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SGA compromises on House of Representatives proposal

SGA compromises on House of Representatives proposal

Hannah Graham, Reporter

October 23, 2018


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The Student Government Association met Tuesday, Oct. 23 to clarify the details of the long debated House of Representatives proposal, and the legislative body was able to work out a compromise in the matter. “We took all of your concerns into consideration, and we have finally reached a solution that...

Gala invites LGBTQ community to celebrate homecoming

Joelle Gates, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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Marshall University’s Homecoming Pride Gala will be 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris Room. The event is sponsored by the President’s Commission on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in collaboration with the LGBTQ Office. “We thought long and hard when we came up wit...

SOJMC remembers 1968 with symposium

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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Marshall University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication sponsored a retrospective and symposium of the year 1968, Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Shawkey room of the Memorial Student Center. The speakers of the event included SOJMC professors Burnis Morris, Jennifer Sias, Christopher Swindell, Rob...

COLA to sponsor opioid crisis discussion Oct. 25

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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An opioid crisis discussion titled “Appalachian Opioid Epidemic: Mama Told Me Not to Come,” will take place Oct. 25 at Fat Patty’s in Huntington. The event is being sponsored by Marshall University’s College of Liberal Arts and will feature a panel with members of Marshall’s psychology fa...

SGA calls for executive session to discuss House of Representatives

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

October 16, 2018


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The Student Government Association discussed potentially forming a House of Representatives during an executive session Tuesday, Oct. 16. The senate released a statement claiming the House of Representatives could potentially be approved if a committee is formed to revise governing documents that outli...

Herd for Humanity builds homes for local families in Huntington’s West End

Herd for Humanity builds homes for local families in Huntington’s West End

Meg Keller, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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A once barren lot is now the future home for a family of five. Kourtnie Farmer, a senior environmental science major at Marshall University, spent her Friday painting a newly established Habitat For Humanity house in the West End of Huntington. Farmer is the president of Marshall’s Habitat For Huma...

MU Votes stresses importance of voting for Marshall students

Hannah Graham, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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With midterm elections on the horizon, MU Votes is working to inspire the importance of voting in Marshall University students across campus. West Virginia’s midterm election is Nov. 6, but students may also to opt to vote early from Oct. 24 to Nov. 3. Madison Parker, a senior double major in special educatio...

Love Your Body Day gives students a confidence boost

Love Your Body Day gives students a confidence boost

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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Marshall University’s Women and Gender Center partnered with Contact Rape Crisis Center to spread awareness of the importance of self love and body image to Marshall students Oct. 16 at the Memorial Student Center, as part of Love Your Body Day. Claire Snyder, program coordinator of the Women and Gender Ce...

Health and Wellness fair supports physical health for Marshall’s campus

Health and Wellness fair supports physical health for Marshall’s campus

Meg Keller, Reporter

October 12, 2018


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Marshall University Health and the Office of Human Resources sponsored the Health and Wellness Fair, Thursday Oct. 11 in the Don Morris room on campus. The event aimed to provide students, staff and alumni with opportunities to recognize, understand and take care of their physical health. Kim Thomas,...

MUPD offers self-defense class for women

Sam Phillips, Reporter

October 9, 2018


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The Marshall University Police Department is offering a women’s self-defense course in the second 8 weeks of the fall semester, as well as in the upcoming spring semester. The class will focus on teaching methods from the Rape Aggression Defense system. These methods primarily teach awareness and p...

Faith group aims to create safe space for LGBTQ+ students

Faith group aims to create safe space for LGBTQ+ students

Jo Gates, Reporter

October 9, 2018


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A-SLAY-ing Grace invited LGBTQ+ students to join in a conversation surrounding faith and identity Oct. 8 in the LGBTQ+ Office. The program, which began this semester, is sponsored by University Church, and it intends to create a welcoming atmosphere for LGBTQ+ students. “The result of Christianity is to he...

Free depression screenings in Harris Hall

Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018


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Marshall University’s Psychology Clinic will participate in National Depression Screening Day by offering free depression screenings to Marshall students and the Huntington community. The depression screenings will be performed by Marshall graduate students in the clinical psychology program at Marshall...