The Parthenon

AN EVENING OF JAZZ

AN EVENING OF JAZZ

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

April 21, 2015


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Jazz Combos II, III and IV performed two songs each Tuesday at the Marshall University Jomie Jazz Center Forum. The night started with Combo IV consisting of Ryan Morgan, Jarren Jackson, Keith Burgess, Beau Cayton, Michael Wilcoxen, Austin Morgan, Alec Steiding and Jonathan Goff. This combo was the only ...

THE NEW NORMAL

THE NEW NORMAL

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

April 20, 2015


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The Marshall University LAMBDA Society represented the gay community Monday by unofficially marrying couples to start off Pride Week. West Virginia became one of 37 states to legalize gay marriage Oct. 9, 2014. Britta Aquirre, vice president of the LAMBDA Society, said anyone could be married,...

Traveling reed duo stops at Marshall

Traveling reed duo stops at Marshall

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

April 20, 2015


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The Post-Haste Reed Duo of Sean Fredenburg on the saxophone and Javier Rodriguez on the bassoon took place Monday at the Marshall University Jomie Jazz Center. The duo came together in 2009 touring colleges and universities across the U.S. They have performed and presented master classes in woodwin...

Fighting hunger one empty bowl at a time

Fighting hunger one empty bowl at a time

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

April 19, 2015


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Empty Bowls at Marshall University has been using art as a way to give back to the community for 12 years. This year was no exception. The Facing Hunger Foodbank in Huntington will provide approximately 100,000 families food with the money raised during this year’s event. During Empty Bowls Frid...

“Huntington, West Virginia, be still in my heart.”

“Huntington, West Virginia, be still in my heart.”

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

April 16, 2015


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The Avett Brothers took the stage Thursday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The first few songs played were the band’s better-known hits such as “Live and Die.” The band played a song they are working on for a new record entitled, “I Wish I Was.” “Huntington, West Virginia, be still in...

INTO MU panel addresses xenophobia

Jared Casto, Contributer

April 16, 2015


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A forum that promoted the awareness and recognition of xenophobia took place Wednesday in Marshall University’s Corbly Hall. Prior to the speakers, a video was shown in which people around campus were asked if they knew what xenophobia was, what it meant to them and if they thought it was a probl...

Tale as old as time

Tale as old as time

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

April 14, 2015


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The Marshall University Artist Series presented Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” Tuesday at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. Angela Jones, director of marketing and external affairs for the Marshall Artist Series, said the musical is a different kind of show compared to other shows in the ...

City council approves HPD purchase, budget amendments

City council approves HPD purchase, budget amendments

Lexi Browning, Reporter

April 13, 2015


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Huntington City Council passed a resolution authorizing an equipment purchase for the Huntington Police Department and approved the 2015-2016 fiscal year’s budget revisions Monday during its biweekly meeting at City Hall. HPD will purchase a Morphtrak fingerprint and palm print scanner to transmit ...

Marshall Medlife raises $1,200 with 5k

Marshall Medlife raises $1,200 with 5k

Kasey Madden, Reporter

April 12, 2015


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Marshall University’s student group Medlife raised $1,293 Saturday during a 5k race. The money raised is to support two organizations, Lily’s Place in Huntington and a project in Peru, A House for Soledad. There were 47 participants in the race that went around Marshall’s campus. Marshall M...

Trivia Night raises funds for RVCDS

Trivia Night raises funds for RVCDS

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

April 12, 2015


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Marshall University’s Knightlight Communications had its fifth annual Questions Trivia Night Saturday to support the River Valley Child Development Services’ TIPS scholarship. Suzi Brodof, executive director of RVCDS, said the TIPS scholarship is for people who cannot afford to pay for RVCDS. “Th...

Competition winner performs concert

Competition winner performs concert

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

April 12, 2015


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Marshall University’s School of Music and Theatre presented the winner’s recital Sunday of the Belle and Lynum Jackson competition. Stephen Daming, graduate student in piano performance at Marshall, was the final prizewinner of the competition. The competition was open to music students at Marshal...

#INTOMUviews: Kumar Raj

#INTOMUviews: Kumar Raj

Jared Casto, Contributor

April 8, 2015


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By: Jared Casto Vinay Kumar Raj is a Marshall University INTO student from India currently pursuing a master’s in health informatics. Raj came to America under the impression it would be far different from his home in Hyderabad. However, he was surprised to find there were many similarities between Hunt...