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Jessica Tall giving her talk about connecting identities as items of clothing.

Commonalities Confirmed at TEDxMarshallU

Sarah Davis, News Editor February 28, 2024

Eight threads– ranging from intertwining theater and science to managing stress– were connected Tuesday, Feb. 27, at this year’s TEDxMarshallU event...

Rachael and Joel Peckham are both professors in the English department at

Couples on Campus: The Peckhams

Kaitlyn Fleming, Student Reporter February 27, 2024

Romantic love finds a home within the literary passions and pursuits of two members of the Marshall English department.  “Have you tried unplugging...

Matthew Schaffer

BeyondMU: W.Va. Legislature Continues Slew of Controversial Bills Despite Opposition

Matthew Schaffer, Managing Editor February 26, 2024

West Virginia’s House of Delegates passed the controversial HB 5243, also known as the “West Virginia Women’s Bill of Rights,” on Wednesday, Feb....

Gabriella Bellomy in “Every Brilliant Thing”

Students Produce One-Woman Show

Baylee Parsons, Copy Editor February 26, 2024

For the first time in 20 years, the Marshall School of Theatre and Dance presented an entirely student-led production within the walls of the Joan C. Edwards...

Dean Stites talks with students.

COS Students Get to Know New Dean

Scott Price, Chief Copy Editor February 25, 2024

Intended to introduce students to Dean Wesley Stites and Associate Dean Anna Mummert while conversing over Dunkin’ donuts and coffee, the Student Government...

The Japan Club tabled at the Memorial Student
Center to get their name out on campus.

Student Organizations Connect With Campus

Nolan Duncan, Student Reporter February 24, 2024

On Valentine’s Day, numerous student organizations ran tables in the Marshall University Memorial Student Center to fundraise and spread cheer. A...

Victoria Ware

Racial Diversity on Campus is Essential and Should be Celebrated

Victoria Ware, Opinions & Culture Editor February 23, 2024

Racial diversity is a concept that provokes strong contention regarding its importance and value. As a biracial Black woman who frequently inhabits...

The Herd has dropped three consecutive games.

Chanticleers Curb the Herd

Ben Cower, Student Reporter February 23, 2024

Marshall Men’s Basketball took its third consecutive loss this weekend after being defeated 74-67 by Coastal Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 17, in Conway,...

Judge Richard Gergel speaking at the Amicus Curiae lecture.

Courage Valued at Amicus Curiae

Sarah Davis, News Editor February 23, 2024

Bravery binded the stories of an African American World War II veteran, United States president and district judge, an author and judge said Thursday,...

Lunches will be provided through the beginning of April.

Local Churches Provide Students Lunch for a Dollar

Ella Bumgardner, Staff Reporter February 22, 2024

The Campus Christian Center at Marshall University hosted the first “Lunch for a Buck” of the 2024 spring semester on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The center...

The Herd had 34 all-time top-10 performances this season.

Swim & Dive Take Home Gold

Joseph DiCristofaro, Sports Editor February 21, 2024

Capping the weekend off with four gold medals, Swim and Dive wrapped up the Sun Belt Conference Championships on Saturday, Feb. 17, in Orlando, Florida. “The...

Judge Richard Gergel

Amicus Curiae Returning to Campus

Sarah Davis, News Editor February 21, 2024

The United States’ Civil Rights Movement is the topic of an upcoming lecture on campus this week. The Amicus Curiae Lecture Series on Constitutional...

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