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CAB offers students the chance to decompress with ‘Stress Relief Week’

Amanda Larch, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Marshall University’s Campus Activity Board will sponsor a Stress Relief Week starting Monday to assist students studying and preparing for their final exams. Alexandra Pfost, president of CAB, said the goal of week is to help students destress as much as possible and give them a fun outlet to escape...

Marshall welcomes prospective students for Green and White Day

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Families from far and wide visited Marshall University to check out campus life and make decisions about where they want to attend college in the near future during Green and White Day Monday. Green and White Day is all about learning about what Marshall has to offer, according to Ella Curry, the ...

MU Classical Association plans to create ‘Classical Ambassador’ program

Amanda Larch, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Marshall University’s Classical Association offers students an opportunity to learn about Greek and Roman history and culture and supplies an outlet to express their common interests. Courtney Shrewsberry, the Classical Association’s treasurer, said the club is available for students of all majors a...

Marshall sophomore wins Critical Language Scholarship, study abroad to Japan

Marshall sophomore wins Critical Language Scholarship, study abroad to Japan

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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A second-year student will embark on the trip of a lifetime in the fall for a year-long study abroad in Japan after becoming the fifth Marshall attendee to receive the Critical Language Scholarship, or CLS. Christian Thompson, a double major in international business and Japanese, said he will trav...

Last day for West Virginians to register to vote

Ginny Blake, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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West Virginia’s primary elections take place on May 8. Today marks the last day to register to vote in this election, which can be done so on the Secretary of State’s website. Pew Research reports that in the 2016 election, millennials cast 34 million votes, which is an increase from the 18.4 mi...

Marshall legend Hal Greer dies

Zach Stevens, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Hal Greer, Marshall University Basketball and National Basketball Association Hall of Famer, died Saturday at the age of 81. Greer was one of Marshall University’s most well-known players and paved the way for scholarships for future African-American basketball players at Marshall. “Hal Greer’s...

MU film makers to compete in Green Globes

Rachael Cook, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Marshall University students will have a chance to show their various films at the Film Club and CAB’s Green Globes April 21 at 7 p.m. on Harless Field. Chase Jarrell, vice president of Film Club, said he thinks West Virginia isn’t a good place for film makers to show their work or even have a ...

New technology option lets students use fingerprints to access dining halls

Amanda Larch, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Marshall University’s Campus Card Office and the information technology department collaborated to create an alternative to swiping student IDs to enter Towers Marketplace and Harless Dining Hall. Students can now register their fingerprints to access entry to the dining halls instead of using their I...

Marshall celebrates World Fusion Day

Marshall celebrates World Fusion Day

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Marshall University’s third annual World Fusion Day on the Memorial Student Center plaza gave students and faculty a taste of exciting and different cultures, values and ways of life Wednesday afternoon. The celebration, sponsored by World Council, showcased the cultures of various student organization...

Greek Week in full swing

Greek Week in full swing

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Chariot races, competition and feasting are all the makings for Greek games. That is what Marshall University’s Greek Week has consisted of thus far, beginning with a volleyball tournament on Sunday. “My favorite part was definitely Alpha Tau Omega getting the win in volleyball, but also the com...

Green Zone training aims to expand inclusivity to student veterans on campus

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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“A green zone is a physical location in Baghdad that was considered a safe zone,” said Brian Locke, the director of G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Center for America’s veterans at Mississippi State University. “That is where the green zone training name came from.” Marshall University’s director of Mili...

Police Blotter

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Petit Larceny A student reported their Fossil watch had been stolen from the second floor of the Recreation Center on March 28. The student claimed he was wearing the watch while exercising, but he took it off to use wrist wraps and set it on a bench. The student said he went to the third floor to s...