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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...

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 5, 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...

Saudi Arabian National Day celebrated Monday

Monica Zalaznik, Reporter

September 26, 2016

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The Saudi Arabia club celebrated the Saudi Arabian National Day on Marshall’s campus Monday. The President of the Saudi Arabia club said he would compare this holiday to the Fourth of July. “When I first came here, I learned that Marshall has a philosophy, which is to get other cultures to engage...

Marshall University and the fight against sexual assault

Marshall University and the fight against sexual assault

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor

September 13, 2016

Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized, VIDEO

Sunday, August 26 was supposed to be just like any other Sunday. Except it wasn’t. That day, students awoke to a text message from the Marshall University Police Department. The message was not meant to test the alert system; instead, it was sent to caution students. The previous night, a female...

Fresh produce available weekly at MSC

Noah Gillispie, Reporter

September 8, 2016

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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...

Jack Bogaczyk: unedited

Jack Bogaczyk: unedited

Adam Rogers, Sports Editor

July 22, 2016

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