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Brad D. Smith Talks with Students About University Improvements

Jayden Taylor, Reporter November 17, 2021

Brad D. Smith, Marshall’s president-elect, held a “listening tour” in the Shawkey Dining Room at the Memorial Student Center at 10 a.m. to hear what students think Marshall’s opportunities...

CAB throws Paint and Sip to celebrate Fountain Ceremony

Katlyn Worstell, Reporter November 17, 2021

Campus Activities Board hosted a Paint and Sip for students to enjoy refreshments, relieve stress and meet new people Wednesday.  “Students paint different themes depending on current trends,...

Alpha Xi Delta Members Accepted Into Marshall Med School

Alpha Xi Delta Members Accepted Into Marshall Med School

Leah Scott, Reporter November 17, 2021

Three Alpha Xi Delta members Olivia Hart, Holly Edwards and Madelyn Ross achieved their goal of being accepted into Marshall’s medical school, and shared with the Parthenon their challenges and experiences...

Mark Miller Speaks at Annual Fountain Ceremony

Mark Miller Speaks at Annual Fountain Ceremony

Alaina Laster, Reporter November 17, 2021

“Maybe it’s God’s will or maybe it's fate, but I believe that tragedy not only brought us together today to celebrate the memory of these wonderful souls, but to teach us just how precious love...

The Squirrel Girl

The Squirrel Girl

Alaina Laster, Reporter November 17, 2021

Freshman student Kelsey Thompson sits outside Old Main a few days a week to spend time with the squirrels. The tradition began with her and her sister after a psychology class when she learned about...

Collegiate Recovery Program Supports Students in Recovery

Alaina Laster, Reporter November 17, 2021

The Marshall Collegiate Recoveryprogram is an on campus organization dedicated to helping students through their recovery journey. Throughout the semester, The Collegiate Recovery Community has hosted...

President Jerome Gilbert shared that the project was not truly on its feet until the school received a $25 million donation from Brad and Alys Smith in November 2018. Because of the donation, the new school of business has been named after Brad Smith.

Marshall Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for Business School

Conner Woodruff, Reporter November 11, 2021

On Wednesday, Mayor Steve Williams, Marshall President Jerome Gilbert, Marshall President-elect Brad Smith and Marshall University faculty and other community members crowded into a tent on the block of...

Jayden Harrison Named Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Week

Tyler Kennett, Reporter November 10, 2021

Marshall kick returner Jayden Harrison was awarded Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday. “It wouldn’t be possible if it wasn’t for (Jeremy) Springer dialing the return up...

Marshall International Festival Features 15 Countries

Marshall International Festival Features 15 Countries

Katlyn Worstell, Reporter November 10, 2021

Last weekend, the public was welcomed to West Virginia’s longest running International Festival that featured over 15 countries. “I was very excited to see people come out, enjoy, and learn in person...

Marshall Wind Symphony Presents Musical to Celebrate 150 Years of Huntington

Katlyn Worstell, Reporter November 10, 2021

This weekend, students and faculty from the departments of music, theatre and video production have come together to celebrate Huntington’s 150th anniversary by creating a musical titled “Home.”  “We...

Trio Program to Aid First-Gen Students

Alaina Laster, Reporter November 10, 2021

Marshall University Trio Program helps to aid first generation students with academic advising and financial aid.   First generation students are the first in their family to attend a four-year institution.   “It...

Marshall Lowered Flags in Student’s Memory

The Parthenon November 10, 2021

A Marshall student, 22-year-old Maribeth Cox, was struck by a vehicle and killed Nov. 4 near Marshall’s campus. The 22-year-old was hit by a vehicle while crossing 3rd avenue near 18th Street...

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