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Women’s Exhibition to combat gender disparities in art and design industries

Pamela Young, Reporter

November 30, 2017


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Marshall University Libraries has partnered with the School of Art & Design and the Women’s Center to launch a women’s exhibition, “Nevertheless, She Persisted,” that will be on display in Drinko Library at the beginning of the spring semester. The exhibition is open to all women artists ...

Herd Holiday brings Marshall community together for festive celebration

Alison Baldridge, Reporter

November 29, 2017


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Marshall brought the community together Tuesday for their fourth annual Herd Holiday at the Memorial Student Center. Rachel Sullivan, Campus Activities Board member, said Herd Holiday is a night where students, alumni and community can come together and celebrate the holiday, while also celebrating...

Fifth annual Huntington tree lighting brings community together

Fifth annual Huntington tree lighting brings community together

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

November 29, 2017


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Mayor Steve Williams and First Lady Mary Poindexter Williams lit up the Downtown Huntington Christmas tree Tuesday evening, kicking off the city's holiday festivities. "It is so exciting to see how this event has grown,” Steve Williams said. “It is a family event that everyone can look forward...

Herd Holiday celebration to open with tree lighting

Herd Holiday celebration to open with tree lighting

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

November 27, 2017


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Marshall University’s Herd Holiday returns to the Marshall Student Center for its fourth annual celebration Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Mallory Jarrell, Marshall’s marketing and branding coordinator, said the event was created as a way to bring students together and kick-off the holiday season. Jarre...

Tea and Talk to promote inclusivity on campus

Pamela Young, Reporter

November 27, 2017


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Marshall University students, faculty and staff will engage in conversation Thursday at the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall to promote an inclusive campus at Campus Tea and Talk: a Black and White Affair, sponsored by Marshall’s World Council. Ellen Castro, graduate assistant for Intercultural Affa...

INTO Center to offer third annual Holiday Hangout

Pamela Young, Reporter

November 27, 2017


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In light of the upcoming holidays, INTO will have its third annual Holiday Hangout Friday 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the INTO Center for international students to learn and experience American holiday traditions. “Part of my job for INTO is not only to get the INTO students involved on campus, but to help pro...

Merge between Marshall Health and local hospital establishes new adolescent bleeding disorder clinic

Alison Baldridge, Reporter

November 27, 2017


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Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital established a new clinic for adolescent bleeding disorders in August. Since then, the clinic continues to grow and expand more for the community, specifically for females that have issues with their menstrual cycles. Patients need to be referred by a pediatrici...

Biology professor prepares for last semester at Marshall

Biology professor prepares for last semester at Marshall

Sebastian Morris, Reporter

November 27, 2017


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Professor Frank Gilliam was hired in 1990 to teach plant ecology at Marshall University but next spring will depart from Huntington to follow his wife and his research to Florida. “I’ve run a pretty decent race here,” said Gilliam, whose wife recently received a promotion and will relocate to F...

Christian-based rap, urban ministry approach religion from different angle

Christian-based rap, urban ministry approach religion from different angle

Danite Belay, Reporter

November 18, 2017


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Danite Belay After controversy erupted on campus with Zach Humphrey’s open-air preaching earlier this semester, a Christian-based rap and urban missionary ministry made their way onto Marshall territory to approach religion openly from a different angle. Hook’d on God/Ministry Ova Bizness Ministries v...

Faculty Senate approves curriculum changes, discusses Marshall’s role in state economic development

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

November 18, 2017


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The Marshall University Faculty Senate reviewed curriculum adjustments and recent university victories during their meeting Thursday. In his address to the Senate, University President Jerry Gilbert said he was pleased to learn of recent news about the West Virginia economy and that Marshall may not...

Thanksgiving celebration promotes togetherness for international, American students

Pamela Young, Reporter

November 18, 2017


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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, students from different backgrounds and cultures came together Thursday in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center to spend a night as family before the holidays. The dinner featured traditional American foods and a variety of different dishes...

Marshall Mentors kick off last meeting with lots of littles and fun

Marshall Mentors kick off last meeting with lots of littles and fun

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

November 17, 2017


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Marshall Mentors members were accompanied by their littles Monday at their final meeting of the semester to learn how to live a fun and healthy lifestyle. Marshall Mentors, a campus organization through Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State, provides social connections between already existing...