Kentucky Judge Rules Davis In Contempt

Kentucky Judge Rules Davis In Contempt

Taylor Poling, reporter
September 3, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Federal judge David Bunning ordered Kim Davis, the clerk of Rowan County, jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Kentucky. Davis was elected county clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky only 66 miles west of Huntington, West Virginia, in November 2014. Davis said... Read more »

New Year, New Elections

Cadi Duplaga, reporter
September 3, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Senate meetings are underway for the 2015-2016 school year with the Student Government Association. Tuesday, September 1 was the first Senate meeting of the school year and the second meeting of Senate session 73. There were two nominees to present to the Senate for Press Secretary and Chief of Staff.... Read more »

“Pastorale: Woodwinds of the 19th Century”

Chantil Foster, reporter
September 3, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Three. Two. One. The lights dim and the auditorium grows silent as the melodies of the piano, flute and oboe blend together as one to begin the journey of the “Pastorale: Woodwinds of the 19th Century.” Oboist Dr. Richard Kravchak, flutist Wendell Dobbs and pianist Henning Vauth join as a trio... Read more »

Marshall welcomes new staff member to June Harless Center

Marshall welcomes new staff member to June Harless Center

Breon Taylor, reporter
September 2, 2015
Filed under NEWS

With a farewell to staff member, Robin Leibert, Marshall University welcomes Christopher Louden as the new Secretary and financial clerk for the June Harless center. Louden, a Huntington native from the Ritter Park area, is excited to work for the MU family. Louden said he has been trying to get involved... Read more »

Syringe Exchange Program helps prevent diseases

Syringe Exchange Program helps prevent diseases

John Cole Glover, reporter
September 2, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Yesterday was the beginning of Huntington’s syringe exchange program, which allows drug users to bring in used syringes for new ones in an effort to prevent diseases from spreading. The exchange is located at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department at 703 Seventh Avenue. The program received... Read more »

Students needed for Peer Mentor positions

Casey Adkins, reporter
September 2, 2015
Filed under NEWS

The opportunity to become a peer mentor is now available to all students with a GPA of at least 2.75. “In years past, we have only accepted enough peer mentors to have only one per class. This year, anyone who met the GPA requirement was accepted. Most of the UNI 100 classes have two peer mentors”,... Read more »

Cops and Coffee

Cops and Coffee

MacKenzi Kyle, reporter
September 2, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Local business owners and downtown residents gather to discuss concerns for the community with officers from the Huntington Police Department. Huntington’s Kitchen hosted a ‘Coffee with a Cop,’ a forum to allow locals to have one-on-one conversations with several members of the Huntington Police... Read more »

Marshall Clay Club plans general interest meeting

Taylor Poling, reporter
September 2, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s Clay Club is having a general interest meeting Friday at 11 a.m. in the Art Warehouse Ceramic Studio. The Clay Club is a student organization at Marshall that focuses on the use of ceramics. The meeting will discuss “dates of events we have planned for this semester and even... Read more »

University bus system in the works

University bus system in the works

Cadi Duplaga, reporter
September 1, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Student Government Association is in the process of creating a bus system accessible to all MU students. Throughout last spring’s campaign, one platform that Marshall University Student Body President, Duncan Waugaman and Student Body Vice President, Izzy Rogner, rallied... Read more »

Huntington Leaders speak on International Drug Overdose Day

Matthew Prandoni, reporter
September 1, 2015
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International Overdose Awareness Day was August 31 this year. This day helped to kick off Recovery Month. Started by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Recovery Month exists to “increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use issues and celebrate the people... Read more »

Senator Joe Manchin To Discuss Iran Deal

John Cole Glover, reporter
September 1, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Senator Joe Manchin will hold a town hall meeting to discuss the Iran Deal this week among other pressing matters in our state and country. The meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 3 at 3 p.m. at the University of Charleston. The Iran Deal would limit the Gulf state’s nuclear research to be used for... Read more »

Kicking Off Football Season with Green Fridays

Kicking Off Football Season with Green Fridays

Ashley Sodosky, reporter
August 31, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University and Herd fans will wear school colors on Fridays starting Sept. 4 for “Green Fridays” in participation with the 10th annual National College Colors Day. Marshall students and Herd fans are encouraged to wear green every Friday throughout football season. The first... Read more »