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#DemDebate turned Sanders v. Clinton

#DemDebate turned Sanders v. Clinton

Editorial

October 13, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, Uncategorized

Democratic candidates faced off Tuesday night for the first democratic debate of the season. We’ve heard from the Republican candidates and now the democrats have had their chance to address the nation. Observant viewers would have noticed that democratic candidate Bernie Sanders was the only presidential...

Adventure Week launches at the Rec, activities

October 12, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Adventure Week lets members get a taste of what Outdoor Pursuits has to offer. The Marshall University Rec Center Adventure Week consists of events varying from crate stacking to the “Black Light Boulder Bash”. Chad Steen, Director of Outdoor Pursuits, said he is excited for the week. “It’s...

We were completely misinformed about Columbus as children

Editorial

October 12, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

Parents should be mad if their children are taught about Christopher Columbus in a similar fashion to the way they were taught. Visions of happy Native Americans dancing with explorers around fires, sharing food and drink and just learning to coexist filled the heads of children all over the United States....

INTO teaches study habits

Michael Brown, reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall University’s INTO program held a midterm prep program Oct. 8 at 5 p.m. to help students better prepare for midterm meltdowns. INTO staff said the purpose of the program was to help students study successfully and be completely prepared for their midterm. Kenneth Jones, student engagement...

National Depression Screening Day

Rob Engle, reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Counselors at the Marshall University Psychology Clinic offered students who may be experiencing problems free, private depression screenings. The screenings took place on Thursday in Harris Hall as part of National Depression Screening Day. Thirty-three students and community members met with clinical...

Men’s soccer team drops fifth straight game in loss to South Carolina

October 5, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized

The Marshall University men’s soccer team fell 2-1 to the University of South Carolina Friday in a rain-soaked game at Hoops Family Field in Huntington. The rain came down hard during the first half of play, but it subsided during the second half.  The wet field played a factor in the first half...

2nd annual Marshall University Brain Expo

Breon Taylor, reporter

October 5, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Over 400 kids attended the second annual Brain Expo at Marshall University. Malicy Luckett, 4th grade teacher at Hurricane Town Elementary brought her class to the University to attend the expo. “The kids are learning the different parts of the brain within 28 stations of activities,” Luckett...

Exercise in Medicine teaches about healthy lifestyles

Matthew Prandoni, reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Next Monday, Marshall University will be participating in Exercise is Medicine. The event will last from Oct. 5 to Oct 9. Exercise is Medicine, managed by American College of Sports Medicine, targets college campuses to promote a lifestyle of exercise to young adults. Each day of the week has a...

Humans of Huntington

Humans of Huntington

Emily Rice, Photo Editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Humans of Huntington, LIFE, Showcase, Uncategorized

What was the happiest moment of your life? When I got to go to Costa Rica and help feed homeless people. We fed people who wouldn’t have gotten food and hadn’t for about three days, and just the joy on their faces when we gave them the food was incredible. They didn’t understand how people who d...

Coffee with the Mayor returns for fall semester

Coffee with the Mayor returns for fall semester

John Cole Glover, reporter

September 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Yesterday marked the return of Coffee With The Mayor to Marshall University’s campus. The event lasted from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memorial Student Center. Students and faculty approached Huntington Mayor, Steve Williams, in an informal setting and spoke to him about issues within the community. “If...

MU World Council has first meeting

Michael Brown, Reporter

September 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall University’s World Council met for the first time Tuesday after almost a year of planning between the Student Government Association and the Office of Intercultural Affairs. The World Council was formed to better understand and hear the voices of the students at Marshall who were involved...

Police Blotter

Samantha Godby, reporter

September 28, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

All information is obtained from MUPD. Underage Drinking A white male was reported being severely intoxicated on the Marshall University plaza on Sunday, Sept. 20. Upon arriving at approximately 12:21 a.m., Marshall University Police Department stated that the male was unresponsive even after sever...