Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Parthenon Wins Three Awards at West Virginia Press Association Convention

The Parthenon August 8, 2022

The Parthenon's won three awards within the editorial category at the 2022 West Virginia Press Association convention. Honors are given for excellence...

University Removes Mask Mandate Regardless of Community Transmission

Tyler Spence, Executive Editor August 2, 2022

Effective immediately masks will be recommended and not mandatory at Marshall University regardless of community transmission level. In an email, the...

Gov. Justice Appoints Former Thomas Reuters CEO, MU Alumnus as New BOG Member

Evan Green, Features Editor July 30, 2022

On Jul. 21st, 2022, Gov. Jim Justice officially appointed James C. “Jim” Smith to serve on the Marshall University Board of Governors. Smith is a Marshall...

WV Department of Transportation Lowers Speed Limit Near Campus

WV Department of Transportation Lowers Speed Limit Near Campus

Evan Green, Features Editor July 12, 2022

As a part of a larger effort to increase pedestrian safety near Marshall’s campus, West Virginia Department of Transportation Secretary Jimmy Wriston...

Huntington City Council Bans Conversion Therapy for Minors

Tyler Spence, Executive Editor July 12, 2022

This week, the Huntington city council voted 7-4 to ban conversion therapy for minors in the city.  Council members DuRon Jackson, Pat Jones, Tia Rumbaugh,...

WV Abortion Law From 1882 Now Enforceable after Roe Overturned, Protesters March over Weekend

WV Abortion Law From 1882 Now Enforceable after Roe Overturned, Protesters March over Weekend

Evan Green, Features Editor June 28, 2022

On Friday, Jun. 24 at around 11 a.m., the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade, a long-standing precedent that protected legal rights...

Community Comes to Campus to Work for Cares Week

Community Comes to Campus to Work for Cares Week

Isabella Robinson, Lead Reporter June 28, 2022

Marshall University hosted Community Cares Week from June 20 through the 25 on the Huntington campus. The week of volunteer work, giving and community...

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade; States Can Ban Abortion

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade; States Can Ban Abortion

Mark Sherman, Associated Press June 24, 2022

The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to...

Board of Governors Approves Baseball Stadium Plan

Tyler Spence, Executive Editor June 24, 2022

The Marshall University board of governors unanimously approved a plan to begin construction on a baseball stadium. The stadium will be behind Dot Hicks...

University president Brad D. Smith hosts his first press conference, highlighting his first 100 days in office.

President Smith Holds First Press Conference

Tyler Spence, Executive Editor June 20, 2022

University president Brad D. Smith held his first press conference on Monday, recapping his first 100 days in office and his extensive listening tour. Smith...

Board of Governors Sets Project Priorities, Changes to Student Conduct Policies

Board of Governors Sets Project Priorities, Changes to Student Conduct Policies

Tyler Spence, Executive Editor June 16, 2022

The Marshall University Board of Governors met and approved changes to student conduct policies and approved major projects for construction.  Notably,...

Blocks from the National AIDS Memorial Quilt are on display at the Carroll Gallery

Marshall University to Display Panels from National AIDS Memorial Quilt

June 14, 2022

10 Blocks from the national AIDS Memorial Quilt are set to be displayed at Marshall’s Carroll Gallery from Jun. 10 through Jul. 30. The quilt was designed...

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