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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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...

Marshall University awarded most LBGTQ friendly campus in West Virginia

Marshall University awarded most LBGTQ friendly campus in West Virginia

Ashley Sodosky, reporter

September 17, 2015

Marshall has been named as the most LBGTQ friendly college campus in West Virginia as part of a national research list found by eCollegeFinder. It has only been a month since the majority of the Supreme Court ruled in favor of nationwide same-sex marriage. Colleges all over the nation have been making...

Men’s hair parlor open in downtown Huntington

Rob Engle, reporter

September 16, 2015

Huntington hair stylist Brian Shaffer’s dream has come to fruition with his new shop The Razor and Shear, a hair parlor that offers not just fresh cuts but also fraternity. “I always had the idea for a place where guys could come and hang out, do guy talk and feel comfortable and relaxed,” Shaffer...