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Editorial: Facebook is a media company, whether it wants to be or not

Editorial
December 1, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Since the election, Facebook has been under fire by media outlets and users who argue that fake news on Facebook may have influenced the outcome of the election. This isn’t a “crazy idea,” as CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a Nov. 12 Facebook post, and his assertion that “more than 99” percent... Read more »

Editorial: Don’t belittle third party voters

Editorial
December 1, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Americans have been reeling since the result of the 2016 presidential election, where a orange, small-handed demagogue Donald Trump won the race. Non-white and non-binary people across the nation shared their fears and ideas after the results had officially been called and are still actively trying to por... Read more »

Editorial: The Trump presidency so far

Editorial: The Trump presidency so far

Editorial
November 28, 2016
Filed under OPINION

President-elect Donald Trump is in the midst of preparing to become president of the United States in January, and the picks for who he wants in his Cabinet are underway. These Cabinet picks are a good indication of how Trump plans to run the country and what policies he plans to enforce. Many of his picks... Read more »

Letter to the Editor

November 15, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, OPINION

In the wake of the recent election, hate crimes and threats against minorities of different races, sexual orientations, and religious groups have been on the rise. Among those being targeted are Muslims in America, who have been heavy victims of this past presidential campaign. Since the results... Read more »

Editorial: We will hold Trump accountable together

Editorial: We will hold Trump accountable together

November 14, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, OPINION

On the morning of Nov. 9, the morning after Election Day, Huntington was still standing. Cars were still stopped impatiently at the red light before McDonald’s, and people were milling around on the sidewalks. The world was still turning, even though, for many, especially Hillary Clinton supporter... Read more »

Column: How to move to Canada: don’t

Madi Pulfer, Contributor
November 14, 2016
Filed under COLUMN, Election 2016

Just over a year ago, Canadians elected a young progressive man named Justin Trudeau as our Prime Minister. His message of hope, equality and acceptance resonated with Canadians, who rejected the Islamophobic rhetoric of his challenger. Yesterday, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States... Read more »

Column: Rerouting toward progress

Jared Casto, Online Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under COLUMN, Election 2016

On election night, as results poured in indicating that Donald Trump would become the next president of the United States, I felt compelled to call my friend in D.C. This friend, a native Colombian who moved to America just over a year ago, said the city was in shock, as was the rest of the world. We... Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Jesse McLain
November 14, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Dear President-elect Donald J. Trump, First, congratulations. The 2016 Presidential Election was the first election that I was old enough to vote in, and man was it a historical one. I am going to be completely honest and say I was not your biggest fan. Through-out the primary I did everything I c... Read more »

Leave Your Mark: A column by Cara Bailey, former Parthenon executive editor and friend of Jeff Kovatch

Cara Bailey, Former Parthenon Executive Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under COLUMN

Our Marshall community recently lost a professor, researcher, adviser, mentor and cheerleader when Jeff Kovatch passed away Nov. 5. Personally, I lost a dear friend. Jeff, a biology professor, and his wife, psychology professor Paige Muellerleile, have lived in Huntington for just 10 years, yet their ro... Read more »

XOXO, Michael Brown

Michael Brown, Assignment Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under 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 senior who enjoys giving his opinion. ... Read more »

Column: Our system is “too strong” to be taken down

Tom Jenkins, Reporter
November 14, 2016
Filed under COLUMN, Election 2016

As Americans sat back and watched as Donald Trump shocked political analysts, Democrats, and virtually flipped the electoral map, there was a clear a sense of disbelief, due to the assumption that Hillary Clinton would win this campaign. As the night went on, it became more apparent that something wa... Read more »

We missed Jeff today…

We missed Jeff today…

Ralph Turner, Instructor in Journalism
November 10, 2016
Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Originally ran November 18, 1970. Jeffery Nathan or Nathan Jeffery? I remember the first day in the beginning reporting class. Was that student’s first name Jeffery or Nathan? They both sounded like first and last names. The name stood out. At that time – in September, 1969 – it was beca... Read more »