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FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 11, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, Showcase

It’s all about the girls this week in celebration of Women’s History Month. Inspired by Billboard’s Girl Group Week, the ladies of The Parthenon decided to do our own Fantasy Girl Group Draft. Follow the action, and vote for the best group. THE RULES Each team selects one group member in e...

Changed the game with that digital drop

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 4, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, OPINION

There’s not much comparable to the overwhelming feeling of seeing a beloved artist release new tunes out of the blue and trying to consume them as quickly as possible. In the past five years, the surprise album drop has become a frequent and welcome twist on typical music industry marketing tactics. H...

50 Shades of Disappointment

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

March 4, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Released the day before Valentine’s Day, “50 Shades of Grey” plummeted in ticket sales the opening weekend, stirring up arousal and even more controversy. Ian Pletka, a worker at Cinemark Huntington Mall, said the film was a huge disappointment to the theatre. “It was pretty busy the opening week...

“Never forget your priorities.”

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

March 3, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Being a mom is a full-time job, but some women have to balance parenthood with college, jobs, sports and other activities. Ariel Bartram, a nursing major at Marshall University, balances being a single mother to a 4-year-old and working two jobs more than six days a week with getting an education. ...

Margarita’s brings taste of Mexico to Fourth Avenue

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

March 2, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Margarita’s Mexican Grill is a Mexican restaurant on Fourth Avenue that took the place of the old restaurant Chili Willi’s on October 18, 2013. Margarita’s is an extension off of “La Roca,” in Cross Lanes and “Campestre,” in Princeton and Beckley. Alberto Torres, owner of Margarita's,...

V-Club Wrap-Up

V-Club Wrap-Up

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

March 2, 2015


Filed under LIFE

The Settlement, M.F.B., and the Beggars Clan showed off their musical talent Saturday at the V-Club. The audience danced the night away as lead singer Parry Casto and his band M.F.B. interacted with the crowd, handing out instruments to people to play along with during each song. “We get to...

YOU CAN DANCE IF YOU WANT TO

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Get your dancing shoes ready. The V-Club will welcome three bands to the stage Saturday. The M.F.B., The Settlement and Beggars Clan are local bands performing funk, jazz and reggae. Colten Settle of the Settlement is a Marshall University jazz studies major who has been playing locally since 2010. “The...

A tragic night for an Oscars stan

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

February 25, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, OPINION

For anyone who knows me, it’s common knowledge that Oscars night is a religious experience. It’s like my birthday, Christmas and the Super Bowl all wrapped up as one perfect night of popular culture consumption. But the best night of the year was nothing more than a tragic trudge through the motions o...

Old Crow member plays V-Club

Old Crow member plays V-Club

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

February 25, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Gill Landry graced the stage of the V-Club Tuesday along with Justin Townes Earle. Landry, the band Old Crow Medicine show and Earle, son of legendary folk and country singer Steve Earle, showcased their sing-songwriter styles. Coming from a non-musical family, Landry said he found his passion for musi...

V-Club Weekend Wrap-Up

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

February 23, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Four country music artists performed this weekend at the V-Club. Singer-songwriter Chris Knight, accompanied by one guitarist, stayed true to his laid back style Friday. Knight performed songs from his most recent album, Little Victories. Sasha Colette and The Magnolias also performed Friday. Colet...

Nutritional namaste

Nutritional namaste

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

February 18, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Owner and founder of Brown Dog Yoga Katrina Mailloux shared the importance of eating mindfully during her presentation at Huntington’s Kitchen. “The Yoga of Eating” draws on research done by Susan Albers, Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center psychologist, “The Mindful Eating Marathon.” The...

Academy Awards predictions

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

February 18, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE

The 2015 Academy Awards have been called unpredictable on several levels this season. Though the acting categories seem to be locked, the film categories are much more ambiguous. With no real front-runner, it’s anybody’s game for Best Picture and most of the other film categories. Regardless,...