The Parthenon

Legend of Mothman lives on in Point Pleasant, West Virginia

A statue of Mothman is in Point Pleasant.

Brittany Hively, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Is it a man, is it a bird, is it a Mothman? Two young couples were driving through the TNT area of Point Pleasant on a mid-November night when they found themselves being chased by what was first thought to be a large man. They soon realized it was more of a large, bird-like creature with even larger...

Ministry organization aims to provide safe space for international students

Julianna Everly, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The Bridges International Marshall University group aims to create a positive environment on campus for international students through ministry services.  According to Erica Burns, one of the organization’s leaders, on a campus that so many international students consider their home away from hom...

Haunted Huntington: William L. Grimes, D.D.S.

Haunted Huntington:  William L. Grimes, D.D.S.

Hanna Pennington, Executive Editor

October 29, 2019

“I knew I had a ghost,” Dr. William L. Grimes, a dentist located in Huntington, said. “I knew there was something going on, but I didn’t ever expect to see anything.”  Grimes has been practicing general dentistry in his 20th Street office since 1974, purchasing the duplex-style early 20...

Photo and Video club seeks to give digital creators opportunities

Julianna Everly, Reporter

October 27, 2019

Deciding there needed to be a club at Marshall that honored both photographers and videographers, students created the Photo and Video club, which members said aims to gather photographers and videographers together to create multiple opportunities for both art and non-art majors.  Ben Powell, a sophomore visual arts major who ...

Marshall, Cabell County Health Department partner in flu prevention effort

Sarah Rowe, Reporter

October 26, 2019

As flu season approaches, some students said getting sick can make their health, grades and bank accounts suffer. “Getting sick in college is not a vacation from school,” Aaliyah Meadows, a junior at Marshall University, said. “When you miss class, you fall behind, and even if you have an excused...

Upcoming trombone ensemble concert to feature variety of music

Summer Jewell, Reporter

October 25, 2019

A variety of musical approaches will be explored by Marshall University’s trombone ensemble during a concert Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Smith Musical Hall. “We’re divided into two groups, one on each side of the stage, and they answer each other back and forth, like in a battle,” Michael Stroeher,...

Huntington Museum of Art celebrates Night at the BOO-seum, 100th Fourth Tuesday event

Marshall art education graduates Kaitlin Donnally and Charity Baker dressed as artists Salvador Dali and Vincent Van Gogh for the The Huntington Museum of Art's Night at the BOO-seum Oct. 22.

Brittany Hively, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Dinosaurs, princesses and monsters filled the Huntington Museum of Art (HMA) to celebrate Night at the BOO-seum and HMA's 100th Fourth Tuesday event Oct. 22.  “On the fourth Tuesday of every month, we do a different themed program at the museum,” said Cindy Dearborn, director of education at H...

Organization invites students to participate in Bridge Day

The Bridges International Marshall University group attends Bridge Day Oct. 19.

Phuong Anh Do, Reporter

October 22, 2019

The Bridges International Marshall University group provided students the opportunity to travel to the New River Gorge Bridge and attend Bridge Day, Saturday, Oct. 19 in Fayetteville, West Virginia. The event, which marked the 40th anniversary of Bridge Day, was similar to a one-day holiday as people...

Baseball Hall of Famer slides into Huntington

Sarah Ingram, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

The Marshall Artists Series is pitching a curveball this week as it welcomes Johnny Bench, Baseball Hall of Famer and former Cincinnati Reds player, to give an inspirational speech to Marshall University students and the Huntington community at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Keith Albee. Though the...

Unity Walk kicks off homecoming, celebrates family

Unity Walk kicks off homecoming, celebrates family

Phuong Anh Do, Reporter

October 22, 2019

Hundreds of students joined the eighth annual Unity Walk to kick off the homecoming week activities Monday afternoon. The event celebrated the diversity of Marshall University’s student body with a walk around the campus perimeter.  “So, this is about a family reunion, we call it unity,” Ass...

Drag queens and bingo bring community together

Sarah Rowe, Reporter

October 22, 2019

The Women’s March West Virginia, The Peddler, Huntington Pride and Branches Domestic Violence Shelter collaborated on a few commonalities—drag queens and bingo. “There has to be solidarity in a movement, you have to involve the community in order to make a difference,” Ally Layman, director...

Students create letter boards, de-stress at DIY series event

Students make letter boards with the help of Campus Activities Board members during an event in CAB's DIY series Oct. 16.

Julianna Everly, Reporter

October 18, 2019

Marshall students had the opportunity to forget the stress of school and midterms while creating letter boards in a group setting at a DIY event Wednesday in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center. During the event, the second installment in the Campus Activities Board's year-long DIY...