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Huntington tradition Greek Fest begins this weekend

Huntington tradition Greek Fest begins this weekend

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 25, 2018


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A Huntington tradition celebrating the culture and ancestry of Greece, Greek Fest begins this weekend at 11 a.m., Friday at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Huntington. Father Mark Elliot, priest of St. George Greek Orthodox Church, said Greek Fest gives the Huntington community a chance to be involv...

HERD AROUND THE WORLD: Queeneth Enweren, Nigeria

HERD AROUND THE WORLD: Queeneth Enweren, Nigeria

Joelle Gates, Reporter

September 25, 2018


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Through INTO, a program that brings international students to American universities, Queeneth Enweren was able to begin a new life in America.  Enweren, a first-year graduate student from Western Nigeria, came to Marshall University to pursue her master’s in social work and said she is looking for...

HERD AROUND THE WORLD: Aurore Danet, France

HERD AROUND THE WORLD: Aurore Danet, France

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 25, 2018


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Aurore Danet is a junior studying at Marshall University to become an English teacher upon her return to Europe. Danet is from the small town of Lanester in northwest France, in the region called Bretagne, or Brittany.  “I think there are a lot of differences concerning the manner of study in the U.S....

Marshall Cru gears up for ‘Survivor’-themed fall retreat

Marshall Cru gears up for ‘Survivor’-themed fall retreat

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

September 25, 2018


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Marshall University Cru is sponsoring its annual fall retreat, the theme of which is based on the reality game show “Survivor,” Sept. 28 -30 at Camp Caleb in Flatgap, Kentucky.  Event organizer Rachel Handley said students who wish to attend can expect a nice break from school before midterms. ...

Marshall student to release first album at The Press Club

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 21, 2018


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Marshall University student Shelem Fadiga will release his first album, The Jaunts, during a show at 8 p.m., Sept. 22 at The Press Club. Food and drinks will be served, along with a wide range of music from rap, funk and rock with local bands The Heavy Hitters, Shenanagram and Massing performing. Shele...

We Are….Here for You event to inform students of counseling opportunities

September 21, 2018


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As the semester continues and workloads deepen, students may often feel overwhelmed by all of life’s stressors. Marshall University’s Counseling Center sponsored We Are… Here For You, an event Thursday aimed to inform students of the resources available to them to help with mental health concerns. Candace...

Taste of Huntington kicks off Hispanic Heritage month

Taste of Huntington kicks off Hispanic Heritage month

Olayinka Bamiro, Reporter

September 21, 2018


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The International Hispanic organization at Marshall University had its Taste of Hispanic Culture event Thursday in the Memorial Student Center. Taste of Hispanic Culture, which was the second in a series of events to begin celebrating Hispanic Heritage month, featured an opening statement from the organization’s...

Sodexo to introduce La Famiglia on campus

Sam Phillips, Reporter

September 20, 2018


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La Famiglia, a local Italian restaurant, will be partnering with Sodexo and Marshall University for an on-campus location in the Memorial Student Center. The new location is part of a series of changes and additions that Sodexo and Marshall are making because of Sodexo’s new contract. La Famiglia’s...

“We Do Not Love for You” art exhibition debut

“We Do Not Love for You” art exhibition debut

Leanna Owens, Reporter

September 20, 2018


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“We Do Not Love for You,” an art exhibition about lesbian sexuality and intimacy, debuted Sept. 15 at Alias 14 W, a new experimental community art space in Huntington. Tatiana Castro, the artist behind the exhibit, said she wanted people to understand her sexuality and relationships through this...

Alpha Tau Omega “goes homeless” for Huntington City Mission

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

September 19, 2018


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Marshall University’s Alpha Tau Omega started their annual philanthropy event Monday Sept. 17 outside of the Memorial Student Center. This is the thirteenth year the fraternity has put on the event. Members want to make it clear the purpose of ‘going homeless’ is to raise money for Huntington’s...

Marshall Smashers tournaments promote friendly competition among students, locals

Marshall Smashers tournaments promote friendly competition among students, locals

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 19, 2018


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Marshall University students and community members bonded through friendly competition during Monday’s Marshall Smashers Super Smash Bros. Tournament. “Tonight we played doubles brackets,” Austin Gaal, president of Marshall Smashers, said. “Sam Aliff and I won the Melee bracket.” Gaal,...

Starbucks gets wheels on campus

Starbucks gets wheels on campus

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

September 18, 2018


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The Starbucks Bike took its first spin around Marshall University’s campus and was revealed Sept. 14 on the Memorial Student Center Plaza. The bike’s operator was giving out free samples of Starbucks’ nitro cold brew coffee. “We will debut the bike sometime this week with a free tasting of ou...