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Students socialize, create artwork at Paint and Sip event

Students socialize, create artwork at Paint and Sip event

Anna Marsh, Reporter

March 23, 2019


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Marshall University students painted, socialized and sipped mocktails, or non-alcoholic mixed drinks, Wednesday evening, during a Paint and Sip event in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center. Paint and Sip was hosted by the Campus Activity Board, CAB. CAB helps plan, organize and carry ...

Student body president wins world championship in persuasive speaking

Student body president wins world championship in persuasive speaking

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

March 22, 2019


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Student Body President Hunter Barclay returned to Marshall University a world champion last weekend, after competing in an international tournament in Germany with Marshall’s Thundering Word Speech and Debate Team. In addition to placing fourth in the tournament’s impromptu speaking event, Barclay,...

Marshall scholarship offers option for grad school abroad

Marshall scholarship offers option for grad school abroad

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

March 22, 2019


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With one scholarship, students can study any topic at any university in the United Kingdom without paying a dime, a diplomat told a Marshall journalism class Wednesday afternoon. “It’s a government-funded scholarship that sends students to the U.K. and completely pays for your grad school,” said ...

Research day to offer citizens chance to explore local medical research

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

March 21, 2019


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Huntington citizens will be able to explore medical research going on within their city Friday, during Marshall University’s Health Sciences Research Day. The day gives individuals walking through the lobby of Cabell Huntington Hospital a chance to meet the faces behind the research going on at Marsh...

Rogner-Williams ticket wins preliminary election, four referendums pass

Rogner-Williams ticket wins preliminary election, four referendums pass

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

March 21, 2019


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The preliminary results of the 2019 Student Government Association Elections, concerning student body president and vice president, senators and referendums, were announced Wednesday, during a reveal at 5 p.m. in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center. In the category of Student Body President/Vice...

New ministry encourages religious exploration for Greeks

Paige Leonard, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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Unifying Greek Life through Bible studies, the campus ministry organization Greek Impact plans to get more sororities and fraternities involved spiritually to facilitate change, a volunteer for the organization said. “It’s a great way to show that not all Greek Life is bad,” said Logan Foster, ...

Cyber club on campus promotes women in technology

Cyber club on campus promotes women in technology

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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A new club on Marshall University’s campus hopes to close the gender gap in the technology world, an advisor for the club said. “Tech fields are dominated by males,” said Chelsie Cooper, advisor for the Women In Cyber club. “Our female students in tech sit in classrooms surrounded by males ...

MUPD Chief offers advice before Spring Break

MUPD Chief offers advice before Spring Break

March 20, 2019


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With spring break just days away, Marshall University Police Chief Jim Terry said there are a lot of generalized tips all students should know and think about before, during and after their travels or stays during the break. “It is important for students to make sure they are making smart and safe...

BANFF returns April 2

Emily Phipps, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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The Banff Mountain Film Festival is a prestigious mountain festival, and its world tour, which features a variety of action, environmental and adventure short films, will make a stop at the Keith Albee Theatre April 2 at 7 p.m. The festival takes place every fall in Banff, Alberta, and the Banff Mo...

Campus ministry seeks student perspective on spirituality

Campus ministry seeks student perspective on spirituality

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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A deck of cards with a purpose. This week the organization Cru is using a tool known as Perspective Cards to reach out to students and engage in conversations about faith. The cards give students a chance to express their faith in a way they might not have had the chance to before, said Drew Osenbach, ...

Socialist Equality Party organizes to support whistleblowers, raise awareness

Socialist Equality Party organizes to support whistleblowers, raise awareness

Douglas Harding, Online and Social Media Manager

March 20, 2019


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As of Wednesday, March 20, Chelsea Manning, a former intelligence analyst for the United States Army, has been imprisoned for 12 days because of her refusal to testify in a grand jury hearing against international non-profit organization WikiLeaks. Nearly a decade ago, Manning, after joining the army,...