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MU Report: March 18, 2020

March 19, 2020

Marshall grad uses education, connections to create business

Kyle Sniatecki teaches clients how to do an exercise at a training March 11.

Heather Barker, Executive Editor

April 2, 2019

One Marshall University graduate is creating opportunities for young athletes in a community he did not grow up in, but in the community he said has greatly impacted his life while getting his undergraduate degree.  Kyle Sniatecki, who is originally from Buffalo, New York, came to Marshall on a s...

People are laughing at Coseri, but that’s the point

People are laughing at Coseri, but that's the point

Amanda Larch, Managing Editor

April 2, 2019

“Work like a company and promote like a band” is Nate Cesco’s business model for Coseri, a Huntington-based sketch comedy group. From writing and producing a feature length film, to producing and filming a talk show and creating more sketches and web series, Coseri members will continue to be busy...

MU Report: October 16, 2017 edition

MU Report: October 16, 2017 edition

October 16, 2017

In this third edition of MU Report for Fall 2017, anchors Kayla Simmons and Ryan Murphy lead our coverage of the university's enrollment numbers, dealing with midterm stress and more. Sports Anchor Courtney Andrews joins them with a feature on men's basketball player Jon Elmore and coveage of the me...

AGs urge health insurance companies to find opioid alternatives

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (left) and Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear discuss Monday a 36-state initiative for health insurance companies to consider alternatives to opioid prescriptions in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center.

Tom Jenkins, Managing Editor

September 18, 2017

  Just one week after the Netflix documentary “HEROIN(E)” showed the current state of the opioid fight in Huntington, State Attorney Generals of Kentucky and West Virginia visited Marshall University’s campus to discuss a new initiative involving 36 other states, to find new ways of treating pain without the use of opioids. “Eight...

Open-air preacher’s team, audience grow in numbers

Zach Humphrey holds a sign while open-air preaching Monday outside the Memorial Student Center. Humphrey normally preaches alone, but brought a small team of preachers to join him Monday, attracting a crowd of Marshall students voicing their opposition to his positions.

Danite Belay, Reporter

September 11, 2017

  Open-air preachers, opposing students and a man playing the saxophone were the center of attention outside the Memorial Student Center Monday afternoon. Although Zach Humphrey normally shows up to campus and preaches alone, he had a small team of open air preachers with him this time. John Adkins, a member of ...

Marshall names new women’s basketball coach

Staff Reports

March 17, 2017

The Marshall University Women’s basketball team took very little time finding a new coach; former associate head coach Tony Kemper was promoted to fill the vacancy. The announcement, which came just before noon, was made by Mike Hamrick. It is five days after Matt Daniel announced his resignation...

Clock strikes midnight on Herd’s magical season as MTSU repeats as C-USA champs

Marshall guard Stevie Browning (2) guards Middle Tennessee guard Xavier Habbersham (4) Saturday night in the Conference USA men's basketball championship game. Marshall fell to the Blue Raiders 83-72.

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 12, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, AL – After doing what some considered unthinkable and reaching the Conference USA championship game, the Marshall magic ran out Saturday night as Middle Tennessee took home the hardware thanks to an 83-72 wire-to-wire win. The Herd were never able to get off the schnide offensively agai...

Cinderella story Herd romp into C-USA Title game with upset of La. Tech

Marshall guard Jon Elmore (33) looks for an open teammate Friday afternoon against Louisiana Tech in the Conference USA semifinal round. Marshall upset the Bulldogs, 93-77, to advance to their second-ever C-USA championship game.

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, AL – As the Marshall men’s basketball team huddled just seconds before Friday’s Conference USA semifinals tipped off, senior guard Stevie Browning shouted to his teammates, “We aren’t going home today!” The task was tall, the opponent, Louisiana Tech, was skilled, but as has been ...

Elmore’s free throw helps Herd sneak past ODU in C-USA quarterfinals

Marshall guard Jon Elmore shoots a free throw in the closing moments of Thursday's Conference USA Tournament quarterfinals in Birmingham, Alabama. Marshall defeated Old Dominion 64-63 thanks to Elmore's last free throw, advancing to the semifinals for the second-straight season.

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Despite letting a 15-point lead slip through their grasp, the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team rallied late in the second half Thursday night to take down the Old Dominion Monarchs, 64-63 in the Conference USA quarterfinals. The Herd raced out to a quick lead as ...

Browning-led Herd throttle Owls, advance to C-USA quarterfinals

Marshall guard Jon Elmore (33) drives past a Rice defender earlier this season. Marshall ultimately fell to Rice, 89-88 on a last-second three-pointer.

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, AL – To paraphrase the old saying, those who do not learn history end up repeating it. On Wednesday night, that saying proved to be true for the Florida Atlantic Owls, as the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team ran roughshod over them, again, ultimately picking up the w...