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INTO students take a break with hot cocoa

Staff Reports
December 5, 2016
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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, 2016
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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, 2016
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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, 2016
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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, 2016
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, 2016
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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, 2016
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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....

Monica Zalaznik

Monica Zalaznik

September 9, 2016
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Monica Zalaznik is a junior majoring in print journalism. She is also the online director at WMUL because she hopes to be well versed in more than just one medium. Monica is from Buckhannon, West Virginia and graduated from Buckhannon Upshur High School. In her spare time, she enjoys playing video games,...

Kyle Camacho

Kyle Camacho

September 9, 2016
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Kyle Camacho is a junior public relations major from Greenwich, Connecticut. In his spare time he enjoys making music and finding new resources for gathering knowledge. His future goals are to be happy, sustain financial stability and either work with or own a successful, innovative advertising firm....

Krislyn Holden

Krislyn Holden

September 9, 2016
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Krislyn Holden is a junior online journalism and public relations double major with a minor in marketing.  When she has free time, she loves do-it-yourself projects, coordinating events, baking, hiking and being involved with the ministry at her church.  Krislyn aspires to “be the change she wishes...

Kessyl Lim

Kessyl Lim

September 9, 2016
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Kessyl Lim is a senior from Penang, Malaysia majoring in broadcast journalism. She loves her country as she loves journalism, thus she flew 29 hours away from home to come to this beautiful place called Marshall University. She aspires to be an international model with a degree and some kind of knowledge...