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Professional month helps students succeed in business

Hunter Morrison, Reporter

March 3, 2015


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The Marshall University College of Business students will get the opportunity to strengthen professional skills this month during Professional Month. Students can learn professional personal skills such as the use of social media, interviewing skills and techniques and resume preparation. Students...

T.K. Dodrill Jewelers moving to Pullman Square

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

March 3, 2015


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T.K. Dodrill Jewelers, located at 321 Ninth St. in Huntington, will close its doors after almost 30 years and reopen April 9 at Pullman Square. Kirk Dodrill, owner of the family owned and operated jewelry store, opened the store in 1984. He signed a lease to move his business to the former Salads with...

AGB search firm visits campus, jumpstarts presidential search

Amy Napier, Reporter

March 3, 2015


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Two members from the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges search firm arrived at Marshall University Sunday to prepare for a series of meetings concerning the university’s current presidential search. Representatives Jim Lanier and Arnold Speert met with the Marshall Board...

Quiz game determines Wizard of Sexuality Studies

Quiz game determines Wizard of Sexuality Studies

Hannah Harman, Reporter

March 3, 2015


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Marshall University faculty battled it out Monday in the Wizard of Sexuality Studies game show. Wizard of Sexuality Studies is a game show in which students ask the questions, vote for the best answers and donate to help their favorite faculty contestants achieve victory. This year, the faculty...

Local salon promotes prom dresses for charity

Erika Johnk, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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True Blue Salon partnered with Branches Domestic Violence Shelter Sunday to put together the Dresses for Domestic Peace event. The event opened the doors for teenagers in the community to come pick out a dress for the 2015 prom or a formal dance. The event consisted of dresses that were donated fro...

Amicus Curiae lecture focuses on the role of women in politics

Hannah Harman, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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The Amicus Curiae series presents “Why Women Don’t Run for Office and What Happens When They Do” 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Foundation Hall of the Erickson Alumni Center. Jennifer Lawless, director of Women and Politics Institute at the American University School of Public Affairs, will give the lectu...

Dog Bowl raises funds at Colonial Lanes

Dog Bowl raises funds at Colonial Lanes

Erika Johnk, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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The puppies came out to play Saturday at Colonial Lanes Bowling Alley in Huntington to help raise money for Advocates Saving Adoptable Pets (ASAP). The Dog Bowl fundraiser allows ASAP to provide quality care for the animals while also benefiting the adoption and foster programs as well as covering veterinarian...

Rec Center triathlon benefits local foster children

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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The Rec Center had an indoor triathlon for adults and children to participate in benefiting NECCO, a company that helps foster children in the Huntington area. The triathlon included swimming, biking and running. Michele Muth, director of marketing and events at the Rec Center, said there is always...

Proposed law to revoke anti-discrimination policies

Lexi Browning, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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The West Virginia House of Delegates recommitted a bill to committee Friday that will nullify and override all local government protections of certain citizens. House Bill 2881, the Intrastate Commerce Improvement Act, will cancel out local government’s anti-discriminatory policies and allow the...

New Music Festival

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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The Sixth Annual New Music Festival concluded Sunday with a concerti for oboe performed by Richard Kravchak, director of music and theater at Marshall University. Kravchak said he thought this year’s festival improved from previous years and has hopes to expand the festival next year. “It’s...

Dancing in the streets

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

February 27, 2015


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Lauren Onkey, vice president of education and public programs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, gave a lecture Friday on the topic “Dancing in the Streets: Rock and Roll and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1964." Her lecture focused on the approach rock and roll took on the integration...