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Marshall students give back through community service

Brittany Hively, Reporter

October 1, 2019

During college, a time when students are focused on classes, extracurricular activities and potential jobs, Marshall University students have still found time to give back to the community.  “I have grown to love Huntington. Having so many opportunities to give back to the community means that I...

Parent and Family Weekend most successful yet

Parent and Family Weekend most successful yet

Julianna Everly, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Parents and families from throughout West Virginia and beyond came to Huntington to be reunited with their Marshall University students who have been away at school for roughly six weeks. Marshall’s Parent and Family Weekend tripled in attendance this past weekend and became the most successful...

Marshall QPR training works to end stigma surrounding suicide

Marshall QPR training works to end stigma surrounding suicide

Blake Newhouse, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Destigmatizing the conversation surrounding suicide is the first step to reducing it, a Marshall University social worker told students Monday at Drinko Library. “If we don’t ask the question, we can’t have the conversation,” said Katelyn Fowler, social worker and grant coordinator for MU-SPEAC,...

Green and White Day attracts prospective students to Marshall

Green and White Day attracts prospective students to Marshall

Phuong Anh Do, Reporter

September 29, 2019

High school students from all over West Virginia and nearby states visited Marshall University on Green and White Day to check out what the university has to offer for both campus life and academic showcases.  Around 1,100 individuals signed up for the event, and some of them said they are already hop...

Visiting Writers Series kicks off fall season with Marshall alumni, charitable cause

Visiting Writers Series kicks off fall season with Marshall alumni, charitable cause

Brittany Hively, Reporter

September 28, 2019

The A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series introduced the season Thursday by welcoming Marshall University alumni Jordan Farmer and Rajia Hassib back to campus to read excerpts from their published works to support Facing Hunger Food Bank.  “This specific event traditionally happens in the early p...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Robert Castillo, Reporter

September 26, 2019

Fugitive from Justice  According to reports, at approximately 6:22 p.m. Sept. 17, Marshall University Police Department officers on patrol saw two individuals behind the print shop near the art warehouse acting suspiciously. There was one male and one female, and they were located on the east sid...

Upcoming event to celebrate Jenkins Hall

Talor Wilkerson, Reporter

September 26, 2019

An event to celebrate the history of Jenkins Hall from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 4 will also celebrate the renovations and improvements made to the building. At the event, there will be a ribbon cutting with President Jerry Gilbert to welcome and open the building to all. The Alumni Association will also be present...

Ureact Swab Drive cut short by staffing, venue issues

Emily Hayslett, Reporter

September 26, 2019

Last week, Marshall University directed the Ureact Swab Drive for bone marrow donors. It was expected to take place Sept. 16-20 but because of rental and staffing issues, the final two days were canceled.  DKMS is the largest global bone marrow donor center and the creator of Ureact. According to th...

Quoits tournaments promote campus camaraderie

Quoits tournaments promote campus camaraderie

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Quoits, the longstanding tradition at Marshall University celebrating the signing of the U.S. Constitution on campus, returned these past couple weeks and finished out yesterday, giving students, faculty, staff and even the university's president an opportunity to have fun without any worries of the...

Marshall Cru hosts bible study sessions with childcare program

Aaron Dickens, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Cru, one of Marshall’s University’s campus ministries, is seeking to help Church Baptist by developing a program directed toward younger children to help parents feel at ease while in bible study. Many adults want to have a bible study, but that is difficult to have when those adults have one or...

National Voter Registration Day encourages student voter participation

National Voter Registration Day encourages student voter participation

Blake Newhouse, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Marshall University celebrated National Voter Registration Day by organizing an event in Drinko Library, inviting those who are eligible to vote to have their voice heard in the political process. “As a public University, we feel that it’s part of our duty to make sure that our students are participating...

MUPD Sergeant Ballou reflects on positive impacts across campus

Robert Castillo, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Marshall University Police Department’s Sergeant Scott Ballou said he is looking to create more of an impact for the Marshall University family.  Ballou is originally from Rhode Island and moved to Daytona Beach, Florida when he was 12. He played baseball in high school and decided to play at Mars...