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Editorial: Innovation challenge showcases W.Va.’s potential

April 28, 2017
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Wednesday’s Innovating for Impact Design for Delight Innovation Challenge refrained from the negativity and hopelessness West Virginians are so used to hearing about their state, choosing instead to put the positive potential of the Mountain State and its residents on a pedestal for the world to see....

MU Students learn ‘You’re what you eat: Food Ecology’

Brittlyn Nutter, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

On April 25, “You Are What You Eat: Food Ecology,” an event about food that is eaten daily, will be held at the Memorial Student Center in room BE38 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The event is being held by Brian A. Hoey, professor of sociology and anthropology at Marshall University, and his students fr...

Police Blotter

Heather Barker, Reporter
April 13, 2017
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Assault by Threats A complainant came to the MUPD station April 4 stating three females were stalking her and making physical harm and death threats on her phone. Police contacted those involved telling them to cease and desist. The case was turned over to Marshall Judicial Affairs. Grand Larceny A ma...

Editorial Cartoon: Gender neutral titles

Susie Washington, Editorial Cartoonist
April 3, 2017
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Women’s Rights Walk Across Marshall Campus

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The “SlutWalk,” a walk meant to raise awareness of sexual assault on college campuses, will make its way across campus Wednesday. “Slut shaming is an ongoing problem on college campuses when sexual assault victims try to report, so my students bring it up as a topic of conversation and debate...

Graduating Seniors practice budgeting at Student Loan Repayment Workshops

Luke Carpenter, Reporter
March 29, 2017
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The Marshall University Office of Student Financial Assistance is offering student loan repayment workshops this week, which help advise graduating students on how to overcome student debt. The student loan repayment workshop is designed for assistance with exit counseling, a mandatory information...

Jarvis, Kinner re-elected for a second term

Franklin Norton, Reporter
March 16, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The results of the 2017 Student Government Association election were announced Thursday, where incumbent president, Matt Jarvis, and incumbent vice president, Emily Kinner, won against opposing candidates Alex Parlock and Daniel Parlock. More than 1,900 students voted in the SGA election, with Jarvis...

Justice discusses budget proposals at infrastructure lecture

Justice discusses budget proposals at infrastructure lecture

Adam Stephens, Reporter
March 16, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice delivered a speech Wednesday afternoon on his proposals to solve the state budget deficit during an infrastructure lecture in the Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex. “I feel like all of the easy stuff has already left us,” Justice said. “This is...

John Sallis Lecture moved to later date

Hannah Swartz, Reporter
March 15, 2017
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“The Art and Thought of Paul Klee,” presented by John Sallis, The Frederick J. Adelmann S.J. Professor of Philosophy at Boston College, has been moved to April 6. Klee (pronounced like clay) was a 20th century painter from Switzerland and is considered one of the great painters of the 20th century....

Writers Series hosts documentary screening on American Poet

Austin Creel, Reporter
March 15, 2017
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Students and public alike were invited to follow the brilliant life and sudden death of famed American poet Larry Levis Tuesday through a new documentary screened at Marshall University’s Smith Hall. Poet and director of the movie Michele Poulos, alongside poet and producer Gregory Donovan, came...

Snowy day changes Pi Day plans for Alpha Xi Delta

Matthew Groves, Reporter
March 15, 2017
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Marshall University’s chapter of Alpha Xi Delta celebrated Pi Day a little differently as they spent their March 14, working towards raising money for their philanthropy, Autism Speaks. Alpha Xi Delta was originally planning an event called Pie a Xi, where Marshall students would have the opportunity...

W.Va. Legislature releases its budget proposal

Kylee Hurley, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

West Virginia Senate President Mitch Carmichael and House Speaker Tim Armstead released the Legislature’s budget proposal Monday after much anticipation from Gov. Jim Justice. Carmichael and Armstead posted a news release detailing their proposal and what it intends to do to help the West Virginia...