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John Pizzarelli to bring his talent to Huntington stage

John Pizzarelli to bring his talent to Huntington stage

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

February 13, 2015


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Jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli is scheduled to perform at the upcoming Mountain Stage live radio show Sunday at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. Mountain Stage is celebrating Mardi Gras airing on NPR stations internationally at a later date. Pizzarelli said a lot of people have influenced his w...

Keith Albee to celebrate Mardi Gras with Mountain Stage

William Izzo, Reporter

February 13, 2015


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Mountain Stage will occur 7 p.m. Sunday at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. The show will feature host Larry Groce and performances from pianist Allen Toussaint, jazz guitar player John Pizzarelli and singer/songwriter Caroline Rose. Toussaint will bring his years of jazz influenced experience...

PIANIST JAZZES UP GUEST SERIES

PIANIST JAZZES UP GUEST SERIES

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

February 12, 2015


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The Jomie Jazz Artist Series performed its first concert of the semester Wednesday in the Jomie Jazz Center with special guest Paul Johnston. Johnston is associate professor of jazz studies and jazz piano at Eastern Illinois University. Jeff Wolfe, professor of jazz studies and music technology...

Twenty-week abortion ban passes in W.Va. House

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 12, 2015


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The West Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill Wednesday prohibiting abortions past a certain timeframe in pregnancies. House Bill 2568, summarized as the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, prohibits abortion past the 20-week period in a pregnancy, to prevent the fetus from experiencing...

MU S.P.A.C.E. to build payloads for NASA

William Izzo, Rreporter

February 12, 2015


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Formerly the MU Rocketry Club, the Marshall University Student Partnership for the Advancement of Cosmic Exploration is working on designing and building payloads to be included on rockets or weather balloons. The club used to focus more on building and launching model rockets that varied in size and...

Mayor previews State of the City, announces budget

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

February 12, 2015


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Huntington Mayor Steve Williams previewed his State of the City address and the city’s budget Wednesday for Marshall University journalism students in Smith Hall. According to Williams, the city is “strong, vibrant, at the beginning of a renaissance.” Williams praised developmental programs,...

Career Services offers on-campus interviews from local businesses

Matthew Eplion, Reporter

February 12, 2015


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Marshall University Career Services is giving students in need of a job the opportunity to have on-campus interviews for different companies. Debby Stoler, assistant director of development and outreach at MU Career Services, said IBM, CVS Pharmacy and Target interviews are scheduled this semester. S...

MU website advises students on campus emergency procedures

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

February 12, 2015


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Marshall University students have access to in-depth instructions on Marshall’s website when it comes to emergency situations. James Terry, director of public safety at Marshall, said students and faculty stay informed on campus procedures. The online document gives instructions for immediate action...

Rec Center offers Kids’ Night Out

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

February 12, 2015


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The Rec Center is giving parents an opportunity to drop off their kids for the night Friday at Kids’ Night Out from 5-9 p.m. Kids ages 4-12 can enjoy activities such as swimming, rock wall climbing, basketball and a pizza party. Kids’ Night Out is usually done on the first Friday of every month, but in honor of ...

‘La Bohème’ silences the Keith Albee

‘La Bohème’ silences the Keith Albee

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

February 11, 2015


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The Marshall Artists Series presented “La Bohème” Tuesday at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. “La Bohème” recently started its U.S. tour, making Huntington one of the first stops of its travels. The play is set in the Latin quarters of Paris during Christmas in the 1830s. It follows...

Athletic facilities Vision Campaign nears completion

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

February 11, 2015


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The vision of state of the art athletic facilities and exceptional athletic recruits is becoming more than a vision at Marshall University. An $8 million Hoops Family Field Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex and the Chris Cline athletic complex are a part of the Vision Campaign. The complex include...

Lady Valor shares her story with packed room

Lady Valor shares her story with packed room

Hannah Harman, Reporter

February 11, 2015


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“Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story” was shown Tuesday in the John Deaver Drinko Library. The documentary tells the story of Kristin Beck, former U.S. Navy SEAL, and her journey living as a transgender woman. Marshall student Chloe Holley said the film was interesting and showed a lot about what...