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Turning Point USA gives conservative students a voice

Turning Point USA gives conservative students a voice

Adam Stephens, Reporter

February 2, 2017


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It is no secret that college campuses are full of students who want their voices heard and want to be active politically. Marshall University’s chapter of Turning Point USA had an info table set up at the Memorial Student Center Thursday to reach out to students. According to their website, Turning...

Women’s Center takes first steps in preventing sexual assaults

Wyatt Hunt, Reporter

January 30, 2017


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The Marshall University Women’s Center has partnered with the Interfraternity Council to provide several sexual assault awareness and prevention initiatives during the coming semester. The first of these was a Green Dot training session that took place Sunday, organized by Women’s Center director Leah...

Column: LaBeouf promotes unity with livestream

William Izzo, Life! Editor

January 26, 2017


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People have been talking about Shia LaBeouf a lot recently and it isn’t because of a new role or some YouTube video, telling people to follow their dreams. LaBeouf brought back a popular tool in his entertainment repertoire: the livestream. LaBeouf saw success when he livestreamed himself watchin...

Pamela Young

Pamela Young

January 12, 2017


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Pamela Victoria Young is a junior majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing. Although she is a DC native, she is a Dominican American who embraces both her African American and Latino heritage. She aspires to become the next African American female news anchor for Univision and a public...

Kaitlyn Shouse

January 12, 2017


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Kaitlyn Shouse is a Junior Public Relations and Advertising double major from Cincinnati, OH that bleeds green inside and out. Her favorite ad campaign, #GetExtraGetExtra, is what inspired her to pursue a career in this field. She loves to stay busy. If she’s not in school she’s working one of he...

Jesse McLain

Jesse McLain

January 12, 2017


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Jesse McLain is a sophomore here at Marshall University who spawned from the small Podunk town of Weirton, WV. Jesse, who goes by Jess most of the time, is double majoring in Political Science and Broadcast Journalism, and plans to be out of Marshall by the time she is 30. When she is not attending classes,...

Wyatt Hunt

Wyatt Hunt

January 12, 2017


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Wyatt Hunt is a junior and Journalism major from Winona, West Virginia.  He spends much of his free time tending to wikis, playing video games, and reading books and graphic novels.  As president of the Marshall University Gaming Club, he enjoys organizing and participating in 24-hour charity marathons. ...

Men’s basketball vs. WVWU

December 20, 2016


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Marshall vs. Maine Fort Kent

December 20, 2016


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INTO students take a break with hot cocoa

Staff Reports

December 5, 2016


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INTO, in an attempt to help students deal with stress during finals week, had a hot cocoa break Monday. Event coordinator Kenny Jones said he hosts the event every fall semester around dead week. The students generally come in and make their hot chocolate and decorate it right before going to class....

Marshall students celebrate ‘Herd for Hijab’

Monica Zalaznik, Reporter

November 10, 2016


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Marshall’s Muslim Student Association continued Islam Awareness Week with Herd in Hijab Wednesday at the Memorial Student Center. The event encouraged the Marshall community to come out and learn more about the hijab and it’s roll in Islam. Senior civil engineering major Rachel Carder said it’s...

Federal Reserve president speaks on raising interest rates

Brooke Estep, Reporter

October 6, 2016


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President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Jeffery M. Lacker, spoke on “How to Know When to Raise Interest Rates” Wednesday afternoon in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall. Lacker’s lecture focused on interest rates, inflation and financial events after the recession in 2008. “It...