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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 ...

H.E.L.P. program works for student success

H.E.L.P. program works for student success

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

August 28, 2018


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Marshall University’s Higher Education for Learning Problems program assists students with learning disabilities. The college H.E.L.P. program is a fee-based service that works with Marshall students diagnosed with a specific learning disability (SLD) and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Students in...

Counselor in residence offers free counseling in dorms

Counselor in residence offers free counseling in dorms

Amanda Larch, Copy Editor

August 28, 2018


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Marshall University students in need of counseling and support may look no further than in Twin Towers East. The university is now offering counseling services provided by Thomas Holland, the new counselor in residence, a position created by the Counseling Center, Housing and Residence Life and the ...

Potential fraternity aims to represent LGBTQ students, community

Joelle Gates, Reporter

August 28, 2018


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Potential fraternity hopes to create safe space for LGBTQ men. The Delta Lambda Phi interest group, a potential fraternity composed of gay, bisexual, transgender and progressive straight men, had its first meeting Monday evening.  Nine Marshall University students and two faculty members gathered to begin the...

City Council signs ordinance requiring maintenance for rental units

City Council signs ordinance requiring maintenance for rental units

Douglas Harding, Reporter

August 28, 2018


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Huntington City Council met Monday to discuss an ordinance that would create a residential registry subjecting reported or known problem rental units to mandatory maintenance. “Everyone deserves a safe place to live,” Alex Vence, vice chairman of city council, said. “It doesn’t matter who ...

New Provost welcomed as family during Intercultural Affairs lunch

New Provost welcomed as family during Intercultural Affairs lunch

Joelle Gates, Reporter

August 24, 2018


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Jaime Taylor, Marshall University’s new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, discussed future plans with the Office of Intercultural Affairs while meeting the office staff during a lunch Friday. The lunch, hosted by Maurice Cooley and Lisa Allen of the Office of Intercultural...

Community Picnic kicks off revitalization efforts in Central City

Community Picnic kicks off revitalization efforts in Central City

Sadie Helmick, Executive Editor

August 8, 2018


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On Tuesday, July 31 the ON TRAC program launched in Central City in West Huntington. The program, created by Main Street West Virginia, focuses on the revitalization of West Huntington and 14th Street West through education, evaluation and advanced technical assistance. West Huntington was one of two...

Marshall University to offer oceanography class and welcome new professor

Marshall University to offer oceanography class and welcome new professor

Amanda Larch, News Editor

August 7, 2018


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Marshall University’s College of Science is offering an Introduction to Oceanography course this fall. Designed for non-science majors, the course was previously offered each fall semester over a decade ago, but as student enrollment continued to drop, it was discontinued. Professor Ronald Martino, chair of the ge...

The Settlement band to release new music, return to Huntington to perform

The Settlement band to release new music, return to Huntington to perform

Amanda Larch, News Editor

August 7, 2018


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The Settlement may have over four years’ experience, but like a musical chameleon, the band’s style is only continuing to grow and change. Colten Settle, The Settlement’s lead guitarist, singer and founder, said he has been writing and playing music for years, and The Settlement was the result ...