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Local businesses staying busy despite snow

Local businesses staying busy despite snow

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

February 19, 2015


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Local businesses in Huntington are open despite the amount of snow that has covered the area. Even though employees cannot make it to work and customers do not want to leave the safety and warmth of their homes, Brandi Smith, McDonald’s crew trainer, said the drive-through lanes of local fast-food ...

‘Cabaret’ opens for eight-show run

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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Marshall University’s School of Music and Theatre presented its opening night of “Cabaret” Wednesday at the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre. The performance kicked off the eight-night run of the show. Before the production, Nicole Perron, director and choreographer, said Wednesday’s show...

MU DAY AT THE CAPITOL

MU DAY AT THE CAPITOL

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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Inclement weather did not stop the West Virginia Legislature from paying tribute to President Stephen J. Kopp and recognizing the accomplishments of the 2014 Marshall football team Wednesday at Marshall University Day at the Capitol. Senate Resolution 36, sponsored by Senator Robert Plymale, D-Wayne,...

University makes color change official

Nichole Henderson, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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Marshall University’s Board of Governors recently made the decision to officially change the school color from hunter green (PMS 356) to kelly green (PMS 354). Mallory Jarrell, University Communications marketing & branding coordinator, said the university changed the color a couple years ago. “That...

COLA Conference extends submission date

Patrick Breeden, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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The Marshall University College of Liberal Arts Research and Creativity Conference application deadline is extended to Feb. 25. The conference features the analytic, creative and empirical works of critical analysis of text, theory, poetry, short stories and research projects by undergraduate students. A...

‘Cabaret’ performances to begin Wednesday despite weather

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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Marshall University’s School of Music and Theatre will present “Cabaret,” a show directed and choreographed by Nicole Perrone, starting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre. “Cabaret is based in the 1930s in Berlin, Germany, where there is the Kit Kat Klub, a place...

‘VALENTINES TO MY HOMETOWN’

Hannah Harman, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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CONTACT Rape Crisis Center and the Marshall University Women’s Studies Program are presenting a performance piece titled “Valentines to my Hometown” compiled of works by men and women of Marshall University and the local community. The monologues deal with issues of gender, sexuality, relationships...

STATE OF THE CITY

STATE OF THE CITY

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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Huntington Mayor Steve Williams said he plans to improve infrastructure this year and praised the successful programs and progressions of 2014 Tuesday during the State of the City address. Progressions included a Wi-Fi pilot project downtown, 226 arrests in 90 days from the River to Jail project combatting...

Presidential search officially underway

Amy Napier, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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The Marshall University Board of Governors met last week to announce AGB Search Incorporated will assist it in finding potential candidates to become the university's next president. The board also named 16 members who will make up the university's official search committee to vote on the candidates...

Marshall study abroad student immersed in Moroccan culture

Marshall study abroad student immersed in Moroccan culture

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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Katelyn McGuffin, junior at Marshall University, is currently studying abroad in Ifrane, Morocco, where she has become immersed in the culture of the Moroccan people. Since January 13th McGuffin has been on many adventures including trips to Fez and Morocco’s capital, Rabat, where she learned how...

Huntington City Mission welcomes those needing shelter in freezing temperatures

Erika Johnk, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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The Huntington City Mission waves the white flag in hopes that the homeless will take advantage of the facility during the freezing temperatures. The flag always flies when the temperatures are below 40 degrees or more than 90 degrees. The City Mission has been offering help and hope to everyone who...

Severe weather causes employees to stay overnight

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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More than 70 St. Mary’s Hostpital employees borrowed hospital rooms for the night due to severe weather. St. Mary’s Patient Care Coordinator’s Office staff kept track of the limited number of rooms being used. “While the regular hospital rooms were full, St. Mary’s provided employees...