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Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc hosts week of events

Christian Davis, Reporter
April 17, 2017
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Marshall University’s Epsilon Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated hosted a week full of events in honor of their fraternity April 10 through April 14 on Marshall’s campus. Kappa Alpha Psi packed the week with informative, educational and recreational events that it opened...

Marshall community participates in “Stuff the Truck”

Alexis Leach, Reporter
April 17, 2017
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Students and staff on Marshall’s campus were able to donate their gently used clothes Thursday for the Stuff the Truck event. Goodwill and the Victoria’s Secret PINK Campus team sponsored the event on Buskirk Field from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Clara Maynard, PINK campus representative, was part of...

Secular Student Alliance hosts discussion on creationism, fake news and science

Austin Creel, Reporter
April 17, 2017
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The Secular Student Alliance at Marshall University hosted a discussion Thursday on creationism, fake news and science denial. The talk, titled “America in Denial,” was delivered by Dr. Herman L. Mays Jr., a professor of biological sciences at Marshall. “I’ve always been having a discussion...

Gov. Justice vetoes budget bill, delaying cuts to Marshall, higher ed.

Kylee Hurley, Reporter
April 14, 2017
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The West Virginia Legislature passed its budget bill, House Bill 2018, this past weekend with many of Gov. Jim Justice’s original proposals not included in the bill. One of the proposals in HB 2018 is cuts to higher education institutions around the state. Speaker of the House Tim Armstead noted in a press releas...

Marshall men take a stand against gender violence — in heels

Franklin Norton, Reporter
April 13, 2017
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Members of the Marshall University community walked a mile around campus Thursday, but there is one catch, the men did it in heels. “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” is an international men's march to bring awareness to, and help prevent, rape, sexual assault and gender violence. The Marshall University...

MU Rise UP brings Christian denominations together

Karenann Flouhouse, Reporter
April 13, 2017
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In a campus first, the different Christian denominations on campus joined together for MU Rise Up, a mid-week worship service. The idea came from Cru student Jack Victory, a sophomore biology premed major, and two of his friends. The three decided to come together with Cru, BCM, Young Life and Ratio ...

Students to learn about sex, gender and sexuality during “Sex Week”

Ryan Murphy, Reporter
April 13, 2017
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Sex Week kicks off at Marshall University Monday, April 17 and will allow students to learn about and openly discuss sex, gender and sexuality. “Sex Week started in the spring of 2016 from the idea that we should bring all the sexuality, gender studies together in one place to have this conversation...

Gilbert visits Richmond to pay respects to John Marshall

Gilbert visits Richmond to pay respects to John Marshall

Adam Stephens, Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University President Jerry Gilbert and other university members traveled to Richmond, Virginia last weekend to visit the gravesite of Chief Justice John Marshall, the influential Supreme Court justice whom Marshall is named after. Marshall is buried at the Shockoe Hill Cemetery alongside his wif...

Stuff the Truck with VS PINK to Benefit Goodwill

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Marshall students can help Victoria’s Secret PINK stuff the truck Thursday on Buskirk Field. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., students can donate bags of gently used clothing to Goodwill and receive an entry to a raffle and coupons. “We decided to think outside of the box a little and make it more fun...

Marshall men to ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Marshall students have the chance to participate in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” Thursday. The event, which will begin at 5 p.m., is a men’s march to end sexual assault and gender violence. There will be an information fair before the walk from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Memorial Student Center. “The...

World Fusion Day showcases different cultures at Marshall

Christian Davis, Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s World Council and the Office of Intercultural Affairs held World Fusion Day Wednesday on the Memorial Student Center Plaza. Students and organizations on campus gathered for the interactive event which showcased different cultures represented at Marshall. Hayley Cornwell,...

Funds raised thanks to murder mystery

Matthew Groves, Reporter
April 11, 2017
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Marshall University’s Be Herd Communications hosted a Murder Mystery Dinner April 8 to raise funds for Guyandotte Elementary School’s after school program. Director for Be Herd Communications, Mikaela Keener, said this event was part of a semester-long campaign that was created for River Valley...