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CHAMPS AT LAST

CHAMPS AT LAST

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 11, 2018


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

FRISCO, Texas — After 31 years of anticipation, the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team earned a bid to the ‘Big Dance’—the NCAA Tournament—Saturday night after defeating the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at the Ford Center at the Star. The Herd’s down to the wire, 67-66 v...

One game away: Herd earns rematch with WKU for NCAA berth

One game away: Herd earns rematch with WKU for NCAA berth

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

FRISCO, Texas—Junior guard Jon Elmore scored a team-high 26 points Friday afternoon as Marshall men’s basketball accomplished a decisive 85-75 semifinal win against Southern Miss at the Ford Center at The Star. With the win, the Herd advances to its second-straight Conference USA Championship Game ...

Won, not done: One down, two to go for Herd men’s hoops

Won, not done: One down, two to go for Herd men’s hoops

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

FRISCO, Texas—Thundering Herd men’s basketball advanced to its third-straight Conference USA Tournament semifinal round Thursday night at the Ford Center at the Star, with a 95-81 defeat of the UTSA Roadrunners. The Herd will face Southern Miss Friday at 12:30 p.m. CST (1:30 p.m. EST), as ...

Meet the 2018 SGA presidential candidates

Meet the 2018 SGA presidential candidates

Kyra Biscarner and Ginny Blake, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

Hunter Barclay  Hunter Barclay is a junior international affairs major with a pre-med concentration running for student body president. He is from Frostburg, Maryland. According to Barclay, he wants to put an emphasis on mental health for all students and work to bring a new perspective to stu...

Herd football alumni return for pro day, set sights on NFL

Herd football alumni return for pro day, set sights on NFL

Luke Creasy, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

The journey to the National Football League is anything but easy. It starts long before the NFL Combine or pro-day workouts. Former Marshall University football student-athletes Rodney Allen, Davon Durant, Hyleck Foster, Sandly Jean-Felix, Chase Litton, C.J. Reavis, Kaare Vedvik and Ryan Yuracheck, along...

Marshall Greek Life faces social suspension

Marshall Greek Life faces social suspension

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Fraternities and sororities have been placed on a social moratorium after the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life discovered one of Marshall's Greek chapters violated social conduct rules. The halt of all activities including alcohol will be in place until the Greek community is informed otherwise. ...

SGA Candidates square off for first debate of campaign

SGA Candidates square off for first debate of campaign

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Candidates for student body president and vice president had the opportunity to debate topics such as campus safety, diversity on campus and tuition increases Monday night when the first presidential debate took place in the memorial student center. Candidates Marcus Tucker, Madison Davis, Hunter Barclay and...

EDITORIAL: W.Va. swelled with pride as our heroines walked the red carpet

EDITORIAL: W.Va. swelled with pride as our heroines walked the red carpet

March 5, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

West Virginia held its breath as Maya Rudolph and Tiffany Haddish announced the Oscar for best documentary short subject on Sunday. The results of this award mattered for the mountain state because our own heroines were up for the honor for the film, “Heroin(e),” featuring three Huntington women...

The Fight for Birth Control Comes to Huntington

The Fight for Birth Control Comes to Huntington

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Community members came together to take action on a sometimes-controversial topic: birth control. Planned Parenthood Votes! South Atlantic, Planned Parenthood Generation Action, West Virginia Women’s March and Cabell County Young Democrats sponsored the event where people could ask questions, sign petition...

Marshall begins search for new university provost

Marshall begins search for new university provost

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University Provost Gayle Ormiston announced in September he would be stepping down at the conclusion of the academic year. Now, the university’s provost search committee is well-underway with the search process. Marshall created a search committee with 19 faculty members who work with a natio...

Appalachain Narratives symposium concludes with panel discussion

Appalachain Narratives symposium concludes with panel discussion

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Appalachian Narratives symposium presented by assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication Tijah Bumgarner and assistant professor in the School of Art and Design Daniel Dean concluded at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Memorial Student Center with a panel discussion featuring Cry...

West Virginia Teachers continue protests for third day

West Virginia Teachers continue protests for third day

Zachary Stevens, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The West Virginia public school teacher strike continued Monday, meaning that more than 277,000 students are out of school for the third weekday in a row, including more than 13,000 from Cabell County alone. There are 738 public schools in the state across 55 counties, and for the first time in st...