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Herd football’s second half collapse leads to MTSU victory

Herd football’s second half collapse leads to MTSU victory

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

October 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

  Middle Tennessee’s football team scored 24 unanswered second half points Friday in Marshall’s 34-24 loss at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. With the win, MTSU improved to 3-2 (2-0 Conference USA) and collected its first-ever win at Marshall. The Herd’s record moved to 3-2 (1-1 C-USA)...

Yoga in the Sustainability Garden connects students in nature

Yoga in the Sustainability Garden connects students in nature

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Students meditated through yoga sponsored by Gro Huntington and the Marshall University Sustainability Department Monday, Oct. 1 in Marshall’s student garden. “Gro is working with the Sustainability Department to raise awareness about the natural healing modalities,” Jeannie Harrison, executive dir...

PROACT opens, provides additional recovery services

PROACT opens, provides additional recovery services

Sam Phillips, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall Health collaborated with several local hospitals and clinics in opening a center designed to help Huntington residents struggling with addiction. The Provider Response Organization for Addiction Care and Treatment center was created to cater to an individual’s needs. Michael Haney, direct...

Where Marshall can take you: Study abroad in Japan

Where Marshall can take you: Study abroad in Japan

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

When Caralee Casto’s high school accidentally put her in a Japanese class her senior year, no one would guess that three years later Casto would be nearly 7,000 miles around the world studying abroad in Osaka, Japan. “It wasn’t until I ended up in Japanese 1 that I really indulged in the abundance...

National Alpaca Farm day at Merritt’s Farm in Barboursville

National Alpaca Farm day at Merritt’s Farm in Barboursville

Meg Keller, Reporter

September 29, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

A nurse turned farmer opens her property to the public once a year to celebrate the animals she cares for daily. Julie Merritt and her husband Chip allow the public to their farm each year for National Alpaca Farm Day to celebrate their livelihood and educate attendees about the benefits of alp...

Huntington tradition Greek Fest begins this weekend

Huntington tradition Greek Fest begins this weekend

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

A Huntington tradition celebrating the culture and ancestry of Greece, Greek Fest begins this weekend at 11 a.m., Friday at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Huntington. Father Mark Elliot, priest of St. George Greek Orthodox Church, said Greek Fest gives the Huntington community a chance to be involv...

MU Votes aims to get students involved in democratic process

MU Votes aims to get students involved in democratic process

Hannah Graham, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

New student organization MU Votes was created to inform Marshall University students about how to vote, when to vote and how important it is to have their voices heard. The group set up a table Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the Memorial Student Center to raise awareness for their organization as well as to get...

Marshall student to release first album at The Press Club

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University student Shelem Fadiga will release his first album, The Jaunts, during a show at 8 p.m., Sept. 22 at The Press Club. Food and drinks will be served, along with a wide range of music from rap, funk and rock with local bands The Heavy Hitters, Shenanagram and Massing performing. Shele...

“We Do Not Love for You” art exhibition debut

“We Do Not Love for You” art exhibition debut

Leanna Owens, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

“We Do Not Love for You,” an art exhibition about lesbian sexuality and intimacy, debuted Sept. 15 at Alias 14 W, a new experimental community art space in Huntington. Tatiana Castro, the artist behind the exhibit, said she wanted people to understand her sexuality and relationships through this...

Starbucks gets wheels on campus

Starbucks gets wheels on campus

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Starbucks Bike took its first spin around Marshall University’s campus and was revealed Sept. 14 on the Memorial Student Center Plaza. The bike’s operator was giving out free samples of Starbucks’ nitro cold brew coffee. “We will debut the bike sometime this week with a free tasting of ou...

Marshall-South Carolina matchup canceled

Marshall-South Carolina matchup canceled

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football’s contest at South Carolina, originally scheduled for Saturday at 7:30 p.m., has been canceled due to Hurricane Florence’s forecasted impact. “It’s the right thing to do,” Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick said. “The student-athletes’ welfare was our number one...

Marshall students want to expand ‘FREEinDOWNTOWN’ Wi-Fi radius

Marshall students want to expand ‘FREEinDOWNTOWN’ Wi-Fi radius

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University students utilizing the recently launched public Wi-Fi in downtown Huntington this weekend said they support expansion to cover the whole town. The Wi-Fi network, called “FREEinDOWNTOWN,” covers a two-block radius of downtown Huntington, including Pullman Square, and it has been...