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“We Do Not Love for You” art exhibition debut

“We Do Not Love for You” art exhibition debut

Leanna Owens, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

“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


Filed under LIFE

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...

Celebration of Rosh Hashanah for Jewish community

Celebration of Rosh Hashanah for Jewish community

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Humans of Huntington, LIFE

The Jewish community celebrated the last day of Rosh Hashanah Tuesday, Sept. 12. The two-day celebration marks the beginning of the year for the Jewish calendar and is part of The Ten Days of Repentance, which are the first ten days of the Hebrew month Tishrei. These ten days mark new beginnings for...

Veteran guest speaker at MU Reads

Veteran guest speaker at MU Reads

Sam Phillips, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under LIFE

MU Reads invited Danny Lane, a decorated Vietnam war veteran and author, to discuss his book about veteran PTSD Tuesday, Sept. 11 in Drinko Library. Lane, who has received two Purple Hearts, the Marine Combat Action Medal and the Vietnam Gallantry Cross, among other commendations, published his book...

International Housekeeping Week honors Marshall staff

Meg Keller, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under LIFE

For nearly three decades, Patsy Smith has worked as a Marshall University housekeeper, and as part of International Housekeeping Week, this week is an opportunity to thank her. The purpose of International Housekeeping Week is to honor those workers who provide upkeep and maintenance, such as Smith....

Huntington community stands together in worship, praise to help people on the road to recovery

Huntington community stands together in worship, praise to help people on the road to recovery

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 11, 2018


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Community members in substance use recovery praise, worship and unite through music Mondays at Norway Avenue Church of Christ. Every week features a different genre of music, such as Christian rap, rock and blues, performed by local and famous musicians, alongside a message on how to walk with Jesus...

Marshall addresses suicide prevention through panel, trainings

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Marshall University’s Department of Social Work helped kick off Suicide Prevention Month with a panel on suicide prevention Sept. 10 in the Memorial Student Center.  The panel consisted of eight members and was moderated by Candace Layne, director of Marshall’s Counseling Center. Layne said college stud...

Sororities begin formal recruitment

Leanna Owens, Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Marshall University’s sorority recruitment begins Sept. 13 and lasts until Sept. 16. For students who wish to know more about sorority life and recruitment week, there will be a sorority 102 class at 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, in the Memorial Student Center room BE5. Sabel Meadows, president of...

Community members march in support during Rise for Climate Rally

Community members march in support during Rise for Climate Rally

Meg Keller, Reporter

September 10, 2018


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The Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition sponsored the Ohio River Rising Huntington Rise for Climate Rally Saturday.  Huntington community members attended in support of environmental protections.  This comes after President Donald Trump rolled back environmental rules that aimed to reduce carbon emissions...

Campus Activities Board gets the ball rolling at Strike Zone

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Marshall University’s Campus Activities Board sponsored its first cosmic bowling event of the semester at Strike Zone Thursday. Cosmic bowling attracts a different crowd of students than other CAB events, Marcus Williams, a general member of CAB, said. Commuters or students who do not live on campus...