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STATE OF THE CITY

STATE OF THE CITY

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 18, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams said he plans to improve infrastructure this year and praised the successful programs and progressions of 2014 Tuesday during the State of the City address. Progressions included a Wi-Fi pilot project downtown, 226 arrests in 90 days from the River to Jail project combatting...

Weather makes commuting difficult

Weather makes commuting difficult

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

February 16, 2015


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Commutes became an issue for Marshall University students during winter storm Octavia. Marshall decided to cancel classes just after 9 a.m. Monday as snow showers intensified. For some students, like freshman Cayley Yonkosky, the cancelation came as late notice. Yonkosky, nursing major, commutes f...

City reacts to snow accumulation

City reacts to snow accumulation

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 16, 2015


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City personnel worked against inclement conditions to get the roads cleared Monday as the snow poured down onto Huntington. Bryan Chambers, director of communications said city workers, began salting the roads with two plow trucks around 5:30 a.m. and were utilizing all six trucks by 7 a.m. “We wer...

Communications confusion follows snow day decision

Communications confusion follows snow day decision

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

February 16, 2015


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Marshall University closed campus Monday after winter storm Octavia arrived and intensified sooner than expected. Ginny Painter, senior vice president for communications and marketing, is part of the committee that decides what actions to take during inclement weather and also has a hand in deliver...

Player of the week

Player of the week

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

February 16, 2015


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Austin Loop, already leading C-USA in three-pointers, put on a shooting exhibition in Saturday’s home win over Western Kentucky University. Loop canned six of his 10 three-point attempts en route to a game-high 23 points. In addition to his career-high, six three-pointers, Loop went a perfect 5-5 f...

MOUNTAIN STAGE CELEBRATES MARDIS GRAS

MOUNTAIN STAGE CELEBRATES MARDIS GRAS

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

February 16, 2015


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Mountain Stage with Larry Groce returned to Huntington Sunday for the live radio show at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. The live show featured songwriter and self-proclaimed gypsy, Caroline Rose, New Orleans pianist Allen Toussaint and jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli. Pizzarelli said it...

John Pizzarelli to bring his talent to Huntington stage

John Pizzarelli to bring his talent to Huntington stage

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

February 13, 2015


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Jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli is scheduled to perform at the upcoming Mountain Stage live radio show Sunday at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. Mountain Stage is celebrating Mardi Gras airing on NPR stations internationally at a later date. Pizzarelli said a lot of people have influenced his w...

PIANIST JAZZES UP GUEST SERIES

PIANIST JAZZES UP GUEST SERIES

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

February 12, 2015


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The Jomie Jazz Artist Series performed its first concert of the semester Wednesday in the Jomie Jazz Center with special guest Paul Johnston. Johnston is associate professor of jazz studies and jazz piano at Eastern Illinois University. Jeff Wolfe, professor of jazz studies and music technology...

Meet an INTO Marshall Student: Arkar Htut

Meet an INTO Marshall Student: Arkar Htut

Jared Casto, Contributor

February 12, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Arkar Htut is a freshman INTO student from Burma working towards his undergraduate degree in the College of Business. Although he admits adapting to American culture was a struggle at first, he believes that he is gradually finding his way. Htut has enjoyed the technology offered in America and is particularly...

Herd baseball prepares for season opener

Herd baseball prepares for season opener

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

February 12, 2015


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The Marshall University baseball team will head down south to Tallahassee, Florida for their season opener tournament Friday against Florida A&M University. The Herd welcomes 13 new faces to its program this season, including seven junior college transfers and six freshmen. The team came out of C...

‘La Bohème’ silences the Keith Albee

‘La Bohème’ silences the Keith Albee

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

February 11, 2015


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The Marshall Artists Series presented “La Bohème” Tuesday at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. “La Bohème” recently started its U.S. tour, making Huntington one of the first stops of its travels. The play is set in the Latin quarters of Paris during Christmas in the 1830s. It follows...

Lady Valor shares her story with packed room

Lady Valor shares her story with packed room

Hannah Harman, Reporter

February 11, 2015


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“Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story” was shown Tuesday in the John Deaver Drinko Library. The documentary tells the story of Kristin Beck, former U.S. Navy SEAL, and her journey living as a transgender woman. Marshall student Chloe Holley said the film was interesting and showed a lot about what...