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Simon and Garfunkel multimedia event coming to Huntington

Simon and Garfunkel multimedia event coming to Huntington

Sarah Ingram, Copy Editor

January 21, 2020

The Marshall Artists Series returns in 2020 with the Simon and Garfunkel Story, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Keith Albee Theatre. Taylor Bloom, the actor portraying the Simon half of the duo, said he hopes the audience is able to feel as if they are listening to the real Simon and Garfunkel. “Most...

Students, Huntington residents march, remember MLK Jr.

Students, Huntington residents march, remember MLK Jr.

Sarah Ingram, Copy Editor

January 21, 2020

Chants of passion and remembrance filled the Huntington streets as residents took part in the Martin Luther King Jr. March to honor the late activist while looking to the future.  “The march is symbolism of togetherness and unity and everybody being on one accord, pulling the same string and lo...

University recognizes National Day of Racial Healing

University recognizes National Day of Racial Healing

Staff Report

January 21, 2020

Students and faculty members gather at Drinko Library for the 4th annual National Day of Racial Healing, a day to recognize the work still needed to further equality in our country. The day is organized by the W.K. Kellog Foundation, rooted in experiences for truth telling and trust building that...

Black History Month events, poster winners announced

Black History Month events, poster winners announced

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

January 21, 2020

 More than one-hundred years ago, Dr. Carter G. Woodson became the second black man to earn a doctorate from Harvard University. Often regarded as the “Father of Black History,” Woodson developed a career in not only history, but also education and journalism. Today, Marshall University celebrates his ...

Students take on robotics challenge

Students take on robotics challenge

Brittany Hively, Online Editor

January 21, 2020

Rainy Saturday mornings did not stop area elementary and middle school students from gathering at Marshall University for the VEX IQ Qualifier hosted by the MU Geeks and Gadgets Club.  Students from Roosevelt Elementary participated in their first tournament with their newly formed robotics team, Rob...

Leaders from global buisinesses set to share expertise

Ralph May, Reporter

January 21, 2020

Leaders from Adobe, PayPal and Nike will share their business expertise to students and community members in a free panel at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 in the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. “The CEO Panel is a part of the Dean’s Distinguished Speakers Series; it aims to have students hear...

Amicus Curiae Lecture Series to focus on women’s history

Olayinka Bamiro, Reporter

January 21, 2020

The Amicus Curiae Lecture Series have been taking place since the inception of the Simon Perry Center for Constitutional Democracy in 2011. Every year a grant from the WV Humanities Council helps fund the events. Different components come into play when deciding on who should be the guest speaker...

University professors have mixed feelings towards airpods

University professors have mixed feelings towards airpods

Sarah Ingram, Copy Editor

January 21, 2020

Technological advancements may be perceived as both positive and negative when it comes to the classroom, according to Marshall University professors. However, while computers and projectors may have benefits to teaching, other devices, such as airpods, may be harming students’ ability to acquire skills...

Vehicle crashes into pizza restaurant near Marshall’s campus

Vehicle crashes into pizza restaurant near Marshall’s campus

Meg Keller, Social Media Manager

January 6, 2020

A vehicle crashed into Husson’s Pizza, located at Fourth Avenue and 16th Street, at approximately 9 a.m. Monday following a police pursuit. After observing a vehicle associated with felony warrants on Ninth Avenue, Huntington police officers initiated a stop, but the subject, Tanner Miller, 24,...

Newly renovated Memorial Student Center unveiled during Grand Re-Opening

Newly renovated Memorial Student Center unveiled during Grand Re-Opening

Brittany Hively, Reporter

December 6, 2019

Students, faculty and community members gathered to unveil the newly renovated Marshall University Memorial Student Center Thursday morning.  Opened in 1971, the building had not had a facelift since the 1990s. As the center of student life, the MSC was ready for some updates, according to Willi...

Students discuss food and environment during ‘green’ event

Students discuss food and environment during ‘green’ event

Aaron Dickens, Reporter

December 6, 2019

A different taste of culture and food hit the taste buds of multiple students at the You Are What You Eat event on Dec. 5 in the Memorial Student Center. Students from the anthropology department provided information about ways humans have interacted with their environment throughout history. “The...

Huntington community to honor Pearl Harbor anniversary

Blake Newhouse, Reporter

December 6, 2019

The Huntington community will remember the lives lost during the Pearl Harbor attack this Saturday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Starting at 11 a.m., the Huntington Detachment 340 of the Marine Corps will present the 78th annual National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony in the lobby of the...