The Parthenon

Chapter 3: Daydreams

June Richardson, Contributor

February 19, 2018


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Blythe stood staring after the man, his presence long gone, door closed and bell silent. She looked back down at the newspaper, at the black-and-white photo of the view from Tudda Rock: an endless expanse of mountains and sky, their meeting point a blurred line in the distance. It had been years since s...

Marshall University’s second annual Bridal and Special Event Expo featured local businesses and more

Marshall University’s second annual Bridal and Special Event Expo featured local businesses and more

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

February 19, 2018


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Marshall University’s second annual Bridal and Special Event Expo showcased the many facilities and services the school has to offer on Sunday afternoon in the Memorial Student Center. The event included vendors and businesses from all over the Tri-State, almost all of which raffled off prizes to a...

The Dividends at The Burl in Lexington, KY

The Dividends at The Burl in Lexington, KY

February 19, 2018


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Local band, The Dividends, from Huntington, WV, played their first Lexington, KY show at The Burl on February 16, 2018.

Marshall University’s first Ebony Ball a part of Black History Month

Staff Report

February 15, 2018


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As part of Black History Month, the first Ebony Ball on Marshall University’s campus will be held."The idea originally came up in my talks with Shanutae Polk and myself,” said H.R. Sanders. “We were throwing out ideas that we wanted to collaborate on. We have been talking about this since last ...

Market bringing variety to downtown

Market bringing variety to downtown

Zachary Stevens, Reporter

February 12, 2018


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Construction of the Huntington Market is underway in downtown Huntington on the 800 block of 3rd Avenue and will bring a variety of new restaurants and shops to the Huntington area. Austin’s Ice Cream and the Wildflower Gift Gallery are some of the shops that are open already. What used to be a var...

Yonder Mountain String Band concludes winter tour at Keith-Albee

Rachael Cook, Reporter

February 12, 2018


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Yonder Mountain String Band performed the last show of its winter tour Saturday night at the Keith-Albee. Southern Belles performed as Yonder Mountain String Band’s opening act. Southern Belles is a Richmond, Virginia based band whose style is a mix of southern psychedelic rock ‘n’ roll. The ba...

‘Alabama Rain’ to open Wednesday

Rachael Cook, Reporter

February 8, 2018


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“Alabama Rain” will open 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in The Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre at Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. “Alabama Rain” is a play written by Heather McCutchen and tells the story of five sisters living in a mythical southern town where it has not rained in 40 years. Monty Lou...

Wilkes pitches art humanities project to community

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

February 8, 2018


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Artist Sassa Wilkes spoke to community members about an impact art installation to address the drug problem in Huntington Monday at The Cellar Door. The 36-year-old artist started sculpting at a young age, building pieces out of cardboard and began welding while in school. "I started creating art out of duct ta...

First part of the Appalachian Narratives series begins with ‘Notes on Identity’

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

February 8, 2018


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Tijah Bumgarner, assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and Daniel Dean, assistant professor in the School of Art and Design at Marshall University, presented a film screening titled “Notes on Identity” which focused on LGBTQIA and what it was like to be queer in...

Grant provides opportunities to two art students

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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The Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards provided juniors and seniors in the arts program funds for their various projects. The grant provided art students and faculty in the College of Arts and Media money for creative projects, a scholarship or funding for re...

Artist Spotlight: winner of the Annual National Juried Exhibition James Murphy

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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An artist can be a painter, a sculptor, maybe a poet, a photographer or a sketch artist. They come from around the country and across the globe. They depict a unique perspective on the world and portray varying messages. James Murphy, a 36-year-old artist from Ireland is no different. Murphy was the...

Croman is no stranger to ‘Chicago’

Rachael Cook, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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Roxie Hart was a dream role for Dylis Croman since she first watched “Chicago” as a teenager. The first time Croman watched “Chicago” she met Ann Reinking, who played Roxie Hart in 1977 and won the Tony Award for best choreography. “I saw Chicago when I was fourteen,” Croman said. “When I met Ann...