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Marshall University fraternities begin fall recruitment

Marshall University fraternities begin fall recruitment

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Marshall University's fraternities begin formal recruitment this Monday and finish Saturday Sept. 2. “Individual fraternities on campus will be hosting events all week for potential new members to find the fraternity that best fits them,” Nick Wright, director of fraternity and sorority life,...

DIY art is celebrated in the Huntington community

DIY art is celebrated in the Huntington community

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

August 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

This Saturday, the third annual Heck Yeah Fest was held at the V Club in Huntington. Heck Yeah Fest is an all-day music festival lasting from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. where bands performed and art vendors, such as illustrators, photographers, painters, crafters and tattoo artists, were set up. “Heck Yeah...

Marshall University students experience their community during Taste of Huntington event

Marshall University students experience their community during Taste of Huntington event

Douglas Harding, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University students learned about their community through local artists and vendors at Taste of Huntington, all while celebrating and getting to know each other, said Raul Moreno, the president of Campus Activities Board. “Our aim with this event is to get students to become familiar with...

Huntington rallies to kick off football season and new school year

Huntington rallies to kick off football season and new school year

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Vendors, fashion and all things Marshall University brought the Huntington community and the Marshall family together Thursday night to kick off the football season at the fifth annual Herd Rally. The Herd Rally started in high fashion as Marshall apparel and accessories were modeled for the crowd. “This...

An orientation love story, 40 years in the making

An orientation love story, 40 years in the making

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

They say that people fall in love in mysterious ways, and for one couple, it all started more than 40 years ago in a three-hour-long line at their Marshall University new student orientation. In July of 1975, Rick and Ludean Parks began their Marshall journey at orientation, which looks quite different...

The Settlement band to release new music, return to Huntington to perform

The Settlement band to release new music, return to Huntington to perform

Amanda Larch, News Editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, NEWS, Showcase

The Settlement may have over four years’ experience, but like a musical chameleon, the band’s style is only continuing to grow and change. Colten Settle, The Settlement’s lead guitarist, singer and founder, said he has been writing and playing music for years, and The Settlement was the result ...

Full Circle Ceramic brings community, unique designs to Huntington

Full Circle Ceramic brings community, unique designs to Huntington

Hanna Pennington, LIFE! EDITOR

August 6, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

For Noelle Horsfield, owner and designer at Full Circle Ceramic in Heritage Station, community is everything. Horsfield grew up across the river from Huntington in rural Southern Ohio and said while her home was physically nearly an hour away, she always felt a sense of home in West Virginia. “When...

14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival takes over downtown Huntington

14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival takes over downtown Huntington

Hanna Pennington, LIFE! Editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Dogs both big and small could be found at the 14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival on Saturday as attendees of all ages gathered to watch wiener dog races, have a bite to eat from various local vendors and listen to live music. Second-year attendee Teresa Kessler said she has looked forward...

Native Eats pop-up serves tradition with a flair

Native Eats pop-up serves tradition with a flair

Sadie Helmick, Executive Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

After a night of driving through Pikeville, Kentucky, Tim Watson had an idea that eventually lead to the creation of Native Eats, a Native American taco stand. With the Shawnee Indian heritage that came from his grandmother, Watson met with his business partner, Chris Wood, and began making the idea a re...

RCBI revamped summer programs give campers hands-on experience

RCBI revamped summer programs give campers hands-on experience

Hanna Pennington, Life! Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under LIFE

The Robert C. Byrd Institute is working to onboard a new generation into 21st century opportunities throughout the state with 3D Printing and Maker Camps for middle and high schoolers at their Huntington, South Charleston and Bridgeport locations. Although these camps occur each summer, this year...

New provost ready to take the herd by the horns

New provost ready to take the herd by the horns

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

July 11, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Marshall University’s senior administration gained a fresh face on the first of July, with the start of the new provost and senior vice president of academic affairs Jaime Taylor. Taylor, who comes from a lengthy background in higher education at Austin Peay State University, was born in Spain whil...

Step Up for Women prepares RCBI females for manufacturing careers

Step Up for Women prepares RCBI females for manufacturing careers

Hanna Pennington, Life! Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

In a program which is one of the first of its kind in the United States, 10 women from all over the Tri-State are training for careers in the manufacturing industry, a field in which jobs are typically held by men. The Step Up for Women advanced manufacturing pre-apprenticeship program at the Robert...