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Campus group aims to provide support for transgender students

Campus group aims to provide support for transgender students

Joelle Gates, Reporter

September 19, 2018


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TranSLAYtion, a student led support group, aims to create a safe space for students who identify as transgender by establishing a sense of community amid obstacles. “When the rest of the world is calling us gross, the ability to have this group helps us feel like we’re supposed to be here,”...

College of Science receives $400,000 grant

Sam Phillips, Reporter

September 19, 2018


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Marshall University’s College of Science was awarded a grant worth nearly $400,000 by the National Science Foundation for the purchase of a new advanced microscope. The microscope will primarily be used for research purposes, but it will also be used as a teaching tool for Marshall students, as...

Cabell-Wayne Animal Shelter in need of volunteers

Cabell-Wayne Animal Shelter in need of volunteers

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 19, 2018


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The Cabell-Wayne Animal Shelter seeks volunteers while housing approximately eighty cats and one hundred dogs. The shelter just ended their cat season, in which an abundance of strays were given to the shelter. They were able to supply homes to seventy cats. “In order for this to ...

SGA discusses House of Representatives proposal

Hannah Graham, Reporter

September 18, 2018


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Marshall University’s Student Government Association met 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in the Memorial Student Center Room 2w22 to discuss the House of Representatives proposal. The main topic on the table was the concept of a House of Representatives that was proposed two Senate meetings ago by Student ...

Huntington’s Kitchen continues cooking class series for community

Huntington’s Kitchen continues cooking class series for community

Meg Keller, Reporter

September 18, 2018


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Ramen noodle eaters can rejoice as Huntington’s Kitchen features an event aimed to help the community learn to cook. Huntington’s Kitchen in Pullman Square sponsors monthly classes with the purpose of educating the community on how to cook fresh, healthy, homemade dishes.  The classes are part ...

Red Flag campaign sparks relationship violence discussion

Red Flag campaign sparks relationship violence discussion

Joelle Gates, Reporter

September 18, 2018


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Sponsored by the Women and Gender Center, the Red Flag Campaign aims to spread awareness and information on student resources throughout campus. “This is a national campaign that helps bring awareness to the warning signs around relationship violence,” Claire Synder, program coordinator of the Wome...

Marshall looks to grow in community outreach

Marshall looks to grow in community outreach

Olayinka Bamiro, Reporter

September 18, 2018


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In partnership with the Office of Community Outreach and Volunteer Services, the Golden Girls non-profit organization will be accepting donations throughout the month of September in an initiative called Collection for a Cause. Members of the Marshall University community can donate items such as body ...

New interest group at Marshall

Joelle Gates, Reporter

September 13, 2018


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A student interest group focused on preventing sexual assault conducted its first meeting Wednesday in Prichard Hall 143. The Women and Gender Center proposed the group to a number of students following a recent survey which revealed that many Marshall University students were unaware of resources...

Marshall students want to expand ‘FREEinDOWNTOWN’ Wi-Fi radius

Marshall students want to expand ‘FREEinDOWNTOWN’ Wi-Fi radius

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 11, 2018


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Marshall University students utilizing the recently launched public Wi-Fi in downtown Huntington this weekend said they support expansion to cover the whole town. The Wi-Fi network, called “FREEinDOWNTOWN,” covers a two-block radius of downtown Huntington, including Pullman Square, and it has been...

Lecture aims to help diversify Marshall community

Lecture aims to help diversify Marshall community

Hannah Graham, Reporter

September 11, 2018


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Virginia Valian, a Hunter College psychology professor and gender expert, lectured students, staff and faculty 2 p.m. Sept. 10, in the Shawkey Dining Room. This was one of five sessions Monday sponsored by the President’s Commission on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. Valian tailored the session to...

Organizations debate best way to take money out of politics

Organizations debate best way to take money out of politics

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 11, 2018


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Tri-State Indivisible sponsored a debate Monday, with representatives from Wolf- Pac, the American Civil Liberties Union and West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy discussing removing money from politics. “We want to propose an amendment to end the corrupting influence of money in politics and re...

SGA meets to discuss legislation, honor military personnel on 9/11

SGA meets to discuss legislation, honor military personnel on 9/11

Hannah Graham, Reporter

September 11, 2018


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Marshall University’s Student Government Association had their weekly senate meeting Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the Shawkey Dining Hall. The meeting consisted of student senators and was open to the public. Vice President Hannah Petracca served as the presiding officer over the meeting. The meeting star...