MU Police Chief Terry reflects on spring semester

Elayna Conard, Reporter
April 28, 2016
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Marshall University Police Chief James Terry said he understands the campus in a different way than faculty and staff. Terry said he thinks about the personal belongings of students, wonders about alcohol education and considers the dangers of Huntington surrounding the Marshall University downtown cam... Read more »

DeadPhish Orchestra performs at V-Club

Ryan Fischer, Reporter
April 28, 2016
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DeadPhish Orchestra stepped into Huntington’s limelight for the first time at the V-Club Thursday. Vocalist and guitarist for DeadPhish Orchestra Paul Murin said the band normally embarks on small tours composed of three or four shows on the weekends.  “We’re sort of weekend warriors about it at... Read more »

Department of Communication Disorders celebrates donor and mentor

Elayna Conard, Reporter
April 28, 2016
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Students and faculty of the Department of Communication Disorders help others find their words, but it is not often these students and faculty who assist in the speech and language development of patients who are speechless themselves. However, the mentorship and donations made by an alumnus of th... Read more »

Ice cream social brings students together with dessert, music

Emily Kinner, Reporter
April 28, 2016
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The Marshall University Student Affairs office is hosting its Annual Ice Cream Social Friday. The event will be at the Memorial Student Center Plaza and is a tradition former Dean of Student Affairs Steve Hensley initiated. This year, current dean of student affairs Carla Lapelle is carrying on the t... Read more »

Marshall professor to study abroad

Marshall professor to study abroad

Amanda Gibson, Reporter
April 28, 2016
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Brooks Rexroat , visiting assistant professor of English at Marshall University, has been awarded a grant through the Fulbright Scholar Program to teach creative writing in Russia next fall. Rexroat will be teaching at Petrozavodsk State University for the 2016-2017 academic year. Rexroat will ... Read more »

Students color away stress at CAB event

Sabrena Hirst, Reporter
April 28, 2016
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Campus Activities Board hosted a coloring events Thursday during Stress Relief Week to engage students and take their mind away from the stressful atmosphere of dead week and their soon approaching finals. Students colored pictures of their choice and received a free coloring book when they complete... Read more »

Students start making plans for the summer

Sabrena Hirst, Reporter
April 28, 2016
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As dead week is coming to an end and finals week is approaching, many students are looking forward to summer break to take time to relax after some stressful courses. While there is an unlimited amount of things to do over summer, many students seek diverse options to unwind and relax. Brandon St... Read more »

Art students tie up “Loose Ends” in art exhibit

Lukas Hagley, Reporter
April 28, 2016
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Dead Week marks the near-end of the semester, when students cram last-minute for that stressful final. The end of the academic year is so close one can almost taste it and for six Marshall University arts students, the week represents the completion of a labor or love. “Loose Ends,” the senior ca... Read more »

Donning of Kente honors graduates

Sage Shavers, reporter
April 28, 2016
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About 70 Marshall University students who will graduate next week were honored at the Donning of Kente Celebration of Achievement ceremony at the Joan C. Edwards Theatre. The traditional African ceremony was hosted by Marshall’s center for African American students. Among the speakers were Marshall... Read more »

Huntington named finalist in America’s Best Communities competition

Clara Maynard, Reporter
April 27, 2016
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Huntington was named as one of eight finalists Wednesday afternoon during the America’s Best Communities Summit in Durham, North Carolina. The competition, held by Frontier Communications, DISH Network, CoBank and The Weather Channel, seeks to stimulate growth and revitalizations in small cities an... Read more »

Man of Marshall Pageant raises $553 for AD Lewis Center

Cheyenne DeBolt, Reporter
April 27, 2016
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The Student Athletic Advisory Committee hosted its 2nd annual Man of Marshall Pageant Wednesday. Participants and audience members said the pageant was a fun, lighthearted way to raise money for an important organization. Last year, SAAC raised $1,000 for the AD Lewis Community Center. The pageant... Read more »