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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Peter Canellos speaks on the life of Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan.

Amicus Curiae Focuses on Harlan

Sarah Davis, News Editor April 18, 2024

It takes immense courage to be a stand-alone national judge, an editor said in the final Amicus Curiae lecture of the 2023-2024 school year. “The...

Marshall First Lady Alys Smith introduced six female journalists for her fourth namesake symposium.

Alys Smith Symposium Features Female Journalists

Baylee Parsons, Copy Editor April 11, 2024

Women in journalism face a unique struggle when trying to balance work and life, the keynote speaker said at the fourth Alys Smith Symposium on Women Professionals...

Canellos will visit campus on Thursday, April 11th.

Final Amicus Curiae to Explore Supreme Court Justice’s Career

Sarah Davis, News Editor April 9, 2024

The final Amicus Curiae lecture series will cover the life and career of a prominent Supreme Court Justice. Lawyer and Politico editor Peter Canellos...

Peter Hanson speaks during his Amicus Curiae lecture on the three values of Congress.

Lecturer Argues Partisanship is Demolishing Congress

Sarah Davis, News Editor April 4, 2024

Compromising in the legislative branch has been stigmatized, said an American politics specialist said.  “Compromise is now a dirty word,” said...

Rachael Peckham presenting for the Artists, Scholars and Innovators Lecture Series

Rachael Peckham Unpacks Confessional Writing

Kaitlyn Fleming, Student Reporter March 29, 2024

Gender dynamics play a large role in the response to intimate nonfiction written by women writers both past and present, said one member of Marshall’s...

Nickole Brown read her poetry in Drinko Library for the A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series.

Kentucky Poet Connects with Appalachian Students

Baylee Parsons, Copy Editor March 28, 2024

It’s okay for a person to appreciate where they come from, even when they know it’s not perfect, a Kentucky poet said after her reading at Marshall...

Williams gave her final lecture in the Shawkey Dining Room on Monday, March 25.

Kat Williams Wishes Women’s History Farewell

Baylee Parsons, Copy Editor March 28, 2024

Putting in effort to make a change as a woman can inspire the women of future generations, a 23-year Marshall history professor said in her last lecture...

Peter Hanson will speak at the next Amicus Curiae lecture on Thursday, March 28.

Amicus Curiae to Offer Congress Correction

Sarah Davis, News Editor March 26, 2024

Marshall’s Amicus Curiae Lecture Series will continue this Thursday, March 28, with a discussion on Congress’ current condition. Peter Hanson, American...

Jessica Tall giving her talk about connecting identities as items of clothing.

Commonalities Confirmed at TEDxMarshallU

Sarah Davis, News Editor February 28, 2024

Eight threads– ranging from intertwining theater and science to managing stress– were connected Tuesday, Feb. 27, at this year’s TEDxMarshallU event...

Critically Acclaimed Write Cyrus Cassells Visits Marshall

Cyd Collins, Student Reporter February 24, 2024

Critically acclaimed writer, translator and poet Cyrus Cassells was the featured guest for the first reading in the A.E. Writer’s Series of the year...

Judge Richard Gergel

Amicus Curiae Returning to Campus

Sarah Davis, News Editor February 21, 2024

The United States’ Civil Rights Movement is the topic of an upcoming lecture on campus this week. The Amicus Curiae Lecture Series on Constitutional...

Turner spoke on Wednesday, Jan. 31.

Great Voices Speaker Series Starts With Author

Ella Bumgardner, Staff Reporter February 7, 2024

Author and sociologist William H. Turner kicked off the Great Voices Speaker Series on Wednesday, Jan. 31, by speaking on his book “The Harlan Renaissance:...

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