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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Skip Henderson playing basketball with the Marshall team during his academic career.

MU Basketball Legend Looks for Hope During Harsh Prison Sentence

Johnathan Edwards, Student Reporter November 15, 2022

One of the premier stars of Marshall University basketball in the 1980s has spent the last three decades in and out of the Georgia prison and jail systems,...

Homecoming Love Story: New Mr. Marshall Proposes on Football Field

Homecoming Love Story: New Mr. Marshall Proposes on Football Field

Tyler Spence, Executive Editor November 9, 2022

A Marshall-themed love story started a new chapter for the newest Mr. Marshall and his fiancée during halftime of the Herd’s homecoming game against...

The “R.E.S.P.E.C.T,” tribute concert on Nov. 1 at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center explored the life and legacy of legendary singer Aretha Franklin

The “R.E.S.P.E.C.T,” tribute concert on Nov. 1 at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center explored the life and legacy of legendary singer Aretha Franklin

Victoria Ware, Features and Cultures Editor November 9, 2022

  The concert came after the fourth anniversary of Franklin’s death on Aug. 16, 2018.   The program interweaved the stories of Franklin’s personal...

Vending Machines Sell Community Art

Vending Machines Sell Community Art

Taylor Isaac, Student Reporter November 8, 2022

Artists in Huntington can now use vending machines to connect their pieces with patrons thanks to an initiative launched by a former Marshall University...

Members of the iCenter, Assistant Director Paige Leonard and one of the iCenter students, Jaxon Smith, stand in the Corbly Hall iCenter classroom.

iCenter Aims to Create Culture of Innovation on Campus

Evan Green, Managing Editor November 1, 2022

Over the last few years, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation—better known as the iCenter—has served as a major force to develop...

Logic 4 Lifters Hopes to Encourage Healthy Lifestyles at Marshall

Matthew Schaffer, Student Reporter October 21, 2022

Logic 4 Lifters held their third meeting on Thursday to inspire healthy lifestyles and share workout tips among Marshall students. “Our main priority...

Interview with Saturday Night Live Comedian, Mikey Day

Interview with Saturday Night Live Comedian, Mikey Day

Victoria Ware, Features Editor October 18, 2022

An evening of standup comedy and an audience Q&A with Saturday Night Live (SNL) writer and cast member, Mikey Day, will take place on Oct. 23 at the...

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Marshall Player Succeeds in Spite of Speech Impediment

Zach Highlander, Student Reporter October 18, 2022

Andre Sam, a Marshall senior who has shared his lifelong struggle with stuttering, has become an inspiration to many. Sam is a sixth year senior who...

Ben Chase smiles with Chuck McGill, associate athletic director for external engagement and fan experience.

Ben Chase Visits MU on a Mission to Break Record

Chayce Matheny, Sports Editor October 13, 2022

A college football fan is attempting to break the record for the most NCAA games a single person has been to in one season.  Ben Chase, a name, image...

MU Student Creates Book to Represent Trans Community

Lucy Bell, Photographer and Student Reporter October 9, 2022

After joining a nonprofit initiative to expand narrative change in media within Appalachia, one Marshall student set out to use his artistic skills to...

Kindergarten mothers gather for a PTO-sponsored Moms Night Out in Newton, Mass., on May 18, 2022. Parent Teacher Organizations have become a place where adults make friends and develop professional skills, all while having some fun.

Parent-teacher organizations aren’t only for the kids

Tracee M. Herbaugh, Associated Press September 8, 2022

They're known at school as the group of parents who orchestrate everything from Halloween parties to book fairs, but a parent-teacher organization isn’t...

Tyler Spence, executive editor, sits down to speak with Marshall University president Brad D. Smith

An Interview With University President Brad D. Smith

Tyler Spence and Brad D. Smith August 30, 2022

  Parthenon executive editor Tyler Spence sits down with university president Brad D. Smith.   T. “To start I wanted to talk about...

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