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Artist Spotlight: winner of the Annual National Juried Exhibition James Murphy

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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An artist can be a painter, a sculptor, maybe a poet, a photographer or a sketch artist. They come from around the country and across the globe. They depict a unique perspective on the world and portray varying messages. James Murphy, a 36-year-old artist from Ireland is no different. Murphy was the...

Croman is no stranger to ‘Chicago’

Rachael Cook, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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Roxie Hart was a dream role for Dylis Croman since she first watched “Chicago” as a teenager. The first time Croman watched “Chicago” she met Ann Reinking, who played Roxie Hart in 1977 and won the Tony Award for best choreography. “I saw Chicago when I was fourteen,” Croman said. “When I met Ann...

#GrammysSoMale, Recording Academy calls women to ‘step up’

Tom Jenkins, Executive Editor

January 29, 2018


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According to a study by the University of California, 9.3 percent of Grammy nominees from 2013-2018 were female, creating a gender ratio of 9.7 males to 1 female. The Grammys have already received criticism for its lack of representation for women. Recording Academy president Neil Portnow said if women w...

Johnny Conqueroo: A Young Wave of Classic Rock ‘N’ Roll

Lilly Dyer, Photo Editor

January 29, 2018


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In a world of musical hits that surround their style through pop and technology, the next wave of nostalgic 1960’s rock ‘n’ roll is on the rise. Johnny Conqueroo, three guys fresh from Lexington, Kentucky have flooded ears with psychedelic rock for the past three years. Their first EP released in 2015, with...

‘Heroin(e)’ Documentary Receives Oscar Nomination

Zachary Stevens, Reporter

January 29, 2018


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The Netflix documentary “Heroin(e)” has been nominated for an Oscar in the Documentary Short Story category. “Heroin(e)” is directed by Elaine McMillion Sheldon and her husband Kerrin Sheldon, and stars Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader, Cabell County Family Court Judge Patricia Keller and Necia...

Marshall University showcases women-centric art

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 25, 2018


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Women from the Marshall University community showcased their women-centric art Thursday in the “Nevertheless, She Persisted” exhibition at Drinko Library. “This was a collaboration with all the women’s groups on campus and the School of Art and Design to showcase Marshall women’s artwork,...

Poison Apples Roller Derby invites new members

Poison Apples Roller Derby invites new members

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

January 22, 2018


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The Poison Apples Roller Derby of Huntington is looking for new members to join its fast and furious team of skaters. The team meets twice a week for practice and also travels for bouts, or games, several times every year. The coach of the Poison Apples, Levi Hogan, said the sport is a combination of s...

Grindstone Coffeeology offered discount to federal employees

Grindstone Coffeeology offered discount to federal employees

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 22, 2018


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Grindstone Coffeeology, a coffee truck located primarily in Huntington, offered a 25 percent discount to all federal employees who’s pay was affected by the government shutdown. Brendan Fenn, owner, followed politics worldwide since he was young. He took part in an election in Australia before he move...

Roger May finds home through a camera lens

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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Home: a word so common no one stops to think what it means. To some, it may have been a smell, a town, a state or a house where family lived for decades.  To Roger May, home meant southern West Virginia, the place where he grew up. May’s new exhibit in the Birke Art Gallery, “How to Get Home Ag...

School of Music starts the new year with ‘Rossiniana 2’

Rachael Cook, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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Violauta Duo will perform “Rossiniana 2”on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Music Hall Studio 143, the first School of Music event this semester. “We try to schedule our performances on campus at the beginnings of semesters, that way we leave available dates in the semester for students’ recital...

Murphy showcased at 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Murphy showcased at 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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The 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition will be held in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery at Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center from Jan. 8 to Feb. 16. There will be an awards reception on Tuesday, Jan. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. and an awards ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. The 7th Annual Nati...

CAB members make Christmas cards, donate stuffed Marcos to hospitalized children

Alison Baldridge, Reporter

December 10, 2017


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Marshall University’s Campus Activities Board introduced a new activity Friday for their final day of stress relief week, “Be Kind to Unwind,” an event to spread holiday cheer to children hospitalized at Cabell Huntington Hospital. CAB members and students who participated gathered in the Memorial...