The Parthenon

Opinion: West Virginia, it’s time we take responsibility

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor July 13, 2021

Someone once said, “just like a bird, it takes both wings to fly,” referring to the way both sides of politics should work together for the best interest of the country.   According to a Pew...

Herd Reads

Herd Reads

Abby Hanlon, Campus Editor July 13, 2021

Shadow and Bone Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo  Genre-Fantasy Fiction    Shadow and Bone novels grew in popularity through TikTok's hashtag "BookTok," where users can share book reviews or recommendations, talk...

Column: Your person is coming

Column: Your person is coming

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor July 1, 2021

BFF. Best friends forever. Is that still a thing?  With the increase of social media induced fantasies and drama, some may argue that it seems like true best friends are getting rare.   But I...

Herd Reads

Herd Reads

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor June 30, 2021

Omen of Stones by Casey Bond  Genre: Young adult royalty fairy tales & folklore; fantasy     Spirit and stone. Song and Sky. Fate and Future all align.   Casey Bond takes readers...

Parthe-Pet: Evelyn

Parthe-Pet: Evelyn

June 29, 2021

This is Evelyn. She is a 5-year-old rescue from the Cabell Wayne Animal Shelter. She loves to play with ice cubes and leave trails of ice all over the kitchen floor. Her favorite snack is bacon and drinking...

Editor Picks: Podcasts

home. made. This is a fairly new seriess with only six episodes, but all are unique and pull you in from the start. I discovered this podcast from another podcast and was sucked in immediatly....

Parthe-Pet: Cookie

Parthe-Pet: Cookie

June 15, 2021

If you aren’t a fan of cats, you definitely would not want to run into Cookie. This impatient tortoise-shell cat loves to bite and roll her eyes at anything with joy or affection. She will...

Herd Reads

Herd Reads

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor June 15, 2021

Saving Humanity: What we must do by H. Dan Rice Born in 1943, H. Dan Rice brings a short, but thought-provoking story overviewing his view of his generation’s accomplishments and shortcomings...

Welcome to Marshall

June 15, 2021

David Dampier, College of Engineering and Computer Science Welcome to the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. These are exciting times in the college. We have approximately 500 undergraduate...

Brittany Hively, executive editor, in Parthenon newsroom with a print edition of the paper.

Explore: This is your time

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor June 14, 2021

One thing we often do not realize is that college is a privilege. Not everyone who dreams about furthering their education has the opportunity, for various reasons. I was one of those students. Due...

Bunton in spring 2019 after orientation event (left) and summer 2021 (right) one semester left before graduation.

5 impactful tips for your successful college career

Xena Bunton, Managing Editor June 1, 2021

As someone who is graduating with my bachelors almost 2 years early—I know that college goes by quickly. And it will go fast for you even if you have 4 years or more! You already know how fast high...

Marshall University President Jerry Gilbert

Welcome to the family

Jerome Gilbert June 1, 2021

Welcome to Marshall University. As president, I am very honored you have made the decision to become a member of the Marshall FAMILY. What I love most about working at a university are the students. ...

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