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Tsubasacon returns to Huntington with weekend of pop culture

October 8, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Tsubasacon 2018 took place at the Big Sandy Convention Center in Huntington, Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. The convention is a yearly event centered around video games, anime, manga and other pop culture entities. Among the video game and anime-based attractions of this year’s Tsubasacon included a maid...

Fall Wonders Hike takes residents through the parks and recreational parts of Huntington

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

October 8, 2018


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Members of the Greater Huntington Parks & Recreation District sponsored their annual Fall Wonders Hike Saturday morning at the Huntington Museum of Art. The hike was free to the public and included members of the community of all ages dressed in their Halloween best. Members of the community hiked...

Localization showcases local artists in Huntington

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 8, 2018


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The second annual Localization pop-up art show allowed local artists to celebrate and have their work acknowledged Saturday, Oct. 6, at The Progress Building in downtown Huntington. Lilly Dyer, senior at Marshall University and photo editor for The Parthenon, said she created the event to expose and...

Studio 8 Yoga allowed dogs and their owners to do doga together

Meg Keller, Reporter

October 7, 2018


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Yoga has gone to the dogs as community dogs and their owners participated in Doga, sponsored by Studio 8 Yoga at Ritter Park Thursday, Oct. 4. Joan St. Clair, director of Studio 8, said she wanted to give people a place to do yoga with their dogs and help benefit the local animal shelter with donations. “A...

Fifth annual West Virginia Makes Festival

Fifth annual West Virginia Makes Festival

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 7, 2018


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Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center was filled with creations from a variety of entrepreneurs at the fifth annual West Virginia Makes Festival Friday, Oct. 5. Artists, entrepreneurs and innovators set up booths and displayed their works to the Huntington community with live music from The...

INTO has its first cultural series focuses on Chinese culture

INTO has its first cultural series focuses on Chinese culture

Joelle Gates, Reporter

October 3, 2018


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Chinese culture was the focus of the INTO program’s first Cultural Series of the year Oct. 2 in room 211 of the INTO center. This series, which expands over the course of October, allows for international students to share different aspects of their native cultures. “A lot of Americans think...

The Barenaked Ladies to kick off the fall season of the Marshall Artists Series

The Barenaked Ladies to kick off the fall season of the Marshall Artists Series

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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By LILLIE BODIE The Parthenon The Barenaked Ladies will perform at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center Oct. 11at 7:30 p.m., beginning the fall season of the Marshall Artists Series. Going into their thirtieth year performing, the Canadian rock band has won several JUNO awards and have sold 1...

Lunafest short film festival highlights films by, for, about women

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Lunafest, a women’s film festival for and about women, will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Fourth Avenue Arts in Huntington, West Virginia. “These films are to celebrate survivors,” Sara Blevins, director of development at Branches Domestic Violence Shelter, said. “October is Domestic Viol...

Women’s Center provides valuable resources for women on campus

Women’s Center provides valuable resources for women on campus

Hannah Graham, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Marshall University’s Women’s Center is a place many women around campus may not know about, but it is constantly working to provide valuable resources for anyone who may need them. Kailey Rigdon, graduate assistant for the Women’s Center, said she attests to the helpful resources students can...

Yoga in the Sustainability Garden connects students in nature

Yoga in the Sustainability Garden connects students in nature

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Students meditated through yoga sponsored by Gro Huntington and the Marshall University Sustainability Department Monday, Oct. 1 in Marshall’s student garden. “Gro is working with the Sustainability Department to raise awareness about the natural healing modalities,” Jeannie Harrison, executive dir...

HERD AROUND THE WORLD: Hafiz Ataulmustafa, Pakistan

HERD AROUND THE WORLD: Hafiz Ataulmustafa, Pakistan

Joelle Gates, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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After completing his undergraduate degree in Russia, Hafiz Ataulmustafa came to Marshall University to attain a master’s degree.  By joining INTO, a program which brings international students to American universities, Ataulmustafa was given another opportunity to leave his town in Punjab, Pakistan, and...

Where Marshall can take you: Study abroad in Japan

Where Marshall can take you: Study abroad in Japan

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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When Caralee Casto’s high school accidentally put her in a Japanese class her senior year, no one would guess that three years later Casto would be nearly 7,000 miles around the world studying abroad in Osaka, Japan. “It wasn’t until I ended up in Japanese 1 that I really indulged in the abundance...