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The Society of Black Scholars takes trolley tour of Huntington

The Society of Black Scholars takes trolley tour of Huntington

Pamela Young, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Society of Black Scholars took their fourth annual tour of the city of Huntington Wednesday evening on one of Huntington’s oldest trolleys. As students embarked on the Old Huntington Trolley, they were given Tri-State Transit Authority goodie bags and were told by a TTA member about the troll...

Yurachek’s three touchdown grabs help Thundering Herd upend Bearcats

Yurachek’s three touchdown grabs help Thundering Herd upend Bearcats

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Senior tight end Ryan Yurachek did something Saturday against the Cincinnati Bearcats a Thundering Herd football player had not done in nearly four years. Yurachek walked off the turf at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium with six catches for 77-yards and a hat trick of touchdown catches. Yurachek is t...

Gilbert addresses student concerns with campus free speech

Gilbert addresses student concerns with campus free speech

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Last week, Marshall University students responded in various manners to the message of Zachary Humphrey and John McGlone, open-air preachers speaking on Marshall’s campus. President Jerry Gilbert said he was proud of students’ reaction to the controversial preachers and termed the scenario a “ve...

Last World War II Medal of Honor recipient revels in unveiling three new monuments to military heroes

Last World War II Medal of Honor recipient revels in unveiling three new monuments to military heroes

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Ceremonial shots were fired, flags were raised and statues were unveiled at Milton’s Veterans Memorial Park Sunday evening. Hershel “Woody” Williams, the last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, spoke about how excited he is for this space on Route 60 to be the home of something...

Marshall football wins big over Bearcats, 38-21

Marshall football wins big over Bearcats, 38-21

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Richard Crank Marshall football (3-1) reigned victorious over the Cincinnati Bearcats (2-3) Saturday night in the Queen City, 38-21, with Chase Litton and Ryan Yurachek connecting for three touchdowns at Nippert Stadium. The Herd got off to a quick start in Cincinnati, both offensively and defensive...

Cake, coffee, culture on hand during National Saudi Arabia Day

Cake, coffee, culture on hand during National Saudi Arabia Day

Pamela Young, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

In celebration of National Saudi Arabia Day, the Saudi Arabia Students Association prepared a day full of the history and culture of Saudi Arabia Thursday, offering cultural staples such as date fruits and Arabic coffee known as "Coffea arabica." The celebration took place outside the Memorial Student Center, where the S...

Departing provost eager to re-enter classroom

Departing provost eager to re-enter classroom

September 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Rick Haye After a decade as Marshall’s provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, Gayle Ormiston announced Tuesday he will step down from his position at the conclusion of the academic year. Ormiston said he looks forward to remaining at Marshall as a member of the philosophy faculty. O...

City of Huntington welcomes new residents to town

City of Huntington welcomes new residents to town

Buffy Six, Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

New members of Huntington’s community were able to get to know the opportunities their new community has to offer Wednesday at “About Town,” in the lobby of 21 at The Frederick. “In planning this event, we hoped that people could walk from table to table and learn about the neighborhood organiza...

Marshall football to stampede into Cincinnati Saturday

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

  Richard Crank     By Kyle Curley The Parthenon The Thundering Herd will continue its 2017 season Saturday at 7 p.m. at Nippert Stadium against the Bearcats. The all-time series between the two schools weighs in favor of the University of Cincinnati, 8-3-1. The Bearcats are coming off ...

Greek Life challenges conventional views on hazing

Greek Life challenges conventional views on hazing

Breanna Francis, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Breanna Francis Hazing Prevention Week closed out Monday night with a speaker addressing every Greek organization and challenging their view on hazing past the general “hazing is bad” concept. Attorney Rasheed Ali Cromwell was brought to campus to speak to the students involved in Greek organiz...

Column: ‘Open-air’ preachers may be allowed, but are not welcome

Column: ‘Open-air’ preachers may be allowed, but are not welcome

Jared Casto, Executive Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION, Showcase

“You’re gonna die. You’re gonna die. You’re gonna die,” John McGlone, an open-air preacher who made his first appearance on Marshall’s campus Monday, shouted through a megaphone as a group of instrumentalists played jazz music over top him. “Here’s the fun part, boys and girls,” h...

Huntington’s Marine Safety Unit aid in hurricane relief

Huntington’s Marine Safety Unit aid in hurricane relief

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

September 23, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

  Category five hurricanes are starting to become an event that America is slightly desensitized to. Huntington’s Marine Safety Unit has been deployed to both Florida and Texas to aide in the relief and rescue efforts. “We are always ready to go where the help is needed, that is what...