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MU Report: October 16, 2017 edition

MU Report: October 16, 2017 edition

October 16, 2017


Filed under MUTV, NEWS, VIDEO

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

AGs urge health insurance companies to find opioid alternatives

Tom Jenkins, Managing Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, VIDEO

  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

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

Danite Belay, Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, VIDEO

  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


Filed under MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

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

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

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 12, 2017


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

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

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

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

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

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

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

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

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

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

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...

Mayor Williams delivers State of the City address, tackles budget deficit and offers updates

Mayor Williams delivers State of the City address, tackles budget deficit and offers updates

Franklin Norton, Reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under MUTV, NEWS, Showcase

Mayor Steve Williams gave his first State of the City address of his second term Wednesday, which championed a spirit of hope and resilience for the City of Huntington amidst the city’s projected budget deficit for the fiscal year. “We are aware of the financial crisis that we have been working...

Column: Herd women’s basketball needs answers fast

Joseph Ashley, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under MUTV, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

After losing four straight games, The Marshall University women’s basketball team needs to find a way to bounce back into the winning column. The issue may be pinpointing exactly what the trouble may be, and as the season has progressed, the fault may be inexperience. There has been no specific...

City of Huntington continues to address $5 million budget deficit

City of Huntington continues to address $5 million budget deficit

Sadie Helmick, Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under MUTV, NEWS, Showcase, VIDEO

City leaders gathered to discuss Huntington issues Monday morning at the Visual Arts Center. These leaders came together to show their support for Mayor Steve Williams during this time of substantial budget cuts. According to The Herald-Dispatch, the City of Huntington has a $5 million budget deficit...