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Elmore’s free throw helps Herd sneak past ODU in C-USA quarterfinals

Elmore’s free throw helps Herd sneak past ODU in C-USA quarterfinals

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor
March 10
Filed under Conference USA Tournament, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Despite letting a 15-point lead slip through their grasp, the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team rallied late in the second half Thursday night to take down the Old Dominion Monarchs, 64-63 in the Conference USA quarterfinals. The Herd raced out to a quick lead as ...

Gov. Justice’s budget clock ticking down as legislature reaches halfway point

Gov. Justice’s budget clock ticking down  as legislature reaches halfway point

Kylee Hurley, Reporter
March 9
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The West Virginia Legislature has officially reached the halfway point of the 60-day regular session. The Senate and the House have continued to introduce and consider many bills, but Gov. Jim Justice has recently made statements regarding his outlook about his budget proposals. The governor recent...

President Jerry Gilbert travels to D.C. to meet W.Va. Congressional Delegates

President Jerry Gilbert travels to D.C. to meet W.Va. Congressional Delegates

Adam Stephens, Reporter
March 9
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University President Jerry Gilbert traveled to Washington, D.C. this week to meet with the West Virginia congressional delegation and to discuss the future of Marshall. Gilbert met with Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito, as well as Congressmen Evan Jenkins and Alex Mooney. Congressmen Da...

Browning-led Herd throttle Owls, advance to C-USA quarterfinals

Browning-led Herd throttle Owls, advance to C-USA quarterfinals

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor
March 9
Filed under Conference USA Tournament, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

BIRMINGHAM, AL – To paraphrase the old saying, those who do not learn history end up repeating it. On Wednesday night, that saying proved to be true for the Florida Atlantic Owls, as the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team ran roughshod over them, again, ultimately picking up the w...

Charlotte outlasts Herd in opening round of C-USA women’s basketball tournament

Charlotte outlasts Herd in opening round of C-USA women’s basketball tournament

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor
March 8
Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Showcase, SPORTS

BIRMINGHAM, AL – After barely qualifying for this season’s Conference USA basketball championships as the twelfth seed, the Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team fell at the hands of the Charlotte 49ers Wednesday afternoon at Bartow Arena, 71-66. The Herd came out like gangbusters...

SGA presidential, vice presidential candidates engage in first debate

Franklin Norton, Reporter
March 8
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Student body presidential and vice presidential candidates debated the budget, relationships with international students, and community involvement during the first debate of the SGA election cycle Tuesday in Drinko Library’s atrium. Incumbent student body president and vice president, Matt Jarvis...

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 men’s basketball wins thriller over North Texas

Patrick O’Leary, Reporter
March 5
Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

The Marshall University men’s basketball team won a thriller Saturday on senior night over North Texas by a final score of 106-104. The game featured nine lead changes, including the final scoring change with senior Ryan Taylor’s layup with 6.9 seconds to go to give Marshall the lead. The Herd was...

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 ...

Marshall offers class to teach students about drug addiction

Will Izzo, Life Editor
February 27
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University students will have the opportunity in fall 2017 to learn about the history and psychology of drug addiction. The special topics course will be co-taught by Dr. Chris White from the history department and Dr. Jonathan Day-Brown in the psychology department. Both White and Day-Brow...

Naloxone training saving lives, keeping Marshall safe

Naloxone training saving lives, keeping Marshall safe

Heather Barker, Reporter
February 27
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The fact that opioid abuse is prevalent in Huntington is not new to it citizens, but according to Dr. Charles Babcock from Marshall’s Pharmacy School, at least 410 people have been saved through the distribution of the drug Naloxone in the Huntington area. Naloxone is a drug that blocks or reverses t...