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Marshall student crowned Miss West Virginia USA

Marshall student crowned Miss West Virginia USA

Desmond Groves, reporter

October 20, 2015

Nichole Greene is a daughter of Marshall and was crowned this year's Miss West Virginia USA. Greene is from Charleston. Greene will head to the Miss USA Pageant sometime next year, but for right now, wants to focus on school, her makeup line and her duties as Miss West Virginia USA. Greene is a...

Falling with style at 36th Annual Bridge Day

Falling with style at 36th Annual Bridge Day

Rob Engle, reporter

October 20, 2015

More than 200 base jumpers took the 876-foot fall into the cold New River on Saturday at the 36th Annual Bridge Day celebration in Fayetteville, West Virginia. Spectators flooded into Fayetteville to watch the jumpers’ death-defying leaps from the world’s second-largest steel arch-span bridge. One...

V-Club hosts the Ménage tour

V-Club hosts the Ménage tour

Nathan Thomas, reporter

October 15, 2015

David Mayfield, Hannah Aldridge and Levi Lowery will bring their VH1 Storytellers-esque, “songwriters in the round” Ménage Tour to the V-Club Saturday night. “We all normally tour solo or in our bands,” Mayfield said. “For this tour, we’re just sitting on stage all together and one at...

The Tillers’ Ohio River tour stops in Huntington

The Tillers’ Ohio River tour stops in Huntington

Nathan Thomas, reporter

October 15, 2015

  The Tillers and J.D. Wilkes will be making a stop in Huntington as a part of their The Great Ohio River Tour Saturday at Heritage Station. “We’re an Ohio River band,” said Sean Geil, the Tillers vocalist and guitarist. “J.D. Wilkes is from an Ohio River town of Paducah, Kentucky,...

Black Sheep hosts ‘Why Listen’ broadcast panel

Black Sheep hosts ‘Why Listen’ broadcast panel

Ryan Fischer, reporter

October 15, 2015

  Clinking drinks, flopping scorecards and rapturous chatter filled the second story of Black Sheep as members of the Huntington community gathered for the "Why Listen" broadcast panel. Attendees of the event participated in a new spin on typical panel discussions with the hopes of creating...

New + Cutting Edge: Rodeo

New + Cutting Edge: Rodeo

Nick Morton, contributor

October 13, 2015

NMost people against rap music as a whole consider Jacques Webster, also known as Travis Scott, to be a thug. That couldn’t be less true. Scott is not much like Young Thug, Jay Rock or King Louie with their street credit and openly drinking lean on stage. Scott is a punk from Houston, Texas wearing...

#INTOMUViews Shuo Xu

#INTOMUViews Shuo Xu

Jared Casto, contributor

October 12, 2015

Shuo Xu is an INTO Marshall student from Beijing, China pursuing a master's degree in English. Xu has been in America for about a year and a half and chose to come to Marshall because of the similar seasons to Beijing and the affordable tuition. At Marshall, Xu has appreciated the discussion-based learning...

Grown Ass Folks continues the Promtober party

Grown Ass Folks continues the Promtober party

Nathan Thomas, reporter

October 8, 2015

  For the October installment of the Grown Ass Folks series, DJ Jesse Clark has teamed up with Jess “Feminasty” Hurst’s fourth annual Promtober event series for a Saturday party at Huntington’s V-Club. “I’ve been a DJ for around 21-22 years,” Clark said. “I started doing this...

ROB ZOMBIE AND GODSMACK ROCK THE BIG SANDY

ROB ZOMBIE AND GODSMACK ROCK THE BIG SANDY

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

October 7, 2015

Metal bands Rob Zombie and Godsmack rocked the Big Sandy Superstore Arena Wednesday night as they came together to co-headlined one of three shows together. Performing first, Godsmack opened with a pre-recorded skit of two “fans” who had snuck back stage and into their dressing room. During th...

DP Dough free calzone day returns

DP Dough free calzone day returns

Casey Adkins, reporter

October 6, 2015

D.P. Dough was able to give back to the community on Tuesday by giving away free calzones starting at 5 p.m. Customers were given a choice of either a Roni Zoni or a Cheese Zone. Marshall students as well as locals started to line up at the door at 3:30 p.m. “Before we ever gave out our first...

Album Review: Every Open Eye

Album Review: Every Open Eye

Nick Morton, contributor

October 5, 2015

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

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...