The Parthenon

The Visual Arts Center: home to the College of Art and Design

Anna Marsh, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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Marshall University’s Visual Arts Center is home to students and faculty within the College of Arts and Media’s School of Art and Design.  Classes in the VAC include those focusing on photography, mixed media, videography, printmaking, drawing, screen printing, weaving and fibers. There are al...

New apartments to be available for grad students

Madalyn McCoy, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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The future is here for Marshall University graduate students, as they will now have their own apartment complex with access to campus.  “When new graduate students are moving to the Huntington area, it can sometimes be difficult to navigate the housing market,” said Mistie Bibbee, director of...

New IFC President wants change for Greek Life

New IFC President wants change for Greek Life

Paige Leonard, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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By PAIGE LEONARD The Parthenon  Increasing recruitment rates and breaking stigmas surrounding Greek Life are some of the goals for new Interfraternity Council President Logan Adkins.  “I just wanted to make my own impact in the Greek community and have a positive change,” Adkins said, aft...

Buddy System aims to build connections

Savannah Matney, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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A new organization on Marshall’s campus is helping make the transition onto campus easier for students. The Buddy System provides students who are not as comfortable attending an event by themselves someone to go with. Morgan Conley, advisor of the Buddy System, said the group started under the...

Police Blotter

Mackenzie Jones, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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Battery A man approached a female student at Jenkins Hall Jan. 14. The man was wearing a charcoal mask and scarf. He made comments about the female’s makeup and eventually asked for her number. She gave him her number, and he hugged her and kissed her on the cheek. The female said she became uncomf...

Campus Psychology Clinic provides services

Campus Psychology Clinic provides services

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

February 5, 2019


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Marshall University’s Campus Psychology Clinic gives graduate students the opportunity to utilize what they have learned in the past and practice skills they will need in the future while helping members of the Marshall family, Huntington community and larger tri-state area.  Some of the services the clinic offers include ...

4th Annual Auction and Dinner to benefit Huntington City Mission

Piper White, Reporter

February 4, 2019


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The fourth annual auction and dinner benefitting the Huntington City Mission will occur Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Conference Center. “We usually reach capacity, which is 250 people,” said Jodi Dowell, the individual in charge of the event. “Last year we raised ...

Marshall, Huntington communities recognize start of Black History Month

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

February 4, 2019


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Black History Month is officially underway after Burnis Morris, Janet Dooley, Huntington Mayor Steve Williams and more spoke at the Black History month kick off event Thursday, Jan. 31. The event featured multiple speakers discussing one of the fathers of black history, Carter G. Woodson, as well as...

Students show thanks for scholarship donations

Students show thanks for scholarship donations

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

February 2, 2019


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Donors give the gift of scholarships to Marshall students every semester, but the time is approaching when students will have the opportunity to give back to the donors. Marshall University will kick off its Love a Donor Days campaign Tuesday, Feb. 12, but students can get a head start now by recordi...

Visiting writers to present Appalachian literature

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

January 29, 2019


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In connection with the A. E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series, two Appalachian authors will read from and answer questions about their work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 in the Shawkey Room of Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center. The A. E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series is a ser...

Moonlight Cookies delivers sweet treats to satisfy evening cravings

Moonlight Cookies delivers sweet treats to satisfy evening cravings

Anna Marsh, Reporter

January 29, 2019


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For those who may be craving late night sweets, Moonlight Cookies delivers. Moonlight Cookies is a new business at Heritage Station which opened last Halloween.  “I feel like Huntington needed a late-night cookie place. I’ve seen it work in other cities,” Molly Paxton, co-owner of Moonl...

Students campaign for change

Students campaign for change

Trey Delida, Reporter

January 29, 2019


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As the state’s legislative session continues, some concerned students focus on the legislation surrounding an issue they said they find indispensable to students and residents of West Virginia: Water. The “Keep West Virginia’s Water Clean!” table in the Memorial Student Center is run by Marshall...