The Parthenon

Green Bronx Machine model to come to Huntington through local child welfare provider

Green Bronx Machine model to come to Huntington through local child welfare provider

Brittany Hively, Reporter

November 16, 2019

The Green Bronx Machine, founded by South Bronx educator Stephen Ritz, is coming to Huntington, West Virginia.  Green Bronx Machine is “dedicated to cultivating minds and harvesting hope," according to the organization’s website, which continues, "our school-based model using urban agriculture...

Marshall professor lectures on transforming frustration into beauty

Marshall professor lectures on transforming frustration into beauty

Aaron Dickens, Reporter

November 15, 2019

Frustration can be a frequent occurrence throughout not only student lives, but professors’ lives as well. But as students and professors progress throughout their classes, this frustration can be transformed into beauty, psychology professor April Fugett-Fuller said Thursday at an open lecture in...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Robert Castillo, Reporter

November 14, 2019

Underage Drinking Marshall University Police Department officers responded to a call regarding two males suspected to be drinking underage in Haymaker Hall at approximately 11:10 p.m. on Nov. 5. Once officers arrived on scene, the two males were questioned about whether they had been drinking and ad...

Federal judge discusses separation of powers in government during Amicus Curiae lecture

Federal judge discusses separation of powers in government during Amicus Curiae lecture

Blake Newhouse, Reporter

November 14, 2019

Reflecting on the history of how presidents and Congress have allocated powers of war can allow people to learn more about the government and separation of powers, said a U.S. Court of Appeals judge Tuesday at the final Amicus Curiae lecture of 2019. “When we think about war powers, we often think...

75 honored at 49th Memorial Fountain Ceremony

75 honored at 49th Memorial Fountain Ceremony

Hanna Pennington, Executive Editor

November 14, 2019

The Marshall University community remembered the 75 killed in the Nov. 14, 1970 plane crash today at the 49th Memorial Fountain Ceremony. Speakers reflected on the tragedy before the annual shutting off of the Memorial Fountain’s water and the laying of 75 white roses, a tradition honoring each...

Veterans honored at annual ceremony and program

Veterans honored at annual ceremony and program

Sarah Rowe, Reporter

November 14, 2019

Service member sacrifices were honored by legislative members, families, children and canines alike at a Veterans Day program and ceremony. “I’ve actually been asked ‘What do veterans sacrifice?’" said J. Brian Nimmo, director of the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center. “Quite frankly,...

Students raise funds, awareness to combat human trafficking

Julianna Everly, Reporter

November 12, 2019

By selling bracelets and baked goods, two Marshall University students are beginning to raise money and awareness for combatting the problem of human trafficking in the area.  The idea originally came to sophomore nursing major Olivia Sweeney from a theme at her church camp, where each cabin compe...

Marshall to open state’s first commercial compost facility

Marshall to open state’s first commercial compost facility

Hanna Pennington, Executive Editor

November 12, 2019

Marshall University’s Sustainability Department plans to open West Virginia’s first commercial compost facility this spring, continuing its progress toward a greener campus and city. Sustainability Manager Amy Parsons-White said the idea started small when she began looking into creating a compost...

International students struggle with employment complications

Phuong Anh Do, Reporter

November 12, 2019

As non-citizens of the United States, international students can only apply for off-campus jobs in cases of severe economic hardship, according to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Just like many international students, Jummy Adegoke, a Marshall graduate student, was shocked to learn she...

Organization aims to change culture of literacy throughout W.Va.

Brittany Hively, Reporter

November 12, 2019

The goal of Read Aloud West Virginia is to improve literacy among elementary school students in the state through reading.  “Read Aloud West Virginia’s mission is to change the literacy culture of West Virginia by keeping reading material in the hands and on the minds of our state’s children...

Community to remember 75 with fountain ceremony

Community to remember 75 with fountain ceremony

Blake Newhouse, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Preserving the discussion of the 1970 Marshall University plane crash team is essential for future students to understand the school’s history, said Marshall President Jerry Gilbert. “We need to know about the hardships that the Marshall family and the community went through,” Gilbert said....

Office of Career Education to host etiquette dinner for students

Taylor Speight, Reporter

November 7, 2019

To help students obtain proper business etiquette in meal situations, the Office of Career Education will host an etiquette dinner Nov. 12 in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center. “A meal is a part of the interview process, and how you conduct yourself is a big part of business etiquette,”...