The Parthenon

Award-winning pianist to collaborate with Marshall faculty member

Summer Jewell, Reporter

November 2, 2019

A globally recognized pianist will perform with one of Marshall University’s own Sunday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. in Smith Music Hall. “Spencer Myer is one of the foremost young, professional American pianists in the scene these days,” said Johan Botes, the Marshall University professor who will be ...

Marshall food pantry seeks to promote nutrition, expand variety of foods

Taylor Speight, Reporter

October 31, 2019

The Marshall University food pantry has an objective of providing Marshall students and Huntington residents who are in need of food assistance with a weekly supply of groceries that cover all the food groups.   The pantry focuses on ending food insecurity, which is the state of being without reliab...

Homecoming Court Gallery

Homecoming Court Gallery

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 31, 2019

These are photographs taken by Richard Crank during the halftime homecoming court crowning.  

Homecoming Parade

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 31, 2019

These are photographs taken by Richard Crank at the 2019 Homecoming Parade.

Legend of Mothman lives on in Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Legend of Mothman lives on in Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Brittany Hively, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Is it a man, is it a bird, is it a Mothman? Two young couples were driving through the TNT area of Point Pleasant on a mid-November night when they found themselves being chased by what was first thought to be a large man. They soon realized it was more of a large, bird-like creature with even larger...

Ministry organization aims to provide safe space for international students

Julianna Everly, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The Bridges International Marshall University group aims to create a positive environment on campus for international students through ministry services.  According to Erica Burns, one of the organization’s leaders, on a campus that so many international students consider their home away from hom...

Haunted Huntington: William L. Grimes, D.D.S.

Haunted Huntington:  William L. Grimes, D.D.S.

Hanna Pennington, Executive Editor

October 29, 2019

“I knew I had a ghost,” Dr. William L. Grimes, a dentist located in Huntington, said. “I knew there was something going on, but I didn’t ever expect to see anything.”  Grimes has been practicing general dentistry in his 20th Street office since 1974, purchasing the duplex-style early 20...

Photo and Video club seeks to give digital creators opportunities

Julianna Everly, Reporter

October 27, 2019

Deciding there needed to be a club at Marshall that honored both photographers and videographers, students created the Photo and Video club, which members said aims to gather photographers and videographers together to create multiple opportunities for both art and non-art majors.  Ben Powell, a sophomore visual arts major who ...

Marshall, Cabell County Health Department partner in flu prevention effort

Sarah Rowe, Reporter

October 26, 2019

As flu season approaches, some students said getting sick can make their health, grades and bank accounts suffer. “Getting sick in college is not a vacation from school,” Aaliyah Meadows, a junior at Marshall University, said. “When you miss class, you fall behind, and even if you have an excused...

Upcoming trombone ensemble concert to feature variety of music

Summer Jewell, Reporter

October 25, 2019

A variety of musical approaches will be explored by Marshall University’s trombone ensemble during a concert Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Smith Musical Hall. “We’re divided into two groups, one on each side of the stage, and they answer each other back and forth, like in a battle,” Michael Stroeher,...

Huntington Museum of Art celebrates Night at the BOO-seum, 100th Fourth Tuesday event

Huntington Museum of Art celebrates Night at the BOO-seum, 100th Fourth Tuesday event

Brittany Hively, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Dinosaurs, princesses and monsters filled the Huntington Museum of Art (HMA) to celebrate Night at the BOO-seum and HMA's 100th Fourth Tuesday event Oct. 22.  “On the fourth Tuesday of every month, we do a different themed program at the museum,” said Cindy Dearborn, director of education at H...

Organization invites students to participate in Bridge Day

Organization invites students to participate in Bridge Day

Phuong Anh Do, Reporter

October 22, 2019

The Bridges International Marshall University group provided students the opportunity to travel to the New River Gorge Bridge and attend Bridge Day, Saturday, Oct. 19 in Fayetteville, West Virginia. The event, which marked the 40th anniversary of Bridge Day, was similar to a one-day holiday as people...