The Parthenon

New Provost welcomed as family during Intercultural Affairs lunch

New Provost welcomed as family during Intercultural Affairs lunch

Joelle Gates, Reporter

August 24, 2018


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Jaime Taylor, Marshall University’s new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, discussed future plans with the Office of Intercultural Affairs while meeting the office staff during a lunch Friday. The lunch, hosted by Maurice Cooley and Lisa Allen of the Office of Intercultural...

Community Picnic kicks off revitalization efforts in Central City

Community Picnic kicks off revitalization efforts in Central City

Sadie Helmick, Executive Editor

August 8, 2018


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On Tuesday, July 31 the ON TRAC program launched in Central City in West Huntington. The program, created by Main Street West Virginia, focuses on the revitalization of West Huntington and 14th Street West through education, evaluation and advanced technical assistance. West Huntington was one of two...

Marshall University to offer oceanography class and welcome new professor

Marshall University to offer oceanography class and welcome new professor

Amanda Larch, News Editor

August 7, 2018


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Marshall University’s College of Science is offering an Introduction to Oceanography course this fall. Designed for non-science majors, the course was previously offered each fall semester over a decade ago, but as student enrollment continued to drop, it was discontinued. Professor Ronald Martino, chair of the ge...

The Settlement band to release new music, return to Huntington to perform

The Settlement band to release new music, return to Huntington to perform

Amanda Larch, News Editor

August 7, 2018


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The Settlement may have over four years’ experience, but like a musical chameleon, the band’s style is only continuing to grow and change. Colten Settle, The Settlement’s lead guitarist, singer and founder, said he has been writing and playing music for years, and The Settlement was the result ...

Marshall partners with The Wild Ramp to offer Workplace Farm Share memberships

Marshall partners with The Wild Ramp to offer Workplace Farm Share memberships

Amanda Larch, News Editor

July 24, 2018


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Marshall University’s Sustainability Department is partnering with The Wild Ramp and offering fresh produce to the Marshall community as part of a Workplace Farm Share program. Each week, The Wild Ramp will create Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, boxes, with a mixture of five fresh fruits ...

Huntington shoots for the moon

Huntington shoots for the moon

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

July 24, 2018


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It was a bright and sunny Tuesday afternoon in the downtown area of one of America’s unhealthiest cities, when nearly 300 people took the first steps to kick off an ambitious movement—a collective walk to the moon. The goal of Greater Huntington Walks is to foster a more active environment in th...

MU Speech and Hearing Center offering Parkinson’s Disease voice treatment

MU Speech and Hearing Center offering Parkinson’s Disease voice treatment

Amanda Larch, News Editor

July 24, 2018


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Marshall University’s Speech and Hearing Center is offering a new voice treatment for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. The treatment is separated into two parts, with the first portion, titled SPEAK OUT!, consisting of 12 individual sessions with a speech pathologist over the course of four weeks....

MU Office of Community Outreach and Volunteer Services expands horizons

MU Office of Community Outreach and Volunteer Services expands horizons

Hanna Pennington, Life! Editor

July 24, 2018


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The Office of Community Outreach and Volunteer Services at Marshall University is working to expand relations between students and issues impacting Huntington and beyond. Will Holland, director of Community Outreach and Volunteer Services, said the office places a significant amount of value on the ...

My Huntington movement encourages public engagement

My Huntington movement encourages public engagement

Amanda Larch, News Editor

July 11, 2018


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A few months ago, different groups of people were unknowingly discussing one very similar topic: how to help Huntington grow, escape negativity and focus on the positives. From this, the My Huntington movement was formed, and it was officially unveiled at a press conference Monday, with donors, busin...

Cicada Books and Coffee offers a new twist on tradition

Cicada Books and Coffee offers a new twist on tradition

Sadie Helmick, Executive Editor

July 11, 2018


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Cicada Books and Coffee, located at 604 14th Street, West Huntington, offers a fresh take on Old Central City. After two years of planning and dreaming, Katie Norman and her mother opened Cicada Books and Coffee with the hope of becoming a “third space.” “We really want to be a community fixture....

Governor’s Honors Academy takes over Marshall

Governor’s Honors Academy takes over Marshall

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

July 11, 2018


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Universities tend to be quiet over the summer, but not when nearly 200 high school honors students from all over the state come to town. For the first time in 15 years, the Governor’s Honors Academy, a three-week summer program for academically motivated upcoming West Virginia high school seniors, has ...

New LEAD Center to bring together all aspects of student involvement in MSC

New LEAD Center to bring together all aspects of student involvement in MSC

Amanda Larch, News Editor

July 10, 2018


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The newly established LEAD Center encompasses all aspects of student involvement and leadership on Marshall University’s campus. The LEAD Center is the result of a collaborative effort to bring together those involved in Fraternity and Sorority Life, volunteer services, campus activities and the Stude...