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SPRING HAS SPRUNG: What will you wear?

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter
March 30, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Styles from New York Fashion Week are either being adopted or hated by fashionistas of the world. Some of the trends are completely unreasonable for everyday wear for college students, but some trends can be worn comfortably and loved by students, adults and anyone who shows an interest in keeping th...

#INTOMUviews: Tony Zhang

#INTOMUviews: Tony Zhang

Jared Casto, Contributor
March 25, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Tony Zhang is a Chinese INTO Marshall University student who has been in America for a year. Zhang previously earned a Bachelors degree at Shenyang University in his home country studying piano and education. When he arrived in America, he was initially disappointed that Huntington was not more simi...

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT RESULTS

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT RESULTS

Codi Mohr, [email protected]
March 24, 2015
Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE

Before a brief Spring Break hiatus, this column featured a showdown between the women of The Parthenon newsroom. In honor of Women’s History Month and inspired by Billboard’s Girl Group Week, we each drafted our own fantasy girl group. Each team took turns choosing a female artist to add to her u...

Tri-State Spring Break

Tri-State Spring Break

Karima Neghmouche, [email protected]
March 12, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Marshall University students plan to go out of the country and down south for spring break, but there are nearby attractions and activities in the tri-state area to give students something to do. Heritage Station is blocks from campus and offers various local vicinities for a day of shopping and dining. One Heritage Station attraction is Sip, Hunt...

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor
March 11, 2015
Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, Showcase

It’s all about the girls this week in celebration of Women’s History Month. Inspired by Billboard’s Girl Group Week, the ladies of The Parthenon decided to do our own Fantasy Girl Group Draft. Follow the action, and vote for the best group. THE RULES Each team selects one group member in e...

Changed the game with that digital drop

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor
March 4, 2015
Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, OPINION

There’s not much comparable to the overwhelming feeling of seeing a beloved artist release new tunes out of the blue and trying to consume them as quickly as possible. In the past five years, the surprise album drop has become a frequent and welcome twist on typical music industry marketing tactics. H...

50 Shades of Disappointment

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter
March 4, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Released the day before Valentine’s Day, “50 Shades of Grey” plummeted in ticket sales the opening weekend, stirring up arousal and even more controversy. Ian Pletka, a worker at Cinemark Huntington Mall, said the film was a huge disappointment to the theatre. “It was pretty busy the opening week...

“Never forget your priorities.”

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter
March 3, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Being a mom is a full-time job, but some women have to balance parenthood with college, jobs, sports and other activities. Ariel Bartram, a nursing major at Marshall University, balances being a single mother to a 4-year-old and working two jobs more than six days a week with getting an education. ...

Margarita’s brings taste of Mexico to Fourth Avenue

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter
March 2, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Margarita’s Mexican Grill is a Mexican restaurant on Fourth Avenue that took the place of the old restaurant Chili Willi’s on October 18, 2013. Margarita’s is an extension off of “La Roca,” in Cross Lanes and “Campestre,” in Princeton and Beckley. Alberto Torres, owner of Margarita's,...

V-Club Wrap-Up

V-Club Wrap-Up

Kelsie Lively, Reporter
March 2, 2015
Filed under LIFE

The Settlement, M.F.B., and the Beggars Clan showed off their musical talent Saturday at the V-Club. The audience danced the night away as lead singer Parry Casto and his band M.F.B. interacted with the crowd, handing out instruments to people to play along with during each song. “We get to...

YOU CAN DANCE IF YOU WANT TO

Kelsie Lively, Reporter
February 27, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Get your dancing shoes ready. The V-Club will welcome three bands to the stage Saturday. The M.F.B., The Settlement and Beggars Clan are local bands performing funk, jazz and reggae. Colten Settle of the Settlement is a Marshall University jazz studies major who has been playing locally since 2010. “The...

A tragic night for an Oscars stan

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor
February 25, 2015
Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, OPINION

For anyone who knows me, it’s common knowledge that Oscars night is a religious experience. It’s like my birthday, Christmas and the Super Bowl all wrapped up as one perfect night of popular culture consumption. But the best night of the year was nothing more than a tragic trudge through the motions o...