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THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS

THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS

Sara Ryan, Reporter

March 10, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s semi-annual Countdown to Commencement is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris Room. Countdown to Commencement prepares graduating students for the spring commencement. “It’s bringing all the services related to commencement...

Marshall professor featured in saxophone recital

Marshall professor featured in saxophone recital

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

March 10, 2015


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Marshall University’s College of Arts and Media presented a saxophone recital Monday featuring Edwin Bingham, Marshall professor of saxophone and jazz studies. Bingham performed pieces by Yvon Bourrel, Paul Creston, Brent Pierce and Phil Woods. Three movements were performed followed by a brief intermission. Matt...

Tri Sigma Chili Fest to benefit children’s charities

Nichole Henderson, Reporter

March 10, 2015


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Marshall University’s Sigma Sigma Sigma will have their annual Chili Fest 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Sigma Sigma Sigma house. All proceeds are being donated to Tri Sigma’s philanthropy, the Foundation Center. “Our proceeds help out two training facilities, Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas...

Marshall Presbyterian church changes its name

Hunter Morrison, Reporter

March 9, 2015


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The Presbyterian Church of the Marshall University Campus Ministries is changing its name from PROWL to Ukirk. Ukirk is a university church and a national network of Presbyterian Churches located on college campuses across the United States. Its goal is reaching, loving and teaching college students...

Marshall professors to speak at Senior Symposium

Hannah Harman, Reporter

March 9, 2015


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The Marshall University department of classics will present Assistant Professor Christina Franzen and E. Del Chrol, director of classics, in Senior Symposium at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Harris Hall room 403. Chrol and Franzen will talk about topics related to books they are writing at the Classical Association...

Admission to Marshall a lengthy process

Sara Ryan, Reporter

March 9, 2015


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Marshall University accepts applications for high school students once their senior year starts. Marshall requires students to have a 2.0 GPA and a 19 ACT score or 3.0 GPA and a 16 ACT score, or the SAT equivalent. Students also must send in a $30 application fee, an official, final high school transcript,...

Marching Thunder seeks new members for fall semester

Marching Thunder seeks new members for fall semester

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

March 9, 2015


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Marshall University’s Marching Thunder will have auditions the last weekend of April for drum line, front ensemble, majorettes and featured twirlers. Marshall freshman Kelsey Patterson said she liked the free traveling that comes with being in band during football season. “We got to go to Boca...

World of Wheels spins into Huntington

World of Wheels spins into Huntington

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

March 8, 2015


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The 38th annual World of Wheels ended the three-day event Sunday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Sponsored by O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, World of Wheels is the largest indoor car show in West Virginia. More than 100 cars, bikes, hotrods, customs, trucks and antiques were shown, all competing...

Faiths of Abraham to represent primary religions

Hannah Harman, Reporter

March 8, 2015


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The Marshall University Religious Studies Society will present Faiths of Abraham at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Marco’s Room in the Memorial Student Center basement. Allen Armel, vice president of the Religious Studies Society, said the Faith of Abraham panel is a venue for representatives of the three...

MU S.O.C.K dances for optimism

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

March 6, 2015


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Students Optimistic for Curing Kids (S.O.C.K.) is having a dance marathon this weekend to bring awareness and raise money for the organization. S.O.C.K. fundraises all year and raises awareness for childhood cancer. The money goes to Emma’s Touch Foundation for financial assistance and suppo...

A final night of magic making

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

March 6, 2015


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The City of Huntington Foundation will pay tribute to Ken Epperly and Ken Fox, owners of Magic Makers, with a reception at 6:30 p.m. and tribute at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium in City Hall. A custom-made costume shop based in Huntington, Magic Makers will close its door...

Passage of 2015 Firearms Act cause for concern

Amy Napier, Reporter

March 5, 2015


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The West Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee recently passed a bill enabling the Firearms Act of 2015, allowing anyone over the age of 18 to carry a concealed weapon without a permit. Sen. Robert Karnes, R-Upshur, said he advocated this bill because he believes citizens have a constitutional right to de...