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Walk to End Alzheimer’s comes to Huntington

Walk to End Alzheimer’s comes to Huntington

Brianna Paxton, reporter

September 28, 2015

A Promise Garden grew around Big Sandy Arena on Saturday morning as hundreds of people gathered for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. At 10 a.m., the Promise Garden ceremony started. Each participant raised a personalized Promise Flower with a color representing their reason for walking. The Promise Flowers...

Naomi Natale leads 6th Annual DaVinci Lecture Series

Naomi Natale leads 6th Annual DaVinci Lecture Series

Taylor Poling, reporter

September 28, 2015

Social practice artist, Naomi Natale, was the speaker Friday night at the 6th Annual DaVinci Lecture Series at the Marshall University Visual Arts Center. Natale is the artistic director for the Art of Revolution, which uses art as a tool to help change public opinion and inspire citizens to make social...

Marshall downs Kent State, ready for conference play

Marshall downs Kent State, ready for conference play

Malcolm Walton, reporter

September 28, 2015

Marshall University’s football team wrapped up its non-conference portion of the season Saturday as it defeated Kent State University 36-29 in double overtime. While the Herd posted a 3-1 record in its four non-conference games, the team’s remaining eight games will be against Conference USA opponents. Marshall...

St. Mary’s Annual PATH to the Cure 5K

St. Mary’s Annual PATH to the Cure 5K

Cadi Duplaga, reporter

September 28, 2015

St. Mary’s annual PATH to the Cure 5K walk/run occurred on Sunday Sept. 27 beginning outside of the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Registration for the 5k began at 1 p.m., festivities followed at 2 p.m. and the race began at 3 p.m. A total of 1,787 runners and walkers finished the race. Of the participants,...

Sold out ASAP auction helps animals

Sold out ASAP auction helps animals

Rob Engle, reporter

September 24, 2015

The nonprofit organization, Advocates Saving Adoptable Pets, raised more than $6,000 for helping sick, injured and homeless animals at their 2nd annual art auction at St. Mary Conference Center on Thursday night. The sold-out event attracted 250 people who enjoyed a reception and dinner, a buy-it-now...

Tyler Childers’ Mountain Stage Episode Airs Nationally

Tyler Childers’ Mountain Stage Episode Airs Nationally

Nathan Thomas, reporter

September 24, 2015

Americana singer-songwriter and Huntington music scene mainstay, Tyler Childers, will be heard on 150-plus public radio stations worldwide this weekend as another episode of West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s Mountain Stage hits the airwaves. “When we got the initial green light, it was kind...

Album Review: Baio ‘The Names’

Album Review: Baio ‘The Names’

Nick Morton, contributor

September 24, 2015

Glassnote Records has some pretty big names in its family of indie acts. They’re currently home to Mumford and Sons, but most music fans would not consider them indie. The label currently houses the band of French hipsters, Phoenix, Glasgow power trio, Chvrches, American art rapper, Childish Gambino...

Tri Sigma sorority raises awareness about hazing

Tri Sigma sorority raises awareness about hazing

Riley Mahoney, reporter

September 24, 2015

This week Marshall University’s sorority, Sigma Sigma Sigma, participated in National Hazing Prevention Week by trying to educating students on hazing prevention. The members of Tri-Sigma participated in National Hazing Prevention Week by setting up a booth in the Memorial Student Center to teach...

9th Annual President’s Invitational Quoits tournament

Ashley Sodosky, reporter

September 23, 2015

    Tradition, celebration and remembrance were felt yesterday on Buskirk Field during the 9th annual President’s Invitational Quoits tournament. The invitational tournament hosted members of Marshall University staff and media as well as officials and media groups from the Huntington...

Local Record Label Curates V-Club Concert

Local Record Label Curates V-Club Concert

Nathan Thomas, reporter

September 23, 2015

The 2015 Huntington Music and Arts Festival continues with their pre-party events Thursday night at a V-Club show curated by West Virginia based record label, Twin Cousins Records. The festival was founded by local musician, Ian Thornton. The show features the bands William Matheny and the Strange...

Huntington Music Art Festival Extends to Week Long Celebration

Huntington Music Art Festival Extends to Week Long Celebration

Nathan Thomas, reporter

September 23, 2015

The sixth annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival is expanding to multiple events, showcasing local music, art and film throughout this week. “It’s grown every year,” said Ian Thornton, festival founder and organizer. “It’s really nice to see it grow organically like that. We just try...