The Parthenon

Stop the track, let me state the facts

Stop the track, let me state the facts

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

April 14, 2015

It’s barely April, but 2015 has been an undeniably great year for hip-hop music. With rappers headlining most of the major festivals, albums dropping out of nowhere and an incredibly popular television show based on the hip-hop scene, the work of some of this generation’s best poets and producers can o...

Goodwill Gucci

Goodwill Gucci

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

April 13, 2015

Thrift shopping isn’t a new trend, but Marshall University students said it is a great way to find some old ones. Marshall student Jessica Hutchinson said she has been thrift shopping for years, and often shops at Goodwill. “I’ve been thrift shopping regularly since I have been old enough to shop fo...

#INTOMUviews: Kumar Raj

#INTOMUviews: Kumar Raj

Jared Casto, Contributor

April 8, 2015

By: Jared Casto Vinay Kumar Raj is a Marshall University INTO student from India currently pursuing a master’s in health informatics. Raj came to America under the impression it would be far different from his home in Hyderabad. However, he was surprised to find there were many similarities between Hunt...

Hollywood, meet Hollywood.

Hollywood, meet Hollywood.

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

April 8, 2015

“Pitch Perfect 2” “Paper Towns” “Hot Pursuit” “Tomorrowland” “Aloha” “Spy” “Inside Out” “The Bronze” “Trainwreck” “Ricki and the Flash” These 10 films premiering this summer have something in common, something rarely seen in today’s film industry. Some are comedies, some...

“I got sick of class, started makin’ classics.”

“I got sick of class, started makin’ classics.”

William Izzo, Reporter

April 6, 2015

Fans of hip-hop generally consider the genre’s birthplace to be in the Bronx, one of New York City’s five boroughs. The sights and sounds of the Bronx are presumably 10 times as different as someone may find in Huntington. Though the people and experiences are different, elements of culture remain the sa...

What would you bring to Huntington?

What would you bring to Huntington?

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

April 5, 2015

When asked what they would like to see Huntington officials bring to the city, approximately 50 responses from students and Huntington residents varied in topic. While some ideas were fun and light-hearted, some issues needed a lot of consideration. There is one thing most can agree on – Huntington is ...

for the sake of art

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

April 1, 2015

The Aristotle quote, “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance,” can be represented in all artwork including creations made by previous and current Marshall University students. Brett Marshall Tucker, finishing up his sculpting degree, said h...

Disrespect us? No they won’t: A feminist analysis of Meghan Trainor lyrics

Disrespect us? No they won’t: A feminist analysis of Meghan Trainor lyrics

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 31, 2015

Meghan Trainor is an overnight superstar. In her breakout song “All About That Bass,” Trainor gives a doo-wop inspired tribute to vintage sounds and big butts. The bubblegum pop track went on to top 58 international charts, sell more than 6 million copies and Grammy nominations for both Record and...

Morrisette’s Adventure in Game Development

Morrisette’s Adventure in Game Development

Patrick Breeden, Reporter

March 31, 2015

Marshall University Professor Jason Morrissette spends his time on campus transitioning from the chalkboard to the keyboard to write and develop independent video games in his spare time. Morrissette began developing video games when he made a small game to create awareness for a Kickstarter crowd fu...

COLUMN: The Tidal wave needs to be a big one for artists’ sake

COLUMN: The Tidal wave needs to be a big one for artists’ sake

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 30, 2015

Recently purchased by Jay Z, Tidal, a high-quality music streaming service, announced its launch Monday with an extensive group of powerful A-list stakeholders. The service intends to bring music to fans and artists in a way that presents it in the way the creator meant for it to be heard. It also inc...