The Parthenon

Etiquette dinner helps students develop professional skills

Etiquette dinner helps students develop professional skills

Matthew Eplion, Reporter

March 4, 2015


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Marshall University Career Services and Northwestern Mutual had an etiquette dinner Tuesday for students. About 50 to 60 students were present at the start of the event. Attending students participated in a four-course meal while they were instructed on the basics of dining and business etiquette. T...

‘Reclaim Your Selfie’ lecture focuses on positive body image

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

March 4, 2015


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The Marshall University INTO center presented a lecture about positive body image Tuesday. Brianna McElfish, graduate assistant in the Women’s Center and doctorate of psychology student, presented the lecture titled “Reclaim your Selfie.” The lecture focused on what selfies mean to the culture...

Symphony orchestra features contest winner

Symphony orchestra features contest winner

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

March 3, 2015


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The Marshall University Symphony Orchestra Family Concert took place Tuesday at Smith Music Hall. The orchestra is composed of about 50 Marshall music students. The music left the crowd in complete silence during performances, and applause after each song lasted a little longer every time. Elizabeth...

Interfraternity Council raffles Bonnaroo tickets

Nichole Henderson, Reporter

March 3, 2015


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Marshall University’s Interfraternity Council (IFC) is raffling Bonnaroo Festival tickets to increase the council’s budget. The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is an annual four-day music festival in Manchester, Tennessee, from June 11-14. IFC is using the proceeds it makes from the ticket sales...

Professional month helps students succeed in business

Hunter Morrison, Reporter

March 3, 2015


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The Marshall University College of Business students will get the opportunity to strengthen professional skills this month during Professional Month. Students can learn professional personal skills such as the use of social media, interviewing skills and techniques and resume preparation. Students...

T.K. Dodrill Jewelers moving to Pullman Square

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

March 3, 2015


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T.K. Dodrill Jewelers, located at 321 Ninth St. in Huntington, will close its doors after almost 30 years and reopen April 9 at Pullman Square. Kirk Dodrill, owner of the family owned and operated jewelry store, opened the store in 1984. He signed a lease to move his business to the former Salads with...

AGB search firm visits campus, jumpstarts presidential search

Amy Napier, Reporter

March 3, 2015


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Two members from the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges search firm arrived at Marshall University Sunday to prepare for a series of meetings concerning the university’s current presidential search. Representatives Jim Lanier and Arnold Speert met with the Marshall Board...

Quiz game determines Wizard of Sexuality Studies

Quiz game determines Wizard of Sexuality Studies

Hannah Harman, Reporter

March 3, 2015


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Marshall University faculty battled it out Monday in the Wizard of Sexuality Studies game show. Wizard of Sexuality Studies is a game show in which students ask the questions, vote for the best answers and donate to help their favorite faculty contestants achieve victory. This year, the faculty...

Local salon promotes prom dresses for charity

Erika Johnk, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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True Blue Salon partnered with Branches Domestic Violence Shelter Sunday to put together the Dresses for Domestic Peace event. The event opened the doors for teenagers in the community to come pick out a dress for the 2015 prom or a formal dance. The event consisted of dresses that were donated fro...

Amicus Curiae lecture focuses on the role of women in politics

Hannah Harman, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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The Amicus Curiae series presents “Why Women Don’t Run for Office and What Happens When They Do” 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Foundation Hall of the Erickson Alumni Center. Jennifer Lawless, director of Women and Politics Institute at the American University School of Public Affairs, will give the lectu...

Dog Bowl raises funds at Colonial Lanes

Dog Bowl raises funds at Colonial Lanes

Erika Johnk, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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The puppies came out to play Saturday at Colonial Lanes Bowling Alley in Huntington to help raise money for Advocates Saving Adoptable Pets (ASAP). The Dog Bowl fundraiser allows ASAP to provide quality care for the animals while also benefiting the adoption and foster programs as well as covering veterinarian...

Rec Center triathlon benefits local foster children

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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The Rec Center had an indoor triathlon for adults and children to participate in benefiting NECCO, a company that helps foster children in the Huntington area. The triathlon included swimming, biking and running. Michele Muth, director of marketing and events at the Rec Center, said there is always...