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GALLERY: Bridge Day 2017

GALLERY: Bridge Day 2017

Alex Runyon, Photography Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase

McElroy family podcasts to record at Keith-Albee

McElroy family podcasts to record at Keith-Albee

Rebecca Turnbull, Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Society of Yeager Scholars is inviting well-known Huntington natives of the McElroy family to give a live recording of two of their podcasts, “Shmanners” and “Sawbones,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. The McElroys’ live p...

Subjects of ‘Heroin(e)’ documentary to discuss film, Huntington opioid crisis following screening

Subjects of ‘Heroin(e)’ documentary to discuss film, Huntington opioid crisis following screening

Danite Belay, Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The subjects of the Netflix original documentary “Heroin(e)” will field questions and discuss Huntington’s opioid crisis Thursday following a 7 p.m. screening of the film at Marquee Cinemas in Pullman Square. The screening is free and open to the public. “Heroin(e),” a Netflix original documentary, foc...

Marshall football heads to Murfreesboro

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

      Marshall football (5-1, 2-0) will continue to search for C-USA supremacy this Friday in Murfreesboro, Tennessee against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-4, 1-2). The all-time record between the two schools weighs in favor of The Thundering Herd, 4-2. “Like always, when you go on the road...

Marshall quarterback Chase-ing history

Marshall quarterback Chase-ing history

Kyle Curely, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Chase Litton has rewritten the history books with his performance on Saturday. The junior quarterback out of Tampa Bay has been on a roll this season, with his team now the victor in five of its six games. Marshall won 35-3 over the Old Dominion Monarchs in its homecoming game. Litton turned in ano...

Frights for Philanthropy: SigEp’s ‘CarnEvil’-themed haunted house starts Friday

Frights for Philanthropy: SigEp’s ‘CarnEvil’-themed haunted house starts Friday

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

In an effort to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State, Marshall University’s chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp) will have their fourth annual haunted house this weekend and Hallo-weekend. The haunted house will be open Oct. 20, 21, 27 and 28 from 8-11:30 p.m., and the cost is $5 a ticket. ...

Bubble Wagon returns for homecoming

Bubble Wagon returns for homecoming

Sadie Helmick, Life! Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Since 2011, Danny Westfall and his wife Cathy Westfall bought a new John Deer tractor that happened to come with a wagon. At their family reunion, the kids and Danny would play with bubbles until the kids dumped over the pan, ending their play time, but stirring up an idea.  Westfall thought, what if...

PINK Bus returns after successful last year

PINK Bus returns after successful last year

Danite, Belay

October 12, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Victoria’s Secret’s PINK Bus made its way back to Marshall, after receiving the highest number of sales of any campus in the PINK campus rep program last year. The PINK Bus gives students the opportunity to shop the Marshall PINK Collegiate Collection on campus. Alexandra Pfost, PINK campus repre...

Fighting Addiction club hopes to change narrative of opioid epidemic

Fighting Addiction club hopes to change narrative of opioid epidemic

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Fighting Addiction is a new club on campus looking for members interested in “changing the narrative” of the opioid epidemic affecting the community, according to club president and second year medical student Mouhammed Sakkal. The goal of the club is currently to increase in size and bring t...

Herd linebacker Young’s presence felt in debut

Herd linebacker Young’s presence felt in debut

October 10, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football gained a key piece of its defense back prior to kick off against the Charlotte 49ers in linebacker Juwon Young, a transfer from Miami (Fla.). Young was suspended for the first four games this season for violating department rules while with the Hurricanes in June 2016. “He’...

Marshall students celebrate differences during Unity Walk

Marshall students celebrate differences during Unity Walk

Kayla Simmons, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under GALLERIES, NEWS, Showcase

Marshall’s 6th Annual Unity Walk marked the beginning of the university’s 2017 homecoming week celebrations. Monday’s event was an opportunity to recognize the diversity of the school’s student body. “We [Marshall] originate from many cultures and many ethnic groups, many religions, languages and lifesty...

Homecoming court representatives announced

Homecoming court representatives announced

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Marshall Thundering Herd ended their annual Unity Walk by announcing their 2017 Homecoming Court with dozens of students watching. Kelly green bow ties and dresses filled the stage as the candidates were named. The roster includes Katie Lemmon, Payton Paluch, Michael Andry, Emily Kinner, Daniel Feck, Taylor Foster, Hannah ...