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Countdown to Commencement prepares seniors for graduation ceremony

Luke Carpenter, Reporter
March 8
Filed under NEWS

Spring 2017 graduates are nearing the finish line with two months separating them from Marshall University’s Spring Commencement. Graduating seniors stopped by Countdown to Commencement in the Don Morris Room in the Memorial Student Center Wednesday to prepare for the upcoming ceremony May 6. “Probably...

Alpha Xi Delta’s Hoops for Hope shoots to help charity

Matthew Groves, Reporter
March 6
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s chapter of Alpha Xi Delta will be hosting Hoops for Hope at the Marshall University Rec Center Thursday. Alpha Xi Delta’s Hoops for Hope will be a three-on-three basketball tournament in an effort to raise money for the chapter’s philanthropy, Autism Speaks, which, accordi...

Sen. Manchin introduces Clean Start, LifeBOAT Act

Sen. Manchin introduces  Clean Start, LifeBOAT Act

Kylee Hurley, Reporter
March 6
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Sen. Joe Manchin has recently sponsored multiple bills with the same purpose of helping recovery addicts have a new start. According to Manchin’s website, The Clean Start Act and the LifeBOAT Act are the names of the bills that have been sponsored by Manchin and recently introduced in the United Sta...

The first SGA Presidential debate for 2017 to begin Tuesday

Franklin Norton, Reporter
March 6
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Marshall University Student Government Association’s election season is in full swing, as the presidential candidates prepare for a debate Tuesday in the John Deaver Drinko Library Atrium. Incumbent SGA president, Matt Jarvis, who is running for re-election along with incumbent vice president, ...

Marshall unveils new marketing, advertising campaign

Marshall unveils new marketing, advertising campaign

Adam Stephens, Reporter
March 2
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University administrators hope a new marketing campaign implemented this year will increase interest and boost enrollment to the university. The marketing campaign features numerous types of advertisements, such as billboards, signs in airports and shopping malls and pages printed in magazines ...

Know Your Candidates: Daniel Parlock

Know Your Candidates: Daniel Parlock

Kylee Hurley, Reporter
March 2
Filed under NEWS

Incumbent Student Body President Matt Jarvis and Vice President Emily Kinner will face off against presidential candidate Alex Parlock and vice presidential candidate Daniel Parlock in the 2017 student government election. Daniel Parlock is a history major who is competing for the office of student body ...

Know Your Candidates: Alex Parlock

Know Your Candidates: Alex Parlock

Kylee Hurley, Reporter
March 2
Filed under NEWS

Incumbent Student Body President Matt Jarvis and Vice President Emily Kinner will face off against presidential candidate Alex Parlock and vice presidential candidate Daniel Parlock in the 2017 student government election. Alex Parlock is an economics and finance major running for the office of stud...

Know Your Candidates: Emily Kinner

Know Your Candidates: Emily Kinner

Sadie Helmick, Reporter
March 2
Filed under NEWS

Incumbent Student Body President Matt Jarvis and Vice President Emily Kinner will face off against presidential candidate Alex Parlock and vice presidential candidate Daniel Parlock in the 2017 student government election. Incumbent Vice President Emily Kinner is a junior from Barboursville, West Virgini...

Know Your Candidates: Matt Jarvis

Know Your Candidates: Matt Jarvis

Sadie Helmick, Reporter
March 2
Filed under NEWS

Incumbent Student Body President Matt Jarvis and Vice President Emily Kinner will face off against presidential candidate Alex Parlock and vice presidential candidate Daniel Parlock in the 2017 student government election. Incumbent Student Body President Matt Jarvis is from Nitro, West Virginia and is a...

MU Volunteer Monday

Karenann Flouhouse, Reporter
March 1
Filed under NEWS

InsideOut Marshall University hosted Voluntour Monday, its volunteer training night for those interested in helping with weekly Monday night services. Inside Out has six different volunteer groups that are open to all students. This includes the production team, setup/teardown team, prayer team, iConnect,...

MU Rep Your Roots Day

Christian Davis, Reporter
March 1
Filed under Black History Month, NEWS

Marshall University’s Student Affairs Office sponsored “Rep Your Roots Day” Tuesday, a day dedicated to wearing a dashiki to unite students, faculty and staff from all demographics for the last event of Black History Month. For the month of February, Marshall has hosted several events in celebration...

“A Night of Soul” at Joan C. Edwards Playhouse

Staff Report
February 27
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University is hosting “A Night for Soul” Tuesday in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse experimental theater. The bands featured are the Marshall Jazz Band and Groove Heavy from Charleston, West Virginia. Alexis Tyson, double major in finance and economics, said this event will provide much ...