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Herd Holiday celebration to open with tree lighting

Herd Holiday celebration to open with tree lighting

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Herd Holiday returns to the Marshall Student Center for its fourth annual celebration Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Mallory Jarrell, Marshall’s marketing and branding coordinator, said the event was created as a way to bring students together and kick-off the holiday season. Jarre...

Final tier of VAC capstone exhibitions to close Thursday

Final tier of VAC capstone exhibitions to close Thursday

Landon Mitchell, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The third and final tier of senior capstone exhibitions opened at the Visual Arts Center Monday and will close Thursday. The four graduating seniors showing their projects include Ronnie Dickerson and his automotive-inspired clay sculptures. “Clay has allowed me to explore both ceramic and car cultures and their util...

Biology professor prepares for last semester at Marshall

Biology professor prepares for last semester at Marshall

Sebastian Morris, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Professor Frank Gilliam was hired in 1990 to teach plant ecology at Marshall University but next spring will depart from Huntington to follow his wife and his research to Florida. “I’ve run a pretty decent race here,” said Gilliam, whose wife recently received a promotion and will relocate to F...

Kentucky resident is a runner, a coach and an adoption advocate

Kentucky resident is a runner, a coach and an adoption advocate

Buffy Six, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Being a wife and a mom is already a challenge, but Rachel Harvey pushes these boundaries like no other. Harvey is a runner, a coach and a clean-eater, but her story still doesn’t stop there. Harvey isn’t just a mom of one or even two children, she’s a mom of three kids: two boys and one girl. And...

Marshall Mentors kick off last meeting with lots of littles and fun

Marshall Mentors kick off last meeting with lots of littles and fun

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall Mentors members were accompanied by their littles Monday at their final meeting of the semester to learn how to live a fun and healthy lifestyle. Marshall Mentors, a campus organization through Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State, provides social connections between already existing...

47th Annual Fountain Ceremony honors 75 lost

47th Annual Fountain Ceremony honors 75 lost

Breanna Francis, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under GALLERIES, NEWS, Showcase

  Sons and daughters of Marshall, as well as members of the Huntington community, gathered together today to remember those 75 individuals who lost their lives 47 years ago, as the grandson of two of those people gave the keynote speech in their honor. “From the day I was born, a love f...

Students paint Memorial Fountain during Paint and Sip

Students paint Memorial Fountain during Paint and Sip

Alison Baldridge, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University’s Campus Activities Board brought students together for its Paint and Sip event Monday in the Memorial Student Center Atrium, where participants painted the Memorial Fountain. “When we first decided to do the event, we didn’t want to just do a simple Paint and Sip event,” Dakota Maddox, graduate...

Capstone presentations continue at Visual Arts Center

Capstone presentations continue at Visual Arts Center

Landon Mitchell, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Visual Arts Center revealed the second tier of the senior capstone exhibitions Monday, featuring five students’ works that focus on world and social issues. Graphic arts major Karianne Fischer painted a mural emphasizing gender issues titled “Huntington Herd.” “So, I made a mural that would be located in downto...

Editorial: Fountain Ceremony a unifying event for Huntington community

Editorial: Fountain Ceremony a unifying event for Huntington community

November 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Today, the Marshall and Huntington communities come together to honor the lives of 75 Thundering Herd football players, coaches and supporters who were lost in Southern Airways Flight 932 on Nov. 14, 1970. It could be just what both communities need after several events have created a rift amongst...

We missed Jeff today…

We missed Jeff today…

Ralph Turner, Instructor in Journalism

November 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Originally ran November 18, 1970. Jeffery Nathan or Nathan Jeffery? I remember the first day in the beginning reporting class. Was that student’s first name Jeffery or Nathan? They both sounded like first and last names. The name stood out. At that time – in September, 1969 – it was beca...

Marshall basketball season tips off tonight

Marshall basketball season tips off tonight

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall basketball season is here. Both the men’s and women’s teams open season play tonight at the Cam Henderson Center. Marshall women’s basketball takes on the Longwood Lancers at 5 p.m. The men’s team will play host to the University of Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at 8 p.m. The men’s basketba...

Gilbert recruits students in India

Gilbert recruits students in India

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Despite having to brush his teeth with bottled water for eight days, Marshall University President Jerry Gilbert praised the colorful environment and hospitable communities he encountered during his recent stint in India. During an eight-day recruitment trip last week, Gilbert traveled to Mumbai, Ch...