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Huntington’s Keith Albee Theater lit up with The Barenaked Ladies’ performance Thursday night

Huntington’s Keith Albee Theater lit up with The Barenaked Ladies’ performance Thursday night

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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Huntington’s Keith Albee Theater lit up the sign and stage with The Barenaked Ladies’ performance Thursday night. Seats were filled with Huntington community members of all ages while the band performed some of their top hits “One Week” and “If I had a $1,000,000” along with songs from...

Women’s rights group, Herd FREE, is fighting for reproductive education, equality for all

Douglas Harding, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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West Virginia’s leading organization fighting for women’s rights and equality for all, WV Focus on Reproductive Education and Equality, now has a Marshall University chapter called Herd FREE. Herd FREE’s mission is to raise awareness about women’s rights issues, such as access to reproductive ...

Unity Walk brings Marshall community together, begins homecoming activities

Unity Walk brings Marshall community together, begins homecoming activities

Hannah Graham, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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Marshall University had its seventh annual Unity Walk Monday, Oct. 15 to kick off the homecoming week festivities. The walk started and ended at the Memorial Student Center, and students from multiple organizations participated in the walk and celebrated their differences. Paige Reger, sophomore ...

HERD AROUND THE WORLD: Zenan Li, China

HERD AROUND THE WORLD: Zenan Li, China

Joelle Gates, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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Zenan Li, a first-year business major, left his small village in Zhejiang, China, to purse his undergraduate degree. After hearing about Marshall University’s business program, Li joined INTO, a program that brings international students to American universities to begin learning new skills and g...

Annual mac ‘n’ DZ philanthropy macaroni, cheese dinner

Annual mac ‘n’ DZ philanthropy macaroni, cheese dinner

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

October 14, 2018


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The event, Mac ‘n’ DZ, was a macaroni and cheese dinner. The proceeds went to Starkey Hearing as part of Delta Zeta’s philanthropy, speech and hearing. Starkey Hearing provides hearing aids to the less fortunate in the United States and abroad. Mac ‘n’ DZ started at 11 p.m. and lasted until...

White flags waving at capture the flag

White flags waving at capture the flag

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

October 14, 2018


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A white flag is symbolic of surrender and peace, but Oct. 10 it symbolized two organizations on Marshall University’s campus working together. Marshall’s Campus Activities Board and Greek fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon played a friendly game of capture the flag on campus this week to strength...

Halloween candy collection for kids at Marcum Terrace

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

October 13, 2018


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The Black United Students organization of Marshall University has created a Halloween candy donation drive that started Oct. 1 and will run through Oct. 22. The candy drive is sponsored by the Center for African American Students and will benefit children through the Marcum Terrace Family Resource...

Masquerade Ball fundraiser for women’s studies, SAFE domestic violence shelter

Olayinka Bamiro, Reporter

October 12, 2018


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The Women’s Studies Program will be having its fifth annual Masquerade Ball Saturday, Oct. 13. The Masquerade Ball is a fundraiser for the Women’s Studies Program and SAFE, a domestic violence shelter located in McDowell County in southern West Virginia. SAFE has been a beneficiary of the Women’s...

Boss Babes aims to empower women in W.Va.

Meg Keller, Reporter

October 9, 2018


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In a traditionally conservative state, one woman has chosen to defy the norm by creating an intersectional feminine and women empowerment organization. One year ago, Charleston native Kayla Wilson-Young said she recognized there was a personal and communal need to support fellow women.  She created Boss...

Career Expo aims to engage students, community with Tri-State area businesses

Career Expo aims to engage students, community with Tri-State area businesses

Hannah Graham, Reporter

October 9, 2018


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Marshall University’s Career Services organized a Career Expo Tuesday, Oct. 9th, in the Don Morris Room. The event was for students and community members to talk with and get involved with local businesses. Businesses attended from all over the tri-state area to set up tables with informational pa...

65th Annual Fire Parade takes over Fourth Avenue, brings awareness to fire safety

65th Annual Fire Parade takes over Fourth Avenue, brings awareness to fire safety

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 9, 2018


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By LILLIE BODIE The Parthenon Children’s faces lit up to the bright lights and loud sirens of fire trucks Oct. 8, at the annual Fire Prevention Parade in downtown Huntington.  The Fire Parade is celebrating its 65th year marching down Fourth Avenue with local fire departments and schools to...

Tsubasacon returns to Huntington with weekend of pop culture

October 8, 2018


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Tsubasacon 2018 took place at the Big Sandy Convention Center in Huntington, Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. The convention is a yearly event centered around video games, anime, manga and other pop culture entities. Among the video game and anime-based attractions of this year’s Tsubasacon included a maid...