The Parthenon

Students take a bite out of Viking culture

Students take a bite out of Viking culture

Amanda Larch, Managing Editor

May 4, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Professor Laura Michele Diener’s Viking World class received a taste of authentic Viking culture with their Viking Feast final project Friday, May 3. Students cooked Viking food, dressed in traditional attire and provided Viking-style entertainment during the course of the feast at Camp Mad Anthon...

MUPD remains on duty for summer 2019 break

Staff Reporter

May 4, 2019


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While some members of the Marshall University community leave campus for the summer break, the Marshall University Police Department continues to provide security on campus and fight crime through the summer. “Our daily routine does not change much over summer,” said MUPD Chief Jim Terry. “Marshal...

Marshall Biology Club raises funds for One by One Animal Advocates

Marshall Biology Club raises funds for One by One Animal Advocates

Madalyn McCoy, Reporter

May 4, 2019


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The Marshall University Biology Club raised money for a small organization called One by One Animal Advocates and promoted adoption from the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Shelter Thursday at the Memorial Student Center. The club’s connection with the One by One Animal Advocates started because of its former...

Gro Marshall recovery program to combat addiction stigmas

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

May 3, 2019


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Marshall University has partnered with Gro Huntington, a nonprofit organization started in Huntington, West Virginia, to create Gro Marshall, a recovery program for students and community members on Marshall’s campus. The partnership comes with the hope that the program, starting in fall 2019, can...

Katie Couric recognizes MyHuntington movement in social media video

Trey Delida, Reporter

May 3, 2019


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Though residents may sometimes feel like no one knows about the city, Huntington seems to have connections across the nation. As a matter of fact, the city was recently recognized by a familiar face. “Hi there, residents of Huntington, West Virginia. It’s Katie Couric here,” the journalist said...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Mackenzie Jones, Reporter

April 30, 2019


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Destruction of Property  Officers received a call April 21 from the Sixth Avenue parking garage that a window on the second story was shattered. Officers arrived on scene to investigate. They took pictures and sent them to dispatch. At the time, the case was closed due to belief that a rock had hit...

Changes come to SGA

Changes come to SGA

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

April 30, 2019


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Marshall University’s student senate experienced change as some Student Government Association members said goodbye and others moved into new positions, during the first meeting of student senate session 77 Tuesday in the Memorial Student Center.  Now former Student Body President Hunter Barcl...

‘Innovative Solutions to Complex Problems’ theme of TEDx event

Paige Leonard, Reporter

April 30, 2019


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A wide array of topics, ranging from the opioid epidemic and sexual assault to music therapy, will be presented at Marshall University’s first TEDx event Saturday, May 4. “It’s just kind of a relief, more than anything just knowing that our story is going to be out there,” said Buffy Six,...

Gardens in bloom on campus

Gardens in bloom on campus

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

April 30, 2019


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Marshall University is not only a home to students, but to plants starting life in several gardens across campus. As the summer season approaches, students and gardeners prepare for the vegetable season.  Since 2009 Marshall has had gardens that have housed vegetables, herds, succulents and more. An...

Criminal justice fraternity uses pies to fundraise for conference

Criminal justice fraternity uses pies to fundraise for conference

Madalyn McCoy, Reporter

April 30, 2019


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Pie A Teacher in the Face was a fundraiser held by a criminal justice honors group Tuesday in front of the Memorial Student Center.  Alpha Phi Sigma is a criminal justice fraternity at Marshall University. All the proceeds from their fundraiser will go towards helping their members attend the national ...

From capstone to community: class project creates mentorship program for children

From capstone to community: class project creates mentorship program for children

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

April 30, 2019


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Marshall University journalism students are trying to prove that Huntington still has a bright future by placing the hope for tomorrow in the children of today. The Hero2One sponsorship program started as a fundraising capstone project for a small group of students from Marshall’s W. Page Pitt School...

Tutoring Center seeks students for fall semester

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

April 30, 2019


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As the spring semester comes to a close, the Tutoring Services center in the Communications Building seeks students to become tutors in the fall. Tutors provide many services to students seeking help.  With a new semester starting, Sabrina Simpson, director of new student orientation and coordinator...