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DIY art is celebrated in the Huntington community

DIY art is celebrated in the Huntington community

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

August 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

This Saturday, the third annual Heck Yeah Fest was held at the V Club in Huntington. Heck Yeah Fest is an all-day music festival lasting from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. where bands performed and art vendors, such as illustrators, photographers, painters, crafters and tattoo artists, were set up. “Heck Yeah...

Men’s soccer earns its first win of 2018 season

Men’s soccer earns its first win of 2018 season

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer scored early and kept Duquesne scoreless in its 2018 season opener, as it won 1-0 Friday night at Hoops Family Field.  The Herd is now 1-0-0 on the season, handing Duquesne (0-1-0) its first loss of the season. “First three minutes I thought we played extr...

Marshall University students experience their community during Taste of Huntington event

Marshall University students experience their community during Taste of Huntington event

Douglas Harding, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University students learned about their community through local artists and vendors at Taste of Huntington, all while celebrating and getting to know each other, said Raul Moreno, the president of Campus Activities Board. “Our aim with this event is to get students to become familiar with...

New Provost welcomed as family during Intercultural Affairs lunch

New Provost welcomed as family during Intercultural Affairs lunch

Joelle Gates, Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Jaime Taylor, Marshall University’s new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, discussed future plans with the Office of Intercultural Affairs while meeting the office staff during a lunch Friday. The lunch, hosted by Maurice Cooley and Lisa Allen of the Office of Intercultural...

Huntington rallies to kick off football season and new school year

Huntington rallies to kick off football season and new school year

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Vendors, fashion and all things Marshall University brought the Huntington community and the Marshall family together Thursday night to kick off the football season at the fifth annual Herd Rally. The Herd Rally started in high fashion as Marshall apparel and accessories were modeled for the crowd. “This...

Community Picnic kicks off revitalization efforts in Central City

Community Picnic kicks off revitalization efforts in Central City

Sadie Helmick, Executive Editor

August 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

On Tuesday, July 31 the ON TRAC program launched in Central City in West Huntington. The program, created by Main Street West Virginia, focuses on the revitalization of West Huntington and 14th Street West through education, evaluation and advanced technical assistance. West Huntington was one of two...

An orientation love story, 40 years in the making

An orientation love story, 40 years in the making

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

They say that people fall in love in mysterious ways, and for one couple, it all started more than 40 years ago in a three-hour-long line at their Marshall University new student orientation. In July of 1975, Rick and Ludean Parks began their Marshall journey at orientation, which looks quite different...

Marshall University to offer oceanography class and welcome new professor

Marshall University to offer oceanography class and welcome new professor

Amanda Larch, News Editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s College of Science is offering an Introduction to Oceanography course this fall. Designed for non-science majors, the course was previously offered each fall semester over a decade ago, but as student enrollment continued to drop, it was discontinued. Professor Ronald Martino, chair of the ge...

The Settlement band to release new music, return to Huntington to perform

The Settlement band to release new music, return to Huntington to perform

Amanda Larch, News Editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, NEWS, Showcase

The Settlement may have over four years’ experience, but like a musical chameleon, the band’s style is only continuing to grow and change. Colten Settle, The Settlement’s lead guitarist, singer and founder, said he has been writing and playing music for years, and The Settlement was the result ...

Full Circle Ceramic brings community, unique designs to Huntington

Full Circle Ceramic brings community, unique designs to Huntington

Hanna Pennington, LIFE! EDITOR

August 6, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

For Noelle Horsfield, owner and designer at Full Circle Ceramic in Heritage Station, community is everything. Horsfield grew up across the river from Huntington in rural Southern Ohio and said while her home was physically nearly an hour away, she always felt a sense of home in West Virginia. “When...

14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival takes over downtown Huntington

14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival takes over downtown Huntington

Hanna Pennington, LIFE! Editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Dogs both big and small could be found at the 14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival on Saturday as attendees of all ages gathered to watch wiener dog races, have a bite to eat from various local vendors and listen to live music. Second-year attendee Teresa Kessler said she has looked forward...

Marshall partners with The Wild Ramp to offer Workplace Farm Share memberships

Marshall partners with The Wild Ramp to offer Workplace Farm Share memberships

Amanda Larch, News Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Sustainability Department is partnering with The Wild Ramp and offering fresh produce to the Marshall community as part of a Workplace Farm Share program. Each week, The Wild Ramp will create Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, boxes, with a mixture of five fresh fruits ...