The Parthenon

SGA meets to discuss legislation, honor military personnel on 9/11

SGA meets to discuss legislation, honor military personnel on 9/11

Hannah Graham, Reporter

September 11, 2018


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Marshall University’s Student Government Association had their weekly senate meeting Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the Shawkey Dining Hall. The meeting consisted of student senators and was open to the public. Vice President Hannah Petracca served as the presiding officer over the meeting. The meeting star...

Society of Black Scholars induct 12 new members

Society of Black Scholars induct 12 new members

Joelle Gates, Reporter

September 10, 2018


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Marshall University’s Society of Black Scholars welcomed 12 new members during an induction ceremony Sunday in the Weisberg Applied Engineering Complex Atrium. After a series of evaluations, the organization’s selection committee accepted 12 applicants to receive recognition into the group. “Your...

Senator Joe Manchin helping the fight with roundtable discussion on healthcare

Senator Joe Manchin helping the fight with roundtable discussion on healthcare

Gretchen Kalar, Reporter

September 10, 2018


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West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin and Huntington community members discussed the issues of the Affordable Care Act Friday at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department. Texas v United States is a court case that has potential to affect the world of insurance. If the ACA is found unconstitutional in the...

Alumni association works to connect with alumni

Taylor Huddleston, Contributor

September 7, 2018


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The Marshall University Alumni Association was created to get current students and alumni to stay connected with the university. The associate director of alumni events and programs, Larry Crum, works to connect the alumni with the university. Crum has been associate director of alumni events and...

HADCO plans major developments with local airport

Trey Delida, Contributor

September 7, 2018


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The Huntington Airport is a certified AEROready community. According to these standards, the airport has at least 10 acres of land available for economic development and is certified by the Federal Aviation Association. The Huntington Area Development Council will develop the land. Partnering with local...

Third annual S.U.P.E.R. Day to promote literacy throughout the community

Madison Davis, Reporter

September 5, 2018


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Marshall University’s College of Education and Professional Development is sponsoring the third annual Students Using their Powers to Engage in Reading Day Sept. 28 to celebrate fluency. Students from the surrounding area will be able to experience educational games and meet characters from popular...

MU Alert test encourages student involvement

Sam Phillips, Reporter

September 5, 2018


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With a test coming Thursday of MU Alert, Marshall University encourages more students to join the service. MU Alert is Marshall’s most direct method of communicating with students in the event of an emergency, and while the service is optional, the university wants as many students as possible to...

Student Government Association proposes House of Representatives

Hannah Graham, Reporter

September 5, 2018


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Marshall University’s Student Government Association had its second senate meeting of the semester Tuesday. Student Body Vice President Hannah Petracca served as the presiding officer over the meeting and helped maintain order. Several issues, including student organizations seeking funding, were...

LSAMP encourages minority STEM students to seek new opportunities.

LSAMP encourages minority STEM students to seek new opportunities.

Joelle Gates, Reporter

September 5, 2018


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Marshall University’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program welcomed new members during an informational meeting Wednesday. The program, which is intended for minority students, was created to increase enrollment and graduation rates for students who are STEM majors. “We...

Gender neutral bathrooms aim to create safe space for Marshall residents

Gender neutral bathrooms aim to create safe space for Marshall residents

Joelle Gates, Reporter

September 4, 2018


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Traditionally, each floor of Twin Towers West serves as a home for students during the school year with female students residing in one area and male students on the other, but starting last year, the building’s sixth floor began to offer a new take on the standard living style by offering Marshall Uni...

Thank A Donor Days give students an opportunity to show gratitude

Hannah Graham, Reporter

September 4, 2018


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Thank A Donor Days is an event set to take place on September 5th and 6th from 9am to 2pm in the Memorial Student Center Plaza. This two day event is hosted by Marshall University Foundation and aims to provide a vehicle for showing gratitude to the many donors that help fund scholarships along with...

Three new officers join the ranks of the MUPD

Three new officers join the ranks of the MUPD

Sam Phillips, Reporter

August 31, 2018


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Marshall University announced three new officers were appointed to the Marshall University Police Department, bringing them closer to their full authorized strength of 32 officers. The officers are Avery Meadows, a graduate of Mountwest Community and Technical College, with a bachelor’s degree in...