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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

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Garrett Shields is a student of Jen Markiewicz.

A Tribute to Jen Markiewicz

Sierra Lutz and Garrett Shields April 19, 2024

Jen Markiewicz is one of the most beloved professors in the chemistry department, and, unfortunately, this is her last semester as a professor at Marshall...

Brother Ray preaching among student protesters

Students Protest Preacher Through Chanting, Art and Twerking

Luke Hamilton, Contributor March 18, 2024

A controversial preacher brought together students from the LGBTQ community, religious backgrounds and across campus as they protested his message on Thursday,...

West Virginia Capitol Building located in Charleston, West Virginia

Starving for Change: Reflections on the Unpassed Campus Hunger-Free Bill

Nicolas Raffinengo, Contributor March 15, 2024

Over the course of the last couple of legislative sessions, the West Virginia legislature has continued to disregard the safety and well-being of students....

West Virginia Capitol Building located in Charleston, West Virginia

Lawmakers: Please Keep Our Young Children Safe

Tiffany Gale, Contributor March 8, 2024

As an owner of the childcare facility and a passionate advocate for early childhood education, I was concerned this week to learn that the West Virginia...

The Health and Wellness Fair was held in the Memorial Student Center

Free Health Checks Offered at Health and Wellness Fair

Wade Sullivan, Student Reporter October 12, 2023

Many of the health resources offered to students provided information about their services on Tuesday, Oct. 3, to those in attendance at the Health and...

Students, faculty and community members lined 5th Avenue for the annual Homecoming Parade on Friday, Sept. 29.

Video Games and Royalty Featured at Homecoming Parade

Brooke Rood, Student Reporter September 30, 2023

Floats inspired by classic video games marched down Fifth Avenue as a part of the Homecoming parade on Friday, Sept 29, following the parade’s theme...

Students, faculty and community members attended the annual pep rally and bonfire on Friday, Sept. 29.

Marshall Unites at Homecoming Bonfire and Pep Rally

Kaitlyn Fleming, Student Reporter September 30, 2023

Students and staff alike described this year’s pep rally and bonfire on Friday, Sept. 29, as a tradition that brings the Marshall community together.  Dr....

Miss Captivating Pageant contestants (from left to right): Shayla Hammond, Tamara Cheeks, Tia Wooding, ZyAira Keene, Cyrah Moore and Gabby Mcnab.

Cyrah Moore Named Miss Captivating

Wade Sullivan, Student Reporter September 28, 2023

After competing over a timespan of about three hours, Cyrah Moore won the crown of the Miss Captivating Pageant on Wednesday night, Sept. 27. She competed...

Delegate Sean Hornbuckle was the keynote speaker at the 2023 Unity Walk.

West Virginia Delegate Speaks at 12th Annual Unity Walk

Reagan Clagg, Student Reporter September 26, 2023

Delegate Sean Hornbuckle, a son of Marshall, spoke on the impact Marshall’s graduates will have on West Virginia’s future at the Unity Walk yesterday,...

The Scheduling Conflict

Nicolas Raffinengo, Contributing Columnist March 3, 2023

In recent weeks one topic has been controversial on campus: that topic being the new proposed 15/14 schedule (fall semester 15 weeks, spring semester...

A Silver Bullet to WV SB10 Campus Carry

Nicolas Raffinengo, Opinion Contributor February 17, 2023

Last week, the West Virginia Senate passed SB10, a legislation which seeks to allow students to conceal carry guns around colleges and universities across...

I’m a Distance Learning Student and I Love Marshall University. Here’s Why

David Voigt, Opinion Contributor February 10, 2023

For some, school is perceived as an obligatory rite of passage to becoming an adult. For others, college is a social environment that accompanies the...

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