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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...

College of Business welcomes new business incubator space

Trey Delida, Reporter

April 19, 2019

As the Lewis College of Business and Brad D. Smith Schools of Business celebrate 50 years of the college this week, Marshall University welcomes the addition of a new business incubator space. Located in the Visual Arts Center, across from Pullman Square, the renovated space on the first-floor will be ca...

Marshall Yeager Leadership Institute to host Stress Awareness Month events

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

April 19, 2019

To help students and the community battle stress, the Marshall University Yeager Leadership Institute will host events this week and next to teach healthy ways to manage it. “College-age students are at the highest risk to develop (mental) health problems, so we wanted to promote awareness about t...

Spring turkey hunting season underway

Spring turkey hunting season underway

Mackenzie Jones, Reporter

April 17, 2019

Turkeys in the tri-state area are tucking tail and running away as hunters begin to swarm into the woods. Spring turkey season kicked off April 15 and will conclude May 11 for West Virginia and will be April 22 through May 19 for Ohio. “Turkeys are one of the toughest hunts,” Jeremy Watson, a local Oh...

Students Reflect on Easter

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

April 17, 2019

Though the meaning of Easter is different for each student, traditions are a common bond for some students, as is the changes that come each year to their Easter celebration. Emily Tinnel, a communications disorders graduate student, said the meaning of Easter has changed for her over the years and ...

Strawberry breakfast remains tradition for sorority

Paige Leonard, Reporter

April 16, 2019

When Carlee Sparks joined Alpha Xi Delta, she said complete strangers would say, “Oh, you’re one of one of those strawberry girls.”  This year, Alpha Xi Delta’s annual Strawberry Breakfast, a tradition that has continued for 68 years, will be held Thursday, April 25 from 7 to 11 a.m. at th...

Marshall students mourn with Paris

Marshall students mourn with Paris

Trey Delida, Reporter

April 16, 2019

The week leading up to Easter is a week intended for celebration, service and symbolic rebirth for those who identify with Catholic beliefs, but this week has been shaken by the Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris, France. The Notre Dame Cathedral caught fire Monday around 6:50 p.m. Central European...

SGA allows current committee to interview candidates for future senate

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

April 16, 2019

The following Student Government Association updates were taken from the announcements and decisions made at the SGA student senate meeting Tuesday, April 16, as well as additional information provided by the SGA. Senate Bills: —Senate Bill 76.51 was approved.  This bill is a funding request for $500 to be allocate...