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Travels in Tanzania

Travels in Tanzania

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

February 11, 2015


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Marshall University students have the opportunity to travel to Tanzania and work with the native people this summer as part of the KIIS program. Students will be interviewing local people and providing community health training to the native workers. Monika Sawhney, public health program director, ...

Alpha Kappa Psi presents raffle for Valentine’s Day

Alpha Kappa Psi presents raffle for Valentine’s Day

Erika Johnk, Reporter

February 10, 2015


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Marshall University’s Alpha Kappa Psi is having a Valentine’s Day raffle basket that includes $90 of merchandise. The basket consists of two movie tickets, dinner for two at Rooster’s, ice cream for two at Cold Stone Creamery, a 40-inch plush teddy bear and Russell Stover chocolates. There will b...

POLICE BLOTTER

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

February 10, 2015


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Fleeing From Police An MUPD officer on patrol witnessed a male driver striking a female passenger at 6:32 p.m. Jan. 28 on the corner of 16th Street and Charleston Avenue. The driver of the Ford Crown Victoria pulled into the Cabell Huntington Hospital parking lot and reportedly proceeded to hit the fe...

City Council praises YMCA program, police officer

City Council praises YMCA program, police officer

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 10, 2015


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Huntington’s City Council passed a resolution honoring a Huntington YMCA fitness program and announced the Huntington Police Department’s Officer of the Year Monday during its bimonthly meeting at City Hall. The program, Kids in Motion, began as a pilot six-week program in November 2013 with 25 partic...

CAB to give away free movie tickets Tuesday

Ronnie Thompson, Reporter

February 10, 2015


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Marshall University’s Campus Activities Board is giving away free Marquee Cinemas movie tickets to “Jupiter Ascending,” to the first 100 students to pick them up. Tickets are available at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Office of Student Activities located on the second floor of the Memorial Student C...

‘Lady Valor’ defies societal rules

Hannah Harman, Reporter

February 10, 2015


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Marshall University will present U.S. Navy SEAL, Kristin Beck, and the screening of “Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story” at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the John Deaver Drinko Library Room 402. “Lady Valor” tells the story of Beck, a former U.S. Navy SEAL, and her journey to living as a transgender woman....

Game show to determine sexuality wizards

Hannah Harman, Reporter

February 10, 2015


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Marshall University sexuality studies will present Wizard of Sexuality Studies at 8 p.m. Monday in Smith Hall Room 154. Wizard of Sexuality Studies is a game show allowing students to ask the questions, decide the winners and watch their favorite teachers fight for victory. Director of Classics...

MU kicks off reading program for 2015

Matthew Eplion, Reporter

February 10, 2015


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Marshall University libraries MU Reads 2015 program with events planned throughout the year. The program encourages reading by children and adults of all ages. Participants read books individually or join reading teams. The books can be any type and any genre such as fantasy, horror, biographies and even ...

Westmoreland Baptist Church offers day care services for busy mothers

Hunter Morrison, Reporter

February 9, 2015


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Westmoreland Baptist Church is giving mothers a chance to have a day to themselves by bringing their children to the church. The church will be open to mothers 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and the fee is $13 a day. Children who attend will be taught social skills, shapes, colors a...

‘Lunch For a Buck’ returns to Campus Christian Center

Hunter Morrison, Reporter

February 9, 2015


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The Marshall University Campus Christian Center is offering “Lunch for a Buck” every second and fourth Tuesday of the month for students, faculty and staff. The event is from noon to 1:30 p.m. Baptist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian and Methodist churches from the local area are take turns bringing...

Larry Crum named Marshall’s assistant director of alumni relations

Larry Crum named Marshall’s assistant director of alumni relations

Sara Ryan, Reporter

February 9, 2015


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Marshall University welcomed the new Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Larry Crum, who is also a Marshall alumnus. Before returning to Marshall, Crum worked with the International Hot Rod Association as the media and public relations manager as well as head photographer for six years. “I love racin...

Huntington residents embark on 2-mile hike at Ritter Park

Huntington residents embark on 2-mile hike at Ritter Park

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

February 9, 2015


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The Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District organized a hike Saturday at Ritter Park. The hike began at the Ritter Park Tennis Center, and hikers walked for approximately two miles. Stacey Leep, GHPRD recreation programmer, said the New Year’s Day hike had a great turnout, which is why they...