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Men’s basketball aims to bounce back after first conference loss

Men’s basketball aims to bounce back after first conference loss

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Men’s Basketball team will continue its road conference games this week at Louisiana Tech and Southern Mississippi after losing to Western Kentucky Monday night. Marshall (12-7, 5-1 C-USA) will face the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (13-7, 3-4 C-USA) Thursday night, followed by the Southern...

UMS aids in recovery for Wilmington, North Carolina

UMS aids in recovery for Wilmington, North Carolina

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under GALLERIES, NEWS, Showcase

 For some students, winter break means relaxing, after the long hours of school work and spending time with family. However, several students with the campus ministry United Methodist Students, UMS, spent their break differently.  Eleven students traveled with UMS to Wilmington, North Carolina...

Second-half collapse sends WKU past Marshall for first C-USA loss

Second-half collapse sends WKU past Marshall for first C-USA loss

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Marshall looked like it had control Monday night in Diddle Arena. Instead, a collapse over the final six minutes happened, as Western Kentucky closed the game on an 22-6 run to hand the Thundering Herd its first Conference USA loss of the season, 68-59.   “Give credit...

Junior League of Huntington Soup-er Hero soup drive accepting donations

Junior League of Huntington Soup-er Hero soup drive accepting donations

Piper White, Reporter

January 21, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Junior League of Huntington’s annual January Soup-er Hero Soup Drive has a goal of raising 100,000 cans this month for the Facing Hunger Foodbank, which will be collected at the Marshall University men’s and women’s basketball home games. “Last year, we raised 96,128 cans,” Kim Corriher,...

Textbook affordability focus of first student body cabinet meeting of semester

Textbook affordability focus of first student body cabinet meeting of semester

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The affordability of educational materials and a possible TEDx event were topics of discussion Sunday, Jan. 20, during the first student body cabinet meeting of the semester. Textbook affordability, which was a major focus for Student Body President Hunter Barclay and Student Body Vice President Han...

Burks, Marshall race past FIU for fifth straight win

Burks, Marshall race past FIU for fifth straight win

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 20, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team defeated Florida International University, 105-97, on Saturday in a fast-paced Conference USA matchup at the Cam Henderson Center. Strong performances by senior guard C.J. Burks, freshman guard Taevion Kinsey and senior guard Jon Elmore helped the...

Marshall overcomes tough battle with Florida Atlantic, wins fourth straight

Marshall overcomes tough battle with Florida Atlantic, wins fourth straight

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls in a home conference game Thursday evening, 96-84, at the Cam Henderson Center. “I thought it was a great game,” Marshall men's basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “Our defense was good. It was outstanding....

Malik Gant declares for NFL Draft

Malik Gant declares for NFL Draft

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football’s leader of the secondary is leaving the school to pursue a childhood dream.   Redshirt junior safety Malik Gant announced on Thursday that he will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2019 NFL Draft.   “I have aspired to play in the National Football...

Herd conquers Bulls in Gasparilla Bowl, extends bowl win streak

Herd conquers Bulls in Gasparilla Bowl, extends bowl win streak

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

TAMPA, Fla. – Marshall football’s bowl game win streak reached seven games Thursday night, as the Thundering Herd (9-4, 6-2 C-USA) defeated South Florida (7-6, 3-5 American), 38-20, in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl at Raymond James Stadium.   Head coach Doc Holliday, who is a pe...

World council says goodbye with dinner celebration

World council says goodbye with dinner celebration

Joelle Gates, Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University’s World Council members celebrated their achievements during a farewell dinner Thursday at Backyard Pizza and Raw Bar. The organization, which is led by Maurice Cooley, associate vice president of the Office of Intercultural Affairs, encourages students from all over the world...