The Parthenon

Marshall fraternity and Rec staff raise awareness for thyroid cancer

Marshall fraternity and Rec staff raise awareness for thyroid cancer

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Members of Alpha Tau Omega and the Marshall University Recreation Center staff competed in a soccer tournament this past weekend to show support for a Marshall student recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Thomas Logston, a junior at Marshall, discovered he had thyroid cancer over winter break when h...

Marshall students urged to prepare homes for Spring Break

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Students are encouraged by Marshall University’s police department and Housing and Residence Life to prepare their homes and dorm rooms before leaving for spring break. Chief Jim Terry has tips to remember before headed home for spring break if students live off campus. These include leaving one ...

Women’s Center sponsoring diaper drive for expectant mothers

Amanda Larch, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Women’s Center is sponsoring a diaper drive for the Cabell County Community Baby Shower. The Community Baby Shower helps families and first time expectant mothers prepare for the responsibility of caring for their child. Claire Snyder, program coordinator for the Women’s Center, said the event...

‘Sons and Daughters’ campaign earns international recognition

‘Sons and Daughters’ campaign earns international recognition

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s “sons and daughters” outdoor advertising campaign took home a best of show award at the Education Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Bulletin. This is the second year the campaign has been awarded a title, winning an award last year for the over...

WMUL-FM wins at national conference

WMUL-FM wins at national conference

Ginny Blake, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The graduate student manager, faculty manager and a journalism professor from WMUL-FM received awards during the National Broadcasting Society Professional Audio/Video Production Competition. Adam Rogers, professor Chuck G. Bailey and professor Dan Hollis received five first place awards and two hono...

Meet the 2018 SGA presidential candidates

Meet the 2018 SGA presidential candidates

Kyra Biscarner and Ginny Blake, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

Hunter Barclay  Hunter Barclay is a junior international affairs major with a pre-med concentration running for student body president. He is from Frostburg, Maryland. According to Barclay, he wants to put an emphasis on mental health for all students and work to bring a new perspective to stu...

Body Shots XI: (S)heroes celebrates female empowerment on campus

Sarah, Ingram

March 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s faculty and staff dressed as different heroines to celebrate female empowerment with Body Shots XI: (S)heroes, an event used to promote Women’s History Month since 2007. The event consisted of different women presenting poetry and stories they have written as well as short f...

‘Trailblazers and Truth Tellers’ to show movies of female triumphs to honor Women’s History Month

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS

“Women’s History Month is an opportunity to highlight women’s accomplishments and amplify their voices,” Women’s Center program coordinator Claire Snyder said. “That’s why we titled this series ‘Trailblazers and Truth Tellers.’” “Trailblazers and Truth Tellers” is a series of movie nig...

Marshall to vote whether to expand CAB budget

Amanda Larch, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Office of Student Activities will conduct a vote on the issue of expanding the Campus Activity Board’s student activities budget Tuesday and Wednesday. Briana Murphy, public relations director for CAB, said the expansion consists of a fee increase which would allow CAB more money to have bigge...

Marshall Greek Life faces social suspension

Marshall Greek Life faces social suspension

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Fraternities and sororities have been placed on a social moratorium after the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life discovered one of Marshall's Greek chapters violated social conduct rules. The halt of all activities including alcohol will be in place until the Greek community is informed otherwise. ...

SGA Candidates square off for first debate of campaign

SGA Candidates square off for first debate of campaign

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Candidates for student body president and vice president had the opportunity to debate topics such as campus safety, diversity on campus and tuition increases Monday night when the first presidential debate took place in the memorial student center. Candidates Marcus Tucker, Madison Davis, Hunter Barclay and...

Workshop to teach mental health skills

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Wellness Center at Marshall University and the Department of Social Work are sponsoring a Mental Health First Aid class this Friday in Drinko Library. Students, faculty and other members of the community are able to attend to become more informed about the signs and symptoms of mental health issues...