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Editorial: Trump isn’t entitled to your respect

January 19, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Today Donald J. Trump will become the 45th president of the United States, with an approval rating just above 40 percent, according to RealClearPolitics. This is the lowest of any president in modern American history, with Barack Obama taking office at 84 percent and George W. Bush at 72 percent, for ... Read more »

Column: Art cuts paint dim picture for Trump presidency

Will Izzo, Life! Editor, Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under COLUMN

The Washington Post reported Thursday that Donald Trump and his administration plans on cutting national spending by at least $10.5 trillion dollars during his tenure as president. Presidents cutting spending isn’t a new thing, but the abhorrent truth of it is that Trump plans to achieve his spending ... Read more »

XOXO, Michael Brown

Michael Brown, Online Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under COLUMN, XOXO Michael Brown

The readers submitted some questions about life, love and everything in between. I answered them as honest as I knew possible. I’m here to keep it real with you when no one else is and to answer with no judgment because I don’t know you. I’m just a college junior who enjoys giving his opinion.... Read more »

Column: Finding euphoria through your zodiac sign

Kabrea James, Assignment Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under COLUMN

Euphoria is a state of intense happiness, self-confidence and well-being. Euphoria is real and euphoria is available to everyone. Anyone willing to fall in love with every aspect of themselves can live in a state of euphoria. But how do we find out what aspects there are to love? Study your zodiac... Read more »

Column: Turning anger into something productive

Will Izzo, Life! Editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under COLUMN

Anger isn’t really something I experienced so frequently until I got to college. I don’t know where or when it exactly started, but I find myself getting angry at least once a day — not necessarily foaming at the mouth, but stirred enough to really crease my forehead and look unapproachable... Read more »

Editorial: New year, new challenges in 2017

January 16, 2017
Filed under OPINION

A new year always marks a time of change, but 2017 is markedly different than most other years before it. West Virginia will have a new governor in office. A new man will be taking over the highest office in the land. There is fear in the hearts of many, both because of the unknown changes lying before u... Read more »

Column: Learning from the past for the uncertain future

Karima Neghmouche, Social Media Manager
January 16, 2017
Filed under COLUMN

This morning, like every morning, I woke up and sat down on my computer to check my e-mail before I started getting ready for the day. I opened my browser and saw Google’s home page displayed. For every holiday, Google has a “Doodle” that compliments that holiday. Today, as I hope most of you k... Read more »

MLK Jr. Observance Day brings community members together

Christian Davis, Reporter
January 16, 2017
Filed under Election 2016, NEWS

Marshall University’s Intercultural Affairs Office, the NAACP Huntington-Cabell Branch and the surrounding Huntington community gathered at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse for the annual MLK Jr. Observance Day program Monday. Students, family and friends marched from 16 Street Baptist Church to Marshall’s... Read more »

Editorial: That’s a wrap

Editorial
December 8, 2016
Filed under OPINION

2016 has been a crazy year. America had its first female presidential nominee, it is likely to be the hottest year on record and the worst mass shooting in U.S. history happened in Orlando, Florida. The year was full of ups and downs. As many Americans noticed, 2016 was an election year. A female, Hil... Read more »

Column: From bison to bobcat

Lexi Browning, Executive Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under OPINION

By the time you’ve picked up this edition, my career with my beloved student newspaper, The Parthenon, has concluded. After this edition, I’ll no longer assemble this publication. I won’t design its front pages, hound reporters for stories or spend my evenings in the newsroom. After three and ... Read more »

Editorial: The power of protest displayed first hand in Standing Rock

Editorial: The power of protest displayed first hand in Standing Rock

Editorial
December 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The Dakota Access Pipeline has been delayed by the Army Corps of Engineers after President Obama and his administration made the decision not to allow Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. to construct the potentially faulty pipeline over a water source that the Standing Rock Sioux depend on for all their n... Read more »

Editorial: Do not turn a blind eye to violence

Editorial: Do not turn a blind eye to violence

Editorial
December 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Many in this nation have seemingly become immune to violence. It is showcased in our television shows, movies, video games and, unfortunately, our news broadcasts. Another bombing is reported in a country most have never heard of, another robbery is reported in a big city with millions of nameless faces and anot... Read more »