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Column: Let’s all agree to stop ‘stigmatizing’ mental health

Karima Neghmouche, Social Media Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under COLUMN

With Suicide Awareness Month coming to an end, comments regarding mental health have been all over the media. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, the third leading cause of death for people aged 10-24 and the second... Read more »

Editorial: Some final thoughts on Tomi Lahren

Editorial: Some final thoughts on Tomi Lahren

Editorial
September 26, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Many people know Tomi Lahren because of her conservative, one-sided Facebook videos on social issues that are trending in the media. On her official Facebook page, she lists herself as a “news personality,” but she is actually the opposite. Lahren works for a news organization called The Blaze, which is located i... Read more »

XOXO, Michael Brown

Michael Brown, Assignment Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under OPINION, XOXO Michael Brown

The readers submitted some questions about life, love and everything in between. I answered them as honest as I knew possible. I’m here to keep it real with you when no one else is and to answer with no judgment because I don’t know you! I’m just a college senior who enjoys giving his opini... Read more »

Editorial: Justice served in Terrence Crutcher murder

Editorial: Justice served in Terrence Crutcher murder

Editorial
September 23, 2016
Filed under OPINION

With every shooting of an unarmed black man, trust in law enforcement’s ability to serve and protect their constituents dwindles. On Sept. 16, 40-year-old Ter­rence Crutcher was fatally shot after his vehicle stalled on a high­way in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Days after Crutcher was slain, the Tulsa ... Read more »

Editorial: Trump plays blame game in response to bombings

Editorial
September 19, 2016
Filed under OPINION

In response to the explosions in New York and New Jersey, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that he can only see the situation worsening. Ever the controversial blowhard, Trump said he attributes acts like these to an increasing number of immigrants entering the country. “... Read more »

XOXO, Michael Brown

Michael Brown, Assignment Editor
September 19, 2016
Filed under XOXO Michael Brown

The readers submitted some questions about life, love and everything in between. I answered them as honest as I knew possible. I’m here to keep it real with you when no one else is and to answer with no judgment because I don’t know you! I’m just a college senior who enjoys giving his opinion.... Read more »

Letter from President Gilbert about handling sexual assaults on campus

Letter from President Gilbert about handling sexual assaults on campus

Jerome Gilbert
September 15, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Dear (Students): I just read (the) article about sexual assault in the Parthenon and wanted to make a statement. I did not recall saying that I did not care to comment. Quite the contrary, I do want to comment. Sexual assault is a very serious problem on college campuses. I want to go on record... Read more »

Column: What do you stand for?

Column: What do you stand for?

William Izzo, Life! Editor
September 15, 2016
Filed under COLUMN

Let me preface this by saying that I have absolutely no connection to the world of sports. I played little league soccer, football and baseball, but really just warmed the bench for the majority of the time, with the exception of a homerun that resulted in a gnarly injury, but that’s a story for ... Read more »

COLUMN: 9/11 Ceremony Tainted By Criticism of Anti-War Protesters

Sophia Mills, Reporter
September 12, 2016
Filed under COLUMN

If there’s one word to describe Marshall, it would be “community.” Wherever you go in Huntington you can feel the love and connection between the town and our university. Our annual 9/11 ceremony was no exception. The stories of those touched by the tragedy faced that day were heart-breaking and... Read more »

XOXO, Michael Brown

Michael Brown, Reporter
September 12, 2016
Filed under XOXO Michael Brown

The readers submitted some questions about life, love and everything in between. I answered them as honest as I knew possible. I’m here to keep it real with you when no one else is and to answer with no judgment because I don’t know you! I’m just a college senior who enjoys giving his opinion.... Read more »

Scouting Report: Morgan State

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
September 8, 2016
Filed under OPINION, SPORTS

As Marshall football gears up for their week one meeting with Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) program Morgan State, it’s time to hit the film room and breakdown the tape on the Herd’s first opponent of the new season. Last time out Morgan State is coming off a pretty embarrassing loss ... Read more »

Column: Football season is the best season

Savanah Matney, Contributor
September 8, 2016
Filed under COLUMN

For many of us, our favorite time of year has arrived: football season. Most college programs kicked off their football season last week and there were many amazing highlights. Oklahoma with a surprising loss, USC with a huge upset and some plays that were uncalled for. College football is the best season. I... Read more »