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“Aesthetic Journalism” exhibit showcases other side of journalism

“Aesthetic Journalism” exhibit showcases other side of journalism

Emily Hayslett, Reporter

January 28, 2020

The Birke Art Gallery’s current exhibit titled “Aesthetic Journalism” features art from six Marshall University students who are working to bridge a gap between journalism and photography, according to Tijah Bumgarner, organizer of the exhibit and assistant professor in the W. Page Pitt School...

Former Marshall student brings new play production to Joan C. Edwards Playhouse

Former Marshall student brings new play production to Joan C. Edwards Playhouse

Emily Hayslett, Reporter

January 21, 2020

“West By God,” a play directed by former Marshall University student Brandon McCoy, debuted 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. McCoy said the play tells a story of defining where home is and how that varies from person to person, from state to state.  McCoy said the reason he decided to write about ...

Herd men’s hoops season ranked 11th in preseason coaches’ poll, season preview

Herd men’s hoops season ranked 11th in preseason coaches’ poll, season preview

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 5, 2019

Head Coach Dan D’Antoni’s team may have lost leading scorers Jon Elmore and C.J. Burks to professional basketball, but with the returns and the new faces of Marshall University basketball, the goals remain the same for the 2019-2020 basketball season. “We always try to win the NCAA tournament,...

Men’s Soccer takes down Kentucky (Gallery)

Men’s Soccer takes down Kentucky (Gallery)

Richard Crank, Photographer

November 4, 2019

Herd men's soccer takes down Kentucky in a Top 20 battle last Sunday.

Pita’s six saves secure the Herd’s dominance over Dayton

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

The Marshall men’s soccer team snapped the University of Dayton’s four match win-streak Tuesday evening at Hoops Family Field in Huntington, West Virginia with a final score of 2-0. This win marks the Herd’s first ever win in this series with the Flyers and third clean sheet of the season. Marshall...

Cross country wins big at Adidas Winthrop Invitational

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd men and women’s cross-country teams raced Saturday Sept. 14 in Rock Hill, South Carolina for the 36th annual Adidas Winthrop Invitational. “Coming out on top in both men and women’s was our goal,” Assistant Coach Caleb Bowen said. “This was just the...

University College a valuable resource for students with undeclared majors

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

September 17, 2019

Unlike the other eight undergraduate colleges at Marshall, University College does not offer degree programs; they focus their efforts on conditionally admitted and undecided students, said Director of University College Sherri Stepp.  “Our advisers work very closely with those students to help t...

Family feel leads Herd Volleyball to victory in Bulldog Invitational

Family feel leads Herd Volleyball to victory in Bulldog Invitational

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Marshall University Herd Volleyball went undefeated at the Bulldog Invitational in Washington, D.C. last weekend. The team started off the weekend with a five set victory (25-16, 25-15, 15-25, 22-25, 15-10) over Georgetown, then swept Stony Brook (25-23, 25-14, 25-17) in match two and swept Northern...

Herd men’s golf finishes sixth of 16 teams

Herd men’s golf finishes sixth of 16 teams

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

September 10, 2019

Coming in sixth place out of 16 teams, the Marshall University men’s golf team finished 13-under par at the 50th Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational on Tuesday afternoon at Guyan Golf & Country Club. In a shotgun start, Marshall completed the first round with a 5-under par mark and the second and thi...

Herd men’s soccer to face undefeated Bulldogs

Herd men’s soccer to face undefeated Bulldogs

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 5, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s soccer team will take on the Butler Bulldogs this Friday at Hoops Family Field in Huntington. The Marshall soccer team’s current record is 1-0-1 and the Bulldogs are undefeated (2-0-0). Marshall begins its five-game home stretch this Friday where they play...

Marshall student expelled amidst new sexual assault charges

Marshall student expelled amidst new sexual assault charges

Staff Report

June 12, 2019

Marshall University announced the expulsion of a student facing second-degree sexual assault charges in a statement released this morning. Joseph Hardin was arrested Friday on four sexual assault charges involving two women in September and October 2018. The university stated Joseph Hardin violated...

Marshall Biology Club raises funds for One by One Animal Advocates

Marshall Biology Club raises funds for One by One Animal Advocates

Madalyn McCoy, Reporter

May 4, 2019

The Marshall University Biology Club raised money for a small organization called One by One Animal Advocates and promoted adoption from the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Shelter Thursday at the Memorial Student Center. The club’s connection with the One by One Animal Advocates started because of its former...