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Love Your Melon hopes to increase awareness this year.

Love Your Melon hopes to increase awareness this year.

Riley Mahoney, reporter

September 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Marshall University senior Peyton Riddick hopes to increase student awareness of the Love Your Melon campaign. Love Your Melon is a Minnesota based non-profit charity that was started in 2012 by two college sophomores named Zachary Quinn and Brian Keller. The two men started the non-profit with...

Pastorale coming to Huntington

Chantil Foster, reporter

September 2, 2015


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History will come to life at Marshall University’s campus on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Smith Recital Hall as two professors join together to perform the “Pastorale: Woodwinds of the 19th Century.” Oboist, Dr. Richard Kravchak, will be performing on stage with the oboe and is excited to honor...

The Search for a New President Continues

Ashley Sodosky, reporter

September 2, 2015


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The search for a new university president is still underway and expected to wrap up by the end of the semester. After a long search process by the Board of Governors and the choosing committee, the search has been narrowed to six candidates. The presidential search committee consulted with AGB Search...

Shaq and Kobe Put Feud in the Past

Malcolm Walton, Sports Editor

August 27, 2015


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Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant were possibly the greatest duo the NBA has even witnessed. However, as everyone knows, the superstar duo had a public falling out, which resulted in the breakup of one of the most prolific one-two punches in the league's history. The pair played together from...

Marshall Artist Series Individual Tickets Go On Sale

Ashley Sodosky, Reporter

August 27, 2015


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Individual tickets for the 2015-2016 Marshall Artist Series season will be on sale to the public Monday at noon. The Marshall Artist Series has been bringing Marshall students and the Huntington community cutting-edge entertainment for several years. This star-studded season of shows is no exception. Bo...

Navy captain is named Marshall University Band Director

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor

July 8, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

he Marshall University School of Music and Theatre is bringing a new face to the music department. Captain Brian Walden is the new band director. Walden will be joining Marshall University in August 2015 after retiring from the Navy in July. Walden was the Commanding Officer of the United States Navy B...

MUPD stays hard at work during summer break

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

School is almost out for the summer, but crime takes no vacation. The Marshall University Police Department operates on the same schedule throughout the year. Jim Terry, MUPD police chief, said the only difference between the regular school year and summer terms is population. “Crime goes down b...

Stop the track, let me state the facts

Stop the track, let me state the facts

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

April 14, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, Uncategorized

It’s barely April, but 2015 has been an undeniably great year for hip-hop music. With rappers headlining most of the major festivals, albums dropping out of nowhere and an incredibly popular television show based on the hip-hop scene, the work of some of this generation’s best poets and producers can o...

Player of the week

Player of the week

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

March 30, 2015


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Jordan Dixon turned in a spectacular performance over the weekend, notching three wins as the Herd swept the series against Furman University. In addition to her three wins, Dixon’s stuff from the mound was untouchable. She tallied 26 strikeouts and just one earned run in the entire three game se...

WV Festival of Trumpets and MU Day of Percussion open Saturday in Jazz Center

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

March 26, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall University’s School of Music and Theater will present the West Virginia Festival of Trumpets and the MU Day of Percussion 8 a.m. Saturday in the Jomie Jazz Center. The West Virginia Festival of Trumpets is for current students and prospective students of the university to interact and esse...

Top 5 places to visit in Huntington

Top 5 places to visit in Huntington

Bri Shelton, Columnist

March 25, 2015


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As a native Huntingtonian, I’m always proud to brag on our city and tell my fellow Marshall University classmates where the best places to go are around here. Below is a list I constructed of what I believe to be the five best spots to go and see. 1. Fat Patty’s Does this even need a paragraph to explain ...