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A FALLEN LEADER

A FALLEN LEADER

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor
December 18, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

“Dr. Kopp was a visionary in higher education, and his loss will be reflected in this institution for a long time as will his accomplishments,” Sellards said. “All you have to do is look around campus as the legacy this man has left, and it will be a legacy that will affect generations in this community.”

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Susan Bruhin: Born to bleed green

John Fauss, Reporter
December 4, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Many people take on the titles son of Marshall or daughter of Marshall and wear it with great pride. This could not be truer for Susan Bruhin, who is the current assistant director of the Higher Education for Learning Problems (H.E.L.P.) Program. Bruhin is primarily responsible for recruitment efforts...

Sigma Tau Gamma helps Huntington City Mission

Hannah Sayre, Reporter
December 4, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity is having a canned food and clothing drive until Dec. 12. The canned food and clothing that is collected will be donated to the Huntington City Mission in an effort to replenish its food pantry and help the less fortunate during the holiday season. Gabe Hoverman, Sigma...

Board is life

Board is life

Zach Wright, Reporter
December 4, 2014
Filed under NEWS

  Since the 1990’s, longboards have been a mainstay on college campuses. Longboarding has been growing on Marshall University’s campus for years. During the fall semester, the number of longboarders seemed to reach an all-time high. Senior Sahara Stanley said she has noticed more longboarders...

Marshall painting holiday cheer in downtown Huntington

Bryan Bozeman
December 4, 2014
Filed under NEWS

The Marshall University visual arts program is teaming up with the community to paint the 12 Days of Christmas downtown. The foundations class at Marshall, taught by Ian Hagarty, came up with the designs for the paintings and began painting this week. The class came up with the outlines, themed...

MU professor Kateryna Schray named W.Va. Professor of the Year

MU professor Kateryna Schray named W.Va. Professor of the Year

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter
December 4, 2014
Filed under NEWS

  The 2014 West Virginia Professor of the Year award was presented to Marshall University English professor Kateryna Schray from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education in Washington, D.C. Schray said her goal at the...

Herd Holiday promotes Christmas spirit

Hannah Sayre, Reporter
December 3, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Students, faculty, staff and members of the Huntington community were invited to attend A Herd Holiday Tuesday at the Memorial Student Center. The evening began with the lighting of the plaza by Marshall University President Stephen J. Kopp and his wife Jane assisted by Mr. and Miss Marshall 2014, Cam...

Retired Marshall professor named commencement speaker

Alex James, Reporter
December 3, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Judith Silver, retired Marshall University mathematics professor, will be the featured speaker at the winter commencement ceremony Dec. 14 at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in downtown Huntington. Silver, who taught mathematics at Marshall for 30 years before retiring last spring, said she is looking...

Keith Albee presents red-nosed classic

Shalee Rogney, Reporter
December 3, 2014
Filed under NEWS

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” first aired Dec. 6, 1964 and is being brought to life on stage for the first time since the show was aired on television. Marshall Artists Series is bringing the Christmas classic to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. The show, on tour for the first time, is...

Snowball softball returns for bigger contest

Bryan Bozeman, Reporter
December 3, 2014
Filed under NEWS

The Annual Snowball Softball Tournament kicks off Jan. 25 and 26. All games will be played at local parks rain, snow or shine. The tournament has been going on for 10 years and has been growing in popularity. Softball director Brian Hankins said many teams have been coming to the event for years,...

Caffeinated Conversations

Emily Rice, Reporter
December 3, 2014
Filed under NEWS

“This is my favorite time of the month. I get here, and I am able to talk business, but I am able to be on campus. It always lifts me up.” - Mayor Steve Williams

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Stress Relief Week helps get students through exam prep

Zach Wright, Reporter
December 2, 2014
Filed under NEWS

The Student Resource Center will collaborate with the Campus Activity Board Tuesday through Thursday to bring students MU Stress Relief Week. Samantha Stalnaker, student resource specialist and outreach and special events coordinator, said MU Stress Relief Week is a recurring event during exam time. “Each...