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Netflix and Chill event teaches students about bystander intervention

October 7, 2018


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Marshall University’s Residence Hall Association and Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity sponsored an event Thursday to teach about bystander intervention. The event focused on bystander intervention and preventing sexual assault, as well as the different ways people can help. Leah Tolliver, the director...

Marshall stalker pleads guilty, sentenced in magistrate court

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

October 6, 2018


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A man who repeatedly stalked female students on Marshall University’s campus was sentenced during magistrate court Friday, Oct. 5. The sentence he received included not being able to enter West Virginia for at least a year. Michael Hankins, 40, was arrested Sept. 16 after students reported him following...

Huntington discusses working-class issues with senate member

Douglas Harding, Reporter

October 5, 2018


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Huntington residents met to discuss the importance of workers’ unions and other working-class issues with West Virginia senate member and retired United States Army officer Richard Ojeda, Wednesday, Oct. 3 in Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center. Ojeda said the model American today is...

Breast Cancer Awareness month recognized by Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center by being lit pink

Breast Cancer Awareness month recognized by Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center by being lit pink

Chelsey Stanley, Reporter

October 3, 2018


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Cabell Huntington Hospital organized “Light it up Pink,” a lighting ceremony at the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center Oct. 1 to mark the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Over 60 people attended the event, including several patients, survivors and doctors at the hospital. Kevin N....

PROACT opens, provides additional recovery services

PROACT opens, provides additional recovery services

Sam Phillips, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Marshall Health collaborated with several local hospitals and clinics in opening a center designed to help Huntington residents struggling with addiction. The Provider Response Organization for Addiction Care and Treatment center was created to cater to an individual’s needs. Michael Haney, direct...

Student government apprentices sworn in for fall semester

Student government apprentices sworn in for fall semester

Hannah Graham, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Nineteen senate apprentices were sworn in and assigned to their respective senators during the Student Government Association meeting Tuesday, Oct. 2. The room was so full that senate members had to work to find chairs from other rooms in order to seat all in attendance. The meeting was open to student...

Community-Based Learning Program aims to add experiential learning to classrooms

Taylor Huddleston, Contributor

October 2, 2018


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Marshall University’s Community-Based Learning Program is an experiential learning program to incorporate active learning in the classroom. The director of the Community-Based Learning Program, Damien Arthur, said he has a specific way of overseeing community-based learning. “Community-based learnin...

32nd annual Pumpkin Festival returns to Milton Oct. 4

32nd annual Pumpkin Festival returns to Milton Oct. 4

Meg Keller, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Students searching for fall fun can look no further than 21 miles east of campus, as the 32nd annual West Virginia Pumpkin Festival will take place at 1 Pumpkin Way in Milton, from Oct. 4 through 7.  This harvest festival aims to promote agriculture, education, cultural and heritage activities in a ...

Students for a Democratic Society continue to discuss renaming Jenkins Hall

Meg Keller, Reporter

October 1, 2018


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Students for a Democratic Society have been engaged in an ongoing discussion with Marshall administrators, students and the Huntington community about potentially changing the name of Marshall University’s Jenkins Hall. The discussion continued Thursday, Sept. 27 in Harris Hall. Jenkins Hall is...

Marshall University LGBTQ+ office provides safe space training

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

September 29, 2018


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Marshall University’s LQBTQ+ office sponsored a safe space training and panel meeting discussion Sept. 28 in Drinko Library. Students and faculty in attendance learned about the LGBTQ+ community and Marshall’s mission to provide a safe place for students on campus. “Safe Space Training increases...

Rally for Recovery to celebrate local recoveries in community

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 29, 2018


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Hundreds of tristate residents celebrated the local recovery community at Recovery Point’s seventh annual Rally for Recovery Friday in Huntington. “Recovery is real,” Rachel Thaxton, director of development for Recovery Point West Virginia, said. “Recovery is possible, and these people are...

WVFREE and Women’s Health center work to expose fake clinics

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 29, 2018


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WVFREE and the Women’s Health Center collaborated for an Expose Fake Clinics Happy Hour Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Bodega Market and Cafe to inform attendees about fake pregnancy clinics in West Virginia. Food was provided, a cash bar was available, and both organizations handed out free merchandise. Katie...