The Parthenon

Marshall Police assist in Huntington drug bust

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University Police Department assisted the Huntington Police Department and multiple other state and local officials in the city-wide raids to takedown drug traffickers Tuesday. Led by Huntington Police, multiple organizations sent officials to help the cause, including Cabell County Police ...

Bowen brings Herd to Boston

Bowen brings Herd to Boston

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Nearly 30,000 runners lined up to race in the 122nd annual Boston Marathon Monday morning. One runner in the crowd has a special connection to Marshall University. Caleb Bowen, a local product who graduated from Hurricane High School in 2011 and then took on the role of assistant coach for the Mars...

Police Blotter

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Disorderly Conduct and Obstruction MUPD received calls April 10 stating a man described by witnesses as “acting erratic” was disturbing the children and faculty at the Marshall University Child Development Academy. The 46-year-old male was reportedly seen around 3 p.m. outside of the daycare’s f...

Marshall celebrates Earth Day

Marshall celebrates Earth Day

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Earth Day, which is typically April 22, came early for the Marshall community Wednesday afternoon as student organizations and outside groups filled the Memorial Student Center Plaza with educational and entertaining activities promoting sustainable and green living. Amy Parsons-White, sustainability c...

CAB offers students the chance to decompress with ‘Stress Relief Week’

Amanda Larch, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Marshall University’s Campus Activity Board will sponsor a Stress Relief Week starting Monday to assist students studying and preparing for their final exams. Alexandra Pfost, president of CAB, said the goal of week is to help students destress as much as possible and give them a fun outlet to escape...

Marshall welcomes prospective students for Green and White Day

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Families from far and wide visited Marshall University to check out campus life and make decisions about where they want to attend college in the near future during Green and White Day Monday. Green and White Day is all about learning about what Marshall has to offer, according to Ella Curry, the ...

MU Classical Association plans to create ‘Classical Ambassador’ program

Amanda Larch, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Marshall University’s Classical Association offers students an opportunity to learn about Greek and Roman history and culture and supplies an outlet to express their common interests. Courtney Shrewsberry, the Classical Association’s treasurer, said the club is available for students of all majors a...

Marshall sophomore wins Critical Language Scholarship, study abroad to Japan

Marshall sophomore wins Critical Language Scholarship, study abroad to Japan

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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A second-year student will embark on the trip of a lifetime in the fall for a year-long study abroad in Japan after becoming the fifth Marshall attendee to receive the Critical Language Scholarship, or CLS. Christian Thompson, a double major in international business and Japanese, said he will trav...

Last day for West Virginians to register to vote

Ginny Blake, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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West Virginia’s primary elections take place on May 8. Today marks the last day to register to vote in this election, which can be done so on the Secretary of State’s website. Pew Research reports that in the 2016 election, millennials cast 34 million votes, which is an increase from the 18.4 mi...

Marshall legend Hal Greer dies

Zach Stevens, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Hal Greer, Marshall University Basketball and National Basketball Association Hall of Famer, died Saturday at the age of 81. Greer was one of Marshall University’s most well-known players and paved the way for scholarships for future African-American basketball players at Marshall. “Hal Greer’s...

MU film makers to compete in Green Globes

Rachael Cook, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall University students will have a chance to show their various films at the Film Club and CAB’s Green Globes April 21 at 7 p.m. on Harless Field. Chase Jarrell, vice president of Film Club, said he thinks West Virginia isn’t a good place for film makers to show their work or even have a ...

New technology option lets students use fingerprints to access dining halls

Amanda Larch, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Marshall University’s Campus Card Office and the information technology department collaborated to create an alternative to swiping student IDs to enter Towers Marketplace and Harless Dining Hall. Students can now register their fingerprints to access entry to the dining halls instead of using their I...