The Parthenon

Warming up with SGA and Mayor Williams

Warming up with SGA and Mayor Williams

Hannah Sayre, Reporter

November 14, 2014


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The Student Government Association hosted two events Thursday: Hot Chocolate with SGA and Coffee with the Ma yor. Members of SGA were on the plaza giving out hot chocolate to students on one of the coldest days of the semester, raising awareness and reminding students to come out to the Memorial Fountain...

Something to identify with

Something to identify with

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter

November 14, 2014


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According to the 24-page-long November 18, 1970 special edition of The Parthenon, four days after the plane crash that took the lives of 75 members of the Marshall University community, a committee formed to plan a memorial that would stand in the honor of those who were lost on November 14, 1970. The...

Post-modern vaudeville comes to Joan C. Edwards Playhouse

Cece Rosata, Reporter

November 13, 2014


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Dakaboom, a post-modern vaudeville show, is a two-man musical act that will take the stage Thursday at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. Ben McLain, a member of SONOS featured on NBC’s “The Sing Off,” and Paul Peglar, the original piano player on FOX’s “Glee,” are the inventors behind the...

VAC’s first Capstone Exhibition scheduled to open Sunday

Haley Wade, Reporter

November 13, 2014


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Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center has had several exhibitions since its official opening in September, but Sun-day will mark the opening of an exhibit people have yet to see. “Intertwined” is the first ex-hibition showcasing capstone work from seniors in the School of Art and Design,...

Astrophysicist encourages ‘brilliant’ mistakes

Astrophysicist encourages ‘brilliant’ mistakes

Anthony Davis, Reporter

November 13, 2014


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Hubble scientist and best selling author Mario Livio spoke on campus Wednesday about the importance of thinking outside the box and making brilliant mistakes. The Society of Yeager Scholars Symposium featured a lecture in which Livio, a theo-retical astrophysicist, spoke about the significance of...

‘The Three Sisters’ brings drama to Playhouse

‘The Three Sisters’ brings drama to Playhouse

Shalee Rogney, Reporter

November 13, 2014


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full house. Lenny Banovez, director, guided Marshall theater students through the tough production writ-ten by Anton Chekhov. Banovez said he was extremely pleased with the final production put on by the students of Marshall’s theatre program. Banovez fulfilled his vision of keeping true to the...

Ceremony to remember, honor 75

Ceremony to remember, honor 75

Hannah Sayre, Reporter

November 13, 2014


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Marshall University students and members of the community will remember the lives lost in the 1970 plane crash at the 44th annual Memorial Fountain Ceremony at noon Friday on the Memo-rial Student Center plaza. Members of the football team, Mr. and Miss Mar-shall, Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity and members...

Quilts of Valor cloak veterans with honor

Quilts of Valor cloak veterans with honor

Kelly Pate, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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The West Virginia chapter of the Quilts of Valor foundation awarded 30 military veterans with handmade quilts. Tuesday on the Memorial Student Cen-ter plaza.Quilts of Valor was founded in 2003, according to the orga-nization website. The mission of the foundation is to cover service members and veterans...

Elf dances to Huntington

Shalee Rogney, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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“Elf: The Musical” is danc-ing its way to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center as part of the Marshall Artists Series. The musical comes to Hunting-ton at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17. The performance is an en-semble musical, which means the cast members play several roles throughout the perfor-mance. It...

Higher education costs, challenge for studentts

Haley Wade, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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For some students, finding a way to pay for higher educa-tion can be the one of the most challenging parts of earning a degree. While student loans offer a way to pay for the costs of college before graduation, a study done in 2009 for col-legefactual.com reports that Marshall University’s student...

Robert Meeropol shares the Rosenberg’s story

Robert Meeropol shares the Rosenberg’s story

J'Leigha Long, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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Robert Meeropol, one of the sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, shared his parents story with Marshall University students and the Huntington community during a Rosen-berg trial seminar sponsored by Marshall’s Department of Social Work and the College of Health Professions. In his speech, Meeropol...

Out of this world lecture coming to campus

Anthony Davis, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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Esteemed Hubble astrophysicist and author, Mario Livio, will lecture on Marshall University’s campus at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Memorial Student Center. Livio, an astrophysicist with the Space Telescope Science Institute, will lecture on the topic of his latest book, “Brilliant Blunders.” The...