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Elf dances to Huntington

Shalee Rogney, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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“Elf: The Musical” is danc-ing its way to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center as part of the Marshall Artists Series. The musical comes to Hunting-ton at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17. The performance is an en-semble musical, which means the cast members play several roles throughout the perfor-mance. It...

Higher education costs, challenge for studentts

Haley Wade, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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For some students, finding a way to pay for higher educa-tion can be the one of the most challenging parts of earning a degree. While student loans offer a way to pay for the costs of college before graduation, a study done in 2009 for col-legefactual.com reports that Marshall University’s student...

Robert Meeropol shares the Rosenberg’s story

Robert Meeropol shares the Rosenberg’s story

J'Leigha Long, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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Robert Meeropol, one of the sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, shared his parents story with Marshall University students and the Huntington community during a Rosen-berg trial seminar sponsored by Marshall’s Department of Social Work and the College of Health Professions. In his speech, Meeropol...

Out of this world lecture coming to campus

Anthony Davis, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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Esteemed Hubble astrophysicist and author, Mario Livio, will lecture on Marshall University’s campus at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Memorial Student Center. Livio, an astrophysicist with the Space Telescope Science Institute, will lecture on the topic of his latest book, “Brilliant Blunders.” The...

ATO goes homeless, raises money for Huntington City Mission

Britanie Morgan, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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If you were wondering why there was a cardboard box house on the front lawn of the Student Center last week, here is your answer: Alpha Tau Omega goes homeless for its annual philanthropy event for ATO. It raises money for the Huntington city mission. Jordan Fanelli, ATO Philanthropy chair, said the...

W. Va. joins campaign to end veteran and chronic homelessness

Taylor Watts, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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West Virginia has been selected to participate in Zero: 2016, a national campaign to end veteran and chronic homelessness in the next two years. The initiative is supported by Community Solutions, a national non-profit organization based in New York City. Its main focuses in West Virginia will be...

On-campus formal debate over the problem of evil and suffering

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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problem of evil and suffering took place Monday in the Don Morris room between Ratio Christi and the Secular Student Alliance. Jake Shuck, junior criminal justice major, represented Ratio Christi, while Adam Hamby, president of the Secular Student alliance, represented his organization. The opponents...

SRC TO CELEBRATE VETERANS DAY

Zach Wright, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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The Student Resource Center will sponsor a day of activities Tuesday to commemorate Veterans Day. There will be a table set up in the Memorial Student Center to start the event and encourage veterans to join the festivities. Samantha Stalnaker, student resource specialist for the SRC, said the...

Marshall theatre adopts classic play ‘Three Sisters’

Shalee Rogney, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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The Marshall University theatre program will present the show “The Three Sisters,” written by Russian author and playwright Anton Chekhov. The opening night of the production will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. “The Three Sisters” is a story about the Prozorov family,...

Marshall honors, appreciates veterans

Bryan Bozeman, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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Marshall University will celebrate the contributions of veterans Tuesday and throughout the week. Several activities are planned to give students and the community a chance to show their appreciation for veterans. The Marshall Army ROTC will honor the lives of United States veterans Tuesday at 11...

Health Informatics program ranked No. 1 most affordable program

J'Leigha Long, Reporter

November 10, 2014


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Marshall University’s Health Informatics graduate program was ranked No. 1 for the most affordable program in the nation, out of a total of 25, according to the MBA Healthcare Management in the United States. This was based off of the overall flexibility, quality and research trends within each program. The...

Inside look at the members of SGA

Hannah Sayre, Reporter

November 10, 2014


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From the outside looking into the Marshall University Student Government Association, not many people realize the time and effort students put into the organization that makes decisions for their benefit. SGA is made up of three branches: the executive branch, under the Waugaman/Mangus Administration;...