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University College helps students choose focus for studies

Door outside of University College located in Smith Hall.

Jonathan Still, Reporter

October 20, 2020

University College is a service that supports students in learning through academic advisors and helps ease the process of choosing a major. Sherri Stepp, director of University College and associate dean of undergraduate studies, said University College works with conditionally admitted students,...

Local artist honors Walter Gropius and the work of collaboration with “The Kiss”

Artist Jamie Sloan and partner, Jimmy Hobbs with “The Kiss” displayed outside of The Huntington Museum of Art.

Brittany Hively, Managing Editor

October 20, 2020

Huntington artist Jamie Sloane’s latest piece is the newest addition to The Huntington Museum of Art (HMOA). “The Kiss” honors the late architect Walter Gropius but also is a showcase of collaboration.  “I wanted to do a sculpture that represented collaboration and what it means to come to...

CAB to host movie night

Carter Truman, Reporter

September 29, 2020

 With added coronavirus precautions, Marshall University Campus Activities Board (CAB) is hosting its first event of the semester.  After taking into consideration growing health concerns regarding coronavirus, CAB has decided to host a movie night at Harless Field on Oct. 8.  The event call...

Counseling Center offers support

Counseling Center offers support

Jonathan Still, Reporter

September 29, 2020

 Marshall University’s Counseling Center offers a variety of services for students and employees of the university.  Located in Prichard Hall, the Center offers services that are counseling focused on depression with issues like test anxiety, stress management, and anger management.  The cente...

Rec Center provides swimming lessons

Rec Center provides swimming lessons

Alex Jackson, Reporter

September 22, 2020

Marshall University’s Recreation Center (Rec) is providing in person swimming lessons and group swimming classes. The classes have come with changes as the COVID pandemic continues. Vincent Murphy, a lifeguard for the Rec, talked about the guidelines. Murphy said, “Instructors are wearing...

Homeless in Huntington: Adam Pingle

Douglas Harding, Executive Editor

September 22, 2020

Adam Pingle is 43 years old and is from Perry County, Ohio. He has been practically homeless in Huntington for less than a week. “Anybody could be homeless; It happens so easily,” Pingle said. “That’s just the way it is. You never realize what you have until it’s taken away from you.” Pingle...

Marshall Alumni: Where are we now? Scott Nibert

Marshall University graduate. Marshall University graduate.

Brittany Hively, Managing Editor

September 15, 2020

College is often a place for students to find what they are truly passionate about and that is exactly what happened during Scott Nibert’s years as a student.  Nibert, now an elementary music teacher at Winfield Elementary, started college with aspirations of becoming a high school band director on...

Business Incubator promotes entrepreneurship

Carson Mckinney, Reporter

September 15, 2020

Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business’s partnership with the Brad. D. Smith Business Incubator is offering new opportunities for not only students and graduates, but the Huntington community. Tricia Ball, interim associate director of the Incubator and associate director of the Marshall...

Intramural sports underway for fall semester

Intramural sports underway for fall semester

Alex Jackson, Reporter

September 8, 2020

Marshall University is hosting intramural sports during the fall semester. Jonathan Sanders, coordinator of competitive sports and camps, talked about what these sports are going to look like, and what precautions the university is taking. “For each intramural event we are offering, we submit...

September is Suicide Prevention Month

Multiple signs are placed around Marshall's campus.

Jonathan Still, Reporter

September 8, 2020

September is known as the month of suicide prevention, and the Counseling Center is preparing several events to help spread awareness for the issue. The Counseling Center and MU-SPEAC will be giving suicide prevention information at the MSC Plaza next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. There will also...

Office of Career Education prepares students for future work

The Office of Career Education is located on the corner of 17th St and 5th Avenue.

Jonathan Still, Reporter

September 8, 2020

The Office of Career Education is located across from Harless Diner and is where students can go to seek help on how to prepare their skills for their future careers. Cristina McDavid is the Director of the Office of Career Education. She said the mission of the office is to educate students as they...