Journalism professor delivers Carter G. Woodson lecture

Journalism professor delivers Carter G. Woodson lecture

Sage Shavers, Reporter
February 9, 2016
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Marshall University Carter G. Woodson professor of Journalism and Mass Communications Burnis Morris lectured at the Huntington City Hall on Monday to start a quarterly series of lectures known as the “Huntington Lecture Series.” Morris is a Drinko Fellow and recipient of the 2016 History Hero award.... Read more »

Survey explores possibility of stadium alcohol sales

Survey explores possibility of stadium alcohol sales

Clara Maynard, Reporter
February 9, 2016
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The Big Green Scholarship Foundation has distributed initial surveys to gauge interest for the possibility of beer sales at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Executive director John Sutherland said the surveys are the first step in determining if beer sales could happen at the stadium. “Well, we are e... Read more »

INTO Marshall brings in the Chinese New Year

INTO Marshall brings in the Chinese New Year

Jared Casto, Reporter
February 9, 2016
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INTO Marshall celebrated the Chinese New Year Monday with food, music and festivities open to all INTO and Marshall students. “The Year of the Monkey,” as this year is observed by the Chinese calendar, began on Feb. 8 and will last until Jan. 27, 2017. INTO Marshall brought in the new year by offe... Read more »

President Gilbert interacts with Mid-Ohio Valley Center campus community

President Gilbert interacts with Mid-Ohio Valley Center campus community

Rebecca Turnbull, Reporter
February 9, 2016
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President Jerry Gilbert reassured students, faculty and community members Thursday at a reception at the Marshall University Mid-Ohio Valley Center that they are a significant part of the Marshall University community. Gilbert said he hopes members of the MOVC will be reminded by his visit that th... Read more »

Marshall’s Annual Soul Food Feast

Sage Shavers, Reporter
February 8, 2016
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Marshall’s annual Soul Food Feast took place Sunday in the John Marshall Dining Room of the Memorial Student Center. The event was presented by the Center for African American Students Programs and Black United Students Organizations in celebration of Black History month. Students, faculty and... Read more »

City council adopts resolution to include sexual orientation, disabilities in hate crime legislation

City council adopts resolution to include sexual orientation, disabilities in hate crime legislation

Clara Maynard, Reporter
February 8, 2016
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Huntington City Council passed a resolution encouraging West Virginia Legislature to include perceived or actual sexual orientation, gender identity and disabilities in hate crime legislation during Monday’s meeting. Mayor Steve Williams said he hoped the resolution would encourage the state leg... Read more »

The Concert of Soloists Competition names three winners

Leah Cook, Reporter
February 8, 2016
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Sunday concluded The Concert of Soloists Competition that resulted in three Marshall music majors winning a solo opportunity with the Marshall University Symphony Orchestra. The Concert of Soloists Competition takes place every spring on even-numbered years. In a preliminary round, Marshall faculty... Read more »

Boy Scouts earn merit badges at Marshall

Boy Scouts earn merit badges at Marshall

Rick Farlow, Reporter
February 8, 2016
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The Boy Scouts of America held a Merit Badge College last Saturday on Marshall University’s Campus. The Merit Badge College gave Boy Scouts the chance to earn merit badges for meeting basic requirements in a specific field of learning. Scouts were able to participate in up to four of the 52 merit... Read more »

Annual CRU men’s retreat concludes Sunday

Nancy Peyton, Reporter
February 8, 2016
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The annual CRU men’s retreat gave students the chance to bond with peers while growing in their relationship with God. According to CRU intern Drew Osenbach, the men’s retreat has been a CRU tradition for at least eight years. Osenbach said this retreat is an opportunity for all of the men in CRU on Ma... Read more »

Junior Soprano performs showcase

Leah Cook, Reporter
February 8, 2016
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Junior vocalist Christa Navy performed in front of a packed the Jomie Jazz Forum Saturday night for her junior recital. There was not a seat left in the room Saturday evening when junior vocal performance and music education major, Christa Navy took the stage. Navy awed the crowd with her impressive... Read more »

Huntington City Mayor proclaims February 5 Dr. Carter G. Woodson Day

Huntington City Mayor proclaims February 5 Dr. Carter G. Woodson Day

Elayna Conard, Reporter
February 7, 2016
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By proclamation from the city of Huntington, February 5, 2016 was named Dr. Carter G. Woodson Day. Many students and community members have come to recognize February as Black History Month but few understand Dr. Woodson’s influence on Black History as a genre itself. As Marshall School of Journalism... Read more »

Bernie supporters attend rally at Marshall Rec Center

Bernie supporters attend rally at Marshall Rec Center

Amanda Gibson, Reporter
February 7, 2016
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Supporters of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders from Marshall University and surrounding communities gathered at the Marshall Rec Center Saturday for an organizing rally. The Sanders event was hosted by Corbin Trent, a representative from the national organization staff. “The main goal is to... Read more »