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Protesters from around the country march on the Greenbrier

Protesters from around the country march on the Greenbrier

Tom Jenkins, Executive Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, NEWS, Showcase

Protesters took to the streets of White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia yesterday to march on the Greenbrier Resort, where GOP congressional members and President Donald Trump met to discuss the coming year’s agenda. “It’s not about a man, and it’s not about an administration,” Federal Campaigns...

Marshall prepares for cold conditions

Marshall prepares for cold conditions

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

As weather gets colder, Marshall University’s administration prepares for the inevitable problems the cold will bring. According to President Jerry Gilbert, the university has a committee that makes the decision on whether or not to cancel classes. The committee includes the vice president of oper...

Marshall University showcases women-centric art

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Women from the Marshall University community showcased their women-centric art Thursday in the “Nevertheless, She Persisted” exhibition at Drinko Library. “This was a collaboration with all the women’s groups on campus and the School of Art and Design to showcase Marshall women’s artwork,...

Marshall receives Purple Heart accreditation

Marshall receives Purple Heart accreditation

Briana Murphy, Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Outside of Gullickson Hall Thursday morning, Marshall University was designated by the Military of the Purple Heart Order as a Purple Heart University. Marshall University is the first university in the state of West Virginia to receive this title. The Purple Heart award is received by military veterans who h...

Marshall welcomes first Planned Parenthood awareness group

Marshall welcomes first Planned Parenthood awareness group

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Planned Parenthood Generation Action is cementing its spot on Marshall’s campus. The group officially launched Monday, providing students information about what the group plans to do. Morgan Karnell, president of Planned Parenthood Generation Action, said she hopes this event helps get people excit...

Poison Apples Roller Derby invites new members

Poison Apples Roller Derby invites new members

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Poison Apples Roller Derby of Huntington is looking for new members to join its fast and furious team of skaters. The team meets twice a week for practice and also travels for bouts, or games, several times every year. The coach of the Poison Apples, Levi Hogan, said the sport is a combination of s...

Grindstone Coffeeology offered discount to federal employees

Grindstone Coffeeology offered discount to federal employees

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Grindstone Coffeeology, a coffee truck located primarily in Huntington, offered a 25 percent discount to all federal employees who’s pay was affected by the government shutdown. Brendan Fenn, owner, followed politics worldwide since he was young. He took part in an election in Australia before he move...

Burks, defense clinch overtime win for Marshall Men’s Basketball

Burks, defense clinch overtime win for Marshall Men’s Basketball

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

January 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall men’s basketball (14-6, 5-2 CUSA) won Saturday night over UAB (13-7, 4-3 CUSA) in overtime in front of a packed Cam Henderson Center by a score of 86-78. With the victory, Marshall knocked off the top two teams in the Conference USA men’s basketball preseason poll in the same week. ...

Litton declares for NFL, leaves legacy at Marshall

Litton declares for NFL, leaves legacy at Marshall

Luke Creasy, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall’s 2017 starting quarterback, Chase Litton, has decided to forgo his final year of NCAA eligibility to step onto football’s largest stage: the National Football League. Litton tweeted his public announcement early Sunday afternoon: “First and foremost, I want to thank my teammates – my b...

Murphy showcased at 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Murphy showcased at 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition will be held in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery at Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center from Jan. 8 to Feb. 16. There will be an awards reception on Tuesday, Jan. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. and an awards ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. The 7th Annual Nati...

Marshall students greet the snow day with open arms

Ginny Blake, Reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

While Huntington lay in a quiet, snowy haze, Marshall students are celebrating their first full snow day of 2018. The half snow day on Tuesday provided students with a glimpse of the fun, yet restful, winter wonderland to come. Some students said they are grateful for the snow day, not only be...

Justice addresses progress in State of the State

Justice addresses progress in State of the State

Tom Jenkins, Executive Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

One year after West Virginia Governor Jim Justice took office, the axe and tackle box that he presented to the crowd on the steps of the Capital Building were once again on his podium for his State of the State address Wednesday night. The axe and tackle box were used at the Governor’s inauguration...