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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


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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...

From Senegal to Huntington

From Senegal to Huntington

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

February 10, 2015


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Sports for Education and Economic Development in Senegal, better known as SEEDS, offers boarding and after-school programs that use education and basketball to inspire the next generation of African leaders. Cheikh Sane, senior power forward on Marshall University’s basketball team, attended SEE...

City Council praises YMCA program, police officer

City Council praises YMCA program, police officer

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 10, 2015


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Huntington’s City Council passed a resolution honoring a Huntington YMCA fitness program and announced the Huntington Police Department’s Officer of the Year Monday during its bimonthly meeting at City Hall. The program, Kids in Motion, began as a pilot six-week program in November 2013 with 25 partic...

Player of the week

Player of the week

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

February 10, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, SPORTS

JP Kambola recorded his first career double-double with 14 points on 5-8 field goals and 12 rebounds in Saturday’s victory over University of North Texas. Kambola also reached double-digit scoring in Thursday’s win over Rice when he scored 10 points on 4-7 FG, which included two, three-pointers. ...

One-man band brings folk style to Black Sheep

One-man band brings folk style to Black Sheep

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

February 9, 2015


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My Brother The Bear played a two-hour set Saturday at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews. Daniel Bayer, sole member of the band, sat at the front of the restaurant with a guitar and a harmonica and played a mixture of originals and covers. The music reflected his folk musical style. Bayer previously played at...

Huntington shares four-legged love

Huntington shares four-legged love

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

February 9, 2015


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Advocates for Saving Adoptable Pets (ASAP) sponsored the second Love is a Four Legged Word adoption celebration Saturday at Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The animals were brought from the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Shelter. The four-hour event allowed visitors to play with dogs, puppies, kittens...

SIPS WITH STEVE

SIPS WITH STEVE

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 6, 2015


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Huntington Mayor Steve Williams visited Marshall University Thursday for the first Coffee with the Mayor session of the spring semester. The series, sponsored by Marshall’s Student Government Association, took place inside the Memorial Student Center. Katie Wright, Marshall graduate student and supporter...