The Parthenon

Sheldon’s ‘Recovery Boys’ works to start a conversation about drug recovery

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Thursday, a screening of “Recovery Boys” was shown at Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center, followed by a question and answer session with filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon and subjects Dr. Kevin Blankenship and Joey Ferguson. “These stories can be other people’s...

Trinity Episcopal Church gives back to community, Marshall

Trinity Episcopal Church gives back to community, Marshall

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under LIFE

For decades, the Trinity Episcopal Church has created resources and opportunities to help those in need within the Huntington community. Trinity and Marshall University have a connection due to the choir made up of mostly Marshall students. Mark Smith, choir director at Trinity, said the congregation...

CAB returns with another season of Screen on the Green

CAB returns with another season of Screen on the Green

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Students came together on Harless Field for a night of popcorn, laughs and relaxation on campus Wednesday. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board and the Office of Student Activities at Marshall University, Screen on the Green is a free event to all students and the general public. Every fall semester,...

Student Organization and Involvement Fair exposes students to opportunities on campus

Student Organization and Involvement Fair exposes students to opportunities on campus

Hannah Graham, Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under LIFE

The Student Organization and Involvement Fair offered students the opportunity to get involved on campus Tuesday on the Memorial Student Center Plaza. Tables from various organizations were set up along the plaza from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Leaders from multiple organizations stopped and talked to students...

Huntington Music and Arts Festival highlights positivity of Appalachia through art, music

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

The city of Huntington commemorated the history of Appalachian culture with the official kick off for the Huntington Music and Arts Festival: Appalachia. At the Wild Ramp Monday, the Huntington community gathered in song and dance passed down from the roots of Appalachia.  Stony Point String Band ...

BCM strives to change the world by changing lives at Marshall

BCM strives to change the world by changing lives at Marshall

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under LIFE

With a common interest in faith, over 300 Marshall University students attended the first service of Baptist Campus Ministries of the fall semester last Wednesday night. The overall message of the service was to continue to serve and be involved in faith-based activities and conversation throughout each...

Cicada Books events offer an escape for locals

Cicada Books events offer an escape for locals

Meg Keller, Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Bookish smells and intimate words filled the air of a local business in the west end of Huntington. In the shop, poems from local authors were on display Monday night.  Cicada Books is the newest spot in town where Marshall University students and Huntington residents can come to relax, read books,...

Marshall University fraternities begin fall recruitment

Marshall University fraternities begin fall recruitment

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Marshall University's fraternities begin formal recruitment this Monday and finish Saturday Sept. 2. “Individual fraternities on campus will be hosting events all week for potential new members to find the fraternity that best fits them,” Nick Wright, director of fraternity and sorority life,...

DIY art is celebrated in the Huntington community

DIY art is celebrated in the Huntington community

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

August 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

This Saturday, the third annual Heck Yeah Fest was held at the V Club in Huntington. Heck Yeah Fest is an all-day music festival lasting from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. where bands performed and art vendors, such as illustrators, photographers, painters, crafters and tattoo artists, were set up. “Heck Yeah...

Marshall University students experience their community during Taste of Huntington event

Marshall University students experience their community during Taste of Huntington event

Douglas Harding, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University students learned about their community through local artists and vendors at Taste of Huntington, all while celebrating and getting to know each other, said Raul Moreno, the president of Campus Activities Board. “Our aim with this event is to get students to become familiar with...

Huntington rallies to kick off football season and new school year

Huntington rallies to kick off football season and new school year

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Vendors, fashion and all things Marshall University brought the Huntington community and the Marshall family together Thursday night to kick off the football season at the fifth annual Herd Rally. The Herd Rally started in high fashion as Marshall apparel and accessories were modeled for the crowd. “This...

An orientation love story, 40 years in the making

An orientation love story, 40 years in the making

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

They say that people fall in love in mysterious ways, and for one couple, it all started more than 40 years ago in a three-hour-long line at their Marshall University new student orientation. In July of 1975, Rick and Ludean Parks began their Marshall journey at orientation, which looks quite different...