The Parthenon

SGA debate allows candidates to address student concerns

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

March 14, 2019


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Senate and community members questioned policy and received answers at the 2019 Student Government Association Debate for presidential and vice presidential candidates Wednesday, March 13. Both tickets said they appreciated students coming to the event and watching the live-stream and encouraged students...

Mixed media art exhibition to feature work of Marshall students

Mixed media art exhibition to feature work of Marshall students

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

March 14, 2019


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“Mixed Up,” an art exhibition featuring mixed media works by Marshall University art students, will open Friday, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at Alias14W, an experimental community art space in Huntington. The reception will be free and open to the public and will include food, drinks and t...

Students create macrame plant hangers at DIY series event

Students create macrame plant hangers at DIY series event

Paige Leonard, Reporter

March 14, 2019


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Marshall University students created macrame plant hangers Tuesday in the Memorial Student Center, during an event in the Do It Yourself series hosted by Marshall’s Campus Activities Board and Office of Student Activities. “It’s kind of blown up,” Brittany Davis, a graduate assistant for the...

Student Senate approves judicial branch, decision goes to students

Student Senate approves judicial branch, decision goes to students

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

March 12, 2019


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A student senate resolution to create a judicial branch in the Student Government Association will now appear on the ballot during next week’s elections, after it was approved during a student senate meeting Tuesday in the Memorial Student Center.  Members of the student body will determine whether...

Water quality bill passes without updated human health criteria

Water quality bill passes without updated human health criteria

Douglas Harding, Online and Social Media Manager

March 12, 2019


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In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency recommended West Virginia update 60 of its 94 water quality standards to reduce present toxins and carcinogens, but this weekend, the state legislature passed a bill including none of the recommended protections. Delegate Evan Hansen (D- Monongalia, 51),...

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Anna Williams, vice-presidential candidate

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Anna Williams, vice-presidential candidate

March 12, 2019


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The Parthenon asked each presidential and vice-presidential candidate the same series of questions. Below are responses from Anna Williams who is running for student body vice president.  Q: What do you want the student body to know about you personally? A: I think a lot of times the elections...

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Caitlin Kirk, vice-presidential candidate

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Caitlin Kirk, vice-presidential candidate

March 12, 2019


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The Parthenon asked each presidential and vice-presidential candidate the same series of questions. Below are responses from Caitlin Kirk who is running for student body vice president.  Q: What do you want the student body to know about you personally? A: I am the current chapter president for ...

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Jeremiah Parlock, presidential candidate

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Jeremiah Parlock, presidential candidate

March 12, 2019


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The Parthenon asked each presidential and vice-presidential candidate the same series of questions. Below are responses from Jeremiah Parlock who is running for student body president.  Q: What do you want the student body to know about you personally? A: I was born in Huntington, West Virginia, and che...

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Stephanie Rogner, presidential candidate

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Stephanie Rogner, presidential candidate

March 12, 2019


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The Parthenon asked each presidential and vice-presidential candidate the same series of questions. Below are responses from Stephanie Rogner who is running for student body president.  Q: What do you want the student body to know about you personally? A: I like to say, “We all put our pant...

New minor allows students to use technology to ask questions about world

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

March 12, 2019


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Leaving college with skills and tools that can help to make students marketable to potential employers is one of the benefits for students getting a minor in digital humanities at Marshall University, said Marshall’s director of digital humanities. Other benefits of graduating with the minor include...

Organization aims to build bridges between students

Organization aims to build bridges between students

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

March 12, 2019


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Gather around the table, it is time for an American dinner.  The Bridges International organization gives international students a chance to experience an American home dinner while talking about the Christian faith.   For many international students, getting the chance to experience an American home-cooked...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Mackenzie Jones, Reporter

March 12, 2019


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Bench Warrant Officers noticed a car had been sitting for a while with two occupants on the vehicle March 6, at 8:43 a.m. on the 400 block of 24th Street: a white male and a white female. The officer approached the vehicle and asked them to abandon it, and after further investigation, it was found ...