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Facebook group names top 10 restaurants in Huntington

Facebook group names top 10 restaurants in Huntington

William Izzo, Reporter

February 6, 2015


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Internet polls are a way for thousands of people to voice their opinions in an instant. In the case of the Downtown Huntington Facebook page, voters picked the top 10 restaurants in Huntington. The list includes different types of food, all varying in prices. More than 3,000 votes were cast, and a...

MY BROTHER THE BEAR RETURNS TO BLACK SHEEP

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

February 6, 2015


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My Brother The Bear will return to Black Sheep Burrito and Brews Saturday to play his second show in Huntington. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Daniel Bayer has been performing full-time since 2012. He started performing with his bother, and now he is a self-proclaimed one man show. “It’s actually...

Soul Food Feast honors Black History Month

Soul Food Feast honors Black History Month

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

February 6, 2015


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Marshall University is honoring Black History Month with the annual Soul Food Feast at 2 p.m. Sunday in the John Marshall Dining Room. Maurice Cooley, associate vice president of intercultural affairs, said the event has been sponsored by the Center for African-American Students for more than 25 years...

No curtain. No scenery. Only acting.

No curtain. No scenery. Only acting.

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

February 6, 2015


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ARTS Resources for the Tri-State continues its  production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” 8 p.m. Frid and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Renaissance Ballroom in the old Huntington High School. The play is performed with no set or props, leaving the main focus on the art of acting. The pl...

House Bill proposes revising history curriculum in W.Va.

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 5, 2015


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State lawmakers proposed a bill to prohibit certain topics from being discussed in West Virginia history classes until students have studied the Declaration of Independence and other founding documents for a year and a half. Prohibited material outlined in House Bill 2107 includes the study of social...

MU Alert system constantly monitored to ensure speed, accuracy

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

February 5, 2015


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Marshall University completes an emergency alert test at the beginning of every semester to bring awareness to MU Alert. Jon Cutler, Marshall chief information security officer, said the alert test also makes sure all subscribers’ contact information is up-to-date so they can be reached in case of...

GIVING BACK

Erika Johnk, Reporter

February 5, 2015


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Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA is offering $1 treats and Valentine’s Day cards to customers to support veterans Feb. 1 through 14. The treats will be hand-delivered to the local veterans Valentine’s Day weekend. Beth Sanders, sales manager of Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA’s said she loves giving...

Coffee with the Mayor returns Thursday

Coffee with the Mayor returns Thursday

Amy Napier, Reporter

February 5, 2015


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Huntington Mayor Steve Williams and the Marshall University Student Government Association will perk up campus Thursday with the semester’s first Coffee with the Mayor in the Memorial Student Center lobby from 10-11:30 a.m. Bryan Chambers, communications director for the city of Huntington, said...

Society of Poets rises from the dead

William Izzo, Reporter

February 4, 2015


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The Marshall University Society of Poets met Thursday in the John Spotts Room in the Memorial Student Center. The society started in 2002 and fell into disbandment but was revived after increased interest from students. Lee Tabor, founder, and Jordan Mason, president of the society, are working...

Student Government struggles to obtain funding

Skyler Hunt, Reporter

February 4, 2015


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The Marshall University Student Government Association is no longer accepting applications for funding due to the number of applications filed in the fall semester. This year, SGA has received more requests than they are able to fulfill. Student organizations use these funds to help pay for trips,...

SGA fills four new positions

Skyler Hunt, Reporter

February 4, 2015


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The Student Government Association filled four positions Tuesday after nominations and votes. The four positions filled were pro-tempore, senate parliamentarian, historian and campus life and service chairman. Cody Hatten is the new pro-tempore for SGA. The duty of a pro-tempore is to step in for the...

Rec Center reflects on six years of Herd fitness

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

February 4, 2015


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The Rec Center will celebrate its sixth year anniversary Thursday with special offers and classes. The Rec is offering free entry to premium classes Thursday and specials during February and March. Premium classes offered this semester include Cross Train Under Thirty Minutes (C.U.T.), Belly Dancing...