Comedy Scene

Inside the Huntington Comedy Scene

Nathan Thomas, reporter

November 5, 2015

  Audiences to stand-up comedy shows in Huntington had started to grow sparse in 2012. The Funny Bone in Pullman Square had closed the year before and comedians were recycling the same bits to the same audiences to the point of turning crowds away. The scene needed a change if it wanted to...

Mulberry Street Meatball Co. And Deli offers lunch flavors for Fourth Avenue

Brian Bozeman, reporter

November 4, 2015

The Hagy family, owners of La Famiglia, opened a deli with the same flavors and recipes as its other restaurant, but with a lunch-orientated menu. The deli has seven subs to choose from, and soup and salads are also available. Everything is made fresh before they open; the same freshness and attention...

Chris Young comes to Huntington Halloween night

Chris Young comes to Huntington Halloween night

Rob Engle, reporter

November 3, 2015

  Country music star Chris Young made a stop in Huntington Saturday night, drawing more than 3,000 fans to Big Sandy Superstore Arena as part of his world tour for his fifth studio album. The singer/songwriter, most recently known for his single, “I’m Comin’ Over,” was accompanied...

Marshall University professor named conference chair for 51st Annual Meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society

Taylor Poling, reporter

November 3, 2015

  Marshall University professor Brian Hoey has been named the conference chair and proceedings editor for the 51st Annual Meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society. The three-day event, which is scheduled for April, will be in Huntington at the Big Sandy Conference Center. This year’s...