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GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

Adam Polsky, Reporter
February 6, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s basketball extended its win streak to six straight games against Rice University Thursday in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd won in convincing fashion, 69-55, after taking the lead with 4:09 left in the first half and maintaining it for the remainder of the ...

No curtain. No scenery. Only acting.

No curtain. No scenery. Only acting.

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter
February 6, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

ARTS Resources for the Tri-State continues its  production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” 8 p.m. Frid and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Renaissance Ballroom in the old Huntington High School. The play is performed with no set or props, leaving the main focus on the art of acting. The pl...

2015 signing day welcomes new recruiting class

2015 signing day welcomes new recruiting class

Malcolm Walton, Reporter
February 5, 2015
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s football team announced its 25 recruits Wednesday, which includes 11 players from Florida. Head coach Doc Holliday said his coaching staff has always recruited heavily in the Florida area and the team’s recent national exposure has helped in the recruiting process. “We we...

Morrow Library receives Civil War era documents

Morrow Library receives Civil War era documents

Sara Ryan, Reporter
February 4, 2015
Filed under Showcase

Special collections in the James E. Morrow Library has received two new collections dated before, during and after the Civil War era. Marshall University received one collection from the Stark family who are descendants of the early settlers of Ceredo and Kenova. Head of special collections Nat DeBruin...

Gym gets community amped about gymnastics

Gym gets community amped about gymnastics

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter
February 4, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Attitude. Mindset. Power. AMP Gymnastics includes numerous services for all ages including dance, gymnastics, strength and conditioning classes and other activities. Amy Coughenour, one of the three AMP owners, also a former cheerleader and Marshall University Alumni, said she wanted to bring the co...

TAP TAKE OVER

TAP TAKE OVER

Kelsie Lively, Reporter
February 3, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Bridge Brew Works Brewery’s Brewmaster Nate Herrold had a Tap Takeover Monday at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews to showcase the brewery’s current, seasonal beer selection. Bridge Brew Works Brewery located in Fayetteville, West Virginia, has been in operation since Jan. 1, 2010, brewing more than...

GALLERY: Swimming and diving falls to WKU

GALLERY: Swimming and diving falls to WKU

Kasey Madden, Reporter
February 1, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University swimming and diving team lost to Western Kentucky University 180-108 Saturday in its last meet of the regular season. The team won three of the 16 events at the meet, including the 50 freestyle, 3-meter dive and 200 individual medley. Freshman Nele Albers from Ludinghausen...

Herd women come back to win second straight

Herd women come back to win second straight

Adam Polsky, Reporter
January 30, 2015
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University women’s basketball fought back Thursday from a 12-point deficit to defeat the University of Southern Mississippi 67-65 in the Cam Henderson Center. It was a game of runs with Southern Miss putting together a 15-0 stretch in the first half only two give up a 7-0 run to the Thundering...

West Virginia Farmers Market Association to train new farmers and vendors alike

West Virginia Farmers Market Association to train new farmers and vendors alike

William Izzo, Reporter
January 30, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

West Virginia cities house famers markets where food is grown for community members. West Virginia Farmers Market Association allows different markets in the state to become members of the association. There are 54 total markets in the state with various vendors, new and old, coming to sell their produc...

Meet an INTO-MU Student: Ruiqing Zhao

Meet an INTO-MU Student: Ruiqing Zhao

Jared Casto, Contributor
January 29, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Ruiqing Zhao is a Chinese graduate student who has been at Marshall University for five months. Previously, Zhao obtained his undergraduate degree in Human Resource Management at Huaqiao University in China. Currently he is an INTO student studying Academic English. So far, Zhao has enjoyed the smaller...

President’s office decorated with student artwork

President’s office decorated with student artwork

Amy Napier, Reporter
January 29, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Strands of yarn intricately woven in the pattern of a scarf remain untouched. Pieces of an old soup can press into a series of feathers. These elements make up the pieces of artwork hanging in Marshall University Interim President Gary White's office, and they are all student creations. Donald Van...