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Students React to FEST:2 Lineup

Desmond Groves, Reporter

August 27, 2015

The Marshall University Office of Student Activities and Campus Activities Board are hosting FEST:2, a music festival with national and local artists. The FEST:2 lineup was released during Marshall’s Week of Welcome with some large scale artists included on the roster. The national lineup includes...

The Horse Traders Mark Release with V Club Show

The Horse Traders Mark Release with V Club Show

Nathan Thomas, Reporter

August 27, 2015

Huntington Americana band The Horse Traders will mark the release of their two-song cassette "Take It" with a headlining show at The V Club Friday. “It’s a bedroom and guest room-recorded adventure we went on,” Patrick Stanley, guitarist/vocalist for The Horse Traders, said. “We were really...

West Virginia 16th Annual National Farmers Market Week kicks off

West Virginia 16th Annual National Farmers Market Week kicks off

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor

August 5, 2015

The 16th annual National Farmers Market week kicked off Tuesday August 2, 2015. The West Virginia Farmers Market Association is encouraging people that attend their local farmers market this week to raise awareness using ‘selfies.’ “The WVFMA is asking attendees at markets across the state ...

Student Activities plans FEST:2

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor

July 29, 2015

Marshall University Office of Student Activities brought FEST to campus last spring with the Ying Yang Twin headlining the event. This fall they are bringing it back with FEST: 2 September 18, 2015. “FEST is a growing music festival recently by the Office of Student Activities that includes musi...

Marshall Artist Series releases 2015-2016 schedule

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor

July 29, 2015

Every year the Marshall Artists Series grows and adds something a little different to the mix. The schedule for 79th annual Marshall Artist Series was released with performers such as Walk The Moon and shows such as Tim Burton’s A Nightmare Before Christmas. The 2015-2016 Marshal Artist Series is divi...

Forecastle music festival recap

Megan Osborne, Life Editor

July 22, 2015

Nestled on the riverfront of Louisville, Kentucky, Forecastle attracted a variety of music lovers with its diverse lineup, from pop singer-songwriter Sam Smith, to ILoveMakonnen of “Tuesday” fame to Louisville’s own modern rock band My Morning Jacket. “It’s good to be home,” Jim James of My...

Kindred Communications gives back with Chairs Of Change

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor

July 22, 2015

Kindred Communications has been bringing live music to the Huntington area since 2006. This Thursday Kindred Communications is giving back to the community with Chairs of Change. Chairs of Change is a charity that benefits the Golden Girl Group Home. The Golden Girl Group Home is based out of Credo that...

It’s All Good in the Mountain State

It’s All Good in the Mountain State

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

July 15, 2015

All Good has returned to its rightful place in the hills of West Virginia after moving to a different venue in Ohio and taking a year hiatus. This jam-heavy festival has that down-home West Virginia feel with its (relatively) small crowd and cozy mountain venue in Summit Point. Favorite performance...

Party On The Patio presents Larry Whitt and Blue Eyed Soul to Huntington

Party On The Patio presents Larry Whitt and Blue Eyed Soul to Huntington

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor

July 15, 2015

Party On The Patio is been a summer tradition in Huntington for many years. One Friday night a month Heritage Station fills with people, live music and great food. Friday July 17, 2015 starting at 7 p.m. Party On The Patio presents Larry Whitt and Blue Eyed Soul. Kevin Brady, the Executive Director o...

Summer Fun Day at the Clay Center in Charleston

Summer Fun Day at the Clay Center in Charleston

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor

July 8, 2015

The Clay Center is having its annual Summer Fun Day that allows everyone free admission to the museum on Sunday July 12, 2015 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Clay Center Summer Fun Day is a celebration of the center’s birthday. The Clay Center opened in July of 2003 and the first Summer Fun Day took pla...

Firefly Festival Recap

Firefly Festival Recap

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

July 8, 2015

Firefly is a festival that’s all about the music and not about the experience. The demographic at Firefly was a little different than what I was used to at Wakarusa and Bonnaroo. In other words, I was the dirtiest hippie there and it was weird. While I have my critiques of how the festival is run, ...