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International program encourages campus involvement

International program encourages campus involvement

Sarah Ingram, Campus Editor

June 25, 2019

47 countries. One campus. Marshall University’s INTO Center has been home to international students from throughout the world since its establishment in 2013. Though many assume the title is an acronym, the director of student experience, Jim Clagg, laughed as he explained its meaning and what the INTO C...

Center on Budget and Policy explores poverty, education reform

Center on Budget and Policy explores poverty, education reform

Douglas Harding, News Editor

June 13, 2019

Amid the state legislature’s summer special sessions for education reform and following the recent release of a report on “The State of Public Education in West Virginia,” by the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy took to social media Wednesday to address...

Marshall student expelled amidst new sexual assault charges

Marshall student expelled amidst new sexual assault charges

Staff Report

June 12, 2019

Marshall University announced the expulsion of a student facing second-degree sexual assault charges in a statement released this morning. Joseph Hardin was arrested Friday on four sexual assault charges involving two women in September and October 2018. The university stated Joseph Hardin violated...

High hopes, academic ambitions ahead for incoming Yeager scholars

High hopes, academic ambitions ahead for incoming Yeager scholars

Douglas Harding, News Editor

June 11, 2019

Outstanding academic ambitions and accomplishments are just two of several aspects which separate some college students from their peers, and Marshall University’s class of 2023 Yeager scholars is no exception. Marshall’s 33rd class of Yeager scholars, touting an average score of 33 on the ACT,...

Campus living comes with benefits

Campus living comes with benefits

Sarah Ingram, Campus Editor

June 11, 2019

Living on campus is all about building relationships, being involved and having a great time according to one resident advisor at Marshall University.  “We [resident advisors] want students to have the best time while they’re here,” James Redd, a seventh semester resident advisor said when asked ...

Unveiling of Huntington’s kelly-green Marshall fire engine forthcoming

Unveiling of Huntington’s kelly-green Marshall fire engine forthcoming

Douglas Harding, News Editor

June 11, 2019

After roughly a year in-the-works, the unveiling of an unprecedented kelly-green Marshall University-themed fire engine by the Huntington Fire Department in the coming weeks is imminent. The engine will become a regularly-functioning part of the department’s “Station Number 2,” at 534 20th Street,...

Educators protest ‘sell-outs’ in the Senate, out-of-state interests

Educators protest ‘sell-outs’ in the Senate, out-of-state interests

Douglas Harding, News Editor

June 4, 2019

More of the same was the story for educators, public employees and concerned citizens who crowded the capitol in Charleston over the weekend during the three-day special session in the Senate regarding public education. Despite being confronted by two days of passionate protests and a more meager t...

Students take a bite out of Viking culture

Students take a bite out of Viking culture

Amanda Larch, Managing Editor

May 4, 2019

Professor Laura Michele Diener’s Viking World class received a taste of authentic Viking culture with their Viking Feast final project Friday, May 3. Students cooked Viking food, dressed in traditional attire and provided Viking-style entertainment during the course of the feast at Camp Mad Anthon...

MUPD remains on duty for summer 2019 break

Staff Reporter

May 4, 2019

While some members of the Marshall University community leave campus for the summer break, the Marshall University Police Department continues to provide security on campus and fight crime through the summer. “Our daily routine does not change much over summer,” said MUPD Chief Jim Terry. “Marshal...

Marshall Biology Club raises funds for One by One Animal Advocates

Marshall Biology Club raises funds for One by One Animal Advocates

Madalyn McCoy, Reporter

May 4, 2019

The Marshall University Biology Club raised money for a small organization called One by One Animal Advocates and promoted adoption from the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Shelter Thursday at the Memorial Student Center. The club’s connection with the One by One Animal Advocates started because of its former...

Gro Marshall recovery program to combat addiction stigmas

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Marshall University has partnered with Gro Huntington, a nonprofit organization started in Huntington, West Virginia, to create Gro Marshall, a recovery program for students and community members on Marshall’s campus. The partnership comes with the hope that the program, starting in fall 2019, can...

Katie Couric recognizes MyHuntington movement in social media video

Trey Delida, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Though residents may sometimes feel like no one knows about the city, Huntington seems to have connections across the nation. As a matter of fact, the city was recently recognized by a familiar face. “Hi there, residents of Huntington, West Virginia. It’s Katie Couric here,” the journalist said...