The Parthenon

Exchange student profile: Anita Langary

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

January 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Anita Langary, from London, England moved to Cambridge, England in 2013 to attend Anglia-Ruskin University. Langary is now a journalism exchange student at Marshall University, and she said her first semester in America has been better than she expected. “The people are much friendlier here,” Langary said....

W.Va. House proposes revisions to sex offender law

Lexi Browning, Reporter

January 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS

State lawmakers have proposed legislation that would prohibit certain sex offenders from loitering within 1,000 ft. of a daycare facility, school, or residence of a victim. Loitering, as defined in House Bill 2025, refers to lingering or being idle without lawful purpose in an area. Lead sponsor Delegate...

ART STUDENTS PRESENT UNIQUE EXHIBIT IN BIRKE ART GALLERY

ART STUDENTS PRESENT UNIQUE EXHIBIT IN BIRKE ART GALLERY

Matthew Prandoni, Reporter

January 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University artists were invited to submit their work to the foundation series Amalgam at the Birke Art Gallery. Marshall’s art professors showed their exquisite corpse work. In these examples of exquisite corpse, one person would start a drawing on one half of the piece of paper, and then s...

West Virginia Farmers Market Association to train new farmers and vendors alike

West Virginia Farmers Market Association to train new farmers and vendors alike

William Izzo, Reporter

January 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

West Virginia cities house famers markets where food is grown for community members. West Virginia Farmers Market Association allows different markets in the state to become members of the association. There are 54 total markets in the state with various vendors, new and old, coming to sell their produc...

Assessment Day to return April 14

Sara Ryan, Reporter

January 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s Office of Assessment is preparing surveys and prizes for Assessment Day on April 14. In February students will begin receiving emails about surveys they can take and will be entered to win prizes on Assessment Day.  Mary Reynolds, associate vice president of assessment and qualit...

La Bohème to grace Keith Albee stage in Marshall Artists Series

La Bohème to grace Keith Albee stage in Marshall Artists Series

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

January 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS

“La Bohème” will come to the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Feb 10 as a part of the Marshall Artists Series. “La Bohème” is an opera set in 1830s Paris within the Latin Quarter and follows the struggles and lives of poet Rodolfo, the beautiful Mimi and their friends. “Re...

Upcoming expo for pharmacy students

Matthew Eplion, Reporter

January 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS

The Marshall University School of Pharmacy will have its first Pharmacy Career Expo Friday. Debby Stoler, assistant director of development and outreach at Career Services, said the primary goal of the expo is to give pharmacy students a chance to look for internships and potential future careers i...

Local program prepares young men for success

Local program prepares young men for success

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

January 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS

The American Dream Movement planned its second public ceremony for new members at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. ADM is a group of young-adult advisors who mentor African American teenage boys in the Huntington area. The group’s founder and director, Charles C. Meyers, Jr., a 201...

President’s office decorated with student artwork

President’s office decorated with student artwork

Amy Napier, Reporter

January 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Strands of yarn intricately woven in the pattern of a scarf remain untouched. Pieces of an old soup can press into a series of feathers. These elements make up the pieces of artwork hanging in Marshall University Interim President Gary White's office, and they are all student creations. Donald Van...

CHANGING THE BREW

CHANGING THE BREW

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

January 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Bittersweet Coffeehouse is bringing a new and diverse method of brewing coffee to the Huntington area. Madelynn Coalson, a barista at the coffeehouse, said each cup of coffee is made individually. “Pour over is considered a third wave coffee,” Coalson said. “Each batch is ground individually...

Student wrongfully confesses to assault

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

January 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS

A Marshall University student wrongfully confessed to a Jan. 16 assault on another man near the university. The Huntington Police Department cited “extreme impairment by drugs and alcohol” as reason for his false confession. Richard William Hoobler, 22, of Huntington, wrongfully identified...

MU Women Connect event features unreleased film

MU Women Connect event features unreleased film

Allyson Carr, Reporter

January 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University Women Connect presented a free screening to inform students on chemical safety Wednesday in the Memorial Student Center. The women’s studies program organized a chemical safety awareness event for students interested in learning more about the chemicals in the region. A screening...