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Posts tagged "Music"

Mon Hills Records: The Story

By Alison Kaiser, Morgan Krieger and Kristen Tuell Darko Velichkovski, a West Virginia University music industry professor, had a dream his students would do something larger than life. He knew they had the potential to be great entrepreneurs, manager, marketing professional, leaders, and more. Velichkovski...8:19 pm April 26, 2017
Scars of Deerbourne

Scars of Deerbourne

By Kayla Marley and Dave Marnell For some people, they can never really grow until they lose something they love. In this sense it was the night of Nov. 29, 2012, that Kevin Merrill, a 23-year-old senior at West Virginia University and budding musical artist,...1:37 pm May 31, 2013
Members of popular Morgantown band make sacrifices now for success later

Members of popular Morgantown band make sacrifices now for success later

By: Brad Eichenseer, Kyleigh Razmic and Hunter Homistek Most afternoons, Matt Marion, a recent graduate of West Virginia University, can be found taking orders and tossing dough at the Mountain State Brewing Company in Morgantown. A trained professional in the field of public relations, Marion...11:32 pm February 27, 2013

Getting To Know “Soup Camel Music”

When we decided that our first multimedia project was going to be on a band called “Soup Camel Music,” I had no clue what to think. I went on their Facebook page to listen to some of the band’s music, and I felt even more lost. “Soup...5:01 pm October 21, 2011