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FEST coming to Joan C. Edwards Stadium this fall

FEST coming to Joan C. Edwards Stadium this fall

Christian Davis, Reporter
August 29, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS, Showcase

An eclectic arrangement of entertainment will return to campus this fall with FEST:3. Marshall University’s Student Activities office, partnered with Marshall Athletics, will host the event from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Oct. 7 at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Lee Tabor, Marshall University Coor... Read more »

INTO Marshall home to 225 new students

Kessyl Lim, Reporter
August 29, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS

Summer’s over and here comes the fall semester, where hundreds of students from all over the world settle down in a new place where they will soon call home. INTO Marshall University offers courses from academic English, general English, undergraduate pathway, to graduate pathway programs designed... Read more »

Nama-stay away from addiction

Nancy Peyton, News Editor
August 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University mental health specialists are starting a yoga-inspired recovery program to combat the problem of addiction in the Huntington community. Y12SR combines the physical aspects of yoga with the mental and spiritual tools of the 12-step recovery program to aid in addiction recovery of... Read more »

Gilbert setting example for university community

Brooke Estep, Reporter
August 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS

President Jerry Gilbert begins his first full year as Marshall University’s president this semester, and students and faculty alike are eager to be a part of his initiatives to make Marshall the Best. Decision. Ever. “He’s absolutely setting a fantastic example for the rest of the University c... Read more »

The Green Machine: Marshall’s Bus System

Kyle Camacho, Reporter
August 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS

The Green Machine is on the move. Marshall University in partnership with the Tri-State Transportation Authority have been working on making commuting around campus and the city of Huntington easier. The Marshall bus was an idea presented by former Student Government Association Vice President Isabelle... Read more »

M Club Pavilion to be renovated

M Club Pavilion to be renovated

Rick Farlow, Reporter
August 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Showcase, SPORTS

The M Club Pavilion located outside of the football stadium will be renovated beginning this week. The memorial bricks dedicated to former Marshall athletes, the flagpole and the pavilion itself will all be upgraded. Flower beds will be added next to the bricks, as well. “It’s what the... Read more »

Bicycle theft becoming a growing issue in Huntington

Jordan Nelson, Reporter
August 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s Police Department wants all students and residents to be aware of a bike theft issue that has been overcoming the city of Huntington, specifically on Marshall’s campus so far this semester. “Suspects are bringing small bolt cutters, and cutting through regular bike locks... Read more »

CAB opens semester with ‘Screen on the Green’

Monica Zalaznik, Reporter
August 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS

The first week of classes at Marshall University have passed and the first weekend of the semester also means more Campus Activities Board events. The first Screen on the Green took place on the Common’s field with a showing of the movie "Tarzan." CAB came down before the showing at 8 p.m. to set... Read more »

Attorney general aide fired for white-supremacist themed video

Tom Jenkins, Reporter
August 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Assistant communications director for the West Virginia Attorney General, Carrie Bowe, was fired last week after a video surfaced of her in a white-supremacist themed video. Press Secretary for the Attorney General’s office, Curtis Johnson, released a statement upon the discovery of the video. ... Read more »

Book sale helps Huntington Museum of Art meet fundraising goal

Krislyn Holden, Reporter
August 26, 2016
Filed under LIFE, NEWS

The Huntington Museum of Art achieved its fundraising goal of $12,000 after last weekend's annual book sale. The book sale, Macy’s Presents Hilltop: Books Only, is a main fundraiser for the Huntington Museum of Art. The fundraiser collects thousands of used book donations and sells them to the... Read more »

Bellomy a swing in the right direction

Alexis Leach, Reporter
August 26, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

Cabell County native Brooke Bellomy was hired by the Marshall University Athletic Department this summer as the interim head coach for women’s golf. Bellomy is a graduate from Cabell Midland High School and Campbell University and said she is excited with her new role as head coach. Bellomy... Read more »

Over 300 students attend first BCM meeting

Olivia Zarilla, Reporter
August 26, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s Campus Christian Center is home to a variety of religious groups on campus, one of which is the Baptist Campus Ministry. The group, which typically contains around 200 members consistently throughout the school year, had their first meeting of the fall semester Wednesday evening. “On... Read more »