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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

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The Burden of Gender Equity Movements is Not Only on Women: Reflection and Review of the 67th Commission on the Status of Women
Bex Law, Student Reporter • March 22, 2023

More than 10,000 women gathered in New York City for the past two weeks to assist the United Nations in creating a framework for global governance for...

International Women’s Day Panel Hosts Healthy Discussion
Bex Law, Student Reporter • March 22, 2023

More than 60 countries, which included Marshall students, faculty and staff, were represented in the International Women’s Day Panel, hosted by the Women’s...

Marshall University Hosts Allison Joseph for A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series
Abigail Cutlip, Student Reporter • March 7, 2023

Writer’s block isn’t real, according to a poet who, to celebrate Black History Month, gave a reading of some of her poetry works for the Marshall community.  With...

Latest Amicus Curiae Emphasizes the Importance of the Jury
Latest Amicus Curiae Emphasizes the Importance of the Jury
Sarah Davis, Staff Reporter • March 3, 2023

American jurors are created and not discovered, an author and professor suggests while speaking on the importance of the jury. “Jurors should wear...

Countdown to Commencement: Shelby Blackburn
Countdown to Commencement: Shelby Blackburn
Abigail Cutlip, Student Reporter • February 17, 2023

Following old friends to Marshall, one senior says she has learned that her instinct as a “people person” could be shaped into a career.  Shelby...

Countdown to Commencement: Jodi Hannah
Countdown to Commencement: Jodi Hannah
Abigail Cutlip, Student Reporter • February 17, 2023

Inspired by the change her younger brother’s speech language pathologist made for him, one Marshall University spring 2023 graduate says that she “fell...

Skip Henderson playing basketball with the Marshall team during his academic career.
MU Basketball Legend Looks for Hope During Harsh Prison Sentence
Johnathan Edwards, Student Reporter • November 15, 2022

One of the premier stars of Marshall University basketball in the 1980s has spent the last three decades in and out of the Georgia prison and jail systems,...

Homecoming Love Story: New Mr. Marshall Proposes on Football Field
Homecoming Love Story: New Mr. Marshall Proposes on Football Field
Tyler Spence, Executive Editor • November 9, 2022

A Marshall-themed love story started a new chapter for the newest Mr. Marshall and his fiancée during halftime of the Herd’s homecoming game against...

Griffin Wagoner and Semoni Weaver recieved their crowns at the Homecoming game.
Homecoming Royalty Announced at Football Game
Abigail Cutlip, Graphics Editor

Griffin Wagoner and Semoni Weaver were crowned Mr. and Miss Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Homecoming game.  With platforms based...

Black Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees and Behalfs (from left to right) : Cheryl White (on behalf of Roy Goines), Wendy Thomas (on behalf of Ed Starling), Marie Redd, Dr. Kimberly Austin, Joseph Williams, Victoria Smith, William Smith and Delegate Sean Hornbuckle.
Black Alumni Organization Inducts Inaugural Hall of Fame Class
Sarah Davis, News Editor

The first 10 African-American alumni inducted into the Black Alumni Hall of Fame are a testament to the mission of the organization, said the...

Dr. Ross Salary
Research Grant Will Benefit Scientific Advances
Bex Law, Staff Reporter

A scientific research grant will fund a project related to the printing of electronics and device fabrication. The project is one of 10 to receive...

Marshall faculty participating in a Design Thinking training hosted by the iCenter.
iCenter Develops Innovation Catalyst Training
Emma Gallus, Staff Reporter

A first-of-its-kind program to train Marshall faculty, students and staff in design thinking has launched from the Center for Innovation and...

Ronnie London will speak at the forum on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
Marshall to Host First Amendment Forum
Sarah Davis, News Editor

Free speech will be the topic of an upcoming forum on campus Wednesday, Sept. 27. The forum, “Navigating Free Speech at a Public University,”...

Last years WMUL Car Bash had a car painted blue for Coastal Carolina, Marshalls 2022 Homecoming game opponent
21st Annual Car Bash to Bring Organized Demolition
Matthew Schaffer, Managing Editor

Destruction is returning to Marshall’s campus as the annual WMUL Car Bash is set to take place on Buskirk Field on Thursday, Sept. 28. “This...

Banner for Super Marco Bros. theme
Installation Art Class Designs Exhibit in Honor of Homecoming
Jada Mills, Student Reporter

As Marshall prepares for Homecoming, art students are adding their creative flare by designing an installation art exhibit. “For the first...

This sign welcomed attendees to Court on Campus.
Supreme Court of Appeals Visits Campus
Tasha Esselstein, Student Reporter

Providing students with a firsthand glimpse of the judicial process, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia came to campus last week to...

The poster for the play
'Book of Will' Delves Into the Works of William Shakespeare
Jada Mills, Student Reporter

Shakespeare, literary history and the contemporary British dialect will feature in the first production of the fall semester for the School of...

The front of the showcard for the exhibition Piercing Lights, Silent Shadows
School of Art and Design Presents 'Piercing Lights, Silent Shadows'
Victoria Ware, Opinions & Culture Editor

A new exhibit at the Visual Arts Center is relatable to the community “but not necessarily in a way that is expected when you think ‘Appalachia...

Students painting at the Paint and Sip on Sept. 13.
Campus Activities Board Hosts Paint and Sip
Jada Mills, Student Reporter

Loud chatter, hands covered in paint and mouths full of snacks provided an escape for Marshall students after a long month of assignments and...

New Exhibition Highlights Indigenous Perspectives
Jada Mills, Student Reporter

A traveling exhibition will highlight seven native Appalachian artists in Drinko Library until Dec. 11. Titled “Indigenous Appalachia,” the...

Mike by Jim Arendt
Jim Arendt Shares His Experience as an Artist
Sarah Davis, News Editor

Excuses concerning time, money and space can harm the work of an artist, suggested an art professor, talking to students at the Visual Arts Center...

Imagining the Indian was shown Thursday, Sept. 7.
Feature Documentary Brings Panel Discussion
Victoria Ware, Opinions and Culture Editor

The cultural impact and historical implications of Native American-themed mascots and team names were outlined in the film “Imagining the Indian,”—screened...

Photos showcased of study abroad trip
Marshall Students Use Study Abroad Program to Bring European Culture to Huntington
Jada Mills, Student Reporter

“These are the memories that will start to fade first,” said Alaina Laster, a student at Marshall University who studied abroad this summer....

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