The Parthenon

Interfaith dialogue hopes to bring Marshall community together

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

April 9, 2019


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To unite the Huntington community through conversations about faith and understanding those with different beliefs, an Interfaith Dialogue event will be held Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. on Marshall University’s campus.  “Through a meal, we hope that, through an exchange of food and ideas, we ...

SGA approves updated senate bylaws

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

April 9, 2019


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The newly-revised senate bylaws of the Student Government Association, updated for the first time in over a decade, were approved during a meeting of the student senate Tuesday in the Memorial Student Center. The version of the Bylaws of The Marshall University Student Government Association Senate...

Disability Expo provides information, resources to community

Disability Expo provides information, resources to community

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

April 8, 2019


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Among tables set up with snacks, activities and informational materials were glimpses of kelly green Saturday, April 6, during the 12th annual One4All Disability Expo at Huntington High School. The One4All Disability Expo, an event that provides information on resources for individuals with disabilities a...

Locals participate in 5k to support Counseling Center

Locals participate in 5k to support Counseling Center

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

April 7, 2019


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Pushing one child in a stroller and clutching another to her side as she raced, a mother and Marshall University faculty member participated Saturday in the We Will Run For You 5K alongside other members of the Marshall community and tri-state area. “(The) money goes to a good cause, and it’s great to do a local 5K,” said Holly C...

Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Keith-Albee Theatre

Emily Phipps, Reporter

April 6, 2019


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Showing the action of climbs, bike rides, free falls and tales of survival, the Banff Mountain Film Festival brought outdoor adventure to the Keith-Albee Theatre Tuesday evening. “These inspiring people, who ride horses, take photos, climb massive rock walls, are all people that encourage us all to s...

World Fusion Day celebrates, encourages cultural, ethnic diversity

Tiara Brown, Reporter

April 5, 2019


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It is so easy to get caught up in the rapidness of college and to lose sight of the different people and cultures that are there, said a member of the Chi Alpha Campus Ministries. The fourth annual World Fusion Day celebrated different cultures, religions and diversity Thursday at Marshall University. “...

Students share cultural, social experiences at Culture Shock event

Savanah Matney, Reporter

April 5, 2019


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To help individuals learn from the culture and social experiences of others, Marshall University’s Office of Intercultural Affairs hosted a Culture Shock event Monday in the Shawkey Dining Room of the Memorial Student Center. “It was an event for all the people of different ethnic backgrounds ...

City officials, residents, students discuss concerns during Walk with Mayor

City officials, residents, students discuss concerns during Walk with Mayor

Trey Delida, Reporter

April 4, 2019


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To see the issues Huntington residents face on a daily basis in their Huntington experience, city officials joined Marshall University students for over an hour Wednesday evening for a Walk with the Mayor event. Walk with the Mayor, now entering its fifth year, provides Huntington residents with the oppor...

Mental health 5K to raise funds for Counseling Center

Mental health 5K to raise funds for Counseling Center

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

April 4, 2019


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The We Will Run For You 5k will give Marshall University and Huntington community members an opportunity to help raise funds and awareness for mental health Saturday, starting at the Marshall Recreation Center. “We’re open to runners, walkers, anybody that wants to do this in whatever way they can, wh...

Students discuss sexual assault, interpersonal violence

Blake Newhouse, For The Parthenon

April 3, 2019


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Marshall University students met April 2 at the Memorial Student Center to discuss the various ways of intervening and preventing instances of interpersonal violence in their community. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, only 10 percent of all sexual assault victims on college...

Dr. Luis Orozco lectures to combine theatre, physics

Emily Phipps, Reporter

April 3, 2019


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Theatre and physics will unite this week in Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center when Marshall’s theatre department helps a lecturer “magically” appear on stage. The Marshall theatre department will help make Luis Orozco, a University of Maryland physics professor, “magical...

Students travel to Bolivia to serve over spring break

Students travel to Bolivia to serve over spring break

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

April 2, 2019


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Members of the campus ministry Baptist Campus Ministry, BCM, spent spring break in Cochabamba, Bolivia working with the organization House of Hope to serve a community in need.  The week was spent helping and connecting with the Quechua community in Bolivia, said Sandra Clay, a sophomore internationa...