The Parthenon

Forecastle music festival recap

Megan Osborne, Life Editor

July 22, 2015

Nestled on the riverfront of Louisville, Kentucky, Forecastle attracted a variety of music lovers with its diverse lineup, from pop singer-songwriter Sam Smith, to ILoveMakonnen of “Tuesday” fame to Louisville’s own modern rock band My Morning Jacket. “It’s good to be home,” Jim James of My...

Trivia Night raises funds for RVCDS

Knightlight Communications raises funds at the fifth annual Questions Trivia Night for River Valley Child Development Services' TIPS scholarship Saturday in Marshall's Foundation Hall.

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

April 12, 2015

Marshall University’s Knightlight Communications had its fifth annual Questions Trivia Night Saturday to support the River Valley Child Development Services’ TIPS scholarship. Suzi Brodof, executive director of RVCDS, said the TIPS scholarship is for people who cannot afford to pay for RVCDS. “Th...

GALLERY: Herd sweep doubleheader, improve to 23-10

The Thundering Herd softball team swept Wright State University Tuesday in a doubleheader at Dot Hicks Field. The Herd won the first game 3-2 on a walk-off by Morgan Zerkle and the second game by a score of 11-2.

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

March 31, 2015

Marshall University’s softball team (23-10, 4-5) swept Wright State University (7-23, 3-2) Tuesday in its doubleheader at the Dot Hicks Field. The Herd won the first match against the Raiders 3-2 in dramatic fashion. Sophomore outfielder Morgan Zerkle hit a walk-off single to close out the game. Howev...

Humans of Huntington

I’m in the Marching Thunder.
What do you play?
I’m in the front ensemble.
What does that mean?
The keyboards up front; there are keyboards and bongos and drums up front.
Have you been able to travel at all through that?
We went to Boca Raton, Florida this year. It was a long trip.
What was the best part of the trip?
We got to go to the beach for like an hour and a half.

Emily Rice, Contributor

March 31, 2015


Student body president and vice presidential candidates

Skyler Hunt, Reporter

March 10, 2015

Herd seniors victorious in final home game

Senior men's basketball players, cheerleaders, and dance team members were honored Saturday prior to the final home game of the season. The Thundering Herd beat the Florida Atlantic University Owls 79-63.

Adam Polsky, Reporter

March 2, 2015

Marshall University’s men’s basketball team matched its win total from last season Saturday with a victory against Florida Atlantic University, 79-63, in the last home game of the 2014-2015 season. Seniors JP Kambola, Cheikh Sane and Shawn Smith were honored before tip off, and the Thundering Her...

Herd rolls FIU, secures C-USA tourney spot

The Thundering Herd takes on the Florida International University Golden Panthers at the Cam Henderson Center Thursday. The Herd rolled to an 87-69 win, solidifying its spot in the C-USA tournament.

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

February 27, 2015

  Marshall University’s men’s basketball team dominated Florida International University Thursday 87-69 on its way to its sixth win in its last nine games, securing the team a spot in the C-USA tournament. “It feels good,” said Ryan Taylor, sophomore small forward for the Herd. “It f...

GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

Marshall University men's basketball team takes on the Owls of Rice University Thursday in the Cam Henderson Center.

Adam Polsky, Reporter

February 6, 2015

Marshall University men’s basketball extended its win streak to six straight games against Rice University Thursday in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd won in convincing fashion, 69-55, after taking the lead with 4:09 left in the first half and maintaining it for the remainder of the ...

GALLERY: Herd women lose thriller in final seconds

The Marshall University women's basketball team lost to Louisiana Tech University 68-67 Saturday. The Thundering Herd erased an eight point deficit to tie the game in the final seconds, but a free throw by LA Tech's Kelia Shelton with 0.8 seconds left in the game sealed the Herd's fate.

Richard Crank, Photographer

February 2, 2015

GALLERY: Swimming and diving falls to WKU

Senior Marshall University swimming and diving team members Lauren Hurd (left), Katie Kramer, Casey Kyriacopoulos, Kacey Preun and Kaley Gregory finish their final regular season with the Herd Saturday against Western Kentucky University at the Fitch Natatorium.

Kasey Madden, Reporter

February 1, 2015

The Marshall University swimming and diving team lost to Western Kentucky University 180-108 Saturday in its last meet of the regular season. The team won three of the 16 events at the meet, including the 50 freestyle, 3-meter dive and 200 individual medley. Freshman Nele Albers from Ludinghausen...

Herd beats UTEP, snaps losing streak

Mens basketball

By Adam Polsky, Reporter

January 26, 2015

Marshall University’s men’s basketball team snapped a nine game losing streak Saturday and won its first Conference USA contest of the season, 78-71, over University of Texas at El Paso in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd’s 42 first half points were the most in any opening period...