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Album Review: Every Open Eye

Album Review: Every Open Eye

Nick Morton, contributor

October 5, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Chvrches have always been able to perfectly execute both intense electronica and synthpop. The band’s EP back in 2013 displayed a new side of all things indie electronic. You may remember a certain cut from their EP surfacing at hipster hotspots, “Recover.” This song in particular drew them more...

Milton corn maze celebrates 15 years

Milton corn maze celebrates 15 years

Abi Black, reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

October is here and with it comes the fun of special fall events and activities. The Corn Maze in Milton, West Virginia, celebrates its 15th year as an annual fall event for the region. The maze is owned and operated by Kim Cooper and his wife Joyce Cooper. Kim Cooper said he and his wife were youth...

Tess Moore helps keep the doors of the Huntington Museum of Art open

Tess Moore helps keep the doors of the Huntington Museum of Art open

Desmond Groves, reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Development Officer, Marshall University Graduate and Huntington native, Tess Moore, helps to keep the doors of the Huntington Museum of Art open by working to raise more than $1,000,000 since she started working there in 2012. The HMA is a nonprofit organization that has been around for more than...

Humans of Huntington

Humans of Huntington

Emily Rice, Photo Editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Humans of Huntington, LIFE, Showcase, Uncategorized

What was the happiest moment of your life? When I got to go to Costa Rica and help feed homeless people. We fed people who wouldn’t have gotten food and hadn’t for about three days, and just the joy on their faces when we gave them the food was incredible. They didn’t understand how people who d...

Good News Llamas

Ryan Fischer, reporter

September 29, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Finding yourself lost on the back roads of a foreign state can be a relatable experience for many of us, but on a rare day, you’ll find a gem hidden in the nooks. On the hunt for local artists, I followed my nose over the bridge to Chesapeake, Ohio and after a short detour, found my way to Good...

#INTOMUViews

#INTOMUViews

Jared Casto, contributor

September 28, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Maidina Mulati is a Chinese INTO student perusing a masters degree in Environmental Engineering. Mulati previously earned a bachelor’s degree for Science and Engineering in China at the Harbin Institute of Technology. Mulati has been in America for nearly 2 years and didn’t originally intend to study...

Greek Festival returns to Huntington for 33rd year

MacKenzi Kyle, reporter

September 24, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Local Greek Orthodox Church is set to celebrate their heritage through food, dance and fellowship with an annual festival this weekend. Each Sept., St. George Orthodox Church, invites members of the Huntington community to their church for the annual Greek Festival. The festival begins at 11 a.m....

Album Review: Baio ‘The Names’

Album Review: Baio ‘The Names’

Nick Morton, contributor

September 24, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Glassnote Records has some pretty big names in its family of indie acts. They’re currently home to Mumford and Sons, but most music fans would not consider them indie. The label currently houses the band of French hipsters, Phoenix, Glasgow power trio, Chvrches, American art rapper, Childish Gambino...

Water exhibition makes a splash at opening reception

Water exhibition makes a splash at opening reception

Rob Engle

September 22, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The traveling video installation Water, Water Everywhere: Paean to a Vanishing Resource began its 9 month stay at the Huntington Museum of Art on Sept. 22 with an opening reception sponsored by the Marshall University College of Science. The traveling exhibit curated by award-winning cultural journalist,...

Artist Profile: Most Exalted

Ryan Fischer, columnist

September 22, 2015


Filed under LIFE

The Huntington art scene contains an array of individual communities, but some of them seem to be at the forefront of our attentions while others are left to the periphery. Local groups that capture the most widely circulated and critically accepted material arts include Marshall University’s School...

Trick Pony headlines Barboursville Fall Fest

Trick Pony headlines Barboursville Fall Fest

MacKenzi Kyle, reporter

September 21, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

A West Virginia rain shower did not deter fans from watching Nashville country act, Trick Pony, as Barboursville Fall fest came to a close Saturday. Many umbrella wielding fans waited in their seats as a quick rain shower delayed the start of Trick Pony’s set. “Damn rain,” Heidi Newfield,...

Mothman Festival Welcomes Thousands to Point Pleasant

Mothman Festival Welcomes Thousands to Point Pleasant

John Cole Glover, reporter

September 21, 2015


Filed under LIFE

"Couples See Man-Sized Bird...Creature…Something,” was the first headline that launched Point Pleasant, West Virginia to national attention. Now the town celebrates the mysterious creature referred to as Mothman during one weekend in September. Mothman was a supposed winged beast that terrorized...