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Trump talks coal, economy, Russia during Huntington visit

Franklin Norton

President Donald Trump speaks Thursday during a campaign rally at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. (Franklin Norton | The Parthenon)

Trump talks coal, economy, Russia during Huntington visit

Franklin Norton, Life! Editor

President Donald Trump visited Huntington on Thursday for a campaign rally. The event was held at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, and downtown Huntington was practically shut down. Vendors selling Trump ge...

August 4, 2017

Protesters take to the streets during Trump rally

Protesters take to the streets during Trump rally

Jared Casto, Executive Editor

At a pivotal moment in the protests that raged on outside the Big Sandy Superstore Arena during President Donald Trump’s campaign rally Thursday, Michelle Davis interrupted a counter protest to ...

August 4, 2017

Marshall, WVU presidents collaborate to bring economic development to W.Va.

West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee (left) and Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert take a selfie at (Twitter Image)

Marshall, WVU presidents collaborate to bring economic development to W.Va.

Franklin Norton, Life! Editor

The two men who lead the largest educational institutions in West Virginia met Wednesday to discuss the ways the universities can bring economic development to the Mountain State. Marshall Univ...

July 28, 2017

Marshall Artists Series reveals 81st season lineup

Photo courtesy of the Marshall Artists Series.

Marshall Artists Series reveals 81st season lineup

Tom Jenkins, For The Parthenon

The lineup for the 81st season of the Marshall Artists Series has been revealed, promising to bring two music legends, Broadway smash hits and many laughs to Huntington’s Keith-Albee Theatre. Stephen Stills , most k...

July 24, 2017

Williams to vie for Congressional seat

Lexi Browning

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams addresses the substance abuse issue in Huntington at the Drug Forum Tuesday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

Williams to vie for Congressional seat

Jared Casto, Executive Editor

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams announced Tuesday his intention to run for the House of Representatives in the upcoming 2018 midterm election. Williams, who has served as Huntington’s mayor since...

July 20, 2017

Tuition hike result of state’s higher education cuts

Marshall President Jerome Gilbert (left) and Gov. Jim Justice attend Justice’s “Save Our State” event at Marshall’s Arthur Weisburg Family Applied Engineering Complex March 16. Gilbert and Justice both addressed education and opportunities for young people in West Virginia. (Rick Haye | University Communications)

Tuition hike result of state’s higher education cuts

Jared Casto, Executive Editor

Marshall will face a 9 percent tuition hike in the fall,  a result of the $4.2 million in cuts on the university’s higher education funds — approved last month in the state’s budget — along wit...

July 6, 2017

Grant for substance abuse intervention training renews as Huntington’s overdose rates lessen

Lydia Waybright, For The Parthenon

Marshall University is joining the fight against Huntington’s devastating substance abuse epidemic. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently awarded the university with a $315,0...

July 6, 2017

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Party on the Patio to feature authentic Reggae artist

Party on the Patio to feature authentic Reggae artist

Franklin Norton, Life! Editor

For anyone who hasn’t had the time to make it to the beach this summer, the Greater Huntington Parks & Recreation District is here to help—by bringing the beach to Huntington. Party on the Patio at Heritage Stati...

July 20, 2017No Comments

Review: HART in the Park’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ lives up to its source material

July 6, 2017

Childers shedding light on Appalachia

Childers shedding light on Appalachia

July 6, 2017

Jarvis prepares talk on LGBTQ+ experience in WV

Jarvis prepares talk on LGBTQ+ experience in WV

June 23, 2017

Grindstone Coffeeology celebrates one year with big announcement

Grindstone Coffeeology celebrates one year with big announcement

June 5, 2017

Strawberry Pie Week wraps up at Jim’s Restaurant

Strawberry Pie Week wraps up at Jim’s Restaurant

May 20, 2017

Maier Award Winner Jackson Armstrong

May 1, 2017

Brian Michael Reed: Big Mind, Bigger Heart

May 1, 2017

Local nonprofit seeks to ‘ReBUILD’ community

May 1, 2017

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Donald Trump and West Virginia: Star-Crossed Lovers

Donald Trump and West Virginia: Star-Crossed Lovers

Franklin Norton and Lydia Waybright

The excitement was palpable as the crowd’s eager anticipation was met with a tune familiar and cherished by West Virginians--John Denver’s, “Country Roads.” It was to this song that President Tru...

August 7, 2017No Comments

Editorial: 3rd Congressional seat is a hot ticket item

July 20, 2017

Column: What does Mayor Williams’ Congressional run mean for the city

July 20, 2017

Editorial: Healthcare should be considered a human right

July 6, 2017

Column: The healthcare debate begins and ends in W.Va.

July 6, 2017

Editorial: W.Va. budget puts education on back burner

Editorial: W.Va. budget puts education on back burner

June 22, 2017

Column: What development in Huntington could mean

June 22, 2017

Editorial: We Are Marshall

June 16, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Family

June 16, 2017

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