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Gilbert announces plans to step down as president in July 2022

Gilbert announces plans to step down as president in July 2022

University Communications April 29, 2021

Gilbert announces plans to step down as president in July 2022 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert today announced that he will not seek an extension of his contract...

Over a million Facebook users virtually gather to

The shame request: The rise of adult cyber-bullies

Xena Bunton, Features Editor April 29, 2021

There has been a noticeable trend of adult cyber-bullying since 2018, as over one million Facebook users virtually gather to “shame” strangers, celebrities and their friends. "You feel as if...

President Gilbert Reflects on George Floyd

Carter Truman, Reporter April 22, 2021

Hopefully, today is a new day for our country,” Marshall University President, Jerome Gilbert, said this morning at a program on the Memorial Student Center Plaza. The program called “A Social...

The Middle Fork River in southerwestern Barbour County’s Audra State Park.

Earth Day 2021: Explore

April 20, 2021

COURTESY OF SARAH HARMON WV TOURISM SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR All recommendations are based on distance from Huntington. Nearby: Have a picnic at Ritter Park, play Disc Golf...

Earth Day 2021: Get involved

Earth Day 2021: Get involved

Xena Bunton, Feature Editor April 20, 2021

Earth Day is April 22, it is the perfect time to prepare how you will be celebrating this year. As a college student or staff member, you may not have all the resources or know how to cele- brate...

Time to say goodbye

Time to say goodbye

Emma Berry, Copy Editor April 20, 2021

As my time at Marshall comes to a close and I am forced to reminisce on the time I have spent here — during very formative years of my life. It is crazy to think this is the last Parthenon edition that...

Sustainability club founder and president, Baleigh Epperly, organized conversations with sustainability department manager, Amy Parsons-White, and two Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition volunteers, Randi Pokladnik and Alex Cole.

Sustainability club panel discusses plastic industry

Xena Bunton, Feature Editor April 20, 2021

 To promote Marshall’s next “Screen on the Green” event in celebration of Earth Day, the sustainability club hosted a panel with sustainability officials to discuss how the plastic industry is harming...

Earth Day Extravaganza: Wall-E to show at Ritter Park

Miranda Valles, Reporter April 20, 2021

To celebrate Earth Day and kick off their spring programming, the Greater Huntington Parks and Recreation Department are planning to put on a free movie showing.  The GHPRD hosts and provides a variety...

Notable History Professor To Retire

Notable History Professor To Retire

Tyler Spence, Opinion Editor April 20, 2021

Professor Daniel Holbrook is set to retire at the end of the spring 2021 semester. Holbrook has been at Marshall since 1997 and has long been a staple in the history department.   Over his time at...

Student gain real-life experience

Student gain real-life experience

Cassidy Waugh , Reporter April 20, 2021

Marshall University allows seniors, majoring in education, to earn pay substitute teaching after they pass their Teacher Performance Assessment. On days they are not called to be a substitute, they remain...

Over the years, Ona has been recognized around the country and by national media outlets for their innovative sound and, in the meantime, have become local legends in the process.

Ona talks new music, playing at Mountain Stage

Tyler Spence, Opinion Editor April 13, 2021

With Mountain Stage set to be one of the first major concerts since the arrival of the pandemic last spring, the band Ona will be performing for the third time on Mountain Stage; however, this will be...

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and many medical professionals are encouraging constituents to receive their COVID-19 vaccination, many are still wary of the possible side effects.

Infectious diseases specialist explains vaccine benefits

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor April 13, 2021

 While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and many medical professionals are encouraging constituents to receive their COVID-19 vaccination, many are still wary of the possible side...

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