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Marshall faculty discuss bills that could affect university

Kylee Hurley, Reporter

February 23, 2017


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The Marshall University Legislative Affairs Committee has been keeping track of bills going through the legislature that could affect Marshall University. Multiple bills have been introduced in the legislature that specifically relate to higher education. The Marshall University Legislative Affairs...

West Virginia Hot Dog Blog takes a bite out of Appalachian tradition

West Virginia Hot Dog Blog takes a bite out of Appalachian tradition

William Izzo, Life Editor

February 9, 2017


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West Virginia is home to unique food: pepperoni rolls, dishes made with wild ramps and homemade apple butter. Amongst all of those specialized foods, head Weenie Wonk of the West Virginia Hot Dog Blog, Staton Means, said there is nothing as unique as a West Virginia hot dog. “Hot dogs are different no matter wh...

Marshall at the Movies presents ‘Hidden Figures’

February 8, 2017


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Marshall University’s Campus Activities Board presented the film “Hidden Figures” Tuesday as part of Marshall at the Movies at Pullman Square Marquee Theater. Students were able to get a free ticket to the event in the Students Activities office to attend the 9 p.m. showing. The movie told...

Editors’ Picks: Books, movies, TV to celebrate Black History Month

February 6, 2017


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February is Black History Month, where we raise awareness of and celebrate African American contributions throughout history. Where sometimes textbooks are lacking, Black History Month seeks to fill those gaps and create a space to discuss the influential African American figures and achievements that changed ...

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...

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...