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MU Film Screenings for Women’s History Month

Alexia Lilly, Reporter

March 12, 2017

Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall’s Women’s Center is celebrating Women’s History Month by hosting film screenings all month long. Several films and events will be spread out during the month of March for students. The film screenings are offered in Freshman South. The movie “Spy” will be played at 7 p.m. March...

Progressive group hopes to persuade Manchin to support Planned Parenthood

Adam Stephens, Reporter

March 6, 2017

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The Marshall University progressive political group Students for Reproductive Justice hosted a table in the Memorial Student Center Monday with the goal of persuading students, faculty and staff to call West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin and urge him to vote in favor of protecting women’s health...

“Rockin’ Road to Dublin” steps into Keith-Albee spotlight

Austin Creel, Reporter

March 6, 2017

Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

The “Rockin’ Road to Dublin” will cross into Huntington’s Keith-Albee theater Tuesday, March 14, bringing an acclaimed combination of dance, music and lights — all set to live Irish rock. The show has already performed in 38 cities since the fall of 2016, with 42 more live shows underway sin...

Herd women’s basketball drops final home game to Charlotte

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

February 25, 2017

Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized, WEEKEND WATCH, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team fell Saturday afternoon in its final game this season in the Cam Henderson Center by a score of 89-75 to the Charlotte 49ers. The loss marked the eighth straight defeat for the Herd. Charlotte meanwhile snapped a four-game losing streak of its own in...

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

Filed under COLUMN, OPINION, Uncategorized

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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