The Parthenon

Three women share their experiences from ROTC

Three women share their experiences from ROTC

Amanda Larch, Reporter

March 26, 2018


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An athlete, a mechanical engineer and a future surgeon. Three women of different ages and backgrounds decided to join Marshall University’s ROTC program, and each said that decision has changed her life for the better. Of the 70 ROTC cadets at Marshall, less than 20 are women. Holly Ackerman, Heather ...

Birke Art Gallery displays 32nd Juried Exibition

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

March 12, 2018


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The 32nd annual Student Juried Exhibition began Monday in the Birke Fine Arts Gallery where the College of Art and Design displayed their students’ best pieces. Senior visual arts and painting major Tatiana Castro said she created her work “We Do Not Love for You” to represent and portray what i...

A Story Told embarks on spring tour

A Story Told embarks on spring tour

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

While most twenty-somethings from West Virginia are beginning to settle down with a steady job, local pop-rock band A Story Told is embarking on a 10-day tour this weekend for their second album “Good Looks,” which was released last fall. Even after the release of an EP, two full-length albums a...

MU #Presses for Progress

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

March 8, 2018


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Marshall University celebrated Women of Color Day Tuesday with a “#PressforProgress” luncheon. A national network of women established Women of Color Day in 1986 to celebrate women of African, Indian, Asian, Pacific Island, Latina, Hispanic and Native Alaskan heritages. “Women of Color Day is important to ...

Five for Fighting to kick-off tour at Keith-Albee

Rachael Cook, Reporter

March 5, 2018


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Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik said that there are still songs that he never gets tired of performing. “There are some songs of mine that, honestly, if I never played them again, I wouldn’t miss them,” Ondrasik said. “The one song that never grows old for me is my song ‘100 years.’” ...

Birke Symposium and Visiting Writers series conclude with readings from Howell, Olzmann and Parravani

Birke Symposium and Visiting Writers series conclude with  readings from Howell, Olzmann and Parravani

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

March 5, 2018


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The A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series and the Birke Fine Arts Symposium “Art in Times of Adversity” concluded Thursday in the Memorial Student Center with a poetry reading. The Birke Fine Arts Symposium, College of Liberal Arts, Department of English, Women’s Studies and West Virginia Human...

Appalachain Narratives symposium concludes with panel discussion

Appalachain Narratives symposium concludes with panel discussion

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

February 26, 2018


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The Appalachian Narratives symposium presented by assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication Tijah Bumgarner and assistant professor in the School of Art and Design Daniel Dean concluded at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Memorial Student Center with a panel discussion featuring Cry...

Hidden Gem on 10th Street provides unique atmosphere for the community

Hidden Gem on 10th Street provides unique atmosphere for the community

Zachary Stevens, Reporter

February 26, 2018


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Huntington is filled with a variety of different food and retail businesses, but one unique business in Huntington brings together biking and coffee drinking. The Huntington Cycle and Sport Shop is located near Ritter Park and offers bicycle sales and repairs, as well as being a full-fledged coffee ...

‘Amazing Grace’ graces the Keith-Albee

Rachael Cook, Reporter

February 22, 2018


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Marshall University students and community members, including over 250 students from local schools, attended the Marshall Artists Series’ “Amazing Grace, the Broadway Musical” Tuesday night at the Keith-Albee. “Amazing Grace” tells the story of John Newton, son to an accomplished captain ...

Chapter 3: Daydreams

June Richardson, Contributor

February 19, 2018


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Blythe stood staring after the man, his presence long gone, door closed and bell silent. She looked back down at the newspaper, at the black-and-white photo of the view from Tudda Rock: an endless expanse of mountains and sky, their meeting point a blurred line in the distance. It had been years since s...

Marshall University’s second annual Bridal and Special Event Expo featured local businesses and more

Marshall University’s second annual Bridal and Special Event Expo featured local businesses and more

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

February 19, 2018


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Marshall University’s second annual Bridal and Special Event Expo showcased the many facilities and services the school has to offer on Sunday afternoon in the Memorial Student Center. The event included vendors and businesses from all over the Tri-State, almost all of which raffled off prizes to a...

The Dividends at The Burl in Lexington, KY

The Dividends at The Burl in Lexington, KY

February 19, 2018


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Local band, The Dividends, from Huntington, WV, played their first Lexington, KY show at The Burl on February 16, 2018.