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Study abroad fair to get students interested in study abroad opportunities

Sam Phillips, Reporter

September 29, 2018


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To get more students involved with studying abroad, Marshall University sponsored a study abroad fair Sept. 26 in the Memorial Student Center. The fair consisted of professors and associates providing information on several opportunities abroad. One opportunity is sponsored by the College of Arts...

Local mental health professionals discuss anxiety and depression

Local mental health professionals discuss anxiety and depression

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 28, 2018


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Local mental health professionals participated in a panel discussion with Marshall University students about anxiety, depression and finding help Sept. 27 in Drinko Library. The event was part of the Don’t Call Me Crazy: Resiliency through Education mental health awareness series sponsored by Marshall...

CAB organizes paint and sip event

Leanna Owens, Reporter

September 27, 2018


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Over 125 students congregated in the Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris room Sept. 25 to participate in Marshall University’s Campus Activities Board’s Paint & Sip event, but only 110 were able to participate. CAB had to turn many students away due to a lack of materials to accommodate the...

MU Reads celebrates Banned Books Week

Sam Phillips, Reporter

September 27, 2018


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Published local authors Marie Manilla and Eliot Parker spoke Sept. 26 at an MU Reads event celebrating Banned Books Week Manilla and Parker previously joined MU Reads for Banned Books Week in 2017. Banned Books Week is designed to showcase books that have been banned in the past, especially to children...

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...