The Parthenon

Marshall University showcases women-centric art

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Women from the Marshall University community showcased their women-centric art Thursday in the “Nevertheless, She Persisted” exhibition at Drinko Library. “This was a collaboration with all the women’s groups on campus and the School of Art and Design to showcase Marshall women’s artwork,...

Poison Apples Roller Derby invites new members

Poison Apples Roller Derby invites new members

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

January 22, 2018


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The Poison Apples Roller Derby of Huntington is looking for new members to join its fast and furious team of skaters. The team meets twice a week for practice and also travels for bouts, or games, several times every year. The coach of the Poison Apples, Levi Hogan, said the sport is a combination of s...

Grindstone Coffeeology offered discount to federal employees

Grindstone Coffeeology offered discount to federal employees

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 22, 2018


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Grindstone Coffeeology, a coffee truck located primarily in Huntington, offered a 25 percent discount to all federal employees who’s pay was affected by the government shutdown. Brendan Fenn, owner, followed politics worldwide since he was young. He took part in an election in Australia before he move...

Roger May finds home through a camera lens

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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Home: a word so common no one stops to think what it means. To some, it may have been a smell, a town, a state or a house where family lived for decades.  To Roger May, home meant southern West Virginia, the place where he grew up. May’s new exhibit in the Birke Art Gallery, “How to Get Home Ag...

School of Music starts the new year with ‘Rossiniana 2’

Rachael Cook, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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Violauta Duo will perform “Rossiniana 2”on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Music Hall Studio 143, the first School of Music event this semester. “We try to schedule our performances on campus at the beginnings of semesters, that way we leave available dates in the semester for students’ recital...

Murphy showcased at 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Murphy showcased at 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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The 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition will be held in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery at Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center from Jan. 8 to Feb. 16. There will be an awards reception on Tuesday, Jan. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. and an awards ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. The 7th Annual Nati...

CAB members make Christmas cards, donate stuffed Marcos to hospitalized children

Alison Baldridge, Reporter

December 10, 2017


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Marshall University’s Campus Activities Board introduced a new activity Friday for their final day of stress relief week, “Be Kind to Unwind,” an event to spread holiday cheer to children hospitalized at Cabell Huntington Hospital. CAB members and students who participated gathered in the Memorial...

The real heroine of Huntington: Jan Rader

The real heroine of Huntington: Jan Rader

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Jan Rader is no average woman. She is the Huntington fire chief. She is the star of a Netflix documentary. She can rescue someone from a burning building and then administer certified professional medical treatment. She is paving the way for young girls looking to do big things that might think they ca...

Jyotsna Patel of the International Student Servies: an unlikely journey

Jyotsna Patel of the International Student Servies: an unlikely journey

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Residing in a new country with a new baby, Jyotsna Patel applied for a nine-month position at Marshall University with International Student Services. Patel said her husband advised her not to apply for such a temporary position, but she decided to give it a shot. Fifteen years later, she remains at Ma...

‘Growing Up’ art exhibition on display at VAC until Thursday

Landon Mitchell, Reporter

December 4, 2017


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Continuing with its senior capstone series, the School of Art and Design’s newest exhibition at the Visual Arts Center, “Growing Up,” shows the projects of five graduating seniors as they touch on personal issues. With the message of expanding personal space and limits, graphic designer Sam Bal...

MUsic Mondays lecturer explores history of the prelude

Danite Belay, Reporter

November 29, 2017


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Assistant professor of piano Johan Botes lectured Monday at the Cellar Door on the prelude as a piece of music and the diverse stylistic ideas surrounding it during the Marshall University School of Music’s MUsic Mondays lecture series. Titled “Prelude to What?,” the lecture explored specific...

Final tier of VAC capstone exhibitions to close Thursday

Final tier of VAC capstone exhibitions to close Thursday

Landon Mitchell, Reporter

November 27, 2017


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The third and final tier of senior capstone exhibitions opened at the Visual Arts Center Monday and will close Thursday. The four graduating seniors showing their projects include Ronnie Dickerson and his automotive-inspired clay sculptures. “Clay has allowed me to explore both ceramic and car cultures and their util...