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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,...

Hope for Huntington lies beyond solving drug epidemic

Hope for Huntington lies beyond solving drug epidemic

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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Huntington has been dubbed the “epicenter of the solution” to the drug epidemic by Mayor Steve Williams, but some citizens say, although there’s hope, there is still a lot that has not been addressed. “I used to see Huntington as a good place,” said Bre Britton, a sophomore biology pre-med ...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Mackenzie Jones, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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Bench Warrant An officer saw a black male, age 24, walking through a parking lot on Sixth Avenue and 18th Street, March 11 at 10:30 a.m. The officer knew the man had a warrant out for his arrest; he had a capias. The man was taken to Cabell County Courthouse and was processed and released on an O...

Community helps family after house fire out of ‘kindness of their hearts’

Community helps family after house fire out of ‘kindness of their hearts’

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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It’s the kindness of strangers that a Marshall student said affected her most after her dad lost his home to a fire March 10. “Little girls brought us blankets…some guy who my dad said didn’t look like he had a lot took out his wallet and was like ‘Can I give you money?’” said Maizie P...

Town hall meeting calls for student input

Trey Delida, Reporter

March 19, 2019


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“So, what’s on your mind?” Huntington Mayor Steve Williams opened discussion with this opened-ended question at a town hall meeting Tuesday in Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center.  The town hall meeting, organized and sponsored by the Marshall Student Government Association an...

Two senators under review by Judiciary Committee

Two senators under review by Judiciary Committee

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

March 19, 2019


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Two Student Government Association senators were under judicial review Tuesday, during a meeting of the student senate Judiciary Committee in the Memorial Student Center. Sen. Mary Erwin, an elected representative for the College of Science, and Sen. Angel Wallace, an at-large senator, were under re...

Cat colony population near Marshall continues to multiply

Cat colony population near Marshall continues to multiply

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

March 19, 2019


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Nestled between Sixth and Seventh Avenue in Huntington and stretching from 16th street to 20th street exists a growing colony of cats that have been abandoned by their owners, many of which were Marshall students, said Nancy Simmons, director of the feral cat trapping program at Help for Animals. The...