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Students socialize, create artwork at Paint and Sip event

Students socialize, create artwork at Paint and Sip event

Anna Marsh, Reporter

March 23, 2019


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Marshall University students painted, socialized and sipped mocktails, or non-alcoholic mixed drinks, Wednesday evening, during a Paint and Sip event in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center. Paint and Sip was hosted by the Campus Activity Board, CAB. CAB helps plan, organize and carry ...

Marshall scholarship offers option for grad school abroad

Marshall scholarship offers option for grad school abroad

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

March 22, 2019


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With one scholarship, students can study any topic at any university in the United Kingdom without paying a dime, a diplomat told a Marshall journalism class Wednesday afternoon. “It’s a government-funded scholarship that sends students to the U.K. and completely pays for your grad school,” said ...

Rogner-Williams ticket wins preliminary election, four referendums pass

Rogner-Williams ticket wins preliminary election, four referendums pass

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

March 21, 2019


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The preliminary results of the 2019 Student Government Association Elections, concerning student body president and vice president, senators and referendums, were announced Wednesday, during a reveal at 5 p.m. in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center. In the category of Student Body President/Vice...

EDITORIAL: Aftermath of New Zealand shooting

EDITORIAL: Aftermath of New Zealand shooting

March 20, 2019


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Normally, after an airplane crash, the safety of air travel increases. After an outbreak of a disease, hospitals become more sanitary. But after such a tragedy as a mass shooting resulting in multiple deaths of innocents, nothing changes, and our government does nothing to prevent another disaster...

Cyber club on campus promotes women in technology

Cyber club on campus promotes women in technology

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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A new club on Marshall University’s campus hopes to close the gender gap in the technology world, an advisor for the club said. “Tech fields are dominated by males,” said Chelsie Cooper, advisor for the Women In Cyber club. “Our female students in tech sit in classrooms surrounded by males ...

Socialist Equality Party organizes to support whistleblowers, raise awareness

Socialist Equality Party organizes to support whistleblowers, raise awareness

Douglas Harding, Online and Social Media Manager

March 20, 2019


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As of Wednesday, March 20, Chelsea Manning, a former intelligence analyst for the United States Army, has been imprisoned for 12 days because of her refusal to testify in a grand jury hearing against international non-profit organization WikiLeaks. Nearly a decade ago, Manning, after joining the army,...

Hope for Huntington lies beyond solving drug epidemic

Hope for Huntington lies beyond solving drug epidemic

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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Huntington has been dubbed the “epicenter of the solution” to the drug epidemic by Mayor Steve Williams, but some citizens say, although there’s hope, there is still a lot that has not been addressed. “I used to see Huntington as a good place,” said Bre Britton, a sophomore biology pre-med ...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Mackenzie Jones, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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Bench Warrant An officer saw a black male, age 24, walking through a parking lot on Sixth Avenue and 18th Street, March 11 at 10:30 a.m. The officer knew the man had a warrant out for his arrest; he had a capias. The man was taken to Cabell County Courthouse and was processed and released on an O...

Community helps family after house fire out of ‘kindness of their hearts’

Community helps family after house fire out of ‘kindness of their hearts’

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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It’s the kindness of strangers that a Marshall student said affected her most after her dad lost his home to a fire March 10. “Little girls brought us blankets…some guy who my dad said didn’t look like he had a lot took out his wallet and was like ‘Can I give you money?’” said Maizie P...

Elmore breaks Marshall scoring record, Herd edges IUPUI

Elmore breaks Marshall scoring record, Herd edges IUPUI

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall’s season will continue at least one more game, as the Thundering Herd defeated the visiting IUPUI Jaguars Tuesday night in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament, 78-73, in front of 3,725 fans inside the Cam Henderson Center.   “Our MVP, besides Jon, was...