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Students’ perspective on the 1970 tragedy

Students’ perspective on the 1970 tragedy

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

48 years after the worst collegiate sports-related air tragedy in U.S. history, students reflected on what being a part of the Herd means to them. Several students at Marshall University said they think the 1970 plane crash carrying the Marshall football team, coaches and supporters deserves to be rememb...

Marshall leaders emphasize importance of Fountain Ceremony

Marshall leaders emphasize importance of Fountain Ceremony

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Annual Fountain Ceremony means something different to everyone, including the President and Provost of Marshall University, who are both from out of state. “This very somber ceremony is one of the best known nationally,” Provost Jaime Taylor said. “It is going to be a huge honor to be a part o...

Hiking Herd makes strides in nature

Hiking Herd makes strides in nature

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Hiking Herd, Marshall University’s club for nature lovers and all things outdoors, formed earlier this semester after two Marshall students and close friends went on a backpacking trip to Cumberland Island, Georgia, over spring break. “Kelsey and I both love the outdoors and anything to do with...

Former Beach Boy rocks Huntington with old hits

Former Beach Boy rocks Huntington with old hits

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Brian Wilson, former Beach Boy, brought nostalgia to the audience of the Keith Albee Theater Tuesday, Nov. 2 in Huntington. Brian Wilson preformed Beach Boys hits along with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin. “I grew up listening to the Beach Boys,” Dave Pack, Ashland resident and attendee, said....

PROACT Recovery Center presented $400K grant from Aetna

PROACT Recovery Center presented $400K grant from Aetna

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Provider Response Organization for Addiction Care and Treatment was presented a $400K grant from Aetna Better Health of West Virginia Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the new Huntington facility on 20th Street. PROACT is a culmination of the services and efforts of several local health centers including...

Marshall women’s basketball looking to improve from last season

Marshall women’s basketball looking to improve from last season

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

After the Marshall women’s basketball team finished last season with a record of 9-20 overall (3-13 Conference USA), the Herd looks to turn things around with a new season. The Herd women take on Indiana State today at home for its season opener, and head coach Tony Kemper said he is hopeful for...

Men’s basketball newcomers ready to start 2018-19 season

Men’s basketball newcomers ready to start 2018-19 season

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Seven new members of the Marshall men’s basketball team will experience their first collegiate season, and the Herd gears up for its 2018-19 regular season. From high school to Division I basketball, Marshall’s roster includes six freshmen and one redshirt freshman. The rest of the roster is made u...

United Way’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie trophy presented to Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers

United Way’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie trophy presented to Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers was presented with the first-place trophy for winning the third annual Huntington’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition, Friday, Nov. 2. The trophy presentation came after Sarka-Kauffmann’s cookies were able to beat 17 other Huntington businesses and restaurants in...

President Trump discusses W.Va. elections, economy at Huntington rally

President Trump discusses W.Va. elections, economy at Huntington rally

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

President Donald Trump made his eighth visit to the Mountain State with a rally at Huntington Tri-State Airport Friday, Nov. 2, to encourage West Virginians to vote in the midterm election. The president spoke on issues that could impact the decision of West Virginia voters as they head to the ...

Local activist groups rally against Trump

Local activist groups rally against Trump

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

November 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Members of the LGBTQ community and the Women’s March Group of Huntington protested against President Donald Trump and his administration as the president arrived in Huntington for a Make America Great Again rally. The members of each organization had different ideas of what they wanted to accomplish...

Trump supporters attend rally, discuss political ideologies

Trump supporters attend rally, discuss political ideologies

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Improving the lives and jobs of working, middle and lower class Americans who have felt abandoned by politicians for decades is a top priority for supporters of President Donald Trump in West Virginia. Trump rallied with supporters, Friday, Nov. 2 at Huntington Tri-State Airport’s Hangar 3, where...

Men’s basketball rides defense to defeat West Virginia Wesleyan

Men’s basketball rides defense to defeat West Virginia Wesleyan

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team defeated West Virginia Wesleyan 83-65 Thursday at the Cam Henderson Center in its final exhibition game of the season. “I thought the energy all around was a lot better,” senior guard Jon Elmore said. “We gave up about half as many points as we gave up last...