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Trivia Night raises funds for RVCDS

Trivia Night raises funds for RVCDS

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

April 12, 2015

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

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...

KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES

KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES

Skyler Hunt, Reporter

March 10, 2015

Herd seniors victorious in final home game

Herd seniors victorious in final home game

Adam Polsky, Reporter

March 2, 2015

Marshall University’s men’s basketball team matched its win total from last season Saturday with a victory against Florida Atlantic University, 79-63, in the last home game of the 2014-2015 season. Seniors JP Kambola, Cheikh Sane and Shawn Smith were honored before tip off, and the Thundering Her...

Herd rolls FIU, secures C-USA tourney spot

Herd rolls FIU, secures C-USA tourney spot

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

February 27, 2015

  Marshall University’s men’s basketball team dominated Florida International University Thursday 87-69 on its way to its sixth win in its last nine games, securing the team a spot in the C-USA tournament. “It feels good,” said Ryan Taylor, sophomore small forward for the Herd. “It f...

GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

Adam Polsky, Reporter

February 6, 2015

Marshall University men’s basketball extended its win streak to six straight games against Rice University Thursday in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd won in convincing fashion, 69-55, after taking the lead with 4:09 left in the first half and maintaining it for the remainder of the ...

GALLERY: Swimming and diving falls to WKU

GALLERY: Swimming and diving falls to WKU

Kasey Madden, Reporter

February 1, 2015

The Marshall University swimming and diving team lost to Western Kentucky University 180-108 Saturday in its last meet of the regular season. The team won three of the 16 events at the meet, including the 50 freestyle, 3-meter dive and 200 individual medley. Freshman Nele Albers from Ludinghausen...

Herd beats UTEP, snaps losing streak

Herd beats UTEP, snaps losing streak

By Adam Polsky, Reporter

January 26, 2015

Marshall University’s men’s basketball team snapped a nine game losing streak Saturday and won its first Conference USA contest of the season, 78-71, over University of Texas at El Paso in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd’s 42 first half points were the most in any opening period...

Gallery: March of remembrance for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Gallery: March of remembrance for Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

January 21, 2015

The Huntington community came together on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to march from the 16th Street Baptist Church to the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center 4:30 p.m. Preceding the march was a history of events leading up to the need for civil rights speech given by Sylvia Ridgeway,...