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The Avett Brothers to take Big Sandy Arena

Kelly Pate, Reporter

November 11, 2014

The Avett Brothers is set to rock the Big Sandy Superstore Arena 8 p.m. April 16. Advance tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday. Prices are $39.50 in advance and $45.00 the day of the show. The Avett Brothers are an American band from Concord, North Carolina. Their sound intertwines folk, bluegrass,...

Fitzweather growing like a storm

Zach Wright, Reporter

November 6, 2014

Some college students struggle to find a major to study. Other students have a passion from an early age, and never deviate from that path. Joseph Fitzwater, junior physical geography student, fits in the second category. Fitzwater said his interest with weather started at an early age, thanks...

Meet an INTO Marshall student: Paula Riveros

Meet an INTO Marshall student: Paula Riveros

Jared Casto, Reporter

November 5, 2014

Paula Riveros is a Columbian INTO student majoring in International Affairs. Riveros was attracted to Marshall because of the small size of Huntington in comparison to other university cities. Currently, Riveros is volunteering at the local Ronald McDonald House and eventually wants to get involved with...

Guyandotte goes back to Civil War era for 25th year

Amber Payne, Reporter

November 3, 2014

The oldest section of Huntington, the town of Guyandotte, went back in time to the mid- 19th century this weekend for the 25th annual Guyandotte Civil War Days. In 1861, the Union-controlled town of Guyandotte was raided by confederate troops, whose surprise attack resulted in a Confederate victory....

Undead Threads brings designs to life

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter

October 29, 2014

Hayden Holstine and Nick Mason have been best friends for years. Now, they are also business partners who created the clothing line Undead Threads. Holstine, junior business marketing major, and Mason, senior marketing major, have been planning to create their own clothing line since 2010. “The...

Meet and INTO Marshall student: Badr Isred

Jared Casto, Reporter

October 28, 2014

Badr Isreb, an INTO student from Syria, is a Business Administration major working towards his master’s degree. Isreb came to Marshall University after completing his undergraduate degree at Kalamoon University in Syria. The hometown environment of Marshall was a large attraction for Isreb, who wanted...

Forever a daughter of Marshall

Shalee Rogney, Reporter

October 26, 2014

Nancy Pelphrey started her career at Marshall University in 1968 as a student. She will finish her time at Marshall when she retires after the school year. She has been connected to the university in some way for more than 45 years. In her time at Marshall, Pelphrey has seen the reign of 12 presidents. “I’ve...