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Spring commencement to be in person

Spring commencement to be in person

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor March 2, 2021

Marshall University announced that there will be a spring 2021 commencement ceremony, and administration is working towards more of an in-person fall semester.    The graduation ceremony will be held...

Following the introduction of H.R.1 to the House floor, former Bernie 2020 staffers launched Un-PAC, a new political organization dedicated to organizing students and young people to demand democratic reform. 

Un-Pac, organizing students for vast democratic reform

Isabella Robinson, News Editor March 2, 2021

Following the introduction of H.R.1 to the House floor, former Bernie 2020 staffers launched Un-PAC, a new political organization dedicated to organizing students and young people to demand democratic...

Huntington city workers monitored Harris Riverfront Park and set up barriers closing the park to citizens due to dangerous water levels.

Flood warning: Ohio River to crest Wednesday

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor March 2, 2021

As power companies began restoring the last grids of power to thousands of residents, due to an intense ice-storm, heavy rains have caused a new issue: flooding.    The National Weather Service...

The epidemic of loneliness: how Reddit became the place to sell digital company

The epidemic of loneliness: how Reddit became the place to sell digital company

Tyler Spence, Opinion Editor March 2, 2021

Despite the economic downturn felt by nearly all aspects of society, there has been one industry that has seen tremendous growth — online sexual content. Not just traditional pornography, but...

Marshall diver receives diversity in aquatics award

Xena Bunton, Reporter March 2, 2021

After years of competitive diving at a high school and college level, Joelle Williams, a sophomore diver at Marshall University, is awarded the Diversity in Aquatics Ken Roland Aquatic Professional...

 

A four-time graduate of Marshall University, Glen Midkiff knew early on that higher education was the career he wanted to pursue.

Marshall Alumni: Where are we now? Glen Midkiff

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor February 26, 2021

A four-time graduate of Marshall University, Glen Midkiff knew early on that higher education was the career he wanted to pursue.       “Ever since I was an RA [resident assistant] at Marshall,...

Queer to Slay creates safe space for LGBT+ students

Miranda Valles, Reporter February 23, 2021

Marshall’s Office of LGBTQ+ is hosting peer-to-peer group meetings for students every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.    Queer to Slay is an all-inclusive support group that aims to provide...

Pharmacy fraternity host drive-thru food collection

Isabella Robinson February 23, 2021

The Marshall School of Pharmacy’s Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity will host a drive-thru food collection to benefit the Facing Hunger Foodbank this Friday, Feb. 26 from noon to 5 p.m.   “The...

West Virginia House delegates enter chambers, Saturday, March 9. New proposals concerning water quality and protections will not be reviewed until the 2020 legislative session.

Campus carry resurfaces, prompts response

Tyler Spence, Opinion Editor February 23, 2021

Under current statutes in West Virginia, college campuses remain an exception for places one can visit and conceal carry a weapon without a permit. Earlier this month, the West Virginia Senate introduced...

A tree covered in ice on Marshall University's campus

Students prepare for classes to resume

Isabella Robinson, News Editor February 23, 2021

Marshall students are preparing to brave the winter weather as classes resume following a week of cancellations and delays due to weather conditions and power outages.   “Out of all the time I...

Theatre department transitions to virtual learning

Theatre department transitions to virtual learning

Miranda Valles, reporter February 23, 2021

With the decision to remain for the most part, virtual in regards to activities and classes, Marshall’s theatre students are left to adapt their art to unconventional means.   Unlike other departments,...

Woodson Lyceum hosts panel on minority health

Woodson Lyceum hosts panel on minority health

Madison Perdue, Reporter February 16, 2021

As the pandemic continues and the promise of immunization climbs, many African Americans across the country question the new vaccine’s reliability and the fervent encouragement for the public to take...

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