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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Bolly’s Bets: CFB Week Five and NFL Week Four

Zach Bollinger, Sports Columnist September 27, 2022

We are finally into conference play in college football while slowly beginning to discover each NFL team's identity. After a crazy week of upsets, let's get into this week's slate. Marshall vs. Gardner-Webb There...

Herd Returns Home to Try to Get Back on Track

Herd Returns Home to Try to Get Back on Track

Zach Bollinger, Sports Columnist September 27, 2022

It feels like an eternity and a half ago that Marshall was victoriously walking off the field in South Bend after knocking off the number 8 team in the country. Since then, however, things haven't been...

‘There’s Only so Far I can Take Them’ – Why Teachers Give up on Struggling Students Who don’t do Their homework

Jessica Calarco, Associated Press September 27, 2022

     Whenever “Gina,” a fifth grader at a suburban public school on the East Coast, did her math homework, she never had to worry about whether she could get help from her mom.    “I help...

Bolly’s Bets Looks at NFL Week Three and CFB Week Four

Zach Bollinger, Sports Columnist September 20, 2022

Last week was not a good one for Bolly’s Bets, but the best part about a new week is there are new games to look so let’s get right into it.  Marshall vs. Troy Last week I said that Marshall...

The Problem with Commuting

Tyler Spence, Executive Editor September 20, 2022

According to data from the office of institutional data, over 60% of Marshall students commuted to campus. Removing students who live directly adjacent to campus should bring this number down significantly...

Bolly’s Bets Looks at College Football Week Three and NFL Week Two

Zach Bollinger, Sports Columnist September 13, 2022

Welcome back; last week, we finished with a 3-1 record bringing the all-time Bolly's Bets record to 7-3 through 10 predictions, but it's a new week with new games. Let's get right into it. Marshall...

Marshall University Should Retire More Football Numbers

Zane Towsend, Student Reporter September 11, 2022

From the natural grass of Fairfield Stadium to the artificial turf at Joan C. Edwards Stadium, there have been many legendary football players that have suited up in the signature kelly green jersey. In...

Bringing NASCAR to West Virginia

Zane Townsend, Reporter September 6, 2022

 Fifty-one years since the 1971 West Virginia 500 race in the NASCAR Cup Series of that year, West Virginia has brought in many tourists to visit the sights and sounds that the Mountain State has to offer....

Bolly’s Bets Looks at NFL Week 1 and College Football Week 2

Zach Bollinger, Sports Columnist September 6, 2022

Can you smell that? It’s a beautiful thing. I could cry during our first full weekend of non-stop football, Thursday through Monday. But since we have a bigger and better pool of games to pick from,...

Op-Ed: Greek Life is for Everyone

Op-Ed: Greek Life is for Everyone

Lauren Wright August 30, 2022

 You may have seen us tabling on campus recently and thought to yourself, “What is panhellenic?”   The Panhellenic Conference is the governing body of 26 NPC sororities, Marshall being home to...

Bolly’s Bets Look at CFB Week 1

Zach Bollinger, Sports Columnist August 30, 2022

Welcome Back to Bolly’s Bets. Last week we got our College Football teaser with a few week 0 games, but now, the wait is finally over. Let’s get into week 1. West Virginia vs Pittsburgh  The...

Bolly’s Bets Looks at College Football Week 0

Zachary Bollinger, Sports Columnist August 25, 2022

Welcome to Bolly’s Bets, your new home for weekly sports betting predictions and games to look into for the weekend ahead.  Now as we hit the end of August there are tell-tale signs that fall is...

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