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Assessment Day to return April 14

Sara Ryan, Reporter

January 30, 2015


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Marshall University’s Office of Assessment is preparing surveys and prizes for Assessment Day on April 14. In February students will begin receiving emails about surveys they can take and will be entered to win prizes on Assessment Day.  Mary Reynolds, associate vice president of assessment and qualit...

La Bohème to grace Keith Albee stage in Marshall Artists Series

La Bohème to grace Keith Albee stage in Marshall Artists Series

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

January 29, 2015


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“La Bohème” will come to the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Feb 10 as a part of the Marshall Artists Series. “La Bohème” is an opera set in 1830s Paris within the Latin Quarter and follows the struggles and lives of poet Rodolfo, the beautiful Mimi and their friends. “Re...

Upcoming expo for pharmacy students

Matthew Eplion, Reporter

January 29, 2015


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The Marshall University School of Pharmacy will have its first Pharmacy Career Expo Friday. Debby Stoler, assistant director of development and outreach at Career Services, said the primary goal of the expo is to give pharmacy students a chance to look for internships and potential future careers i...

Local program prepares young men for success

Local program prepares young men for success

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

January 29, 2015


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The American Dream Movement planned its second public ceremony for new members at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. ADM is a group of young-adult advisors who mentor African American teenage boys in the Huntington area. The group’s founder and director, Charles C. Meyers, Jr., a 201...

President’s office decorated with student artwork

President’s office decorated with student artwork

Amy Napier, Reporter

January 29, 2015


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Strands of yarn intricately woven in the pattern of a scarf remain untouched. Pieces of an old soup can press into a series of feathers. These elements make up the pieces of artwork hanging in Marshall University Interim President Gary White's office, and they are all student creations. Donald Van...

CHANGING THE BREW

CHANGING THE BREW

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

January 29, 2015


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Bittersweet Coffeehouse is bringing a new and diverse method of brewing coffee to the Huntington area. Madelynn Coalson, a barista at the coffeehouse, said each cup of coffee is made individually. “Pour over is considered a third wave coffee,” Coalson said. “Each batch is ground individually...

Student wrongfully confesses to assault

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

January 29, 2015


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A Marshall University student wrongfully confessed to a Jan. 16 assault on another man near the university. The Huntington Police Department cited “extreme impairment by drugs and alcohol” as reason for his false confession. Richard William Hoobler, 22, of Huntington, wrongfully identified...

MU Women Connect event features unreleased film

MU Women Connect event features unreleased film

Allyson Carr, Reporter

January 29, 2015


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Marshall University Women Connect presented a free screening to inform students on chemical safety Wednesday in the Memorial Student Center. The women’s studies program organized a chemical safety awareness event for students interested in learning more about the chemicals in the region. A screening...

Fifth Third Bank to offer tax preparation assistance Feb. 5

Erika Johnk, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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The Financial Stability Partnership of the River Cities' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is assisting students with tax preparations on campus starting Feb. 5. The Financial Stability Partnership of the River Cities is an initiative of United Way of the River Cities. They are assisting...

Pan-Hellenic Council presents bake sale in MSC

Nichole Henderson, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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Marshall University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) put together a bake sale from 11 to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Student Center. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority member Kayla Marshall said the event was for multiple purposes. “We are doing this event to help with fundraising, to complete our community se...

SGA sets dates for presidential election

Skyler Hunt, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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The Student Government Association has set the dates for the 2015 Marshall University Student Body Presidential Election. Every spring, a new presidential election takes place on Marshall’s campus. Lila Mangus, student body vice president of the student body, said next week SGA is electing the new el...

VAC gallery exposes students to national art

VAC gallery exposes students to national art

Matthew Prandoni, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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The Marshall University Visual Art Center first opened Aug. 25, 2014 providing classrooms for students to learn and gain more art experience. The gallery contains professional artwork from all over the country for art students to have examples. Megan Schultz, director of the Visual Arts Center Ga...