The Parthenon

Ronald McDonald House presents Cookies with Santa and superheroes

Taylor Watts, Reporter

November 20, 2014


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Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Tri-State will host Cookies with Santa and Superheroes from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dec. 13 at the First Presbyterian Church in Huntington. The fundraiser for the houses and costs $5 per person. There will be cookies, hot chocolate and an opportunity...

Marshall helps community through holiday wish tree event

Marshall helps community through holiday wish tree event

Kelly Pate, Reporter

November 20, 2014


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Marshall University’s First Year Residence Halls and Marshall Rec Center have teamed up with local organizations to provide the community with holiday gifts this season. Three trees, one in the lobby of the Marshall Rec Center and one in each lobby of the First Year Residence Halls,...

Sex communication workshop to teach boundary respect

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter

November 20, 2014


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A sex communication workshop will take place 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday in room BE5 of the Marshall University Memorial Student Center. Jocelyn Gibson, president of the Women’s Studies Student Association, helped organize the event. “We are hoping that a lot of people come out,” Gibson said....

First fridge find its way to foodbank

Taylor Watts, Reporter

November 20, 2014


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Facing Hunger Foodbank received funding from the American Electric Power Foundation in June to furnish the century-old warehouse with its first commercial refrigeration unit. FHF will put the refrigerator to use for the first time 11 a.m. Thursday. It will welcome local partner agencies to pick up...

City offers free parking for holiday shoppers

Emily Rice, Reporter

November 19, 2014


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The Huntington Parking Board, in association with local business owners, is offering free parking during the holidays annually to encourage local shopping. “It is something that we have done every year since I have been there,” said Mike Wilson, executive director of the Parking Board. “We try...

Police Blotter

Tim Carrico, Reporter

November 19, 2014


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THE PARTHENON All information was provided by the Marshall University Police Department. Extortion  MUPD was called at 11:09 p.m. Nov. 5 to Willis Hall after a male student alleged he was being extorted. The victim told MUPD he was on a video chat website called Chat Roulette. Police allege...

School of Art & Design study abroad meeting informs students on application process

Donyelle Murray, Reporter

November 19, 2014


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Marshall University’s School of Art & Design has organized a meeting for students interested in studying abroad in Florence, Italy. The trip is a three-week program in which students will have the opportunity to study art and art history. Studying abroad in Florence is open to all majors at...

Thank-a-donor shows Herd appreciation

Thank-a-donor shows Herd appreciation

Alex James, Reporter

November 19, 2014


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Marshall University students have the opportunity to thank the donors who provide funding for the scholarships they receive and the annual fund dollars that often support the departments and colleges in which they study during a special three-day period this week. Thank-A-Donor-Days began Tuesday...

CAB gets comedic

Britanie Morgan, Reporter

November 18, 2014


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Comedian Tracey Ashley hit the stage Monday in the Don Morris Room for an enthusiastic audience. Members of the Campus Activities Board met the comedian while attending the National Association for Campus Activities conference. CAB coordinator Lee Tabor said her act was one he thought Marshall University...

‘Elf:The Musical’ comes to the Keith Albee

‘Elf:The Musical’ comes to the Keith Albee

November 18, 2014


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Christmas came early this year as the Marshall Artists Series brought the holiday spirit to Huntington with “Elf: The Musical.” For one night only, the Broadway musical lit up the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center Monday with songs and dances to make the audience believers in pure holiday spirit. Both...

Commuters on the run: Are they getting their money’s worth?

Kelly Pate, Reporter

November 18, 2014


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More than two-thirds of students attending Marshall University disappear after their final class of the day. Commuters, it seems, do what the word says — commute. Many departments on campus claim they have tried to give these commuting students incentives to stick around after class, but are feeling...

Rough N’ Rowdy welcomes Thundering Herd

Rough N’ Rowdy welcomes Thundering Herd

Zach Wright, Reporter

November 18, 2014


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The Rough N’ Rowdy Brawl, an amateur boxing competition, attracts a unique crowd every year. The Charleston bout will feature two Marshall University students in the upcoming competition. Marshall students and Charleston natives Jerry “Superbad” Haycraft and Thomas “TNT” Canterbury will...