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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...

Two senators under review by Judiciary Committee

Two senators under review by Judiciary Committee

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

March 19, 2019

Two Student Government Association senators were under judicial review Tuesday, during a meeting of the student senate Judiciary Committee in the Memorial Student Center. Sen. Mary Erwin, an elected representative for the College of Science, and Sen. Angel Wallace, an at-large senator, were under re...

CARTOON: Progress

CARTOON: Progress

Trey Cobb, Contributor

March 5, 2019

Third annual Student Film Festival showcases work, artistry

Third annual Student Film Festival showcases work, artistry

Emily Phipps, Reporter

February 26, 2019

A first place prize was awarded for the first time at Marshall University’s third annual Student Film Festival Monday in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. Despite technical issues, Kadin Tooley, a sophomore video production major, took home a $250 prize after winning the “Best in Festival” award...

In black and white: reflecting on the struggles of fitting in

In black and white: reflecting on the struggles of fitting in

Michaela Crittenden, Photo and Graphics Editor

February 12, 2019

I am biracial. Half black, half white. I live between two different worlds and do not quite fit into either of them perfectly. I cannot entirely identify with my white peers because I have black experiences. I do not know what it is like to be white, I never will. But I also cannot relate with my black...

Educational and personal lessons from history

Educational and personal lessons from history

February 12, 2019

Not all of America’s history centers around freedom, equality and respect for fellow countrymen. Among other things, evidence of this can be seen in racist photographs in old college yearbooks. Except these yearbooks are not that old at all, such is the case of the recent emergence of Virginia Gov....

Parthe-Pet: Holly

Parthe-Pet: Holly

February 5, 2019

Meet Kylie Johnson’s pup, Holly! Holly is a maltipoo. She loves sleeping and snorting like a pig. Her favorite food is cheese. “We named her Holly because we got her as a Christmas gift and Holly is defined as a meaningful gift received on Christmas.” Interested in featuring your pet...

Rileigh Smirl | Columnist

Rileigh Smirl | Columnist

Rileigh Smirl, Columnist

January 29, 2019

Rileigh Smirl is an (almost 18) 17-year-old freshman Journalism major and Yeager Scholar from Huntington, WV. She has a podcast called “Still Buffering” with her two older sisters and spends most of her free time, if she has any, playing one of her five ukuleles, reading the newest John Green books,...

Students campaign for change

Students campaign for change

Trey Delida, Reporter

January 29, 2019

As the state’s legislative session continues, some concerned students focus on the legislation surrounding an issue they said they find indispensable to students and residents of West Virginia: Water. The “Keep West Virginia’s Water Clean!” table in the Memorial Student Center is run by Marshall...

EDITORIAL: How the wall hurts our state

EDITORIAL: How the wall hurts our state

January 22, 2019

Last week, Republican lawmakers in the West Virginia House of Delegates proposed an idea to send $10 million of the state’s money to help fund President Donald Trump’s border wall.  $10 million. Take a look at our state, and you will notice crumbling roads, full of potholes, in need of seriou...