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Police Blotter

Tim Carrico, Reporter
November 19, 2014
Filed under NEWS

THE PARTHENON All information was provided by the Marshall University Police Department. Extortion  MUPD was called at 11:09 p.m. Nov. 5 to Willis Hall after a male student alleged he was being extorted. The victim told MUPD he was on a video chat website called Chat Roulette. Police allege...

School of Art & Design study abroad meeting informs students on application process

Donyelle Murray, Reporter
November 19, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s School of Art & Design has organized a meeting for students interested in studying abroad in Florence, Italy. The trip is a three-week program in which students will have the opportunity to study art and art history. Studying abroad in Florence is open to all majors at...

Thank-a-donor shows Herd appreciation

Thank-a-donor shows Herd appreciation

Alex James, Reporter
November 19, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University students have the opportunity to thank the donors who provide funding for the scholarships they receive and the annual fund dollars that often support the departments and colleges in which they study during a special three-day period this week. Thank-A-Donor-Days began Tuesday...

CAB gets comedic

Britanie Morgan, Reporter
November 18, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Comedian Tracey Ashley hit the stage Monday in the Don Morris Room for an enthusiastic audience. Members of the Campus Activities Board met the comedian while attending the National Association for Campus Activities conference. CAB coordinator Lee Tabor said her act was one he thought Marshall University...

‘Elf:The Musical’ comes to the Keith Albee

‘Elf:The Musical’ comes to the Keith Albee

November 18, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Christmas came early this year as the Marshall Artists Series brought the holiday spirit to Huntington with “Elf: The Musical.” For one night only, the Broadway musical lit up the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center Monday with songs and dances to make the audience believers in pure holiday spirit. Both...

Commuters on the run: Are they getting their money’s worth?

Kelly Pate, Reporter
November 18, 2014
Filed under NEWS

More than two-thirds of students attending Marshall University disappear after their final class of the day. Commuters, it seems, do what the word says — commute. Many departments on campus claim they have tried to give these commuting students incentives to stick around after class, but are feeling...

Rough N’ Rowdy welcomes Thundering Herd

Rough N’ Rowdy welcomes Thundering Herd

Zach Wright, Reporter
November 18, 2014
Filed under NEWS

The Rough N’ Rowdy Brawl, an amateur boxing competition, attracts a unique crowd every year. The Charleston bout will feature two Marshall University students in the upcoming competition. Marshall students and Charleston natives Jerry “Superbad” Haycraft and Thomas “TNT” Canterbury will...

Rob Wheeler Memorial Scholarship established by MU Foundation

J'Leigha Long, Reporter
November 17, 2014
Filed under NEWS

A new scholarship has been established by the Marshall University Foundation known as the Rob Wheeler Memorial Scholarship. Rob Wheeler was an English teacher at South Point High School, in South Point, Ohio, for over 20 years, until he lost his battle with cancer. A scholarship was established in...

Capstone exhibition opens at VAC

Haley Wade, Reporter
November 17, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center is ending its first semester with an exhibition created entirely by students. The building opened its first capstone exhibit Sunday, allowing graduating seniors to show off their work in the remaining weeks of their last semester as undergraduates. Professor...

‘Never let anyone forget’

‘Never let anyone forget’

Hannah Sayre, Reporter
November 14, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

"It is about remembering the lives lost and honoring them and their families because Marshall is one big family. I had a lady tell me that the ceremony gave her peace, and that is why we continue to have this."

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Keith Morehouse revisits childhood loss

Haley Wade, Reporter
November 14, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Keith Morehouse was just 9 years old when he lost his father, Greg Morehouse, in the plane crash of 1970. Whilethe crash left him with memories that others would refuse to share, Morehouse has remained open for decades about the incident that occurred 44 years ago. A former broadcast journalism major,...

Filling an unfillable gap: Former professor recounts days after the crash

Britanie Morgan, Reporter
November 14, 2014
Filed under NEWS

  Forty-four years ago George Arnold was attending a drive-in movie with his future wife when a carhop told him the tragic news. The flight carrying several of his friends and students had crashed. Arnold said he can still remember driving to his parent’s home on that rainy day. “At those...