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Murphy showcased at 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Murphy showcased at 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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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


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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


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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...

Herd hits the road in league play

Herd hits the road in league play

Luke Creasy, Reporter

January 11, 2018


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After opening the Conference USA portion of its schedule with a three-game home stand, the Herd hits the road to take on the Charlotte 49ers (5-9, 1-2 CUSA) on Thursday and the Old Dominion Monarchs (12-3, 3-0 CUSA) on Saturday. Head Coach Dan D’Antoni said he expects a much different Charlotte...

Marshall student opening authentic Chinese restaurant Tuesday

Marshall student opening authentic Chinese restaurant Tuesday

Danite Belay, Reporter

December 11, 2017


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Marshall University is not only home to sons and daughters of Marshall, but young entrepreneurs as well. ​A native of southeast China, Yangbo Song came to the United States through Marshall University’s INTO program. He graduated from Marshall in May as a computer science major and is now pursuing a double master’s in business admin...

English professor to deliver Winter Commencement address

English professor to deliver Winter Commencement address

Danite Belay, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Kelli Prejean, associate professor of English and coordinator of the composition program at Marshall University, will deliver the commencement address at the Dec. 16 Winter Commencement ceremony for fall 2017 graduates, set for 10 a.m. at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The associate professor said she fe...

History professor, scholar to direct Drinko Academy

History professor, scholar to direct Drinko Academy

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Montserrat Miller has been named the executive director of Marshall University’s John Deaver Drinko Academy to succeed Alan Gould, who has held the position since the academy’s establishment in 1994. Miller joined the Marshall faculty as a scholar and professor of history in 1996, teaching graduate...

The real heroine of Huntington: Jan Rader

The real heroine of Huntington: Jan Rader

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Jan Rader is no average woman. She is the Huntington fire chief. She is the star of a Netflix documentary. She can rescue someone from a burning building and then administer certified professional medical treatment. She is paving the way for young girls looking to do big things that might think they ca...

Christmas Village continues through Saturday

Christmas Village continues through Saturday

Staff Report

December 4, 2017


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Carols can be heard through the woods around Heritage Farm this week during their annual “Christmas Village” setup through Saturday. Letters to Santa are being written and toys being assembled. “We have come here for a couple years now, it’s a tradition in my family no matter how old me and m...

Gilbert tours West Virginia high schools

Gilbert tours West Virginia high schools

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

November 30, 2017


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Marshall University President Jerry Gilbert’s venture to visit and speak with students from 16 high schools in seven West Virginia counties began Wednesday and will conclude Dec. 7. Former Marshall football coach Bob Pruett will join Gilbert on “The Rest of Your Life Begins at Marshall University”...

Campus email scams ‘phishing’ for new bait

Campus email scams ‘phishing’ for new bait

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

November 30, 2017


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Students and faculty all across campus may be noticing a spike in the rate of “odd” emails they are receiving recently. “This isn’t a new phenomenon,” said Jody Perry, Information Technology Services executive director. “Normally, we can get the problem under control quickly, but sometimes,...

Fifth annual Huntington tree lighting brings community together

Fifth annual Huntington tree lighting brings community together

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

November 29, 2017


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Mayor Steve Williams and First Lady Mary Poindexter Williams lit up the Downtown Huntington Christmas tree Tuesday evening, kicking off the city's holiday festivities. "It is so exciting to see how this event has grown,” Steve Williams said. “It is a family event that everyone can look forward...