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Martin Hall Agency continues campus-wide First Amendment campaign

MHA First Amendment team

Students from Martin Hall Agency, the Reed College of Media’s student-run advertising and public relations firm, carried out a semester-long campaign to spread awareness about the First Amendment to educate college students on attacks against the amendment and raise awareness about the importance of defending its freedoms.

“This campaign’s main goal is to educate all WVU students,” said Lily Frye, junior capstone student and digital director of the team. “Through research, we found that there are a lot of issues with college students not knowing what the First Amendment truly means to us as American citizens.”

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Martin Hall Agency students launch pilot version of health disparities simulation

Participants in Healthcare Disparities Simulation

Students in Martin Hall Agency (MHA), the Reed College of Media’s student-run public relations and advertising firm, designed and launched the pilot version of a health disparities simulation.

The project is the culmination of a two-semester long collaboration between the Reed College of Media, the WVU School of Public Health, the School of Pharmacy, the HSC Office of Interprofessional Education and the STEPS Center and is funded by a grant from the WVU Office of the Provost.

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MHA students expand Humans of Morgantown campaign

Humans of Morgantown exhibit

Over the past two semesters, students in Martin Hall Agency, the Reed College of Media’s student-run advertising and public relations firm, have partnered with the Morgantown Special Committee on Unsheltered Homelessness to create a comprehensive campaign plan to raise awareness and change the dehumanizing language surrounding the unsheltered community.

This semester, their efforts led to the launch of a Humans of Morgantown art experience: Neighborhoods Beyond Neighborhoods. The exhibit featured works about and by unsheltered neighbors and included original live music, photography, paintings, poems and ceramics.

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