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Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh hits hearts of Marshall

Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh hits hearts of Marshall

Joelle Gates, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

A vigil honoring the victims of a Pittsburgh shooting took place Tuesday on the Memorial Student Center Plaza. Organizers of the event invited the Huntington community to come together following a shooting inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which left 11 dead. “Take...

Discussing abortion, negative stigmas on Marshall campus

Discussing abortion, negative stigmas on Marshall campus

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Pictures and stories of people who have had abortions were on display Tuesday, Oct. 30 in the John Deaver Drinko Library Atrium. HerdFREE, the local student organization of the national WVFREE group, sponsored the event. “This event was to get the stigma of abortions out of a negative light,”...

The Weebie Jeebies: a Paranormal Investigator’s experiences in West Virginia

The Weebie Jeebies: a Paranormal Investigator’s experiences in West Virginia

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

October 30, 2018


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Resident Undead is a paranormal investigation group that travels to haunted locations all over the United States and films their experiences, and the Resident Undead team go to haunted locations and recreate events that may have happened at that location to see if it stirs up any energy or paranormal ac...

Alpha Chi Omega sponsors candlelight vigil for domestic violence

Alpha Chi Omega sponsors candlelight vigil for domestic violence

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Alpha Chi Omega sponsored a candlelight vigil Thursday night in the Memorial Student Center plaza. Students, faculty and members of the Huntington community showed their support for the cause. With October being domestic violence awareness month, the event was held to raise awareness about domestic...

Marshall’s 55th annual International Festival celebrates cultural diversity, exploration

Marshall’s 55th annual International Festival celebrates cultural diversity, exploration

Douglas Harding, Reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

West Virginia’s largest international festival featuring foods, music and booths from around the world returned to Marshall University Saturday, Oct. 27, in the Memorial Student Center. Marshall’s 55th annual International Festival, organized by the Office of International Student Services, encouraged...

Students learn the truth behind culturally appropriated costumes

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE

“With Halloween coming up we thought, ‘what a perfect time to talk about the true cost of a costume,’” said DeShonda Stewart, President of Black United Students at Marshall University in a presentation this week. True Cost of a Costume, an event consisting of three presentations on cultural...

Mr. and Miss Marshall of 2018 homecoming for herd

Mr. and Miss Marshall of 2018 homecoming for herd

Madison Davis, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

The titles for 2018 Mr. and Miss Marshall were named during halftime of Saturday’s Homecoming game. The titles were awarded to junior James Prentice and senior Jessica Yurkovich. Prentice, a business management major, and Yurkovich, an exercise science major, both are in many leadership posit...

Judgement House gives look into judgement, hell and heaven

Judgement House gives look into judgement, hell and heaven

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 23, 2018


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Christ Temple Church strives to grow churches throughout the community with their annual Judgment House “Spiked”. The Judgment House is a walk-through drama of heaven and hell laid out by actors and participants in the church or tri-state area. With 6,000 people anticipated to come this year, 300 voluntee...

In Their Shoes used to teach students about domestic violence

In Their Shoes used to teach students about domestic violence

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under LIFE

In Their Shoes was an interactive event sponsored by the Office of Community Outreach and Volunteer Services, the Women’s and Gender Center, and Branches Domestic Violence Shelter, which took place Thursday, Oct. 18 in BE5 of Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center.  The event dealt with domestic...

100 mile meal feed hungry students on Marshall’s campus

100 mile meal feed hungry students on Marshall’s campus

Olayinka Bamiro, Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE

Marshall University’s Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics and the MU Sustainability Department organized the 100 Mile Meal event in Towers Market Place Oct. 17. 100 Mile Meal is an effort to improve the dining hall experience and promote healthy eating on campus. This event was started...

Yeager symposium features Adam Booth to talk about Appalachia

Yeager symposium features Adam Booth to talk about Appalachia

Douglas Harding, Reporter

October 18, 2018


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World-renowned storyteller, musician and West Virginia native Adam Booth participated in a Yeager Symposium and open dialogue with Marshall University students and Huntington residents Wednesday, Oct.17 at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center Playhouse. Booth discussed Appalachian dialects and...

Intercultural Talent Show at Marshall allows students to showcase talents

Intercultural Talent Show at Marshall allows students to showcase talents

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE

Marshall University’s Intercultural Hispanic Organization collaborated with the Student Government Association to organize the Intercultural Talent Show Tuesday night in the Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris room. Participants demonstrated their talents before a panel of judges and an audien...