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Women’s Center takes first steps in preventing sexual assaults

Wyatt Hunt, Reporter
January 30
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The Marshall University Women’s Center has partnered with the Interfraternity Council to provide several sexual assault awareness and prevention initiatives during the coming semester. The first of these was a Green Dot training session that took place Sunday, organized by Women’s Center director Leah...

Column: LaBeouf promotes unity with livestream

William Izzo, Life! Editor
January 26
Filed under COLUMN, OPINION, Uncategorized

People have been talking about Shia LaBeouf a lot recently and it isn’t because of a new role or some YouTube video, telling people to follow their dreams. LaBeouf brought back a popular tool in his entertainment repertoire: the livestream. LaBeouf saw success when he livestreamed himself watchin...

INTO students take a break with hot cocoa

Staff Reports
December 5
Filed under Uncategorized

INTO, in an attempt to help students deal with stress during finals week, had a hot cocoa break Monday. Event coordinator Kenny Jones said he hosts the event every fall semester around dead week. The students generally come in and make their hot chocolate and decorate it right before going to class....

Marshall students celebrate ‘Herd for Hijab’

Monica Zalaznik, Reporter
November 10
Filed under Uncategorized

Marshall’s Muslim Student Association continued Islam Awareness Week with Herd in Hijab Wednesday at the Memorial Student Center. The event encouraged the Marshall community to come out and learn more about the hijab and it’s roll in Islam. Senior civil engineering major Rachel Carder said it’s...

Federal Reserve president speaks on raising interest rates

Brooke Estep, Reporter
October 6
Filed under Uncategorized

President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Jeffery M. Lacker, spoke on “How to Know When to Raise Interest Rates” Wednesday afternoon in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall. Lacker’s lecture focused on interest rates, inflation and financial events after the recession in 2008. “It...

Saudi Arabian National Day celebrated Monday

Monica Zalaznik, Reporter
September 26
Filed under Uncategorized

The Saudi Arabia club celebrated the Saudi Arabian National Day on Marshall’s campus Monday. The President of the Saudi Arabia club said he would compare this holiday to the Fourth of July. “When I first came here, I learned that Marshall has a philosophy, which is to get other cultures to engage...

Marshall University and the fight against sexual assault

Marshall University and the fight against sexual assault

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
September 13
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized, VIDEO

Sunday, August 26 was supposed to be just like any other Sunday. Except it wasn’t. That day, students awoke to a text message from the Marshall University Police Department. The message was not meant to test the alert system; instead, it was sent to caution students. The previous night, a female...

Olivia Zarilla

Olivia Zarilla

September 9
Filed under Uncategorized

Olivia Zarilla is a junior print journalism major from Ona, West Virginia. In the free time that she rarely has, Olivia enjoys painting, photography and having other people buy her food. She hopes to one day be a copy editor and an author, wasting her days writing alongside her pet elephant, goat and...

Noah Gillispie

Noah Gillispie

September 9
Filed under Uncategorized

Noah Gillispie is a junior majoring in public relations and minoring in entrepreneurship from Hurricane, West Virginia and  is employed at the YMCA. Upon graduation, he aspires to become a summer camp director. He enjoys writing and recording music and has multiple releases on Spotify and iTunes....