The Parthenon

Sex communication workshop to teach boundary respect

Aundrea Horsley, Reporter

November 19, 2014


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A sex communication workshop will take place 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday in room BE5 of the Marshall University Memorial Student Center. Jocelyn Gibson, president of the Women’s Studies Student Association, helped organize the event. “We are hoping that a lot of people come out,” Gibson said....

First fridge find its way to foodbank

Taylor Watts, Reporter

November 19, 2014


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Facing Hunger Foodbank received funding from the American Electric Power Foundation in June to furnish the century-old warehouse with its first commercial refrigeration unit. FHF will put the refrigerator to use for the first time 11 a.m. Thursday. It will welcome local partner agencies to pick up...

City offers free parking for holiday shoppers

Emily Rice, Reporter

November 19, 2014


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The Huntington Parking Board, in association with local business owners, is offering free parking during the holidays annually to encourage local shopping. “It is something that we have done every year since I have been there,” said Mike Wilson, executive director of the Parking Board. “We try...

Police Blotter

Tim Carrico, Reporter

November 19, 2014


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THE PARTHENON All information was provided by the Marshall University Police Department. Extortion  MUPD was called at 11:09 p.m. Nov. 5 to Willis Hall after a male student alleged he was being extorted. The victim told MUPD he was on a video chat website called Chat Roulette. Police allege...

School of Art & Design study abroad meeting informs students on application process

Donyelle Murray, Reporter

November 19, 2014


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Marshall University’s School of Art & Design has organized a meeting for students interested in studying abroad in Florence, Italy. The trip is a three-week program in which students will have the opportunity to study art and art history. Studying abroad in Florence is open to all majors at...

Thank-a-donor shows Herd appreciation

Thank-a-donor shows Herd appreciation

Alex James, Reporter

November 18, 2014


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Marshall University students have the opportunity to thank the donors who provide funding for the scholarships they receive and the annual fund dollars that often support the departments and colleges in which they study during a special three-day period this week. Thank-A-Donor-Days began Tuesday...

CAB gets comedic

Britanie Morgan, Reporter

November 17, 2014


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Comedian Tracey Ashley hit the stage Monday in the Don Morris Room for an enthusiastic audience. Members of the Campus Activities Board met the comedian while attending the National Association for Campus Activities conference. CAB coordinator Lee Tabor said her act was one he thought Marshall University...

‘Elf:The Musical’ comes to the Keith Albee

‘Elf:The Musical’ comes to the Keith Albee

November 17, 2014


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Christmas came early this year as the Marshall Artists Series brought the holiday spirit to Huntington with “Elf: The Musical.” For one night only, the Broadway musical lit up the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center Monday with songs and dances to make the audience believers in pure holiday spirit. Both...

Commuters on the run: Are they getting their money’s worth?

Kelly Pate, Reporter

November 17, 2014


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More than two-thirds of students attending Marshall University disappear after their final class of the day. Commuters, it seems, do what the word says — commute. Many departments on campus claim they have tried to give these commuting students incentives to stick around after class, but are feeling...

Rough N’ Rowdy welcomes Thundering Herd

Rough N’ Rowdy welcomes Thundering Herd

Zach Wright, Reporter

November 17, 2014


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The Rough N’ Rowdy Brawl, an amateur boxing competition, attracts a unique crowd every year. The Charleston bout will feature two Marshall University students in the upcoming competition. Marshall students and Charleston natives Jerry “Superbad” Haycraft and Thomas “TNT” Canterbury will...

Rob Wheeler Memorial Scholarship established by MU Foundation

J'Leigha Long, Reporter

November 16, 2014


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A new scholarship has been established by the Marshall University Foundation known as the Rob Wheeler Memorial Scholarship. Rob Wheeler was an English teacher at South Point High School, in South Point, Ohio, for over 20 years, until he lost his battle with cancer. A scholarship was established in...

Capstone exhibition opens at VAC

Haley Wade, Reporter

November 16, 2014


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Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center is ending its first semester with an exhibition created entirely by students. The building opened its first capstone exhibit Sunday, allowing graduating seniors to show off their work in the remaining weeks of their last semester as undergraduates. Professor...