The Parthenon

Why We Should (and Should Not) Pick Each Presidential Candidate

Tyler Spence, Managing Editor October 19, 2021

Over the past week, the final five candidates for Marshall University visited campus and held Q&A style discussions with staff, faculty, and students. The search began at the end of last semester,...

Letter to the Editor: Presidential Candidates

Leif Olsen , MU Alum, 2018 & 2020 October 6, 2021

This past Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, Marshall University's Presidential Search Committee announced that it had finalized five candidates. One of which, Mr. Brad D. Smith, the former CEO of Intuit and a...

It’s Almost Time to Remove the Mask Mandate; Or At Least Think About It

Tyler Spence, Managing Editor September 29, 2021

Over the summer, Marshall updated its policy had to reflect the low case numbers across the country and the state. The policy allowed vaccinated staff and students to not wear a mask, except when in...

Rest of The West (Virginia): Tudors Biscuit World

Rest of The West (Virginia): Tudor’s Biscuit World

Xena Bunton, Executive Editor September 22, 2021

Welcome to the Rest of the West (Virginia), a series where Xena Bunton explores the foods, places and things that hold importance to the state of West Virginia.   In 2021, West Virginia was listed as the...

Billy Porter seen in Ashi

Emmy Awards Fashion, Better Than the Met?

Abby Ayes, Production/Web September 21, 2021

The 2021 Emmy Awards saw some of the best fashion of this season worn by everyone’s favorite celebrities. From Nicole Byer’s elegant purple floor length ball gown to Billy Porter’s iconic winged...

Abby Hanlon Herd Reads:“The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Abby Hanlon, Social Media Engagement September 21, 2021

I saw this book all across my TikTok “For You“ page and knew that I had to go out and get it. It did live up to the hype, and I read this book in two days. That is how addicting it was. I simply...

Joe Biden Chose to Save Lives, not Popularity

Tyler Spence, Managing Editor September 13, 2021

Last week President Biden used his sweeping authority over the federal government to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine to all federal employees, contractors, and businesses with over 100 employees. This decision...

Drake’s Certified Lover Boy

Tyler Spence, Managing Editor September 7, 2021

Canadian rapper, singer, and 6 god - Drake returns with his sixth full-length album Certified Lover Boy. The album comes in the midst of an ongoing beef with fellow rapper Kanye West, who recently...

Rest of the West (Virginia): Pepperoni Rolls

Rest of the West (Virginia): Pepperoni Rolls

Xena Bunton, Executive Editor September 6, 2021

I could sit here on my college dorm bed (two creaky twin-sized beds pushed together) at Marshall University and blame the pandemic for not exploring the state of West Virginia. Sure, I have only had...

Kanye Returns to Form with “Donda”

Tyler Spence, Managing Editor September 1, 2021

After four listening parties and multiple delays, Kanye West is back with his tenth studio album named after his late mother, Donda, who passed away in 2007. West had been quite since his 2019 release Jesus...

An easy and delicious dessert to make in your dorm

Delicious and Easy Meals to Make in your Dorm

Maggie Lane September 1, 2021

Peach Crisp in a Mug  Ingredients:   1/2 can peaches   1 pack of instant brown sugar oatmeal  1 Tbs butter  Dash of cinnamon (if desired)   Chopped nuts for garnish (if...

President Gilbert poses for a selfie while on campus

President Gilbert Welcomes Students

September 1, 2021

Greetings! As president of Marshall University, I am honored to be one of the first to officially welcome you to campus for our fall 2021 semester.   It has been a very busy summer preparing for your...

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