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Lecture aims to help diversify Marshall community

Lecture aims to help diversify Marshall community

Hannah Graham, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Virginia Valian, a Hunter College psychology professor and gender expert, lectured students, staff and faculty 2 p.m. Sept. 10, in the Shawkey Dining Room. This was one of five sessions Monday sponsored by the President’s Commission on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. Valian tailored the session to...

Huntington community stands together in worship, praise to help people on the road to recovery

Huntington community stands together in worship, praise to help people on the road to recovery

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Community members in substance use recovery praise, worship and unite through music Mondays at Norway Avenue Church of Christ. Every week features a different genre of music, such as Christian rap, rock and blues, performed by local and famous musicians, alongside a message on how to walk with Jesus...

Senator Joe Manchin helping the fight with roundtable discussion on healthcare

Senator Joe Manchin helping the fight with roundtable discussion on healthcare

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin and Huntington community members discussed the issues of the Affordable Care Act Friday at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department. Texas v United States is a court case that has potential to affect the world of insurance. If the ACA is found unconstitutional in the...

Community members march in support during Rise for Climate Rally

Community members march in support during Rise for Climate Rally

Meg Keller, Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition sponsored the Ohio River Rising Huntington Rise for Climate Rally Saturday.  Huntington community members attended in support of environmental protections.  This comes after President Donald Trump rolled back environmental rules that aimed to reduce carbon emissions...

Community walk celebrates those in recovery

Community walk celebrates those in recovery

Olayinka Bamiro, Reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Members of the Huntington community joined together for the Walk for Recovery event Tuesday at the Marshall University Student Fountain. Healthy Connections sponsored the family-friendly event, which was free in an effort to raise awareness and support about the organization and recovery resources available....

Herd tops RedHawks in reunion of former MAC foes

Herd tops RedHawks in reunion of former MAC foes

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Oxford, Ohio — In his first-career collegiate appearance, redshirt freshman quarterback Isaiah Green guided Marshall football to a 35-28 defeat of the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Saturday at Yager Stadium. Green, who was announced as a starter within hours of Marshall’s season opener, completed 24 of his 37 ...

Local business gives back to children impacted by substance use disorder

Sadie Helmick, Executive Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Future Clothing, a new online clothing store based in Huntington, West Virginia, was founded to help and inspire children affected by the opioid epidemic. Upon graduating from Marshall University with a degree in applied mathematics and physics, Jon Linville and his friends traveled to South America for six months in hopes that exper...

Marshall film club unites student and Huntington creatives

Marshall film club unites student and Huntington creatives

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University’s Film Club will be meeting today at 7:30 p.m., in Harris Hall room 139, to discuss upcoming film projects and brainstorm ideas. “It’s important to me that Film Club isn’t just myself or other executives doing lectures,” Kumar Lambert, the club’s founder and president,...

Weekend Recap: Ninth annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival

Weekend Recap: Ninth annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 3, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Saturday, 25 musical acts took the stage at Ritter Park Amphitheater for the ninth annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival, exhibiting regional talent and uniting the community. HMAF creator Ian Thornton said he never imagined the festival becoming so big. “When we first started, we weren’t sure wh...

Sheldon’s ‘Recovery Boys’ works to start a conversation about drug recovery

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Thursday, a screening of “Recovery Boys” was shown at Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center, followed by a question and answer session with filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon and subjects Dr. Kevin Blankenship and Joey Ferguson. “These stories can be other people’s...

Three new officers join the ranks of the MUPD

Three new officers join the ranks of the MUPD

Sam Phillips, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University announced three new officers were appointed to the Marshall University Police Department, bringing them closer to their full authorized strength of 32 officers. The officers are Avery Meadows, a graduate of Mountwest Community and Technical College, with a bachelor’s degree in...

Renovations complete in Jenkins Hall

Renovations complete in Jenkins Hall

Madison Davis, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

While Marshall University’s Jenkins Hall was built in the same year of the worst flood in Huntington’s recorded history, it was the flooding in 2014 that caused most of Jenkins’ problems. The basement of the building was closed for nearly four years but reopened in May. In 2014, former Marshall...