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Harvard professor to discuss religion in Middle East and Ebola

Bryan Bozeman, Reporter
October 27, 2014
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Dr. Ahmed Ragab, assistant professor of science and religion at Harvard Divinity School, will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center. Regab is a guest speaker at the fifth annual da Vinci Lecture. Ragab’s speech, titled “From Plague to Ebola: The Social Life of Epidemics...

Ebola lockdown lifted at Cabell-Huntington hospital

Bryan Bozeman, Reporter
October 27, 2014
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The emergency room at Cabell Huntington Hospital was placed on lockdown Saturday night after a female who visited Nigeria in June came in with flu-like symptoms. The lockdown lasted for several hours but was lifted when it was determined that the woman did not have Ebola. Hospital officials released...

Mouse in the house

Anthony Davis, Reporter
October 27, 2014
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A local up-and-coming native brewer came back to Huntington Monday to share his love of beer with other enthusiasts. Frank Moeller, owner and brewmaster of Flying Mouse Brewery in Troutville, Virginia, came back to his hometown of Huntington to visit Black Sheep Burritos and Brews and present his...

Housing inspections prioritize student safety

Emily Rice, Reporter
October 27, 2014
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“Students and parents can take comfort in knowing that safety is our highest priority.”

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Ending the silence: MU men speak out against domestic violence

Shalee Rogney, Reporter
October 26, 2014
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Domestic violence continues to be a problem in the United States. According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1 in 4 women (24.3 percent) and 1 in 7 men (13.8 percent) aged 18 and older in the United States have been the victim of physical violence by an intimate partner in his or her lifetime. Domestic...

Etiquette dinner to help improve professional skills

Kelly Pate, Reporter
October 26, 2014
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Marshall University Career Services is offering an etiquette dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in room BE5 of the Memorial Student Center. There is no end to the importance of strong dining skills, and it is no surprise that unless students know how to conduct themselves, one dinner could be disastrous...

WMUL-FM gears up for College Radio Day

Kelly Pate, Reporter
October 1, 2014
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Marshall University’s student radio station, WMUL-FM, joins colleges around the world for College Radio Day Friday. The station will have a live remote playing music at the Memorial Student Center plaza 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. WMUL staff will speak about what College Radio Day is and the importance of...

United Way brings health awareness to campus

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter
October 1, 2014
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Marshall University’s annual United Way of the River Cities fundraising campaign continued Wednesday with the United Way health fair at the Memorial Student Center. Attendees of the health fair were given the chance to receive pulmonary function tests and check blood glucose, blood pressure, BMI...

Marshall Artists Series presents 78th lineup

Jessica Burford, Reporter
October 1, 2014
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The 78th season of the Marshall Artists Series is titled We Are… Presenting Icons. The series kicks off by welcoming iconic late night television host and comedian Jay Leno at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. This will be his first national comedy tour since leaving The Tonight Show. Rock and Roll Hall of...