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Guest political science professor discusses politics at Marshall

Guest political science professor discusses politics at Marshall

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Professor of political science and law at the University of California, Charles A. Smith, explored the issue of gerrymandering in America, Thursday, Nov. 8, at Marshall University’s Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall. As part of the Amicus Curiae lecture series, sponsored by the Simon Perry Center for...

PROACT Recovery Center presented $400K grant from Aetna

PROACT Recovery Center presented $400K grant from Aetna

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Provider Response Organization for Addiction Care and Treatment was presented a $400K grant from Aetna Better Health of West Virginia Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the new Huntington facility on 20th Street. PROACT is a culmination of the services and efforts of several local health centers including...

Open-air preacher returns to Marshall’s campus

Open-air preacher returns to Marshall’s campus

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

November 7, 2018


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Zachary Humphrey, a preacher who has come to Marshall University’s campus before, was on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 7, to preach “to those sinners at Marshall.” “I know Jesus Christ, and he said ‘go preach to those sinners at Marshall today,'” Humphrey said. “My purpose here is to convinc...

Hal Greer to be honored by statue

Gretchen Kalar and Sydney Shelton

November 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

Marshall University will honor Hal Greer with a statue in 2019. President Jerry Gilbert has created a committee to focus on the state after he proposed the idea of a sculpture for a recognition of Hal Greer. “The committee has sent out a call for proposal,” Gilbert said. “We had six people express intere...

Hurricane relief drive to help affected students

Madison Davis, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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Hurricane Florence, the category 4 hurricane that smashed the Carolinas in mid-September, had more of an impact on Marshall University than some may realize. Multiple organizations on Marshall’s campus, including Campus Activities Board, have worked together to organize a Hurricane Florence relief driv...

Marshall students help build with Habitat for Humanity

Marshall students help build with Habitat for Humanity

Madison Davis, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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Habitat for Humanity partnered with Marshall University Monday to organize a wall build for students, staff and community members to help build a home for a local family. Volunteers from the Marshall community were able to hammer nails into boards to begin with the infrastructure of the new home. Ta...

Local groups to discuss LGBTQ+ domestic violence

Hannah Graham, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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Marshall University students and faculty are invited to attend the Relationship Violence and LGBTQ+ Community Talk from 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Shawkey dining room of the Memorial Student Center. Marshall’s Women and Gender Center is collaborating with Branches Domestic Violence Center in or...

Heritage Station welcomes Moonlight Cookies

Heritage Station welcomes Moonlight Cookies

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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Heritage Station in Huntington is the new home of Moonlight Cookies, a cookie shop which was once based at the Wild Ramp. “Our customer base blew up,” Molly Paxton, co-owner of Moonlight Cookies, said. Molly Paxton and her wife Anna, owners of Moonlight Cookies, said they chose to move their business t...

MU Votes teaches elementary students the importance of voting

MU Votes teaches elementary students the importance of voting

Hannah Graham, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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MU Votes took a trip to Chesapeake Elementary School Monday, Nov. 5, to educate students on the importance of voting, government and why Election Day is not just a day off school for public K-12 students. Madison Parker, a senior double majoring in special education and political science, talked to...

President Trump discusses W.Va. elections, economy at Huntington rally

President Trump discusses W.Va. elections, economy at Huntington rally

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

President Donald Trump made his eighth visit to the Mountain State with a rally at Huntington Tri-State Airport Friday, Nov. 2, to encourage West Virginians to vote in the midterm election. The president spoke on issues that could impact the decision of West Virginia voters as they head to the ...

Local activist groups rally against Trump

Local activist groups rally against Trump

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

November 3, 2018


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Members of the LGBTQ community and the Women’s March Group of Huntington protested against President Donald Trump and his administration as the president arrived in Huntington for a Make America Great Again rally. The members of each organization had different ideas of what they wanted to accomplish...

Trump supporters attend rally, discuss political ideologies

Trump supporters attend rally, discuss political ideologies

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Improving the lives and jobs of working, middle and lower class Americans who have felt abandoned by politicians for decades is a top priority for supporters of President Donald Trump in West Virginia. Trump rallied with supporters, Friday, Nov. 2 at Huntington Tri-State Airport’s Hangar 3, where...