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Daily Struggles

Trey Cobb, cartoonist
October 29, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES

GALLERY: Herd Football Fan Fest 2015

Shannon Stowers, Managing Editor
August 16, 2015

Thundering Herd fans took the field Sunday evening with posters, helmets and jerseys in hand to meet their favorite players. After the players took team photographs, they signed autographs and took pictures from 4-6 p.m. The event comes near the mid-point of pre-season practice. A scrimmage on Augu...

Saints utilizing The Greenbrier

Malcolm Walton, Sports Editor
August 5, 2015

For the second consecutive year, the New Orleans Saints are utilizing The Greenbrier Resort for its summer training camp. While the resort located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia may be 236-years-old, it offers the team the most state of the art facilities available, including three new football...

Forecastle music festival recap

Megan Osborne, Life Editor
July 22, 2015

Nestled on the riverfront of Louisville, Kentucky, Forecastle attracted a variety of music lovers with its diverse lineup, from pop singer-songwriter Sam Smith, to ILoveMakonnen of “Tuesday” fame to Louisville’s own modern rock band My Morning Jacket. “It’s good to be home,” Jim James of My...

Trivia Night raises funds for RVCDS

Trivia Night raises funds for RVCDS

Mikaela Keener, Reporter
April 12, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Knightlight Communications had its fifth annual Questions Trivia Night Saturday to support the River Valley Child Development Services’ TIPS scholarship. Suzi Brodof, executive director of RVCDS, said the TIPS scholarship is for people who cannot afford to pay for RVCDS. “Th...

GALLERY: Herd sweep doubleheader, improve to 23-10

GALLERY: Herd sweep doubleheader, improve to 23-10

Malcolm Walton, Reporter
March 31, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s softball team (23-10, 4-5) swept Wright State University (7-23, 3-2) Tuesday in its doubleheader at the Dot Hicks Field. The Herd won the first match against the Raiders 3-2 in dramatic fashion. Sophomore outfielder Morgan Zerkle hit a walk-off single to close out the game. Howev...



Skyler Hunt, Reporter
March 10, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, NEWS, Showcase