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MU Hosts Carnival

Ryan Murphey, Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under NEWS

The Marshall University Student Social Work Organization hosted a miniature carnival at the Memorial Student Center Monday to raise money for the Children’s Home Society. “It’s for troubled youth ages 12 to 18,” Student Social Work Organization vice president Kennedi Woodall said. “Kids...

Students examine the social consequences of disease

Students examine the social consequences of disease

Austin Creel, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

There are countless disorders and diseases that carry stigma, but the social consequences of those stigmas are often determined by the affliction itself than the person who carries it. In the basement of the Memorial Student Center, visitors were invited to experience these stigmas as if affected by ...

LSAMP encourages minority STEM students

Christian Davis, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s LSAMP Program, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, encourages students within STEM to reach their fullest potential to ensure their best possible futures. LSAMP at Marshall is hopeful that spending valued time and showing continuous support to minority students wi...

Hawthorne Heights, Time and Distance set for Thursday V-Club performance

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Hawthorne Heights, a gold certified band from Dayton, Ohio, is set to play at the V-Club Thursday. The band will be accompanied by Time and Distance, Down in Round Three and Reset. Hawthorne Heights was nominated for an mtvU Woodie Award in 2005 for the Streaming Woodie for their song, “Ohio is For ...

Sorority to promote stress relief ahead of finals

Christian Davis, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s Theta Omega Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated is hosting Delta Week, “Divas with Attitude,” Monday through Friday. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. plans on using this week to help students relieve stress and evaluate their options for post-college plans....

MU Students learn ‘You’re what you eat: Food Ecology’

Brittlyn Nutter, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

On April 25, “You Are What You Eat: Food Ecology,” an event about food that is eaten daily, will be held at the Memorial Student Center in room BE38 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The event is being held by Brian A. Hoey, professor of sociology and anthropology at Marshall University, and his students fr...

W.Va celebs to judge ‘Design for Delight Inovation’

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS

The 2017 Design for Delight Innovation Challenge will be held Wednesday in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center. West Virginia natives Jennifer Garner and Chad Pennington, and Marshall alumnus Brad Smith will be on the judge’s table for the event, which will begin at 5 p.m. Ben Eng, assistant p...

Huntington honors Holocaust victims

Huntington honors  Holocaust victims

Karenann Flouhouse, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

On the Sunday closest to Yom Hashoah, the Jewish Holocaust memorial day, the Huntington community gathered together to read the names, ages, birthplace when known and the place of death of Holocaust victims. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams was one reader, and has been reading at B’nai Sholom Templ...

Sen. Manchin, Marshall to partner for job fair

Staff Reports
April 21, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University will be partnering with Sen. Joe Manchin to host a job fair Friday, April 21 at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There are over 140 vendors  are expected to attend the job fair Friday afternoon. Other opportunities include a presentation hosted by WorkForce ...

Annual breakfast fundraiser sweetens Fifth Avenue

Matthew Groves, Reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under NEWS

People looking to enjoy some breakfast food and homemade strawberry butter had the opportunity to gather at the Alpha Xi Delta house or have breakfast food delivered to them Thursday morning during the annual Strawberry Breakfast. The Alpha Xi Delta Strawberry Breakfast included pancakes, sausage, egg...

Herd Holi festival to bring color to campus for third year

Christian Davis, Reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s INTO, in partnership with the Campus Activities Board, Housing and Residence Life and International Student Services, will be on Buskirk Field Friday for Herd Holi. The annual Herd Holi event will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India, a...

Local temple to remember victims of the Holocaust

Karenann Flouhouse, Reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Sunday, April 23 is a day of remembrance for the Jewish community in Huntington as they gather to read the names of the people killed in the Holocaust. While many know the International Holocaust Memorial Day is January 27, the Jewish community practices a different memorial day April 19 called Yom ...