The Parthenon

Women and Gender Center plans for future following Amendment 1 passing

Joelle Gates, Reporter

November 14, 2018


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Marshall University’s Women and Gender Center, in addition to Herd Free, plan to raise awareness about abortion and reproductive healthcare following the ruling on Amendment 1. The state amendment, which passed during the midterm election, removes state wide protections for abortions if Roe v. Wade...

Jim’s Steak and Spaghetti updates uniforms

Jim’s Steak and Spaghetti updates uniforms

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

November 14, 2018


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The nostalgic Huntington restaurant, Jim’s Steak and Spaghetti House, has changed its uniforms designed in the 1930’s to modern day slacks after 80 years of business. Jimmie Tweel Carder, owner of Jim’s Steak and Spaghetti House, said changing the uniform was hard due to the significance of...

RCBI aims to launch Huntington into the aerospace industry

RCBI aims to launch Huntington into the aerospace industry

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

November 14, 2018


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The Robert C. Byrd Institute is making progress toward its goal of helping to establish an aircraft maintenance facility at Tri-State Airport, and ground has been broken on a Federal Aviation Administration certified flight school at Yeager Airport in Charleston. Mike Friel, public information specialist...

National organization, Marshall students fight sex trafficking

National organization, Marshall students fight sex trafficking

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

November 14, 2018


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Operation Underground Railroad Rescue showcased its new documentary “Operation Toussaint” to Marshall University students and faculty, Monday, Nov. 12, to demonstrate the impact the organization is having on child sex trafficking in countries throughout the world. The organization also recognized...

Students’ perspective on the 1970 tragedy

Students’ perspective on the 1970 tragedy

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 13, 2018


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48 years after the worst collegiate sports-related air tragedy in U.S. history, students reflected on what being a part of the Herd means to them. Several students at Marshall University said they think the 1970 plane crash carrying the Marshall football team, coaches and supporters deserves to be rememb...

Marshall leaders emphasize importance of Fountain Ceremony

Marshall leaders emphasize importance of Fountain Ceremony

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

November 13, 2018


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The Annual Fountain Ceremony means something different to everyone, including the President and Provost of Marshall University, who are both from out of state. “This very somber ceremony is one of the best known nationally,” Provost Jaime Taylor said. “It is going to be a huge honor to be a part o...

CAB continues DIY series with calligraphy event

CAB continues DIY series with calligraphy event

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

November 11, 2018


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Marshall University students learned a new skill this week thanks to the Campus Activities Board. The third installment of CAB’s Do-It-Yourself Series was Nov. 8. This event taught students how to write in calligraphy. “I thought it was fantastic, I really learned a lot from this event,”...

Fallout 76 event prepares fans for the release of the game

Fallout 76 event prepares fans for the release of the game

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 11, 2018


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Gamers participated in Marshall University’s Fallout 76: Reclamation Day event, Friday Nov. 9, which was organized by John Barton, who works for WV Autism, an organization whose mission is to find and build community support and outreach to autism families across West Virginia. The purpose of the...

Guest political science professor discusses politics at Marshall

Guest political science professor discusses politics at Marshall

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 9, 2018


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Professor of political science and law at the University of California, Charles A. Smith, explored the issue of gerrymandering in America, Thursday, Nov. 8, at Marshall University’s Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall. As part of the Amicus Curiae lecture series, sponsored by the Simon Perry Center for...

PROACT Recovery Center presented $400K grant from Aetna

PROACT Recovery Center presented $400K grant from Aetna

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 8, 2018


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The Provider Response Organization for Addiction Care and Treatment was presented a $400K grant from Aetna Better Health of West Virginia Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the new Huntington facility on 20th Street. PROACT is a culmination of the services and efforts of several local health centers including...

Open-air preacher returns to Marshall’s campus

Open-air preacher returns to Marshall’s campus

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

November 7, 2018


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Zachary Humphrey, a preacher who has come to Marshall University’s campus before, was on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 7, to preach “to those sinners at Marshall.” “I know Jesus Christ, and he said ‘go preach to those sinners at Marshall today,'” Humphrey said. “My purpose here is to convinc...

Hal Greer to be honored by statue

Gretchen Kalar and Sydney Shelton

November 6, 2018


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Marshall University will honor Hal Greer with a statue in 2019. President Jerry Gilbert has created a committee to focus on the state after he proposed the idea of a sculpture for a recognition of Hal Greer. “The committee has sent out a call for proposal,” Gilbert said. “We had six people express intere...