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Americans across the country march for their lives

Americans across the country march for their lives

Sadie Helmick, LIFE! Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

“To the leaders, skeptics and cynics who told us to sit down and stay silent, wait your turn. Welcome to the revolution,” Cameron Kasky, a survivor from Parkland, Florida proclaimed to an estimated crowd of 800,000 people on Saturday’s March For Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C. “The peopl...

Meet your new SGA President and VP

Meet your new SGA President and VP

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Coming back from spring break can mean the start of the end of the year, but for the newly elected Barclay-Petracca administration it is just the beginning. After winning by five votes in the Student Government Association Election, President-Elect Hunter Barclay said when he heard his name announced he ...

New Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life has big plans for MU Greek Life

New Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life has big plans for MU Greek Life

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Nick Wright is one of the many new faculty members at Marshall University this semester as the first official director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. With a background in both public health and Greek Life, the new director said he has high hopes for the Greek community here at Marshall. “I want t...

Fraternity and Sorority Life social moratorium lifted

Fraternity and Sorority Life social moratorium lifted

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Fraternity and Sorority Life is no longer under a social moratorium after Nick Wright, the director of FSL, and the Greek council decided to have each chapter participate in a Green Dot Bystander Intervention training offered by the Women’s Center on Marshall University’s campus. After receiving a vid...

Society for Advancement of Management places 2nd at business conference in D.C.

Sydney Shelton, For the Parthenon

March 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall’s Chapter of the Society for Advancement of Management, SAM, attended the International Business Conference in District of Columbia over spring break, where they placed second in the open division case study competition. The case study competition is the equivalent to working a capstone pre...

SGA results are in: Hunter Barclay and Hannah Petracca upset with minutes left

SGA results are in: Hunter Barclay and Hannah Petracca upset with minutes left

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Five. The number on everyone’s mind right now. Hunter Barclay and Hannah Petracca have been elected student body president and vice president, with five votes separating their team with Jeremiah Parlock and Rachel Delaney. Matt James, assistant dean of Student Affairs, said the last few minutes...

Davis, Parker campaign uses dating app to solicit votes

Davis, Parker campaign uses dating app to solicit votes

STAFF REPORT

March 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS

In the past two days the Parthenon has become aware of campaign practices that has undermined the platform and message of one of the student government campaigns. Through the use of the social media dating apps the Davis, Parker campaign has over the past few days been direct messaging men on Marshall’s...

SGA Candidates make final push before polls open

SGA Candidates make final push before polls open

Briana Murphy, The Parthenon

March 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

On Monday, March 12, student body presidential and vice-presidential candidates met in the Shawkey Dining Room to have their second debate. Topics for the debate included: civil discourse, a main element of each presidential platform, a more successful fraternity and sorority campus, how candidates wo...

Marshall fraternity and Rec staff raise awareness for thyroid cancer

Marshall fraternity and Rec staff raise awareness for thyroid cancer

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Members of Alpha Tau Omega and the Marshall University Recreation Center staff competed in a soccer tournament this past weekend to show support for a Marshall student recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Thomas Logston, a junior at Marshall, discovered he had thyroid cancer over winter break when h...

Marshall students urged to prepare homes for Spring Break

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

March 12, 2018


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Students are encouraged by Marshall University’s police department and Housing and Residence Life to prepare their homes and dorm rooms before leaving for spring break. Chief Jim Terry has tips to remember before headed home for spring break if students live off campus. These include leaving one ...

Women’s Center sponsoring diaper drive for expectant mothers

Amanda Larch, Reporter

March 12, 2018


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The Women’s Center is sponsoring a diaper drive for the Cabell County Community Baby Shower. The Community Baby Shower helps families and first time expectant mothers prepare for the responsibility of caring for their child. Claire Snyder, program coordinator for the Women’s Center, said the event...

‘Sons and Daughters’ campaign earns international recognition

‘Sons and Daughters’ campaign earns international recognition

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s “sons and daughters” outdoor advertising campaign took home a best of show award at the Education Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Bulletin. This is the second year the campaign has been awarded a title, winning an award last year for the over...