The Parthenon

Board of governors approves restructuring of business program

Ralph May, Reporter

February 21, 2020

The first steps of the restructuring and revitalization of the bachelor’s of business program was approved at the Board of Governors meeting on Thursday. “We have seven unique programs and 10 majors and as we added new programs some of them became programs and some majors. It became confusing...

Manchin says he may vote Trump despite voting to impeach him

Manchin says he may vote Trump despite voting to impeach him

February 20, 2020

Sen. Joe Manchin, during a recent town hall, defended his recent vote to remove President Donald Trump from office but told attendees he may still support the president’s 2020 re-election campaign against the Democratic nominee. “I knew that what the president did was wrong—it was severely wrong,”...

CEO panel focuses on leadership, a changing future

Amanda Larch, Executive Editor

February 19, 2020

Three CEOs, former and current, of world-renowned corporations shared their advice, answered questions and even accepted an audience member’s resume Wednesday during the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series inaugural CEO panel sponsored by Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business and the...

Graduate program ranked ninth in nation

Graduate program ranked ninth in nation

Ralph May, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Guaranteed job placement with an average earning of $70,000 is expected for graduates of Marshall University’s new graduate program in the College of Business, the director for the Center of Stakeholder Engagement said. Ranked ninth in the nation by College Rank, the new interdisciplinary program...

Honor Society seeks to improve community engagement

Honor Society seeks to improve community engagement

Ralph May, Reporter

February 18, 2020

An honors society is changing the perception of being just a resume builder by striving to connect the campus to serve the community, said the society’s chapter advisor. This semester, Gamma Beta Phi Honors Society plans to have hands-on interactions with the community and hope to be inspired at...

From the dance floor to the classroom

Jonathan Still, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Lauren Angel is an adjunct professor that works in the History Department at Marshall University, but before becoming faculty at Marshall, she started taking in an interest in dancing. “I joined a team when I was about 12 and made a lot of friends at the time,” Angel said. “It was also around...

Brick Oven Pizza plans to expand to full capacity

Brick Oven Pizza plans to expand to full capacity

Jannson Williams, Reporter

February 18, 2020

After the fire in June 2017 took Brick and Brews gourmet pizza restaurant, Z Brick Oven pizza was brought up from the ashes with the motto, “Serving good food, all night long.” Joshua Pineda and Zane Carter opened Z Brick Oven in 2007. The pair said Z Brick Oven offers a wide variety of menu items...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Sarah Ingram, Copy Editor

February 18, 2020

The following information was provided by the Marshall University Police Department records. Possession of Marijuana Marshall University Police Department officers issued a citation for possession of marijuana on Feb. 9. After a resident in First-Year South Residence Hall set off the fire alarm, offi...

SGA working to make campus more sustainable

SGA working to make campus more sustainable

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

February 18, 2020

With Earth Day quickly approaching, Marshall University’s Student Government Association is working to make campus more sustainable than ever, SGA members said. With new initiatives such as paper straws in the Memorial Student Center, Secretary of Green Initiatives Jentre Hyde said she hopes students...

MU SPEAC aims to provide suicide awareness training

Talor Bennett, Reporter

February 11, 2020

The Marshall University Suicide Prevention Education Across Campus organization works to inform people about suicide and suicide prevention. “One life lost to suicide is too many, and it is all of our jobs to care about each other, to take care of each other and to be kind,” Katelyn Fowler, grant...

Marshall faculty address mental health issues, train students

Marshall faculty address mental health issues, train students

Ralph May, Reporter

February 11, 2020

There are CPR and other set procedures for the treatment of physical injuries during a crisis. The same is being made for a mental health crisis by two Marshall University faculty.  These faculty members are some of multiple who are addressing mental health crises by changing the stigma around crise...

Independent TEDxMarshallU event to include range of topics

Independent TEDxMarshallU event to include range of topics

Amanda Larch, Executive Editor

February 11, 2020

A TEDxMarshallU event, the second of its kind, will focus on bringing together different subjects, with six guest speakers at 5 p.m. March 14 at Huntington’s City Hall auditorium.  Hannah Petracca, student lead organizer of the event, said she is looking forward to the speakers sharing their stor...