The Parthenon

ATO goes homeless, raises money for Huntington City Mission

Britanie Morgan, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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If you were wondering why there was a cardboard box house on the front lawn of the Student Center last week, here is your answer: Alpha Tau Omega goes homeless for its annual philanthropy event for ATO. It raises money for the Huntington city mission. Jordan Fanelli, ATO Philanthropy chair, said the...

W. Va. joins campaign to end veteran and chronic homelessness

Taylor Watts, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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West Virginia has been selected to participate in Zero: 2016, a national campaign to end veteran and chronic homelessness in the next two years. The initiative is supported by Community Solutions, a national non-profit organization based in New York City. Its main focuses in West Virginia will be...

On-campus formal debate over the problem of evil and suffering

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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problem of evil and suffering took place Monday in the Don Morris room between Ratio Christi and the Secular Student Alliance. Jake Shuck, junior criminal justice major, represented Ratio Christi, while Adam Hamby, president of the Secular Student alliance, represented his organization. The opponents...

SRC TO CELEBRATE VETERANS DAY

Zach Wright, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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The Student Resource Center will sponsor a day of activities Tuesday to commemorate Veterans Day. There will be a table set up in the Memorial Student Center to start the event and encourage veterans to join the festivities. Samantha Stalnaker, student resource specialist for the SRC, said the...

Marshall theatre adopts classic play ‘Three Sisters’

Shalee Rogney, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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The Marshall University theatre program will present the show “The Three Sisters,” written by Russian author and playwright Anton Chekhov. The opening night of the production will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. “The Three Sisters” is a story about the Prozorov family,...

Marshall honors, appreciates veterans

Bryan Bozeman, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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Marshall University will celebrate the contributions of veterans Tuesday and throughout the week. Several activities are planned to give students and the community a chance to show their appreciation for veterans. The Marshall Army ROTC will honor the lives of United States veterans Tuesday at 11...

Health Informatics program ranked No. 1 most affordable program

J'Leigha Long, Reporter

November 10, 2014


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Marshall University’s Health Informatics graduate program was ranked No. 1 for the most affordable program in the nation, out of a total of 25, according to the MBA Healthcare Management in the United States. This was based off of the overall flexibility, quality and research trends within each program. The...

Inside look at the members of SGA

Hannah Sayre, Reporter

November 10, 2014


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From the outside looking into the Marshall University Student Government Association, not many people realize the time and effort students put into the organization that makes decisions for their benefit. SGA is made up of three branches: the executive branch, under the Waugaman/Mangus Administration;...

Potential for added break could ease fall semester stress

Hannah Sayre, Reporter

November 10, 2014


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A fall break could come to Marshall University in 2015. The Student Government Association has proposed a fall break in middle to late October that would begin in 2015. The break would either be both Thursday and Friday or just Friday. Marshall student body president Duncan Waugaman said he has...

Dancing Pros: Live! comes to Huntington

Dancing Pros: Live! comes to Huntington

Emily Rice, Reporter

November 7, 2014


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The show Dancing Pros: Live! visited the Keith-Albee Theater Thursday for an evening of dance, music and entertainment. The performance was reminiscent of television programs like Dancing With the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance, in that the audience is in control of who wins the competition...

Undergraduate public health students broaden horizons studying abroad in Tanzania

J'Leigha Long, Reporter

November 6, 2014


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The undergraduate program in the department of public health at Marshall University organized a student trip to Tanzania this past summer to help improve child and maternal health. During the trip, 10 students administered more than 100 free health screenings on women and children, including general...

Fall International Film Festival begins at the Keith-Albee Friday

Shalee Rogney, Reporter

November 6, 2014


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The Marshall Artists Series presents another year of the Fall International Film Festival at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. The first film is showing Friday at 5:30 p.m. This year’s films were selected on the basis of several factors determined by Angela Jones, director of marketing and...