The Parthenon

New Huntington Museum of Art gallery celebrates Women’s History Month

Matthew Prandoni, Reporter

March 26, 2015

The Huntington Museum of Art opened a new gallery called Women Working With Paper for Women’s History Month. The gallery was featured in this month’s Macy’s Free Tuesdays event. The pieces in the gallery are a combination of modern pieces and historical pieces. “All of the art here is...

WV Festival of Trumpets and MU Day of Percussion open Saturday in Jazz Center

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

March 26, 2015

Marshall University’s School of Music and Theater will present the West Virginia Festival of Trumpets and the MU Day of Percussion 8 a.m. Saturday in the Jomie Jazz Center. The West Virginia Festival of Trumpets is for current students and prospective students of the university to interact and esse...

Preview Day introduces prospective students to MU School of Pharmacy

Allyson Carr, Reporter

March 26, 2015

The Marshall University School of Pharmacy presents a Preview Day 2 p.m. Saturday for future pharmacy students. High school students, undergraduates and graduates are encouraged to attend. This day is the chance to visit the School of Pharmacy and meet professors, faculty and other students. Laura Ru...

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

March 26, 2015

The spring International Film Festival will show six movies Friday to Thursday at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center. There are two movies in English and the other four movies have English subtitles. Angela Jones, public relations and marketing assistant for the Marshall Artist Series, said...

AMWA talks sex with Greek community

Allyson Carr, Reporter

March 25, 2015

Marshall University’s Panhellenic Council partnered with the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) Wednesday to present “Let’s Talk About Sex” to sororities. The female Greek community came together to participate in safe sex education including: texting anonymous questions to the...

Second-graders to interview Marshall students

Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter

March 25, 2015

Marshall University will have two second-grade classes from Peyton Elementary visiting 9:30 a.m. Friday to interview students from the Society of Black Scholars. This trip was scheduled Feb. 20 for a Black History Month case study, but was rescheduled due to snow days. Maurice Cooley, associate vice...

SURE program offers research opportunities to Marshall undergrads

Patrick Breeden, Reporter

March 25, 2015

The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience program will provide research funding for 11 Marshall University undergraduate students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics this summer. Marshall Chemistry Professor Michael Norton said 17 students applied to receive $4,000 in...

Jason Miller Performs for Jazz Series Finale

Jason Miller Performs for Jazz Series Finale

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

March 25, 2015

Trombonist Jason Miller performed Wednesday with Marshall University faculty to end the Guest Artist Series at the Jomie Jazz Center. Miller was a professor in the past and is a composer who writes all of his own music. Miller has a history with jazz music and has played numerous shows across the Hudson...

Profile, ad for MU president released

Amy Napier, Reporter

March 25, 2015

The Association of Governing Boards search firm released the advertisement and profile for the position of Marshall University's 37th president. AGB consultants visited Marshall’s campus earlier in the semester and offered an open-forum session to better understand what the university is looking ...

THEY COME RUNNIN’ JUST AS FAST AS THEY CAN…

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

March 25, 2015

American rock group ZZ Top will take the Big Sandy Superstore Arena stage 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The southern rock and blues trio from Texas last performed at the Big Sandy eight years ago. The band consists of Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard and Dusty Hill. Ironically, Beard is the only member of the group...

Huntington debuts Restaurant Week, Final Friday Art Crawl

Lexi Browning, Reporter

March 25, 2015

The inaugural Restaurant Week begins Friday, and nine restaurants in Huntington are working with the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce to showcase the city’s finest meals. Customers are invited to partake in three-course lunches for $10 with Jim’s Steak & Spaghetti House, the Marshall H...

Jewel City Jamboree to showcase music acts from across the country this summer

William Izzo, Reporter

March 25, 2015

The Jewel City Jamboree is taking place June 5-7 at Harris Riverfront Park. This is the Jamboree’s first year, and it will showcase talent from Huntington and other acts from around the country. Huntington City Councilman Dave Ball had a hand in getting the festival up and running. Councilman Ball...