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Women’s Studies and History departments band together for book sale fundraiser

Women’s Studies and History departments band together for book sale fundraiser

Alison Baldridge, Reporter

October 23, 2017


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Marshall University’s Women’s Studies Program and History Department’s Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta, will be having their annual used book sale Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center. Proceeds from the book sale will be donated to the Women’s Studies Program and the Histor...

Center for African American Students, BUS to serve up some scares during scary movie party

Staff Report

October 20, 2017


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The Center for African American Students and the Black United Students organization, also known as BUS, will offer Marshall students some scares with a scary movie party lock-in Friday at the Memorial Student Center in room 1W25 at 9 p.m. “Get Out” and “The Boy” will be the shown and food...

McElroy family podcasts to record at Keith-Albee

McElroy family podcasts to record at Keith-Albee

Rebecca Turnbull, Reporter

October 19, 2017


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Marshall University’s Society of Yeager Scholars is inviting well-known Huntington natives of the McElroy family to give a live recording of two of their podcasts, “Shmanners” and “Sawbones,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. The McElroys’ live p...

Subjects of ‘Heroin(e)’ documentary to discuss film, Huntington opioid crisis following screening

Subjects of ‘Heroin(e)’ documentary to discuss film, Huntington opioid crisis following screening

Danite Belay, Reporter

October 19, 2017


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The subjects of the Netflix original documentary “Heroin(e)” will field questions and discuss Huntington’s opioid crisis Thursday following a 7 p.m. screening of the film at Marquee Cinemas in Pullman Square. The screening is free and open to the public. “Heroin(e),” a Netflix original documentary, foc...

School of Pharmacy gala to raise funds for Huntington City Mission

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

October 19, 2017


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October is American Pharmacists Month and the Marshall University School of Pharmacy is ready to celebrate. The Queen of Hearts Gala, presented by the Marshall University Student Society of Health Systems and Pharmacists and the Student Executive Council, will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Big S...

Sigma Stacks pancake dinner fundraiser set for Friday

Breanna Francis, Reporter

October 19, 2017


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Sigma Sigma Sigma is preparing to feed hundreds of Marshall students with their annual Sigma Stacks pancake dinner fundraiser Friday from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. at its house on 6th Avenue. For the first time, the members of Tri Sig decided to give the fundraiser a theme: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”...

Cyber security follows similar guidelines as campus safety

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

October 19, 2017


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“Use your common sense,” “Don’t talk to strangers” and “Be aware of your surroundings” are all expressions spoken by those who are trying to keep people physically safe. What some people don’t know is that some of those ideas pertain to the cyber world, too. “People don’t take ...

School of Pharmacy to preview profession to prospective students

Alison Baldridge, Reporter

October 19, 2017


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Marshall University’s School of Pharmacy is offering a Fall Preview Day Oct. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Marshall’s School of Pharmacy for students considering joining the program. Registration for the event is required for entry. Fall Preview Day gives prospective high school and college st...

Community leaders propose substance abuse solutions to Fighting Addiction members

Sebastian Morris, Reporter

October 18, 2017


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Fighting Addiction and its members are hungry for a solution to the opioid crisis affecting the Tri-State area and met with community leaders Monday to discuss possible solutions. Members of the club met with Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader as well as Scott Lemley, director of development and planning...

Frights for Philanthropy: SigEp’s ‘CarnEvil’-themed haunted house starts Friday

Frights for Philanthropy: SigEp’s ‘CarnEvil’-themed haunted house starts Friday

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

October 16, 2017


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In an effort to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State, Marshall University’s chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp) will have their fourth annual haunted house this weekend and Hallo-weekend. The haunted house will be open Oct. 20, 21, 27 and 28 from 8-11:30 p.m., and the cost is $5 a ticket. ...

Marshall Athletics, Interfraternity Council raise funds for pediatric cancer research

Breanna Francis, Reporter

October 16, 2017


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While Marshall University men’s soccer beat University of Kentucky 1-0 Saturday, Marshall Athletics in conjunction with the Interfraternity Council raised $407 for pediatric cancer research during their Boot Out Cancer event at the stadium. Tyler Able, director of marketing for Marshall Athletics, said he...

Marshall sorority raises awareness for domestic violence

Breanna Francis, Reporter

October 16, 2017


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Alpha Chi Omega is preparing for their candlelight vigil at the end of October with other fundraisers and tabling as part as Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. “Our philanthropy is domestic abuse awareness, and we work with local shelters to raise funds and supplies to help those escaping dangerous si...