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Changes coming to the Catholic Newman Center

Changes coming to the Catholic Newman Center

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

April 23, 2019

One campus ministry is finding peace in a transition that comes in the way of twelve seniors and a campus minister leaving.  Next semester will bring new faces and a campus minister to the Marshall University Catholic Newman Center. Traci Ferguson, the current campus minster, is learning to say goodbye...

Paid internship allows students to discover Appalachian history

Paid internship allows students to discover Appalachian history

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

April 23, 2019

An online history platform used by more than 100 universities and about 500 organizations is offering students a chance to earn a $1,000 stipend while discovering Appalachian history this summer or fall semester. The deadline is May 1 for applications to a paid internship with Clio, a free and open...

Herd Holi to celebrate spring, forgiveness with burst of color

Herd Holi to celebrate spring, forgiveness with burst of color

Tiara Brown, Reporter

April 23, 2019

The fourth annual Herd Holi, a celebration of color, friendship and spring, will be Thursday at 6 p.m on Marshall University’s Buskirk Field. “Holi is (a) popular ancient festival in India where people smear each other with colors and drench each other,” said Vansh Patel, a member of the Indian...

Huntington community explores ‘Paris to Pittsburgh’ documentary for Earth Day

Huntington community explores ‘Paris to Pittsburgh’ documentary for Earth Day

Douglas Harding, Online and Social Media Manager

April 23, 2019

In 2015, the Paris Climate Accord historically convened leaders from 195 countries in collective agreement to combat the consequences of climate change and to limit global warming by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  In 2017, President Donald Trump announced his decision to remove the United States f...

SGA approves organization funding, aims to repair charging stations on campus

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

April 23, 2019

The following Student Government Association updates were taken from the announcements and decisions made, and the events that occurred, at the final meeting of student senate session 76 Tuesday, April 23, as well as additional information provided by the SGA.  Senate Bills: —Senate Bill 76.52 was approved....

Marshall leads the way with new ID technology

Marshall leads the way with new ID technology

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Marshall University became one of ten schools across the country, and the first school in West Virginia, to implement the access of identification cards through Apple iPhones and Apple Watches Tuesday.  Edward Aractingi, chief information officer and associate vice president for Marshall Information Te...

New program encourages undergraduate research

Sydney Wyer, Contributer

April 23, 2019

A project that will target incoming freshmen who are interested in conducting research, analyzing data and working with experts in their field will come to Marshall University’s campus in fall 2019, said a spokesperson of the project.  The Transformative Integrative Marshall Experience (TIMElines...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Mackenzie Jones, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Unlawful Drinking Under 21 On April 8, at 3:11 a.m., an unknown staggering male was noticed by officers in the 1800th block of Sixth Avenue. Officers made contact with the unknown male who had alcohol emanating from his body. He admitted he had been drinking at an apartment and that he was under ...

Downtown Huntington welcomes new battle attraction this summer

Trey Delida, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Offering arrow wars, foam dart battles and laser tag, a new downtown attraction hopes to bring a little bit of fun and competition to Huntington residents of all ages.  After a recent trip to Cincinnati, Ohio, Cari Burch and her family decided that Huntington needed a little more fun, and the idea of ...

University website to request community feedback on campus disability services

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

April 21, 2019

As a Marshall University student who uses a wheelchair, Caleb Arbaugh said he has, at times, avoided taking classes or scheduling meetings in Morrow Library because he cannot independently operate the building’s first floor lift. Arbaugh, a junior computer and information technology major, said he...

Visiting writers, members of Marshall community speak on disability

Visiting writers, members of Marshall community speak on disability

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

April 20, 2019

Sometimes words people consider to be “lazy descriptions” are actually ableist, or discriminatory against individuals who have a disability, a visiting poet said Thursday afternoon, during a panel discussion on disability and creativity in Corbly Hall. “I might just ask or encourage that you thi...

Protect our Planet protestors plea for environmental protection, awareness

Protect our Planet protestors plea for environmental protection, awareness

Douglas Harding, Online and Social Media Manager

April 20, 2019

Many of the world’s largest cities could be underwater by the turn of the century if humans do not drastically change their ways within the next decade, according to recent studies conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Recent science reveals if humans do not be...