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FEST:2 Preview: Ona

FEST:2 Preview: Ona

Nathan Thomas, reporter

September 17, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Huntington indie-rock outfit, Ona, is one of the local bands appearing at Marshall University Campus Activities Board's FEST:2. Ona plan to release their full-length debut album “American Fiction” in October. "We've never done a Marshall sponsored event," said lead vocalist and guitarist Bradley...

Engineering department talks about plan to get more female students involved

Kalyn Bordman, reporter

September 15, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

In the past, Engineering was thought of as mainly a man’s field. Even today, there are few women who major in engineering in college. In fact, this year’s freshman class has only 24 girls out 125 Engineering students, putting the college’s total of females at around 19 percent. Although the...

MU Water Festival will teach importance of clean water

MU Water Festival will teach importance of clean water

Brianna Paxton, reporter

September 15, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

Hundreds of children from counties around the area will be attending the Marshall University Water Festival on Sept. 17 in Huntington. The event will be featuring an array of workshops and hands on activities to encourage children to learn the importance of clean water and the impact it has on our...

Marshall University Fraternity Review Completed

Riley Mahoney, reporter

September 14, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Recently Marshall University’s Office of Student Affairs completed its review of incidents that reportedly occurred on the night of August 22, 2015 at fraternity parties on frat row located on 5th Avenue. The review found that two citations were issued to fraternity houses by the Huntington Police...

Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographer Coming to Marshall University

Michael Brown

September 11, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, Marshall University will be bringing in photographer, Jose Galvez to give a lecture and a photo exhibit titled “Hispanic in the U.S.: History, Culture and Image” Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center. Galvez is a Pulitzer...

Marshall Helps out Local High School

Marshall Helps out Local High School

Abi Black, reporter

September 9, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, Uncategorized

Clothing collection bins have been set up around Marshall University’s campus to benefit a local public school. Huntington High School, located 11 minutes from campus, has a closet that is open to students in need of clothes. Mrs. Teresa Rapp, career specialist at Huntington High, began to donate clothes...

Locally Produced Music Video Achieves YouTube Success

Locally Produced Music Video Achieves YouTube Success

Nathan Thomas, reporter

September 3, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Country singer and Marshall University graduate student Pat Morgan’s locally produced music video “Girls Like Jeeps” has amassed over 5,000 views on YouTube in just over a week. “It’s happened really quickly,” Morgan said. “It’s simmering off a bit from where most people locally have...

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


Filed under Uncategorized

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


Filed under Uncategorized

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...