Navy captain is named Marshall University Band Director

Navy captain is named Marshall University Band Director

Britanie Morgan, News Editor
July 1, 2015
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The Marshall University School of Music and Theatre is bringing a new face to the music department. Captain Brian Walden is the new band director. Walden will be joining Marshall University in August 2015 after retiring from the Navy in July. ... Read more »

Red Cross 100 days of summer, 100 days of hope campaign seeks new donors

Britanie Morgan, News Editor
July 1, 2015
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The American Red Cross is urging blood and platelet donations to make up for expected shortfall due to Fourth of July holiday travel. Blood and platelet donations decline during the summer months, especially around holidays like... Read more »

Water break repair restores water to Kanawha Valley

Water break repair restores water to Kanawha Valley

Britanie Morgan, News Editor
July 1, 2015
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West Virginia American Water has restored service to all customers in its Kanawha Valley system. Repairs were made to a 36-inch water transmission main in Dunbar. A break in water line was first detected on June 23. The break... Read more »

Party on the Patio brings Huntington community together

Party on the Patio brings Huntington community together

Britanie Morgan, News Editor
June 24, 2015
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The Show must go on. That was the motto for the Oakwood Road Band when Party on the Patio fell victim to rain on Friday. Lead singer Jeff Faucette said he and the band showed up despite the rain because the event brings the community... Read more »

Marshall Ph.D. candidate meets with members of Congress

Marshall Ph.D. candidate meets with members of Congress

britanie Morgan, News Editor
June 24, 2015
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Kristeena Wright a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate at Marshall University, was one of 19 young scientists from colleges and universities across the United States who meet with senators and representatives in Washington D.C. about the value of biomedical research. ... Read more »

Marshall public relations students win 13 awards

Marshall public relations students win 13 awards

SHANNON STOWERS, Managing Editor
June 24, 2015
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Marshall University public relations students from two different classes reeled in a combined 13 awards last week for their work in campaigns for nonprofit organizations. Students from the 2013 Shaver Media Group, were awarded... Read more »

BCJI Partnership discusses drug crime, improvement

BCJI Partnership discusses drug crime, improvement

The Parthenon
June 24, 2015
Filed under NEWS

A community stakeholder discussion took place Wednesday in the Shawkey Dining Room of the Memorial Student Center to involve Marshall University in improving downtown and reducing crime and drug use. “The overall goal is we want... Read more »

Meet Interim President White

Meet Interim President White

Britanie Morgan, News Editor
June 17, 2015
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Interim President Gary G. White grew up in Logan County as the son of a Baptist minister. He first attended Marshall University in 1968, but had to leave Marshall for personal reasons. He later returned to finish his degree in business. He has had a... Read more »

Endowment honoring late President Kopp and wife

Endowment honoring late President Kopp and wife

The Parthenon
June 17, 2015
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An endowment honoring late Marshall University President Stephen J. Kopp and his wife Jane has been established for visual arts students in the College of Arts and Media. Exceptional art from the Annual Student Juried Exhibition will be rewarded as part of the endowment. ... Read more »

Five steps for improving Marshall University

Britanie Morgan, News Editor
June 17, 2015
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Interim President Gary G. White’s State of the University Address in Washington D.C. Tuesday addressed his five areas of improvement for the university moving forward. The accreditation of Marshall University is the university’s first goal. That process will be completed... Read more »

Search for Marshall president continues after initial interviews

Britanie Morgan, News Editor
June 17, 2015
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The search for Marshall University’s 37th president is back at square one. After narrowing down the nearly 60 applicants to 6 semifinalists,... Read more »

FRESH CUISINE POPS-UP ON HUNTINGTON STREETS

FRESH CUISINE POPS-UP ON HUNTINGTON STREETS

Jocelyn Gibson, Executive Editor
June 17, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Hard work means hearty eating—something new business owner Nicholas Taylor aims to accommodate with his pop-up restaurant and catering service Fair to Middlin’. “There’s definitely a desire for street food. There’s a need for street food,” Taylor. “What... Read more »