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‘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...

Community celebrates Black History Month with Soul Food Feast

Nichole Henderson, Reporter

February 9, 2015


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Marshall University’s Center for African American Students sponsored the annual Soul Food Feast Sunday in the John Marshall Dining Room of the Memorial Student Center. The Soul Food Feast is the first of many events hosted by the Center for African American Students in celebration of Black History...

Huntington shares four-legged love

Huntington shares four-legged love

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

February 9, 2015


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Advocates for Saving Adoptable Pets (ASAP) sponsored the second Love is a Four Legged Word adoption celebration Saturday at Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The animals were brought from the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Shelter. The four-hour event allowed visitors to play with dogs, puppies, kittens...

Herald-Dispatch journalist Dave Lavender shares experiences with PRSSA

Herald-Dispatch journalist Dave Lavender shares experiences with PRSSA

Nichole Henderson, Reporter

February 6, 2015


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Marshall University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) had its first event of the semester, “Q&A with PRSSA” Thursday in the John Deaver Drinko Library. Dave Lavender, features reporter for the Herald-Dispatch, was the event guest speaker, who spoke about his experience...

Rec Center celebrates 6th anniversary

Rec Center celebrates 6th anniversary

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

February 6, 2015


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The Rec Center at Marshall University celebrated its sixth anniversary Thursday with a special all-day event at The Rec. Community members were invited to join in the celebration with free fitness classes, membership information sessions and a reception. Michele Muth, assistant director of marketing...

Time for Marshall to really go green

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

February 6, 2015


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More than 110 colleges and universities in more than 30 states are involved in food donations and now it is time for Marshall University to step in. College campuses have donated 614,615 pounds of food since September 2011. The Food Recovery Network is a student organization that originated at the University ...