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Fresh produce available weekly at MSC

Noah Gillispie, Reporter

September 8, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

After getting their hands dirty in Marshall’s Student Garden, Marshall University’s Sustainability Department will give away some of their fresh produce at a stand every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center. The stand began this Wednesday and some of the produce included...

Brooke Estep

Brooke Estep

September 5, 2016


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Brooke Estep is a junior from Huntington, West Virginia majoring in Public Relations. She hopes that a career in PR will allow her to advocate for things she loves and help those around her. She enjoys socializing, working with Baptist Campus Ministry, reading, hiking and frequent naps. After her...

Jack Bogaczyk: unedited

Jack Bogaczyk: unedited

Adam Rogers, Sports Editor

July 22, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Uncategorized

                          Former Herdzone.com columnist and Herd Insider editor Jack Bogaczyk officially retired on June 30th after more than 40 years as a beat reporter, editor and columnist. ...

Catch ’em all: Paula Vega Cakes responds tastefully to Pokémon craze

Catch ’em all: Paula Vega Cakes responds tastefully to Pokémon craze

July 22, 2016


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

With the discovery of a gym inside their bakery, employees at Paula Vega cupcakes have deployed a creative tactic to attract Pokémon Go-chasers: by targeting the sweet tooth. The cupcakes, flavored with the bakery’s traditional Vanilla Bean, comes in three colors, representative of the three Pokémon...

Incantations Of Daniel Johnston review and playlist

Nathan Thomas, Contributor

June 30, 2016


Filed under CONTRIBUTORS, LIFE, Uncategorized

Incantations Of Daniel Johnston cover “Sometimes it’s heaven and sometimes it’s hell. And sometimes you don’t even know,” that’s how Scott McClanahan defines the bipolar disorder of his subject matter in the text of his graphic novel The Incantations of Daniel Johnston. The definition is...

Brad Goodall talks local music

Karima Neghmouche, Life Editor

June 24, 2016


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Families who jam together, stay together. That's the mantra local musician Brad Goodall, who sings and plays piano in the prominent Huntington rock band Ona, lives by. Goodall said he got into music through his parents, who always had pianos and guitars in his house. After receiving his first drum...

Blenko debuts, sells out of state birthday pieces

Lexi Browning, Executive Editor

June 24, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

  Blenko Glass Company revealed its annual state birthday piece, titled Patience’s Prize, Saturday for the 153 anniversary of West Virginia’s statehood. The piece, a jade-tinted fish designed by Arlon Bayliss, paid homage to the state’s fishing industry and local legends. “This...

Marshall v Ohio

Lexi Browning, Life! Editor

March 17, 2016


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S.O.C.K and shoes are only things needed to Cycle for a Cure

February 26, 2016


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S.O.C.K, shoes and a little sweat filled Studio A of the Marshall University Rec Center last night. Members of Students Optimistic for Curing Kids, or S.O.C.K., pedaled for a purpose in their first annual Cycle For A Cure fundraiser event. The organization raised money for West Virginia Cancer Crusaders....

Deadline approaching for SAS submissions

Rebecca Turnbull, Reporter

January 27, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The deadline is approaching for submissions to the 51st annual meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society this spring in Huntington. All proposal submissions are due to the Southern Anthropological Society by Feb. 1. The conference will take place April 7-9 in the Big Sandy Conference Center in Hun...

Elayna Conard

January 27, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Speech tournament begins Saturday

Brittlyn Nutter, Reporter

January 22, 2016


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The University of Kentucky will host a speech tournament Saturday on Marshall’s main campus. All speeches will be made in a classroom in Smith Hall and are open for the public to attend. There will be multiple rounds both days with students from each team participating. After each round, one st...