The Parthenon

Fifth Third Bank to offer tax preparation assistance Feb. 5

Erika Johnk, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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The Financial Stability Partnership of the River Cities' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is assisting students with tax preparations on campus starting Feb. 5. The Financial Stability Partnership of the River Cities is an initiative of United Way of the River Cities. They are assisting...

Pan-Hellenic Council presents bake sale in MSC

Nichole Henderson, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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Marshall University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) put together a bake sale from 11 to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Student Center. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority member Kayla Marshall said the event was for multiple purposes. “We are doing this event to help with fundraising, to complete our community se...

SGA sets dates for presidential election

Skyler Hunt, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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The Student Government Association has set the dates for the 2015 Marshall University Student Body Presidential Election. Every spring, a new presidential election takes place on Marshall’s campus. Lila Mangus, student body vice president of the student body, said next week SGA is electing the new el...

VAC gallery exposes students to national art

VAC gallery exposes students to national art

Matthew Prandoni, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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The Marshall University Visual Art Center first opened Aug. 25, 2014 providing classrooms for students to learn and gain more art experience. The gallery contains professional artwork from all over the country for art students to have examples. Megan Schultz, director of the Visual Arts Center Ga...

Basketball invitational to come to Big Sandy Arena

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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Big Sandy Superstore Arena will host the St. Joseph Central Catholic High School Huntington Invitational from Jan. 28-31. The four-day event will feature numerous games played by over 20 boys and girls middle school and high school basketball teams. A number of teams are local, while others are traveling...

HRL seeking resident advisers and academic mentors

Matthew Eplion, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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Marshall University Housing and Residence Life planned upcoming events for old and new students. Tracey Eggleston, the assistant director at HRL, said the deadline for the Academic Selection program is approaching. Eggleston said they are looking for academic mentors and resident advisors to apply. Students...

Marshall professors perform concert in honor of Mozart’s birthday

Marshall professors perform concert in honor of Mozart’s birthday

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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Marshall University’s School of Music and Theatre presented Mozart’s Birthday Celebration Tuesday at the Jomie Jazz Forum. Wendell Dobbs, flute and theory professor, and Júlio Alves, guitar and theory professor, performed with special guest Richard Spece, clarinetist and music director of the Mannheim...

Chrol named Language Collegiate Teacher of the Year

Chrol named Language  Collegiate Teacher of the Year

Hannah Harman, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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The West Virginia Foreign Language Teachers Association presented the Language Collegiate Teacher of the Year award to Eric Del Chrol, director of classics at Marshall University. The committee looks for an accomplished educator who is a leader, volunteer and contributor to the profession to win the aw...

‘Valley Rising’ to screen at Rec

William Izzo, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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The Rec Center will screen the film “Valley Uprising” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Outdoor Pursuits Center. The film focuses on generations of climbers in California’s Yosemite Valley, an area sought after by climbers for it’s rock faces, which all vary in difficulty and height. The movie covers t...

MARSHALL AT THE CAPITOL

MARSHALL AT THE CAPITOL

Kasey Madden, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin urged West Virginia college and university presidents to continue their efforts in adapting higher education for Higher Education Day at the Capitol. Tomblin is familiar with the duties and responsibilities of those in higher education, as his wife serves as president of Southern...

Textbook loan program helps to ease the rising cost of school books

Textbook loan program helps to ease the rising cost of school books

Jessica Burford, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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Marshall University’s University College provides a program for students to check out textbooks from the John Deaver Drinko Library for two-hour increments. University College Academic Counselor Amber Bentley said the Textbook Loan Program is new to Marshall students. “We started it right after...

Galloway Named Winner at Concerto Competition

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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  The annual Concerto Competition took place at Marshall University’s Smith Recital Hall, giving students the opportunity to be judged on their musical talent. Steven Trinkle, interim director of bands for Marshall University said the students have the opportunity to either perform with...