The Parthenon

Marshall painting holiday cheer in downtown Huntington

Bryan Bozeman

December 4, 2014


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The Marshall University visual arts program is teaming up with the community to paint the 12 Days of Christmas downtown. The foundations class at Marshall, taught by Ian Hagarty, came up with the designs for the paintings and began painting this week. The class came up with the outlines, themed...

MU professor Kateryna Schray named W.Va. Professor of the Year

MU professor Kateryna Schray named W.Va. Professor of the Year

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter

December 4, 2014


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  The 2014 West Virginia Professor of the Year award was presented to Marshall University English professor Kateryna Schray from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education in Washington, D.C. Schray said her goal at the...

Herd Holiday promotes Christmas spirit

Hannah Sayre, Reporter

December 3, 2014


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Students, faculty, staff and members of the Huntington community were invited to attend A Herd Holiday Tuesday at the Memorial Student Center. The evening began with the lighting of the plaza by Marshall University President Stephen J. Kopp and his wife Jane assisted by Mr. and Miss Marshall 2014, Cam...

Retired Marshall professor named commencement speaker

Alex James, Reporter

December 3, 2014


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Judith Silver, retired Marshall University mathematics professor, will be the featured speaker at the winter commencement ceremony Dec. 14 at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in downtown Huntington. Silver, who taught mathematics at Marshall for 30 years before retiring last spring, said she is looking...

Keith Albee presents red-nosed classic

Shalee Rogney, Reporter

December 3, 2014


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“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” first aired Dec. 6, 1964 and is being brought to life on stage for the first time since the show was aired on television. Marshall Artists Series is bringing the Christmas classic to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. The show, on tour for the first time, is...

Snowball softball returns for bigger contest

Bryan Bozeman, Reporter

December 3, 2014


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The Annual Snowball Softball Tournament kicks off Jan. 25 and 26. All games will be played at local parks rain, snow or shine. The tournament has been going on for 10 years and has been growing in popularity. Softball director Brian Hankins said many teams have been coming to the event for years,...

Caffeinated Conversations

Emily Rice, Reporter

December 3, 2014


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“This is my favorite time of the month. I get here, and I am able to talk business, but I am able to be on campus. It always lifts me up.” - Mayor Steve Williams

Stress Relief Week helps get students through exam prep

Zach Wright, Reporter

December 2, 2014


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The Student Resource Center will collaborate with the Campus Activity Board Tuesday through Thursday to bring students MU Stress Relief Week. Samantha Stalnaker, student resource specialist and outreach and special events coordinator, said MU Stress Relief Week is a recurring event during exam time. “Each...

DOCUMENTING HUNTINGTON

DOCUMENTING HUNTINGTON

Emily Rice, Reporter

December 2, 2014


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About three years ago, John Witek stumbled upon an old cardboard box at an estate sale that would change his and many others’ lives. “A picker found them before I did, but I knew that this man bought things in Huntington and sold them at the Chesapeake, Ohio, flea market.” Witek said. “So...

Final Coffee with the Mayor scheduled for Tuesday

Emily Rice, Reporter

December 2, 2014


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Students will have one more opportunity this semester to voice their opinions and concerns Tuesday to Huntington Mayor Steve Williams at the last Coffee with the Mayor event. “I think with it being in December, it is a good time for us to gather input and feedback from the past year,” Bryan Chambers,...

Catholic Newman Center campus minister: milestones have been achieved since 2012

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter

December 2, 2014


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“If you would have told me at 18-years-old that I would be working as a campus minister, living on a college campus and a mother of two before the age of 30, I would have laughed,” said Traci Ferguson, Marshall University’s Catholic Newman Center campus minister. Ferguson has been running the...

MUPD fleet gets an upgrade

Tim Carrico, Reporter

December 2, 2014


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The Marshall University Police Department now has new equipment that will help it respond to crime faster. MUPD received three new 2014 Ford Explorers recently to replace its older police cruisers. For the past nine years, police officers have driven 2005 Chevy Impalas as their primary cruisers. MUPD...