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HADCO plans major developments with local airport

Trey Delida, Contributor

September 7, 2018


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The Huntington Airport is a certified AEROready community. According to these standards, the airport has at least 10 acres of land available for economic development and is certified by the Federal Aviation Association. The Huntington Area Development Council will develop the land. Partnering with local...

Third annual S.U.P.E.R. Day to promote literacy throughout the community

Madison Davis, Reporter

September 5, 2018


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Marshall University’s College of Education and Professional Development is sponsoring the third annual Students Using their Powers to Engage in Reading Day Sept. 28 to celebrate fluency. Students from the surrounding area will be able to experience educational games and meet characters from popular...

MU Alert test encourages student involvement

Sam Phillips, Reporter

September 5, 2018


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With a test coming Thursday of MU Alert, Marshall University encourages more students to join the service. MU Alert is Marshall’s most direct method of communicating with students in the event of an emergency, and while the service is optional, the university wants as many students as possible to...

Student Government Association proposes House of Representatives

Hannah Graham, Reporter

September 5, 2018


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Marshall University’s Student Government Association had its second senate meeting of the semester Tuesday. Student Body Vice President Hannah Petracca served as the presiding officer over the meeting and helped maintain order. Several issues, including student organizations seeking funding, were...

LSAMP encourages minority STEM students to seek new opportunities.

LSAMP encourages minority STEM students to seek new opportunities.

Joelle Gates, Reporter

September 5, 2018


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Marshall University’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program welcomed new members during an informational meeting Wednesday. The program, which is intended for minority students, was created to increase enrollment and graduation rates for students who are STEM majors. “We...

Gender neutral bathrooms aim to create safe space for Marshall residents

Gender neutral bathrooms aim to create safe space for Marshall residents

Joelle Gates, Reporter

September 4, 2018


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Traditionally, each floor of Twin Towers West serves as a home for students during the school year with female students residing in one area and male students on the other, but starting last year, the building’s sixth floor began to offer a new take on the standard living style by offering Marshall Uni...

Thank A Donor Days give students an opportunity to show gratitude

Hannah Graham, Reporter

September 4, 2018


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Thank A Donor Days is an event set to take place on September 5th and 6th from 9am to 2pm in the Memorial Student Center Plaza. This two day event is hosted by Marshall University Foundation and aims to provide a vehicle for showing gratitude to the many donors that help fund scholarships along with...

Three new officers join the ranks of the MUPD

Three new officers join the ranks of the MUPD

Sam Phillips, Reporter

August 31, 2018


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Marshall University announced three new officers were appointed to the Marshall University Police Department, bringing them closer to their full authorized strength of 32 officers. The officers are Avery Meadows, a graduate of Mountwest Community and Technical College, with a bachelor’s degree in...

Renovations complete in Jenkins Hall

Renovations complete in Jenkins Hall

Madison Davis, Reporter

August 31, 2018


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While Marshall University’s Jenkins Hall was built in the same year of the worst flood in Huntington’s recorded history, it was the flooding in 2014 that caused most of Jenkins’ problems. The basement of the building was closed for nearly four years but reopened in May. In 2014, former Marshall...

Students meet to discuss renaming of Jenkins Hall

Students meet to discuss renaming of Jenkins Hall

Hannah Graham, Reporter

August 30, 2018


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Students met in Harris Hall 135 Thursday for an hour long meeting about the name of Marshall University’s Jenkins Hall. The Students for a Democratic Society sponsored this public forum where students and faculty were welcome to come and be a part of the conversation. John Ross, the president of...

Full information technology, tech assistance available for the Herd community

Olayinka Bamiro, Reporter

August 30, 2018


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Drinko Library’s Information Technology staff sponsored the first Tech-Up Open House of the semester Wednesday. The event was free to students, faculty and staff. The Tech-Up Open House’s purpose is to provide the Marshall University community with a better understanding of the technology available...

Marshall University welcomes Sally the Salad Robot

Marshall University welcomes Sally the Salad Robot

Hannah Graham, Reporter

August 28, 2018


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The latest feature in campus technological advancement is tucked away in a corner of Smith Hall’s first floor. It sits right beside a cooler filled with Sodexo goods, and around lunch time on Monday through Friday, it attracts a crowd of curious students. Sally is a robot that has been introduced to Marshall ...