The Parthenon

MUsic Mondays offers educational presentation to public

Summer Jewell, Reporter

September 17, 2019

The work of Beethoven was examined during a MUsic Mondays presentation at the Cellar Door Tapas Room by Le Bistro on Monday, Sept. 16.  The lecture, titled “The Musical Motive that Led a Revolution: Beethoven’s Fifth,” was presented by music history professor and founder of MUsic Mondays, Vi...

Marshall’s PINK team invites students to celebrate launch of new collection

Marshall’s PINK team invites students to celebrate launch of new collection

Julianna Everly, Reporter

September 17, 2019

Marshall’s PINK team worked out with students during an event that accompanied the launch of PINK by Victoria’s Secret’s new “Seamless Collection” on Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Marshall University Recreation Center. The event consisted of the class STRONG by Zumba, which combines body weight...

Office of Career Education offers services free to Marshall students

Brittany Hively, Reporter

September 14, 2019

Marshall University is taking the potential challenge of getting ready for a job interview and offering solutions to make it easier for students.  The Office of Career Education is currently located on Fifth Avenue, across from Harless Dining Hall. This office is available for anything students ...

Marshall students remember friend with 7v7 football tournament

Marshall students remember friend with 7v7 football tournament

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 14, 2019

Images from the Colby Brown 7v7 Flag Football tournament. Marshall students played in honor of the late Colby Brown with a flag football tournament on Friday, Sept. 13. The Colby Brown Invitational was hosted by Marshall’s Campus Activities Board and had a total of six teams participate in the single elimination tournament. Brown was a graduate of Cameron High School in Cameron, W.Va. While in high school, Br...

Members of Marshall and Huntington communities come together during Lunch for a Buck event offered every other Tuesday

Members of Marshall and Huntington communities come together during Lunch for a Buck event offered every other Tuesday

Julianna Everly, Reporter

September 13, 2019

Lunch for a Buck, an event where people can eat a full meal for the price of $1, takes place every other Tuesday at the Campus Christian Center and is open to everyone in the community.  Every other week, a different church in the area whips up homemade food and brings it to the CCC to feed stud...

Local business offers opportunity to improve mental and physical health through exercise

Local business offers opportunity to improve mental and physical health through exercise

Sarah Rowe, Reporter

September 13, 2019

Statistics show that as many as one in three college students struggle with poor mental health, but one local business is focusing on improving the mind, as well as the body, through yoga. “A lot of people get into yoga for the workout benefits, but the more often a person comes, the more they realize...

Marshall professors, guest artists to perform during electric music festival at Black Sheep Burritos and Brews in Huntington

Summer Jewell, Reporter

September 13, 2019

A Marshall professor welcomes the community to join him for an electronic music festival from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Black Sheep Burritos and Brews in Huntington.  Electrifest has been organized by Mark Zanter, a professor of music theory, composition and electronic music at Marsha...

Marshall student takes mission trip to Uppsala, Sweden

Marshall student takes mission trip to Uppsala, Sweden

Aaron Dickens, Reporter

September 13, 2019

Willingness to learn about religion welcomed a Marshall University student during a mission trip over the summer with Cru, a campus ministry, to Uppsala, Sweden.   “Many of the people I talked to in Sweden were not only not Baptist, but rather have never heard of that form of Christianity before,...

Marshall alumni ‘go places’ with degrees

Sarah Rowe, Reporter

September 10, 2019

Studying abroad led to working abroad for one Marshall University graduate. “I got involved in one of the many study abroad programs offered through Marshall, where I spent the summer in Spain and learned the culture,” Eric Wilson, a Marshall alumn and teacher in the Appalachians Abroad Teach...

Local music festival set to introduce ecofriendly changes

Olayinka Bamiro, Reporter

September 10, 2019

Many ecofriendly changes are expected at this year’s Funktafest, from 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Ritter Park Amphitheater.  The outdoor event, which features many local music acts, will feature new opportunities to reduce waste and “enhance the experience at this year’s Funktafest...

Marshall student ready to embark on local music tour

Marshall student ready to embark on local music tour

Michael Morgan, Reporter

September 10, 2019

With over a million streams of his newest album, a local musician’s impact on the Huntington community has become an inspiration to others.  “I’ve always had a different connection with music, almost an obsession if you will,” Trace Adkins, a current Marshall University student, said. He said...

Marshall students share beliefs during mission trip to East Asia

Aaron Dickens, Reporter

September 6, 2019

A culture shock of people being sheltered and closed-off awaited several Marshall students during a mission trip with Cru to East Asia this summer. Alexander Khoury, a member of Cru and a participant of the mission trip, said the main purpose of the mission trip was to reach out to people and tell...