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Marshall v Ohio

Lexi Browning, Life! Editor
March 17
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S.O.C.K and shoes are only things needed to Cycle for a Cure

February 26
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S.O.C.K, shoes and a little sweat filled Studio A of the Marshall University Rec Center last night. Members of Students Optimistic for Curing Kids, or S.O.C.K., pedaled for a purpose in their first annual Cycle For A Cure fundraiser event. The organization raised money for West Virginia Cancer Crusaders....

Deadline approaching for SAS submissions

Rebecca Turnbull, Reporter
January 27
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The deadline is approaching for submissions to the 51st annual meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society this spring in Huntington. All proposal submissions are due to the Southern Anthropological Society by Feb. 1. The conference will take place April 7-9 in the Big Sandy Conference Center in Hun...

Elayna Conard

January 27
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Speech tournament begins Saturday

Brittlyn Nutter, Reporter
January 22
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The University of Kentucky will host a speech tournament Saturday on Marshall’s main campus. All speeches will be made in a classroom in Smith Hall and are open for the public to attend. There will be multiple rounds both days with students from each team participating. After each round, one st...

For-profit institutions continue to be business first

Editorial
January 21
Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

The U.S. Education Department has received applications to expunge more than $164 million worth of student loan debt in the past six months, according to the Wall Street Journal. The appeals for loan forgiveness are made on the grounds that the universities applicants attended “deceived them with ...

Marshall cheerleaders to compete in national competition

Marshall cheerleaders to compete in national competition

Danielle Wright, Reporter
January 19
Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized

After a semester supporting the university’s athletic teams, Marshall University’s cheerleading team is now focusing on its own competition as it recently found out it will compete in the National Cheerleading Association Collegiate Cheer & Dance Championship. The competition team, which consist...

Danielle Wright

Danielle Wright

January 18
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Danielle Wright is a junior, double majoring in Public Relations and Broadcasting from Washington, D.C. She is also a member of the Women’s Track and Field team at Marshall. She loves sports and is working to become a sideline reporter. She enjoys watching movies and eating lots of food in her free...

Emily Wood

Emily Wood

January 18
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Emily Wood is a Senior Public Relations Major minoring in Political Science from the suburbs of Washington D.C. She is working towards a career in Public Service. Emily has spent many hours interning on Capitol Hill and at the West Virginia Legislature. In her free time she enjoys being adventurous with...

Lydia Waybright

Lydia Waybright

January 18
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Lydia Waybright is a sophomore Public Relations major from Huntington, WV. She enjoys being involved in the music ministry at her church, spending time with friends, eating ice cream and, of course, writing. She hopes that her future career in PR will allow her to give a voice to things she finds important...

Baily Turner

Baily Turner

January 18
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Alyssa Baily Turner is a junior Public Relations major with a minor in Marketing. Baily is a Marshall University majorette and the Public Relations director of the Campus Activities Board. She enjoys spending time at church and with her puppy, Callie. After college Baily plans to move somewhere warm...

Rebecca Turnbull

Rebecca Turnbull

January 18
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Rebecca Turnbull is a sophomore Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations double-major from Bridgeport, WV. She found an interest in journalism while in middle school and continues to pursue it with hopes of someday working for NPR or Al Jazeera. She hopes to keep her future options open and take whatever...