The Parthenon

Competition winner performs concert

Competition winner performs concert

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

April 12, 2015

Marshall University’s School of Music and Theatre presented the winner’s recital Sunday of the Belle and Lynum Jackson competition. Stephen Daming, graduate student in piano performance at Marshall, was the final prizewinner of the competition. The competition was open to music students at Marshal...

Healing place celebrates 30-bed expansion

Healing place celebrates 30-bed expansion

Lexi Browning, Reporter

April 9, 2015

The Healing Place in Huntington celebrated its 30-bed expansion Thursday, and it will become a 100-bed facility in a few months. The Healing Place is a long-term, residential, peer-driven recovery facility helping change the lives of those who enter. Founded in 2011, the Healing Place is for men wh...

Student group 5k impacts infant recovery center

Kasey Madden, Reporter

April 9, 2015

Marshall University’s student group Medlife is helping local and international communities Saturday with a 5k race. Half of the proceeds from the event will benefit Lily’s Place in Huntington, a recovery center for infants who have been exposed to drugs through their mother’s drug use. The ...

Be your own boss

Sara Ryan, Reporter

April 9, 2015

Marshall University’s School of Art and Design is teaming up with Career Services and Tamarack Artisan Foundation for Be Your Own Boss 9-11 a.m. Friday at the Visual Arts Center. “This is a mini-conference with a panel of alumni entrepreneurs as its main focus and break out mentoring sessions are the...

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Erika Johnk, Reporter

April 9, 2015

Marshall University organizations are sponsoring Walk a Mile in Her Shoes in honor of April being Sexual Assault Awareness month. The event is scheduled for noon April 23 on Buskirk Field. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. People of the community can walk a mile in a pair of high-heeled shoes to march ag...

Get Quizzed: Trivia night to benefit River Valley TIPS

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

April 9, 2015

Marshall University student public relations group Knightlight Communications will have its fifth annual Questions Trivia Night 6 p.m. Saturday at Foundation Hall. Katy Lewis, director of Knightlight Communications, said all proceeds raised through the fundraiser will go to the River Valley Child De...

The Wardrobe opens up

The Wardrobe opens up

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

April 9, 2015

The Wardrobe actress in the Disney classic “Beauty and the Beast” Broadway performance is preparing to take the stage Tuesday at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. Kelly Teal Goyette plays Madame de la Grande Bouche, who is commonly known as the Wardrobe. The Wardrobe costume weighs up to 40 pounds, ...

BITTERSWEET COFFEEHOUSE BREWS UP TALENT AT OPEN MIC NIGHT

Hunter Morrison, Reporter

April 9, 2015

A local Huntington coffee shop, Bittersweet Coffee House, has an open mic night every other Tuesday. The open mic nights are open to any singers, comedians and poets. Bittersweet employee Bridgette Kidd said she is proud to be a part of it the biweekly event. “We’ve had a really good turn out so ...

Students, officials speak out about gun violence

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

April 8, 2015

Gun violence is becoming a frequent headline in Huntington this spring. A man was shot Wednesday near the Speedway on Third Avenue in what police said was an isolated incident. Marshall University students and Huntington residents are beginning to notice a pattern. Jim Terry, director of public safety ...

Marshall to celebrate diversity

Marshall to celebrate diversity

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

April 8, 2015

Marshall University’s annual Diversity Breakfast is 7:30 a.m. Friday in the Don Morris room of the Memorial Student Center. The theme of this year’s Diversity Breakfast is “We Are the World.” Associate Vice President of Intercultural Affairs Maurice Cooley said nearly 360 Marshall faculty, ...

Thundering Word to perform in showcase

Hannah Harman, Reporter

April 8, 2015

Members of Marshall University’s Thundering Word speech and debate team will perform in a showcase 7:30 p.m. Friday in Corbly Hall 105. The team will perform for the home crowd in preparation for the National Forensic Association Tournament April 15 at Ohio University. Thundering Word members will...

Construction of engineering complex enters its final stage

Construction of engineering complex enters its final stage

Amy Napier, Reporter

April 8, 2015

Marshall University's new Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex has entered its final stages and is expected to be open by the start of the 2015 fall semester. Wael Zatar, dean of the College of Information Technology and Engineering, said the new facility is the largest and most expensive...