The Parthenon

Movie Review: ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Dillon McCarty, Contributor

May 8, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Last year, “Avengers: Infinity War” ended with a monumental cliffhanger. Now, after a year of speculation, “Avengers” Endgame” is here. The film follows the remaining heroes who survived Thanos’ snap. In the previous film (“Infinity War”), Thanos wiped out half of life. In this picture,...

Farewell from our graduating staff: Kieran Intemann

Farewell from our graduating staff: Kieran Intemann

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under OPINION

As my time at Marshall is slowly dwindling down to a close, it’s given me a chance to look back, reflect and appreciate everything I have been able to achieve throughout my time in Huntington. The past four years have taught me a lot about myself. I came to Marshall in the summer of 2015 and, honestly,...

Farewell from our graduating staff: Heather Barker

Farewell from our graduating staff: Heather Barker

Heather Barker, Executive Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Huntington has been my home for my entire life. I was born here, grew up here and went to college here. But I did not develop a deep love for the city until I was a student at Marshall. Like most teenagers, I wanted to leave my hometown for college and be my own person, but Marshall was the school that...

Parthe-Pet: Bernie

Parthe-Pet: Bernie

April 30, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Parthe-Pet

Here’s a picture of Bernie chomping on this wheat grass and doing his best “laughing along to a joke that, deep down, hurt your feelings”-face. Interested in featuring your pet in the paper? Use #ParthePet on social media or contact [email protected] with photos and a short bio.

EDITORIAL: After 2018/2019, we are more

EDITORIAL: After 2018/2019, we are more

April 30, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

The fountain is finally back on, and it officially feels like spring on Marshall’s campus. With the semester and school year coming to a close, nostalgia seems to fill the air, just like pollen, bees and flower buds blowing in the wind. Many Marshall students are leaving this campus in May, but...

Journalist soldier finds home away from Marshall family

Journalist soldier finds home away from Marshall family

Meg Keller, For The Parthenon

April 30, 2019


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

I’m having an identity crisis. I don’t know if I’m a journalist or a soldier anymore. In an attempt to incite some humorous rhetoric, I did change my twitter name to “Journalist Soldier Meg,” but truly, who am I these days?  For the last three years I have pursued my education in a now...

Movie review: ‘Shazam’

Dillon McCarty, Contributor

April 30, 2019


Filed under OPINION

“Shazam” follows Billy Batson, a foster kid attempting to find his biological mother. After colliding with the law, Batson is placed in a new home. Eventually, an elderly wizard gives his powers to Batson. For the rest of the story, Batson is able to transform into an adult superhero. However, the...

Parthe-Pet: Sophie

Parthe-Pet: Sophie

April 23, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Parthe-Pet

This is Sophie, she was named after the famous Golden Girl, Sophia Petrillo! Trust us, her personality matches. She’s very friendly and a very happy girl. She loves to run in the park and destroy every toy she’s ever owned. Stay Golden! Interested in featuring your pet in the paper? Use #ParthePet on...

Movie review: ‘Dragged Across Concrete’

Dillon McCarty, Contributor

April 23, 2019


Filed under OPINION

“Dragged Across Concrete” follows two cops, Brett Ridgeman (Mel Gibson) and Anthony Lurasetti (Vince Vaughn). After an act of public assault costs them six weeks of suspension without pay, the two men delve into the criminal underworld, hoping to find fortune. The duo’s exploits pit them against...

GINGER’S GUIDE TO: Enjoying the sweeter things in life

GINGER’S GUIDE TO: Enjoying the sweeter things in life

Amanda Larch, Managing Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

If you know me, then you know that I love chocolate—seriously love it. I’m honestly addicted to the stuff. Thanks to the Easter holiday, I’ve recently had a lot more desserts and candy than normal, but you won’t catch me complaining. I’m definitely a firm believer in enjoying the finer, and...

EDITORIAL: Earth more important than economy

EDITORIAL: Earth more important than economy

April 23, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Happy Earth Day: the leader of our country still will not address climate change. President Donald Trump delivered a statement about Earth Day on Monday without once mentioning the destruction happening to our planet. Instead, he chose to praise our country’s economy and reflect on the beauty of the...

EDITORIAL: Assange prosecution sends dangerous message to truth-tellers

EDITORIAL: Assange prosecution sends dangerous message to truth-tellers

April 16, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Nearly a decade ago, WikiLeaks published classified documents that former U.S. Army solider Chelsea Manning leaked to WikiLeaks director Julian Assange and various other major news publications in the United States, revealing videos of war crimes committed on foreign soil using American tax dollars.  ...