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Marshall graduate’s passion brings unique boutique to Huntington

Marshall graduate’s passion brings unique boutique to Huntington

Chelsey Stanley, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Hip Eagle boutique, located in The Market of downtown Huntington, is owned and ran by Magdalene Gue and her seven-person female staff. Gue, 36, graduated from Marshall University with a degree in marketing. She has four children, Maddox, Roxy, Jetta and Crimson with her high school sweetheart,...

As many Americans deck the halls, others find their place within a season counter to their culture

As many Americans deck the halls, others find their place within a season counter to their culture

Amanda Larch, Copy Editor

December 5, 2018


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Iram Kingson doesn’t celebrate Christmas. She and her family don’t exchange gifts or decorate a tree. She may gather with family friends on Thanksgiving and reflect on what she is thankful for, but that doesn’t mean she and her family celebrate it in the same way as most Americans. (Her parents...

Count down to Christmas begins for community

Count down to Christmas begins for community

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

December 3, 2018


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Huntington community members shopped until they dropped while getting into the Christmas spirit and giving back to the community.  Shopping, live entertainment and pictures with Santa were provided at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Saturday Dec. 1, for the second annual Countdown to Christmas. Owner...

Jenkins Hall renaming looks to public for help

Jenkins Hall renaming looks to public for help

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 30, 2018


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A public information session regarding Jenkins Hall and the recently established Presidential Committee to Examine Building Names at Marshall University encouraged social, political and historical dialogue amongst students, faculty and residents, Wednesday, Nov. 28 in the Memorial Student Center. Christie...

‘One-night stand’ book club focuses on Appalachian culture

‘One-night stand’ book club focuses on Appalachian culture

Hannah Graham, Reporter

November 29, 2018


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Cicada Books & Coffee had its first book club event Tuesday, November 27. Members of the community were welcome to attend in order to discuss two works of nonfiction: Elizabeth Catte’s novel “What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia” and J.D. Vance’s novel “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir...

Campus organizations represented through new SGA branch

Campus organizations represented through new SGA branch

Hannah Graham, Reporter

November 27, 2018


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Marshall University’s Student Government Association had its first House of Representatives meeting Nov. 27. The House of Representatives organization came together for the first time after a long semester of debating how it would exist and the specifics of this new branch of SGA. Marshall University ...

Downtown Huntington lights up for the holidays

Downtown Huntington lights up for the holidays

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 27, 2018


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The city of Huntington celebrated the lighting of the 26 foot tall Christmas tree at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena Plaza Tuesday night. Members of the Cabell Midland High School Collegium Musicum sang Christmas themed tunes and carols before Mayor Steve Williams addressed the crowd. The First Lady of...

48th Annual Fountain Ceremony honors 75 lost

48th Annual Fountain Ceremony honors 75 lost

Meg Keller/Sadie Helmick, Reporter/Executive Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

The forty eighth annual Memorial Fountain Ceremony honoring those who died in the 1970 plane crash took place Wednesday, Nov. 14. With a crowd of alumni, families, students, faculty and the Herd football team watching, the Memorial Fountain was shut off once more in remembrance of the worst sports...

Students’ perspective on the 1970 tragedy

Students’ perspective on the 1970 tragedy

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 13, 2018


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48 years after the worst collegiate sports-related air tragedy in U.S. history, students reflected on what being a part of the Herd means to them. Several students at Marshall University said they think the 1970 plane crash carrying the Marshall football team, coaches and supporters deserves to be rememb...

Marshall leaders emphasize importance of Fountain Ceremony

Marshall leaders emphasize importance of Fountain Ceremony

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

November 13, 2018


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The Annual Fountain Ceremony means something different to everyone, including the President and Provost of Marshall University, who are both from out of state. “This very somber ceremony is one of the best known nationally,” Provost Jaime Taylor said. “It is going to be a huge honor to be a part o...

Hiking Herd makes strides in nature

Hiking Herd makes strides in nature

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 13, 2018


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Hiking Herd, Marshall University’s club for nature lovers and all things outdoors, formed earlier this semester after two Marshall students and close friends went on a backpacking trip to Cumberland Island, Georgia, over spring break. “Kelsey and I both love the outdoors and anything to do with...

Former Beach Boy rocks Huntington with old hits

Former Beach Boy rocks Huntington with old hits

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Brian Wilson, former Beach Boy, brought nostalgia to the audience of the Keith Albee Theater Tuesday, Nov. 2 in Huntington. Brian Wilson preformed Beach Boys hits along with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin. “I grew up listening to the Beach Boys,” Dave Pack, Ashland resident and attendee, said....