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Citizens protest in light of Election Day

Citizens protest in light of Election Day

Joelle Gates, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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The Women’s March of West Virginia invited citizens to join in a protest Saturday on the Sixth Street Bridge. ProtestersJoelle Gates displayed various signs advocating for the Democratic party to inform those who drove over the bridge and encourage them to vote Nov. 6. “We want to remind p...

New campus organization aims to connect students

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

October 23, 2018


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The Buddy System, a new organization on Marshall University’s campus, has an important mission: to make campus events more accessible to all students. “We’re an organization that helps students find friends to go to programs, games and events with,” Matthew Jordan, general member of the Buddy Sys...

McElroy, CoWorks aims to raise local podcast productions

McElroy, CoWorks aims to raise local podcast productions

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

October 11, 2018


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Huntington native Justin McElroy taught local residents how to create and distribute podcasts during an open seminar at CoWorks, Thursday Oct. 11. The event highlighted the steps that go into creating podcasts, and McElroy offered many tips throughout. McElroy, a podcaster known for such programs...

Escalation workshop to raise awareness about domestic violence

Escalation workshop to raise awareness about domestic violence

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

October 11, 2018


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Students and faculty attended the Escalation Workshop event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Oct. 9 in Smith Hall. The mission of the event was to raise awareness about domestic violence and provide support to those in need. Members of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority and Marshall University’s...

Alpha Tau Omega goes homeless for Huntington City Mission

Alpha Tau Omega goes homeless for Huntington City Mission

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

September 18, 2018


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Marshall University’s Alpha Tau Omega started their annual philanthropy event Sept. 17 outside of the Memorial Student Center. This is the 13th year the fraternity has put on the event. Members said they want to make it clear the purpose of going homeless is to raise money for Huntington’s City M...

Marshall Smashers tournaments promote friendly competition among students, locals

Marshall Smashers tournaments promote friendly competition among students, locals

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 18, 2018


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Marshall University students and community members bonded through gaming competition during the Marshall Smashers Super Smash Bros. Tournament Sept. 17. “Tonight we played doubles brackets,” Austin Gaal, president of Marshall Smashers and senior accounting major, said. “Sam Aliff and I won th...

Et Cetera searches for more student involvement

September 6, 2018


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Marshall University’s literary journal organization Et Cetera will have a meeting for students interested in joining their staff at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in Corbly Hall’s English department library. “If someone has a passion for the written word and is fascinated by the creative process,...

Rise for Climate Rally to take place in downtown Huntington

Rise for Climate Rally to take place in downtown Huntington

Meg Keller, Reporter

September 6, 2018


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Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition sponsored a poster making event Wednesday in preparation of their rally this weekend. Robin Blakeman, project coordinator for OVEC, is planning a rally in support of environmental protections in West Virginia. Blakeman and her colleague, Dustin White, said they...

Step Up for Women prepares RCBI females for manufacturing careers

Step Up for Women prepares RCBI females for manufacturing careers

Hanna Pennington, Life! Editor

July 10, 2018


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In a program which is one of the first of its kind in the United States, 10 women from all over the Tri-State are training for careers in the manufacturing industry, a field in which jobs are typically held by men. The Step Up for Women advanced manufacturing pre-apprenticeship program at the Robert...

Marshall University welcomes newest student organization

Amanda Larch, News Editor

June 26, 2018


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Members of Marshall University’s newest student organization, Huntington Advocators, dedicate their time to honoring the city of Huntington. While Huntington Advocators are still growing, they wish to provide community service to different areas as well as highlighting lesser known parts of Huntington. Bailey...

The Market of downtown Huntington opens new businesses

The Market of downtown Huntington opens new businesses

Amanda Larch, News Editor

June 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Market of downtown Huntington welcomes new ideas and businesses as much as customers. The indoor shopping center hasn’t stopped expanding or remodeling since it opened last year. So far, The Market is home to eight businesses, including Austin’s Homemade Ice Cream and Butter It Up, a health food...

Just do what you are supposed to do

Just do what you are supposed to do

Benjamin O'Dell, Contributor

April 23, 2018


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION, Uncategorized

One summer several years ago, my family and I were moving into a new house that had been neglected for years by its previous owners. There was trash everywhere, water damage and unfinished projects. Our plan was to clean up, fix the damage and remodel the place into the house we had always wanted. We...