The Parthenon

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...

Thundering Word finishes in top 10 at fall national tournament

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter

November 6, 2014


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The Thundering Word speech and debate team has two competitions left before the end of the fall semester, but the team brought a top 10 placement home to Marshall University after its national tournament. The Thundering word placed seventh as a team out of 49 total schools at the annual L.E. Norton...

Cooler weather changes leaves, fills the air with strange odor

Anthony Davis, Reporter

November 6, 2014


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Every year on Marshall University’s campus, the autumn colors fade from green to a plethora of reds, yellows and oranges as the temperature begins to drop and the days become shorter. Leaves get their green color from the chlorophyll that traps energy from sunlight. Once the energy is trapped in...

Countdown to Commencement provides one-stopshop for grads

Kelly Pate, Reporter

November 6, 2014


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The semi-annual graduation fair, Countdown to Commencement, helped graduates tie up loose ends Tuesday and Wednesday in the Memorial Student Center. Since 2005, the Registrar’s Office has presented the annual event benefitting graduating students by providing a central location for them to communicate...

Dancing Pros to bring all-stars to Huntington

Emily Rice, Reporter

November 5, 2014


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Some of the best dancers in the country will dance their way to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center Thursday for Dancing Pros: Live! The show will star “Dancing with the Stars” alumna Edyta Sliwinska and “So You Think You Can Dance” alumna Chelsie Hightower, and will be hosted by Alan Thicke. The...