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Former Beach Boy rocks Huntington with old hits

Former Beach Boy rocks Huntington with old hits

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Brian Wilson, former Beach Boy, brought nostalgia to the audience of the Keith Albee Theater Tuesday, Nov. 2 in Huntington. Brian Wilson preformed Beach Boys hits along with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin. “I grew up listening to the Beach Boys,” Dave Pack, Ashland resident and attendee, said....

Faculty spotlight: Jason Corriher

Faculty spotlight: Jason Corriher

Spencer DePuis, Contributer

November 6, 2018

Editor’s Note: Jason Corriher, 40, is the assistant athletics director for media relations at Marshall University. Corriher oversees the sports information program within the athletic department and is behind every release that comes from Marshall Athletics. He is an integral part of Marshall Athl...

Amicus Curiae lecture to discuss impact of gerrymandering

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 6, 2018

Gerrymandering in America will be the focus of the upcoming Amicus Curiae lecture by professor Charles A. Smith of the University of California at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, in Marshall University’s Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall. Gerrymandering refers to the illegitimate manipulation of a group of vote...

Marathon at Marshall

Chelsey Stanley, Reporter

November 5, 2018

Runners from all over the world made the journey to Joan C. Edwards stadium to participate in the Marshall University-St. Mary’s Marathon Sunday morning. Although the weather was frigid, runners were not going to let anything stand in the way of the finish line. The event began with the HIMG 5k...

United Way’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie trophy presented to Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers

United Way’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie trophy presented to Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

November 4, 2018

Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers was presented with the first-place trophy for winning the third annual Huntington’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition, Friday, Nov. 2. The trophy presentation came after Sarka-Kauffmann’s cookies were able to beat 17 other Huntington businesses and restaurants in...

Day of the Dead history and celebration brings students of different cultures together

Day of the Dead history and celebration brings students of different cultures together

Joelle Gates, Reporter

November 2, 2018

A Day of the Dead celebration invited students to join in traditional activities Thursday in the Drinko Library atrium. The event, which was a collaboration between Marshall University’s Intercultural Hispanic Organization and MUReads, offered a look at traditions included in El Día de los Muertos,...

Huntington gets in Halloween spirit with rock ‘n’ roll freak show

Huntington gets in Halloween spirit with rock ‘n’ roll freak show

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

November 1, 2018

The town of Huntington got spooked in preparation for Halloween, Tuesday, Oct. 30 at V Club with the world’s largest touring rock ‘n’ roll freak show. Hellzapoppin performed their own interpretation of circus sideshow acts with stunts that have been around for years from fire breathing, sword...

WMUL wins several awards at convention

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

November 1, 2018

WMUL-FM, Marshall University’s public broadcast radio station, won multiple awards in the 2017-18 Pinnacle National Awards Convention. Award winners were announced at the 97th annual College Media Association National College Media Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, from Oct. 25 to Oct. 28, with...

Local day-cares participated in City Hall’s safe Trick or Treat

Local day-cares participated in City Hall’s safe Trick or Treat

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 1, 2018

Children from local day care programs trick or treated Wednesday in city hall as Huntington police officers and firefighters handed out candy. Bryan Chambers, communications director for the City of Huntington, helped organized Safe Trick or Treat. He said Safe Trick or Treat was implemented to provide...

Annual safe Trick or Treat puts parents’ minds at ease

Annual safe Trick or Treat puts parents’ minds at ease

Chelsey Stanley, Reporter

October 31, 2018

The Huntington Mall partnered with iHeart Media for the annual mall wide Safe Trick or Treat event, Tuesday, Oct. 30. The event was open to children 12 years of age and under with parental supervision. The event kicked off with games and activities for the children to participate in before the trick...

Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh hits hearts of Marshall

Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh hits hearts of Marshall

Joelle Gates, Reporter

October 31, 2018

A vigil honoring the victims of a Pittsburgh shooting took place Tuesday on the Memorial Student Center Plaza. Organizers of the event invited the Huntington community to come together following a shooting inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which left 11 dead. “Take...

Discussing abortion, negative stigmas on Marshall campus

Discussing abortion, negative stigmas on Marshall campus

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

October 31, 2018

Pictures and stories of people who have had abortions were on display Tuesday, Oct. 30 in the John Deaver Drinko Library Atrium. HerdFREE, the local student organization of the national WVFREE group, sponsored the event. “This event was to get the stigma of abortions out of a negative light,”...