The Parthenon

The Settlement band to release new music, return to Huntington to perform

The Settlement band to release new music, return to Huntington to perform

Amanda Larch, News Editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, NEWS, Showcase

The Settlement may have over four years’ experience, but like a musical chameleon, the band’s style is only continuing to grow and change. Colten Settle, The Settlement’s lead guitarist, singer and founder, said he has been writing and playing music for years, and The Settlement was the result ...

Full Circle Ceramic brings community, unique designs to Huntington

Full Circle Ceramic brings community, unique designs to Huntington

Hanna Pennington, LIFE! EDITOR

August 6, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

For Noelle Horsfield, owner and designer at Full Circle Ceramic in Heritage Station, community is everything. Horsfield grew up across the river from Huntington in rural Southern Ohio and said while her home was physically nearly an hour away, she always felt a sense of home in West Virginia. “When...

14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival takes over downtown Huntington

14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival takes over downtown Huntington

Hanna Pennington, LIFE! Editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Dogs both big and small could be found at the 14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival on Saturday as attendees of all ages gathered to watch wiener dog races, have a bite to eat from various local vendors and listen to live music. Second-year attendee Teresa Kessler said she has looked forward...

Native Eats pop-up serves tradition with a flair

Native Eats pop-up serves tradition with a flair

Sadie Helmick, Executive Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

After a night of driving through Pikeville, Kentucky, Tim Watson had an idea that eventually lead to the creation of Native Eats, a Native American taco stand. With the Shawnee Indian heritage that came from his grandmother, Watson met with his business partner, Chris Wood, and began making the idea a re...

RCBI revamped summer programs give campers hands-on experience

RCBI revamped summer programs give campers hands-on experience

Hanna Pennington, Life! Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under LIFE

The Robert C. Byrd Institute is working to onboard a new generation into 21st century opportunities throughout the state with 3D Printing and Maker Camps for middle and high schoolers at their Huntington, South Charleston and Bridgeport locations. Although these camps occur each summer, this year...

New provost ready to take the herd by the horns

New provost ready to take the herd by the horns

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

July 11, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Marshall University’s senior administration gained a fresh face on the first of July, with the start of the new provost and senior vice president of academic affairs Jaime Taylor. Taylor, who comes from a lengthy background in higher education at Austin Peay State University, was born in Spain whil...

Step Up for Women prepares RCBI females for manufacturing careers

Step Up for Women prepares RCBI females for manufacturing careers

Hanna Pennington, Life! Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

In a program which is one of the first of its kind in the United States, 10 women from all over the Tri-State are training for careers in the manufacturing industry, a field in which jobs are typically held by men. The Step Up for Women advanced manufacturing pre-apprenticeship program at the Robert...

Sustainability Department Grows: weekly farmer’s market and addition of Meditation Garden

Sustainability Department Grows: weekly farmer’s market and addition of Meditation Garden

Sadie Helmick, Executive Editor

June 27, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

With the inclusion of campus-wide recycling, conservation of energy and water strategies and the introduction of green technologies and materials, the Marshall University Sustainability Department has shown its desire to grow. After the first seed was planted in the Marshall University Student Garden i...

The Nation 2018 Student Journalism Conference: Don’t Just Be Objective

The Nation 2018 Student Journalism Conference: Don’t Just Be Objective

Hanna Pennington, Life! Editor

June 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE

As a young aspiring journalist, I’ve always heard that being objective is the most important thing to keep in mind when covering events and writing stories. Be objective. Don’t let your opinions show through in your writing. However, in the age of “fake news,” words become twisted, and with so...

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, ...