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Jarvis, Kinner re-elected for a second term

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

“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
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

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
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

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
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...

MU Intercultural series continues

Christian Davis, Reporter
March 15
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall University’s INTO program hosted its third Cultural Series event Tuesday at the INTO Center, where two INTO students gave presentations on their culture. The presentations give the students an outlet to explore their culture in a way that is familiar with them and new for the audience. Molly...

MU Sororities teach ladies how to protect themselves

Christian Davis, Reporter
March 15
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The Marshall University Police Department taught a “crash course” lesson on self-defense Monday to participants of an event for women’s safety hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Delta Sigma Theta. The event was meant to educate women about the importance of self-defense and to teach a...

Rockin’ Road to Dublin in Huntington

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
March 15
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

“Rockin’ Road to Dublin,” an Irish dance and rock concert, performed at the Keith Albee Theater in Huntington Tuesday. The performance featured 21 songs and one intermission break. The show’s lead dancer was three-time international Irish dance champion Ashley Smith. She was awarded the World...

Sorority selling cheeseburgers to fundraise for philanthropy

Adam Stephens, Reporter
March 13
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

A Marshall University sorority is taking steps to help the community by raising funds for their philanthropy program. The Marshall sorority Delta Zeta hosted a table in the Memorial Student Center Monday to sell tickets for their upcoming fundraiser they call Cheeseburger In Paradise. The fundraiser will ...

Students’ plans for Spring Break

Matthew Groves, Reporter
March 13
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Marshall University students are busy preparing for a week that is sure to be filled with adventure and excitement as students take a week off from studying and working in classes to have some fun over this year’s Spring Break. Marshall’s diverse campus is accompanied this year by many plans student...

Hoops for Hope score big for philanthropy

Matthew Groves, Reporter
March 12
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Alpha Xi Delta raised money for their philanthropy organization, Autism Speaks, during their Hoops for Hope basketball tournament Thursday at the Marshall University Recreation Center. This is the second year Alpha Xi Delta has hosted the three-on-three basketball tournament to raise money for their...