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Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is Power

J'Leigha Long, Reporter
November 20, 2014
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

“Stopping at one degree just wasn’t for me,” said Mengistu Jima from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mengistu Jima first began his college education at Marshall University in 2010 in the LEAP program, which has since become a part of INTO Marshall. “I came across a cultural shock when I ...

Marshall’s equestrian team competes in second show of the year

Marshall’s equestrian team competes in second show of the year

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter
November 20, 2014
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University equestrian team competed against 10 other schools in its second show of the year Nov. 8 and 9 in Midway, Kentucky. The team was represented by four riders: Christine Proffitt, Kylie Swain, Andrea Withee and team co-captain Kelsey Willis. The riders collected a total of four...

GALLERY: Herd routs Golden Bears, improves to 3-0

GALLERY: Herd routs Golden Bears, improves to 3-0

Scott Bolger, Reporter
November 19, 2014
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Uncategorized

  The Marshall University Thundering Herd men’s basketball team ended its three game stint against Division II schools Tuesday, walloping the Golden Bears of West Virginia University Insititute of Technology 87-65. Marshall shot 13-30 from behind the arc and was also 20-25 from the free...

‘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...

GALLERY: Men’s basketball moves to 2-0

GALLERY: Men’s basketball moves to 2-0

Scott Bolger, Reporter
November 17, 2014
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

In front of a crowd of 4,789 Herd fans, the Thundering Herd basketball squad earned its first winning streak of the season by defeating the Savannah State Tigers 66-47. Leading Marshall in scoring was senior forward Shawn Smith and sophomore forward Ryan Taylor, both with 19 and 13 respectively. Taylor...

‘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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Take the shuttle home for Thanksgiving

Kelly Pate, Reporter
October 28, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

BreakShuttle is serving Marshall University by offering students a bus ride home for Thanksgiving break Nov. 21-Nov. 30. Students can purchase one-way tickets online to and from five different locations, including Morgantown, West Virginia; Hagerstown, Maryland; Silver Spring, Maryland; Parkersburg,...