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GOOD NEWS FOR CRAFT BREWS

GOOD NEWS FOR CRAFT BREWS

By Kelsie Lively, Reporter

January 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin called for review of craft brewing laws Jan 14 during the annual State of the State address in the house chamber of the State Capital Complex. The West Virginia Craft Brewers Guild, made up of members of local brewing companies, have lobbied to have the rules and regulations...

Marshall welcomes new Senior Vice President for operations

Marshall welcomes new Senior Vice President for operations

By Sara Ryan, Reporter

January 23, 2015


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Brandi Jacobs-Jones replaced Karen Kirtley on May 12, 2014 as Marshall University’s Senior Vice President for Operations and Chief of Staff. As Senior VP for operations Jacobs-Jones is in charge of providing oversight for the Housing and Residece Life, Physical Plant, Memorial Student Center, Purchasing,...

Marshall to stage annual Cello Day

Marshall to stage annual Cello Day

By Mikaela Keener, Reporter

January 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s College of Arts and Media will present its annual Cello Day Recital 5 p.m. Sunday in Smith Recital Hall. Music Professor Şőlen Dikener said before the recital, students will receive lessons from a guest teacher. The students and other members of the community will rehearse...

Gender roles – Toilet paper rolls

Gender roles – Toilet paper rolls

By Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

January 23, 2015


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Marshall University is making changes to its restrooms on campus. Five gender-neutral, or family restrooms, have been installed. The purpose of gender-neutral bathrooms is to make students who do not claim a specific gender identity, to feel more comfortable using the restrooms at school. Mark...

Patriots face DeflateGate scandal

By Tyler Ferris, Reporter

January 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots are involved in another scandal two weeks before the team is scheduled to play in the NFL’s 49th Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported Tuesday the NFL compiled evidence that 11 of the 12 game balls used in Sunday’s...

SAME/ASCE ANNUAL WINTER TECHNICAL CONFERENCE:

By Patrick Breeden, Reporter

January 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Professor Richard McCormick was honored for his contributions to engineering education at the 7th annual Winter Technical Conference Jan. 22 at the Marshall University Student Center. The Society of American Military Engineers/ American Society of Civil Engineers student chapter officially changed...

SAME/ASCE ANNUAL WINTER TECHNICAL CONFERENCE:

By Patrick Breeden, Reporter

January 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s Society of American Military Engineers/American Society of Civil Engineers student chapter presented its 7th annual Winter Technical Conference Thursday at the Memorial Student Center. The conference attracted roughly 176 professional engineers and developers. Attendees received...

War and Pop Culture course explores conflicts in fiction

War and Pop Culture course explores conflicts in fiction

By Patrick Breeden, Reporter

January 23, 2015


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Marshall University Professor Jason Morrissette’s War and Pop Culture course looks into what pop culture media, such as video games, movies and comics, have to say about war. Morrissette said much of the course focuses on understanding what assumptions pop culture makes concerning war. “A lot...

Chief resident chosen as January’s Resident of the Month

Chief resident chosen as January’s Resident of the Month

By Allyson Carr, Reporter

January 22, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine selected January’s Resident of the Month, Dr. Jodi M. Pitsenbarger, third-year resident in pediatrics. Pitsenbarger is presently serving as the chief resident and is the first chief to be selected in pediatrics. Pitsenbarger said her...

Huntington firefighter receives fourth DUI

By Lexi Browning, Reporter

January 22, 2015


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A Huntington firefighter was placed on suspension without pay after being arrested Jan. 4 on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). Shane Masters, who has been with the Huntington Fire Department since 2003, was arrested for the fourth time in connection with a DUI incident, according to...

CONTACT to present awareness workshop for Valentine’s Day

By Hannah Harman, Reporter

January 22, 2015


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CONTACT Rape Crisis Center and the Marshall University women’s studies program are working to create a performance piece, “Valentines to my Hometown.” The piece is compiled of works written by men and women of Marshall and the Huntington community. Workshops will occur 6-8 p.m. Thursday at...

American Red Cross looks to expand membership

American Red Cross looks to expand membership

By Allyson Carr, Reporter

January 22, 2015


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Marshall University’s American Red Cross Club is beginning the semester with a new president and with hopes of expanding membership. Rick Allen, sophomore criminal justice and psychology major, is taking on a new responsibility as the club’s president after being involved with the club for roughly...