The Parthenon

Marshall University welcomes newest student organization

Amanda Larch, News Editor

June 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Members of Marshall University’s newest student organization, Huntington Advocators, dedicate their time to honoring the city of Huntington. While Huntington Advocators are still growing, they wish to provide community service to different areas as well as highlighting lesser known parts of Huntington. Bailey...

Where Marshall Can Take You: Study Abroad in Spain

Where Marshall Can Take You: Study Abroad in Spain

Sarah Ingram, FOR THE PARTHENON

June 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Is there a better time to travel the world than during one’s college years? I don’t think so. After college people grow up and get married, get serious jobs, have children and have so many more excuses to put off exploring the world. I know I may not be able to do whatever I want whenever I want...

Where Marshall can take you: Study Abroad in Florence

Where Marshall can take you: Study Abroad in Florence

Heather Barker, Contributer

June 13, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

I had always wanted to study abroad but did not know when or where I would do it. I finally made the leap into the unknown during fall semester of my junior year. I saw an email from my dean recruiting students to go on a trip to Florence, Italy in the summer with the College of Arts and Media. On May 6, ...

Phase One of all-inclusive playground is underway

Phase One of all-inclusive playground is underway

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Almost two years ago, the Greater Huntington Parks and Recreation District began the preliminary plans for an all-inclusive, all-access playground at St. Cloud Commons. The playground comes with the cost of $1.4 million, and Kevin Brady, the Executive Director of G.H.P.R.D., committed to starting Phase...

Reed elected President of SECAC

Reed elected President of SECAC

Ginny Blake, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Her artwork may be in museums as far away as Lacoste, France, but the heart of Director of the School of Art and Design Sandra Reed is with her students at Marshall University. Reed began teaching at Marshall University three and a half years ago, has taught over 30 different courses and has worked as...

Greek Week concludes with Greek Sing

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Greek Week comes to a close after vigorous competitions in sports, community service and dances. Throughout the week, Greek Life had tournaments for volleyball, chariot races, basketball, flag football and soccer. There was also a picnic for the Greek community to get to know each other better and a ...

Localization movement aims for more community involvement

Localization movement aims for more community involvement

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Founder and curator of the Localization movement Lilly Dyer, a junior photography major, is gathering 15 of Huntington’s local artists for a pop-up installation at the Heritage Station from 6-9 p.m. Saturday. “Localization is a movement geared toward frequenting the public exposure of our area’s ...

Walk for Hope to raise awareness of suicide, suicide prevention

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

“Suicide is the second leading cause of death for 14 to 24 year olds” is the tagline for the Walk for Hope on Thursday from 6-9 p.m. outside of the Memorial Student Center. One of the coordinators Megan Workman, a graduate student in the social work program, said it was a chance to have a conversati...

Grindstone Coffeeology opens central location

Grindstone Coffeeology opens central location

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Popular among students and community alike, the famous Grindstone Coffeeology truck has now expanded to include a fixed location. The new location located at 816 8th Street in Huntington includes a walk-in coffee shop, along with the addition of a drive thru and Owner, Brendan Fenn said although he ...

Local Businesswoman Wins Small Business Award

Zachary Stevens, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under LIFE

with Community Mindset with Community Mindset Kim Baker is the owner of River and Rail Bakery, a bakery and café in Heritage Station in downtown Huntington. As of March 28, she is now also the proud recipient of the 2018 West Virginia Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year Award. The West Virginia...

Marshall senior takes the weight of owning CrossFit

Marshall senior takes the weight of owning CrossFit

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

For Jordan Houchin, a senior mathematics major at Marshall University, and her husband, Marshall alum Cody Houchin, wellness is second to almost none, and they have found their fitness home at CrossFit Huntington, located in the Kindred Communications building on Fifth Avenue. On April 1, the Houchi...

BANFF Mountain Film Fest returns to the Keith-Albee

Rachael Cook, Reporter

April 2, 2018


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For the second year, Banff Mountain Film Festival will be showing a variety of outdoor recreational films today at 7 p.m. at the Keith-Albee Theater. Banff Mountain Film Festival has existed since 1976 and features short films and documentaries about mountain culture, sports and the environment. Ban...