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Faith group aims to create safe space for LGBTQ+ students

Faith group aims to create safe space for LGBTQ+ students

Jo Gates, Reporter

October 9, 2018


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A-SLAY-ing Grace invited LGBTQ+ students to join in a conversation surrounding faith and identity Oct. 8 in the LGBTQ+ Office. The program, which began this semester, is sponsored by University Church, and it intends to create a welcoming atmosphere for LGBTQ+ students. “The result of Christianity is to he...

Free depression screenings in Harris Hall

Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018


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Marshall University’s Psychology Clinic will participate in National Depression Screening Day by offering free depression screenings to Marshall students and the Huntington community. The depression screenings will be performed by Marshall graduate students in the clinical psychology program at Marshall...

Indigenous Peoples Day celebration encourages cultural education and exploration

Indigenous Peoples Day celebration encourages cultural education and exploration

Douglas Harding, Reporter

October 9, 2018


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Marshall University students celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day by singing, dancing and learning about native cultures and items Monday, Oct. 9, on the Memorial Student Center plaza. “It’s important to learn about different people and cultures because it enriches you as a person,” Autumn Lee, ...

SGA votes ‘yes’ on dress code during meetings

SGA votes ‘yes’ on dress code during meetings

Hannah Graham, Reporter

October 9, 2018


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The Student Government Association approved a resolution by a unanimous vote after several amendments were made Tuesday, Oct. 9, in the Memorial Student Center Shawkey Room. The legislation would have the student sergeant at arms enforce a dress code for student senators, and it bans casual items of c...

Marshall University volunteers repaint the Hal Greer underpass

October 7, 2018


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Marshall University faculty, staff and students showed support for the Huntington community by repainting, cleaning and performing landscaping maintenance on the Hal Greer underpass, Friday, Oct. 5. As part of Marshall’s annual Day of Service, the event provided staff and students a creative outlet...

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...