The Parthenon

Greek Life collects canned foods, prepares hygiene kits for charities

Greek Life collects canned foods, prepares hygiene kits for charities

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Fraternities and sororities rallied together to assemble care packages, make blankets and collect cans for their community service event during Greek Week on Tuesday to donate to local organizations. “I did not honestly think there would be almost 10,000 cans here,” Megan Chafin, a junior dietet...

: Annual Thundering Word showcase aims to educate, recruit new members

: Annual Thundering Word showcase aims to educate, recruit new members

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

April 9, 2018


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Marshall’s Thundering Word Speech and Debate Team hosted their annual showcase Monday evening in Smith Hall which highlighted the team’s award-winning speeches. The event showcased eight members of the Thundering Word in categories such as persuasion and impromptu. Hannah Graham, a second-year...

Marshall begins its search for the new Marco

Marshall begins its search for the new Marco

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 9, 2018


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The university is looking for a son or daughter of Marshall to take over as the new Marco to keep the community spirits up throughout the year. Tryouts happen occur next week to give new students an opportunity to be their college’s mascot, an experience not everyone can claim, according to Mallory Ja...

Et Cetera to publish its annual literary magazine

Et Cetera to publish its annual literary magazine

Amanda Larch, Reporter

April 9, 2018


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Et Cetera, Marshall University’s literary magazine organization, will have a launch party for its newest publication from 7-9 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center Shawkey Room April 26. The magazine publishes once a year in the spring. Bethany Woods, Et Cetera’s editor-in-chief, said the party will be a celebr...

CONTACT Rape Crisis Center provides resources for victims and families

Ginny Blake, Reporter

April 9, 2018


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Imagine there’s no sexual assault, abuse or harassment. That is the kind of world CONTACT of Huntington Rape Crisis Unit envisions for the community. In a world where darkness seems to always win, CONTACT inspires hope by supporting survivors, spreading awareness and providing educational tools to teac...

City of Huntington begins pothole repairs with new outlook

Ginny Blake, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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With the spring weather coming up and winter days over, city officials can begin patching up potholes. This year the road is being revamped in a completely different way. To address concerns about road safety, the city of Huntington is using a new system called ‘he Pothole Killer. Officials said ...

Marshall is protecting their female students against potential attacks

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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With one in five college women being the victim of sexual assault, Marshall University and its Panhellenic Council aided in helping protect its female students through offering a Rape Aggression Defense Systems training Tuesday. “This program really gives us an opportunity to help our women develo...

President Gilbert confident in Marshall’s future

President Gilbert confident in Marshall’s future

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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Enrollment, tuition increases and additions to MUPD for 2018 As the 2017-18 school year comes to a close, the Marshall University administration is already preparing for the next year. President Jerry Gilbert said he is confident with what has been accomplished this year, including an increase in applications...

Marshall walks a mile in her shoes

Marshall walks a mile in her shoes

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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Marshall University’s campus thundered with the sound of heels clicking during the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event Thursday. “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an event to promote sexual assault awareness and to stop violence against women,” junior elementary education major and Interfraternity Council Vice...

Unity Month showcases MLK’s impact through discussion, march

Unity Month showcases MLK’s impact through discussion, march

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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Unity Month at Marshall University kicked off Wednesday afternoon with a collection of speeches commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination and a march through Huntington from campus. Speakers reflected on where they were and what they were doing when King was s...

Marshall artist series’ Spring International Film Festival brings foreign cinema to Keith-Albee

Rachel Cook, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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Spring International Film Festival began Thursday at the Keith-Albee theater, “Things to Come” kicking off the festival. The film festival features foreign films with English subtitles. The festival will show six films over the space of four days. Angela Jones, director, marketing and external...

Herd of Love club offers assistance to disabled students on campus

Amanda Larch, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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Marshall University’s Herd of Love club offers disabled students a hotline to contact if they need assistance making it to and from class, especially during the winter months. Kayla Saintagne, president and founder of Herd of Love, said she encourages students to utilize the hotline. “If you have a prob...