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Students to discuss what is funny in 2017

Alexis Leach, Reporter
February 20, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Many current comedians revolve around the idea that since they are joking, they can talk about anything, but what happens when that joke goes too far? Students and faculty will have the opportunity to gather Thursday and discuss this topic among others at Laughter and Respect. This will be held at t... Read more »

Marshall University welcomes incoming freshmen for Green and White Day

Matthew Groves, Reporter
February 20, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University is preparing for its upcoming Green and White Day Saturday in an attempt to recruit future students. Special Projects Coordinator for the Office of Recruitment, Meghan Copley, said she feels that Green and White Day is an extremely important day for the future recruitment of Mars... Read more »

President Trump signs legislation to protect coal

President Trump signs legislation to protect coal

Kylee Hurley, Reporter
February 20, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

United States Congressmen for West Virginia joined President Donald Trump on Thursday as he signed a resolution into law that has been described by lawmakers to benefit coal miners of West Virginia. Representative Evan Jenkins published a press release Thursday describing his attendance of the signi... Read more »

Student Government election filing date quickly approaching

Student Government election filing date quickly approaching

Hannah Swartz, Reporter
February 20, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Student Government Association’s filing date for SGA elections will be Feb. 28 at 9 p.m. in the SGA Office in the Memorial Student Center. Students can file to run as student body president/vice president and senators for each college. All positions are year-long terms. Fifty-two... Read more »

College of Business hosts lecture on interviewing

Matthew Groves, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under NEWS

The third installment of the Marshall University College of Business lecture series Wednesday gave students insight on the interviewing process and tips for the experience. Tony Martin and Joretta Comer gave the presentation. Martin works as the Director of Operations for State Electric Supply Company... Read more »

Marshall students show love to scholarship donors

Alexis Leach, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Students were given a chance to thank Marshall University donors Wednesday during Love A Donor Day at the Memorial Student Center. Love A Donor Day was sponsored by the Marshall University Foundation as an event to recognize and thank the friends and family of Marshall University who provide financial... Read more »

Police Blotter

Heather Barker, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Larceny from Building A student reported Feb. 15 while washing his hands in a Smith Hall bathroom, he had set his Samsung Galaxy on the sink. He then walked out of the bathroom, forgetting to pick up his phone. When he returned, he did not find the phone. There are no suspects. Larceny Feb. 13, an... Read more »

Progressive group recruits MU Dems.

Adam Stephens, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under NEWS

The local chapter for the progressive political group Organizing for Action recently began holding meetings on Marshall University’s campus to recruit Marshall Young Democrats. The goal of the political group is to try and protect former President Barack Obama’s policies and legacy. Local chapter le... Read more »

Marshall safe space training for faculty, staff

Heather Barker, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University is hosting a safe space training Tuesday, Feb. 21 for faculty and staff to learn about LGBTQ vocabulary and heterosexual privilege, among other topics. “We want people to have a better understanding of our students, no matter how they identify,” Associate Dean of Student Affai... Read more »

Multiple higher education bills introduced in W.Va. Legislature

Kylee Hurley, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under NEWS

The West Virginia Legislature has introduced a number of bills concerning higher education in the first days of session.  Marybeth Beller, associate professor and director of Masters in Public Administration, weighed in on higher education legislation and its possible effects. “I think we are goin... Read more »

WMUL-FM hosts roundtable discussion with Marshall Administrators on Travel Ban

Adam Stephens, Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under NEWS

WMUL-F.M. hosted a roundtable discussion with several Marshall University administrators on Tuesday to relay more information to the Marshall community regarding the travel ban implemented at the end of January. The executive order that prohibited entrance to the United States from several Middle... Read more »

Marshall INTO celebrates Valentine’s Day

Christian Davis, Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s INTO students shared candy and gifts with each other Wednesday in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Students were surprised during class with notes expressing love, happiness and cheerful themes. Kenny Jones, Student Engagement Coordinator for INTO Marshall, with the help... Read more »