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Benefits of shopping local keep growing

Benefits of shopping local keep growing

Editorial

March 8, 2015


Filed under OPINION

When it comes to shopping local in Huntington, the choices are almost limitless. Groceries, clothing and gifts are all available from local retailers all within 20 minutes of campus. Unfortunately, most college students don’t have the budget to shop local for all of these things locally, but if yo...

#MeganMusicMonday: Women of punk rock

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

March 8, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, MEGAN MUSIC MONDAY, OPINION

In honor of Women’s History Month, this week’s column is dedicated to all the ladies who used their musical powers to curb stomp the patriarchy. Honestly, this one’s a little much less of a musical analysis, but history is important in music! The Riot Grrrl movement is a facet of third-wave feminism tha...

WEEKEND WATCH

Bradley Heltzel, Contributer

March 6, 2015


Filed under OPINION, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

Women’s Basketball: University of Charlotte @ Marshall University Saturday at 1 p.m. Lefty Webster, Forward, #21 Lefty Webster is a versatile swingman with terrific athleticism and length. Her overall build is lean and long and a rarity in the women’s game. It allows Webster to make an impact on both ends of the...

I’m a woman and I’m sorry (not sorry)

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor

March 4, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, FEMINIST THURSDAY, OPINION

I’m sorry. I think I noticed something about language and gender. Women use language much more timidly than men, don’t you think? Maybe I’m wrong. Seriously, how many times a day do we hear a woman say, “I’m sorry,” and then start to speak? Almost every time a woman opens her mouth there i...

MU SAND talks fat

MU SAND talks fat

MU SAND, James McQuinn

March 4, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

We have grown up in the age of fad diets. One fad that has lasted for some time is the low-fat diet. Is a low-fat diet really a good idea, and are there any fats we really should be avoiding? Here are some useful tips to help you understand dietary fats. Not all fats are bad in fact we need some fat in our ...

Racism still strong since 9/11, proving detriment to U.S.

Racism still strong since 9/11, proving detriment to U.S.

Editorial

March 4, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Thirteen years have passed since the events of Sept. 11, 2001. When the towers fell, American racism rose. Some would say this hatred toward Muslims has decreased—that time has healed the wounds and erased the scars that 9/11 left behind. Even though there may not be regular occurrences of outri...

Changed the game with that digital drop

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 3, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, OPINION

There’s not much comparable to the overwhelming feeling of seeing a beloved artist release new tunes out of the blue and trying to consume them as quickly as possible. In the past five years, the surprise album drop has become a frequent and welcome twist on typical music industry marketing tactics. H...

What do you know about depression?

Bri Shelton, Columnist

March 3, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

Unlike other illnesses, depression is one many avoid talking about. Most have no problem admitting they have asthma, diabetes, etc., but when it comes to depression, hardly anyone will confess they have ever suffered from it. Along with a bad stigma and lack of knowledge, there are also many misconcepti...

Cis or miss

Editorial

March 3, 2015


Filed under OPINION

The first photo of Eddie Redmayne’s portrayal of transgender pioneer Lile Elbe in “The Danish Girl” surfaced last week, reigniting a conversation about acclaimed performances by cisgender (non-trans) persons in transgender roles. The film, based on David Ebershoff’s novel and inspired by the true story ...

Nothing beats a court storm

Brad Heltzel, Columnist

March 2, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

The court storm epitomizes college sports, where the excitement and passion of a collective student body fan base overwhelms the arena in a sea of school colors as they bask in the glory of the university’s achievement. The court storm is a scene to behold and serves as a worthy culmination of an u...

Is theater etiquette dead?

Editorial

March 1, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Sleeping, texting and using a flashlight app are all activities that have a time and a place in our lives. Where those activities don’t belong, however, is in the theater. Nothing is more disturbing to devoted playgoers or the performers than a distracted audience. The theater is crowded and you...

#MeganMusicMonday: 8-tracks to character limits

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

March 1, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, MEGAN MUSIC MONDAY, OPINION

February was an interesting time in the music world – Drake, Jack Ü and Big Sean all dropped new albums, and they’re all pretty freakin’ good (coming from someone who isn’t up to speed on the hip-hop scene). Of course these aren’t the only noteworthy albums or newsworthy happenings in the m...