The Parthenon

Student Veteran Association to have elections, hopes to become involved with SGA in future

Amanda Larch, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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The Student Veteran Association assists veterans on campus and allows them to have a common area to relax between classes and rely on one another for support. Next Wednesday, the organization will have elections for a new president. Art Phillips, current president, is graduating this semester. Phillips, senior bio...

Marshall University’s SAME-ASCE chapter brings home multiple awards from annual conference

Ginny Blake, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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Marshall University’s SAME-ASCE chapter competed against other universities during the annual Virginia Conference. The conference, on March 22-24, allowed Marshall’s engineering students to participate in various competitions, such as the construction of a concrete canoe and steel bridge. “I am very proud o...

MU Reads gives students a taste of women authors

MU Reads gives students a taste of women authors

Amanda Larch, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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MU Reads, Marshall University libraries’ book club, celebrated Women’s History Month Tuesday with a “book tasting” event. The event organizers set up eight tables, each with a different genre, such as poetry, nonfiction and graphic novels, for a theme and included various books by or about w...

Activists take to streets at March for Our Lives in Huntington

Activists take to streets at March for Our Lives in Huntington

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

March 26, 2018


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Activists of all ages charged proudly through Huntington Saturday morning as part of the March for Our Lives movement which took place all across the country. Participants marched in honor of the 17 victims killed in the Parkland shooting last month and to fight for more comprehensive gun control laws ...

Americans across the country march for their lives

Americans across the country march for their lives

Sadie Helmick, LIFE! Editor

March 26, 2018


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“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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...