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Bowen brings Herd to Boston

Bowen brings Herd to Boston

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Nearly 30,000 runners lined up to race in the 122nd annual Boston Marathon Monday morning. One runner in the crowd has a special connection to Marshall University. Caleb Bowen, a local product who graduated from Hurricane High School in 2011 and then took on the role of assistant coach for the Mars...

Marshall celebrates World Fusion Day

Marshall celebrates World Fusion Day

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Marshall University’s third annual World Fusion Day on the Memorial Student Center plaza gave students and faculty a taste of exciting and different cultures, values and ways of life Wednesday afternoon. The celebration, sponsored by World Council, showcased the cultures of various student organization...

Greek Week in full swing

Greek Week in full swing

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Chariot races, competition and feasting are all the makings for Greek games. That is what Marshall University’s Greek Week has consisted of thus far, beginning with a volleyball tournament on Sunday. “My favorite part was definitely Alpha Tau Omega getting the win in volleyball, but also the com...

Grindstone Coffeeology opens central location

Grindstone Coffeeology opens central location

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Popular among students and community alike, the famous Grindstone Coffeeology truck has now expanded to include a fixed location. The new location located at 816 8th Street in Huntington includes a walk-in coffee shop, along with the addition of a drive thru and Owner, Brendan Fenn said although he ...

Marshall senior takes the weight of owning CrossFit

Marshall senior takes the weight of owning CrossFit

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

April 9, 2018


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For Jordan Houchin, a senior mathematics major at Marshall University, and her husband, Marshall alum Cody Houchin, wellness is second to almost none, and they have found their fitness home at CrossFit Huntington, located in the Kindred Communications building on Fifth Avenue. On April 1, the Houchi...

Marshall begins its search for the new Marco

Marshall begins its search for the new Marco

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 9, 2018


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The university is looking for a son or daughter of Marshall to take over as the new Marco to keep the community spirits up throughout the year. Tryouts happen occur next week to give new students an opportunity to be their college’s mascot, an experience not everyone can claim, according to Mallory Ja...

President Gilbert confident in Marshall’s future

President Gilbert confident in Marshall’s future

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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Enrollment, tuition increases and additions to MUPD for 2018 As the 2017-18 school year comes to a close, the Marshall University administration is already preparing for the next year. President Jerry Gilbert said he is confident with what has been accomplished this year, including an increase in applications...

Marshall walks a mile in her shoes

Marshall walks a mile in her shoes

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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Marshall University’s campus thundered with the sound of heels clicking during the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event Thursday. “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an event to promote sexual assault awareness and to stop violence against women,” junior elementary education major and Interfraternity Council Vice...

Marshall Greek Life prepares for 2018 ‘Greek Week’

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 2, 2018


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Greek Week returns to Marshall next week, with different activities relating to sports, singing and community service projects taking over campus. The week is used to bring the Greek community together as well as performing community service, according to Sabel Meadows, the president of the Panhellen...

Local Pulitzer Prize winners discuss their path to success

Local Pulitzer Prize winners discuss their path to success

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

April 2, 2018


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Eric Eyre and John Hackworth, Pulitzer Prize winners, spoke to Huntington community members about being an informed citizen and the path to the Pulitzer Prize Monday. Hackworth graduated from Marshall University in 1971 with a journalism degree. He worked for the Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, the Daily Indepe...

Bands You Should Be Listening To: Shenanagram

Bands You Should Be Listening To: Shenanagram

Lilly Dyer, Photo Editor

April 2, 2018


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Huntington, West Virginia–a small city full of music venues, bands and a wide variety of genres to choose from. Mason Hart, Brandon McClay, Ian Noble and Chantz Sigler are four guys who make up one of those bands, and it’s Shenanagram. Four goofballs who take their music seriously to guarantee a...

New law to bring changes to PROMISE in W.Va.

New law to bring changes to PROMISE in W.Va.

Ginny Blake, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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A bill eliminating the need for homeschooled students to earn the equivalent to a high school degree in order to receive the PROMISE scholarship was passed by the West Virginia Legislature. Passed in early March, Senate Bill 319 will go into effect on July 1. Previously, homeschooled students pursing a...