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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...

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

Franklin Norton, Reporter February 15, 2017

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...

Column: Herd women’s basketball needs answers fast

Joseph Ashley, Assistant Sports Editor February 13, 2017

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...

Mayor Steve Williams addresses city issues to a crowd at a press conference Monday.

City of Huntington continues to address $5 million budget deficit

Sadie Helmick, Reporter February 13, 2017

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...

Carter G. Woodson Lyceum established

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor January 20, 2017

  In conjunction with the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the John Deaver Drinko Academy, Marshall University announced the formation of the Dr. Carter G. Woodson...

Burks returns, but Herd struggle in sloppy victory

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor December 20, 2016

After sitting out the first 10 games of the season, sophomore guard CJ Burks returned to the Marshall lineup Monday night against West Virginia Wesleyan. That should have been the lone story of the game. It...

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