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Women’s Studies reaches out to a community in need

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter
October 29, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s Women’s Studies department is reaching out to help organizations in the community. The department is taking action to support Stop Abusive Family Environments, Inc. (SAFE), the Alderson Women’s Prison Hospitality House and Huntington City Mission. Laura Michele Diener,...

Local food bank joins Give A Meal campaign

Taylor Watts, Reporter
October 29, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Facing Hunger Foodbank has partnered with Bank of America to participate in Feeding America’s annual Give A Meal campaign to fight hunger in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio. FHF is asking the community for help through Dec. 31 to secure funds through Bank of America’s Give A Meal campaign. Through...

Take the shuttle home for Thanksgiving

Kelly Pate, Reporter
October 28, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

BreakShuttle is serving Marshall University by offering students a bus ride home for Thanksgiving break Nov. 21-Nov. 30. Students can purchase one-way tickets online to and from five different locations, including Morgantown, West Virginia; Hagerstown, Maryland; Silver Spring, Maryland; Parkersburg,...

Safe HAVEN on campus

Shalee Rogney, Reporter
October 28, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Twenty-four people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States — more than 12 million men and women a year, according to The National Domestic Violence Hotline. Marshall University is taking an extra step to inform new students about...

CAB karaoke gives away tickets

Shalee Rogney, Reporter
October 28, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Campus Activities Board members Hannah Harman and Allison White organized an event that brings the beat to campus. Students participated in a karaoke competition Tuesday on the Memorial Student Center plaza. Harman and White said they were very pleased with the outcome and the showcase of talent from...

Mexican students, faculty to reside in student housing

Zach Wright, Reporter
October 28, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University will soon be housing students and faculty from Mexico in various campus residence halls. The students and faculty will arrive Saturday, and will reside in the residence halls until Dec. 6. The students are a part of the INTO Marshall program. John Yaun, director of housing and...

College of Business students gain real-world experience through mock interviews

John Fauss, Reporter
October 27, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Graduate students from the College of Business have used multiple techniques to prepare them for the business world outside the confines of college. One of these methods is mock interviews. Conducting interviews for potential future employer is always a useful skill to master. This includes the ability...

Huntington citizens to vote on four proposed charters

Emily Rice, Reporter
October 27, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Voters who live in the corporate limits of the city of Huntington in Cabell and Wayne Counties will see four proposed Charter amendments on their General Election ballot Nov. 4. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams said the city charter was adopted in 1985 and the four proposed amendments take into account...

Harvard professor to discuss religion in Middle East and Ebola

Bryan Bozeman, Reporter
October 27, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Dr. Ahmed Ragab, assistant professor of science and religion at Harvard Divinity School, will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center. Regab is a guest speaker at the fifth annual da Vinci Lecture. Ragab’s speech, titled “From Plague to Ebola: The Social Life of Epidemics...

Ebola lockdown lifted at Cabell-Huntington hospital

Bryan Bozeman, Reporter
October 27, 2014
Filed under NEWS

The emergency room at Cabell Huntington Hospital was placed on lockdown Saturday night after a female who visited Nigeria in June came in with flu-like symptoms. The lockdown lasted for several hours but was lifted when it was determined that the woman did not have Ebola. Hospital officials released...

Mouse in the house

Anthony Davis, Reporter
October 27, 2014
Filed under NEWS

A local up-and-coming native brewer came back to Huntington Monday to share his love of beer with other enthusiasts. Frank Moeller, owner and brewmaster of Flying Mouse Brewery in Troutville, Virginia, came back to his hometown of Huntington to visit Black Sheep Burritos and Brews and present his...

Housing inspections prioritize student safety

Emily Rice, Reporter
October 27, 2014
Filed under NEWS

“Students and parents can take comfort in knowing that safety is our highest priority.”

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