The Parthenon

SGA adds senate seats for INTO MU student representatives

Amy Napier, Reporter

April 5, 2015


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Marshall University's Student Government Association added two INTO MU senate seats to its cabinet. Students were asked to vote for this amendment during last month's student body elections. “We thought why not try to create a seat for them in our organization so they have not only a voice, but a...

Coffee with the Mayor series concludes

Coffee with the Mayor series concludes

Lexi Browning, Reporter

April 3, 2015


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The final installment of the Coffee with the Mayor series provided caffeinated encouragement Thursday as Huntington Mayor Steve Williams integrated Everyone Matters Day into his monthly Marshall University visit. Williams met with students in the Memorial Student Center to discuss acceptance and individuality...

Kids’ Night Out opens Rec Center to children

Kids’ Night Out opens Rec Center to children

Sara Ryan, Reporter

April 3, 2015


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Kids' Night Out will give parents a night off from 5-9 p.m. Friday at the Rec Center. Kids can swim, play dodge ball and climb the rock wall. They  will also watch a movie while they eat pizza. Kids' Night Out is open to Rec members and non-members. The price for members is $15 for the first child...

Palmer named finalist for Professor of the Year award

Palmer named finalist for Professor of the Year award

Hannah Harman, Reporter

April 3, 2015


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Marshall University history professor William Palmer was among five finalists for the Faculty Merit Foundation’s Professor of the Year award. “Marshall has always been a strong competitor for the award,” said Ken Sullivan, board member of the Faculty Merit Foundation. “Palmer was an outstanding...

Bone, Dody join voice and euphonium

Mikaela Keener, Repoter

April 2, 2015


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The Marshall University School of Music and Theatre welcomed guest artists Teresa Dody, Lloyd Bone and John Mark Walkup Thursday for “Eclectic Passions: Songs of Life and Love,” an euphonium and vocal recital. Bone, assistant professor of music at Glenville State College, said he was grateful fo...

Turn on the Knightlight

Turn on the Knightlight

Malcom Walton, Reporter

April 2, 2015


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Knightlight Communications, a group of Marshall University public relations students, raised approximately $750 Thursday for River Valley Child Development Services’ scholarship program. River Valley provides high quality early childhood care and education services for children. Knightlight rais...

Opportunity to renew football tickets passed, those seats are now ‘clear and open’

Opportunity to renew football tickets passed, those seats are now ‘clear and open’

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

April 2, 2015


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The Marshall University ticket office is getting ready for football season in the fall. The ticket office wrapped up renewal ticket sales for those who had tickets in the past. Aaron Goebbel, associate athletic director for external affairs said this week the ticket office is in a transition peri...

Chavez, Peckham share the voice of their poetry

Hannah Harman, Reporter

April 2, 2015


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English professors Sarah A. Chavez and Joel Peckham read from their published literary works and signed copies of their books Thursday in the Memorial Student Center. Students lined the back walls in the crowded audience, waiting to hear the readings and get their books signed. Books were selling...

POLICE BLOTTER

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

April 1, 2015


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Disorderly Conduct MUPD responded to a 911 report of a female being assaulted near campus March 11. The incident occurred at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 20th Street. The suspect, a 6-foot-3 white male, was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct. He was taken to Western Regional...

Fundraiser to benefit local charities

Erika Johnk, Reporter

April 1, 2015


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“Stuff A Truck and Make a Buck” will benefit local non-profit organizations the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Tri-State and Goodwill Industries of the KYOWVA. RMHC houses families for a period of time who have children who are in need of medical attention. “For every truck filled with...

Xenophobia forum takes simple approach to spread awareness

Jared Casto, Reporter

April 1, 2015


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A Marshall University honors class is presenting a forum addressing the existence and prevention of xenophobia this month. Marshall students Grace Behnke, Carly Riley, and Lindsay Robertson organized the event to raise awareness about an issue they said is underrepresented and misunderstood by a majority...