The Parthenon

Violauta Duo to perform Rossiniana in Studio 143

Rachael Cook, Reporter

January 21, 2018


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The Violauta Duo performed “Rossiniana 2” on Thursday in Studio 143, making them the first School of Music event of the semester. Before the recital began, both members of the Violauta Duo, Wendell Dobbs and Júlio Ribeiro Alves, talked and shared jokes with the crowd. Dobbs and Alves opened...

A letter to the students of Marshall University

A letter to the students of Marshall University

By Jerome A. Gilbert, Ph.D., President of Marshall University

January 18, 2018


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By Jerome A. Gilbert, Ph.D. President of Marshall University We recently have formed two organizations at Marshall University to assist in communicating some of the university’s institutional values to both our internal audience and the community at large. These new organizations are the President’s ...

Commuter Student Association planning commuter lounge

Amanda Larch, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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Commuter students will soon have a place to lounge and study during the day that many don’t have access to since they do not live on campus.    The Commuter Student Association President Mary Piaskowski said one of the association’s larger projects of the semester is planning a commuter’s lounge s...

Electric car charging station arrives at Marshall

Electric car charging station arrives at Marshall

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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An electric charging station was officially unveiled on Marshall University’s campus last Friday. This is the first charging station for electric vehicles on Marshall’s campus, but according to Marshall President Jerome Gilbert, hopefully not the last. The money for the charging station was donate...

Marshall students greet the snow day with open arms

Ginny Blake, Reporter

January 17, 2018


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While Huntington lay in a quiet, snowy haze, Marshall students are celebrating their first full snow day of 2018. The half snow day on Tuesday provided students with a glimpse of the fun, yet restful, winter wonderland to come. Some students said they are grateful for the snow day, not only be...

Workshop Wednesdays to prepare students for the future

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

January 16, 2018


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Workshop Wednesdays at the Memorial Student Center return this week to help students with their academics and prepare them for the future in 30 minute sessions. The program focuses on everything from major exploration to career readiness. Denny Daugherty, career counselor at Marshall University, said...

Justice addresses progress in State of the State

Justice addresses progress in State of the State

Tom Jenkins, Executive Editor

January 11, 2018


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One year after West Virginia Governor Jim Justice took office, the axe and tackle box that he presented to the crowd on the steps of the Capital Building were once again on his podium for his State of the State address Wednesday night. The axe and tackle box were used at the Governor’s inauguration...

Marshall student opening authentic Chinese restaurant Tuesday

Marshall student opening authentic Chinese restaurant Tuesday

Danite Belay, Reporter

December 11, 2017


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Marshall University is not only home to sons and daughters of Marshall, but young entrepreneurs as well. ​A native of southeast China, Yangbo Song came to the United States through Marshall University’s INTO program. He graduated from Marshall in May as a computer science major and is now pursuing a double master’s in business admin...

English professor to deliver Winter Commencement address

English professor to deliver Winter Commencement address

Danite Belay, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Kelli Prejean, associate professor of English and coordinator of the composition program at Marshall University, will deliver the commencement address at the Dec. 16 Winter Commencement ceremony for fall 2017 graduates, set for 10 a.m. at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The associate professor said she fe...

Faculty Senate addresses pending tax reform and concealed carry legislation

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Marshall University’s Faculty Senate addressed concerns about the recent tax reform bill in the federal legislature and a West Virginia Legislature bill which would allow concealed carry of weapons on college campuses Thursday at its meeting. Damien Arthur, professor of political science, said Marshall ...

History professor, scholar to direct Drinko Academy

History professor, scholar to direct Drinko Academy

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Montserrat Miller has been named the executive director of Marshall University’s John Deaver Drinko Academy to succeed Alan Gould, who has held the position since the academy’s establishment in 1994. Miller joined the Marshall faculty as a scholar and professor of history in 1996, teaching graduate...

Geology in the Movies to screen ‘The Day After Tomorrow’

Sebastian Morris, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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The final installment of Geology in the Movies will take place today where the geology department will be viewing “The Day After Tomorrow” and critically analyzing it with a geologic basis and relevance to current social and political issues. The 2004 American science-fiction disaster film depicts...