The Parthenon

Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts center makes adjustments to schedule

Emily Hayslett, Reporter

April 7, 2020

Marshall University’s suspension of in-person classes and events has affected how certain programs will have to finish up the semester. For students and faculty in theatre, it has already impacted their fall semester. The production of “Sense and Sensibility” was supposed to end the 2019- 2020...

Marshall students share art, accept commissions during time of uncertainty

Marshall students share art, accept commissions during time of uncertainty

Amanda Larch, Executive Editor

March 28, 2020

While Marshall University’s classes are moved online and students are encouraged to move home and practice social distancing, some are finding ways to brighten the current situation through their art. Kathryn Thompson, an English graduate student, created 10 coloring pages that she shared on her...

Marshall Alumni: Where are we now?

Marshall Alumni: Where are we now?

Brittany Hively, Online Editor

March 18, 2020

Editor’s note: This is the first article in a series catching up with some of Marshall University’s alumni and what they are doing now. It all started with an ad. Beth Sergent, editor of Ohio Valley Publishing, always knew she wanted to write but never thought it would lead to journalism. “I just kne...

Lunchtime Legend: Frostop Drive-In

Lunchtime  Legend: Frostop Drive-In

Meg Keller, Social Media Manager

March 17, 2020

In a city inundated with a hankering for hotdogs, Frostop Drive-In’s franks are a force to be reckoned with, according to locals. Frostop Drive-In in Huntington, West Virginia is one of seven major hot dog specific food establishments in the city of roughly 47,000 people, and one of 13 Frostop Drive-Ins...

Where Marshall can take you: Israel

Where Marshall can take you: Israel

Sarah Ingram, Copy Editor

March 10, 2020

Gretel Toloza traveled to Israel and was almost not allowed in.  Toloza, a Marshall University senior who went to Israel to participate in the Caravan for Democracy Student Leadership Mission, was almost sent home when Israeli officials discovered she did not have a valid visa to enter Israel. ...

Upcoming event intends to clean Huntington community

Abby Hanlon, Contributor

March 10, 2020

The Student Government Association, Miss Marshall 2019 and the Office of Community Outreach and Volunteer Services are working together to make Huntington cleaner.  “The Green Sweep is an event open to students on March 14, to clean the area around campus,” Emma Ellis, Miss Marshall 2019, said. “V...

America brings 50th anniversary tour to Keith Albee

Emily Hayslett, Reporter

March 10, 2020

The band America is celebrating their 50th year together, and they are bringing the show to the Keith Albee for the Marshall Artist Series. Touring has been a part of the band’s life nonstop for the last 50 years. There tours have taken them all over the world. “We do 85 to 100 shows a year and...

Homeless in Huntington: Kevin Marcum

Homeless in Huntington: Kevin Marcum

Douglas Harding, Managing Editor

March 3, 2020

Kevin Marcum is 44 years old and was born in Ashland, Kentucky. For close to a decade, Marcum said he worked a seemingly stable six-figure job at MCI Communications, a telecommunications company headquartered in Washington, D.C. Today, he said he has been homeless in Huntington for so long, “it...

Students beat out national competition, showcase work in local exhibit

Students beat out national competition, showcase work in local exhibit

Emily Hayslett, Reporter

March 3, 2020

   Over 100 art pieces from all over the country were submitted to be featured in the 29th annual National Juried Exhibition,  but only 21 artists were chosen to have their work displayed, five of which were Marshall University students. First place went to William Davis for his piece, “Safe Spa...

Delta Zeta intends to give back through basketball event

Abby Hanlon, Contributor

March 3, 2020

Delta Zeta is introducing their new philanthropy event Hoops for Hearing. The basketball tournament will be taking place 12-4 p.m. March 7 at the Marshall University Recreation Center.  Hoops for Hearing is a basketball tournament in support of the Starkey Hearing Foundation, a nonprofit organizati...

Black history month essay winners announced

Sarah Ingram, Copy Editor

February 29, 2020

Marshall University’s Carter G. Woodson Lyceum congratulated five high schoolers during the 2020 Carter G. Woodson Essay Competition, in which Cabell County students wrote essays regarding the 2020 Black History Month Theme, “African Americans and the Vote.” “This is a program where we’re...