The Parthenon

Herd band director leads Marching Thunder in new direction

Herd band director leads Marching Thunder in new direction

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

March 25, 2015


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Marshall University Marching Thunder is undergoing reconstruction and is fundraising for new uniforms. Herd Band Director Adam Dalton said he is trying to take the Marching Thunder in a new direction. “One of the things that I really liked this year was that I didn’t change a whole lot, but I did...

WV passes raw milk consumption bill, despite FDA warnings

William Izzo, Reporter

March 24, 2015


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West Virginia lawmakers passed a bill 81-19 to allow the consumption of raw milk throughout the state. This bill would not allow for any regulated sales of raw, unprocessed milk but enables those who own milk-producing animals to provide the milk to community members. Those who own the aforementioned...

Film screening to raise awareness for mountaintop removal, ecosexuality

Hannah Harman, Reporter

March 24, 2015


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The Marshall University department of English will present a screening of “Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story” 7 p.m. Thursday in Smith Hall room 154. Filmmakers Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle will discuss their documentary during a Q&A with the audience after the screening. ...

Fall and summer registration approaches

Sara Ryan, Reporter

March 24, 2015


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Marshall University’s summer and fall registration is approaching as the spring semester comes to a close. Seniors and graduate students enroll April 13, juniors enroll April 14-15, sophomores enroll April 16-20 and freshmen enroll April 21-24. Honors students’ early registration will begin April 9...

JOB-A-PALOOZA BRINGS OPPORTUNITY TO STUDENTS

Patrick Breeden, Reporter

March 24, 2015


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Marshall University students will have an opportunity to network with employers 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Job-A-Palooza in the Memorial Student Center. Thirty companies will set up tables at the event for students to network and apply for part-time and internship positions. Companies such as A...

City Council approves budget for next fiscal year

Lexi Browning, Reporter

March 24, 2015


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Huntington’s City Council approved the budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 and passed a resolution forgiving all liens against the Douglas Center and Ebenezer Medical Outreach Monday during its biweekly meeting. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams said the new budget includes the addition of two new fiel...

Black, Payne perform junior recital

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

March 23, 2015


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Marshall University trumpet students Michael Black and Tyler Payne performed their junior recitals Monday. Payne began the recital concert with “Concerto in F minor for Trumpet and Piano” by Oskar Bohme. Black performed next with “Trumpet Concerto in Eb Major” by Johann Nepomuk Hummel. Payne ...

Funeral Tuesday for Marshall student

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

March 23, 2015


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A Marshall University student was fatally shot March 18 on the 2000 block of Donald Avenue in Huntington, according to a release from the Huntington Police Department. Joshua Martin, 21, of Huntington, was shot multiple times in the back after an encounter with a resident of the neighborhood. He was ...

Mayor discusses substance abuse, other issues at Coffee with the Mayor

Mayor discusses substance abuse, other issues at Coffee with the Mayor

Amy Napier, Reporter

March 12, 2015


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The smell of caffeine and expresso filled the air Thursday as Huntington Mayor Steve Williams visited Marshall University for another installment of Coffee with the Mayor. The Student Government Association hosted the event in the Memorial Student Center lobby. “Today worked out wonderfully,”...

WAUGAMAN WINS

WAUGAMAN WINS

Skyler Hunt, Reporter

March 12, 2015


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Marshall University elected Duncan Waugaman as student body president for a second term with his new vice president, Izzy Rogner. The total number of votes was 1,733, a considerable increase in turnout from 2013’s election in which 1,339 students voted. The Waugaman, Rogner team received 945...

HUNTINGTON GOES HARLEM

HUNTINGTON GOES HARLEM

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

March 12, 2015


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The Harlem Globetrotters beat the Washington Generals 86-84 in overtime Wednesday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Tydran "Crash" Beaty scored the final two points of the game on a ferocious slam-dunk. The Generals led throughout most of the game and entered the fourth quarter with a five-point...

Countdown to Commencement helps prepare grads

Countdown to Commencement helps prepare grads

Sara Ryan, Reporter

March 12, 2015


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The Marshall University Countdown to Commencement event ended Wednesday but started the countdown for spring graduation day. Registrar Roberta Ferguson said the ninth annual spring Countdown to Commencement had more participation than any other. “It’s been a tremendous success,” Ferguson...