The Parthenon

SMIRL MEETS WORLD: Coping with change

Rileigh Smirl, Columnist

March 20, 2019


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

It seems as if one of the most stressful times to be a college student has arrived yet again. I feel like it wasn’t more than a month ago that I was preparing for the midterms of last semester while also trying to figure out how to create a schedule on my own for the very first time. Now, I’m struggling...

Parthe-Pet: Ivy

Parthe-Pet: Ivy

March 20, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Parthe-Pet

This is Ivy. She is a seven-month-old who loves to get the ‘zoomies’ and run through the house, usually when her ‘grandmother’ is trying to sleep. Her ‘grandmother’ works at Harless Dining Hall. Interested in featuring your pet in the paper? Use #ParthePet on social media or contact la...

‘Greta’ film review

Dillon McCarty, Contributor

March 20, 2019


Filed under OPINION

“Greta” focuses on Frances, a young girl dealing with familial pain. One day, she finds a purse on a subway. Being the good person that she is, Frances returns the purse to its rightful owner, ‘Greta.’ The two strike up a friendship. At first, everything goes well. But as time goes on, ‘Greta’...

EDITORIAL: Aftermath of New Zealand shooting

EDITORIAL: Aftermath of New Zealand shooting

March 20, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Normally, after an airplane crash, the safety of air travel increases. After an outbreak of a disease, hospitals become more sanitary. But after such a tragedy as a mass shooting resulting in multiple deaths of innocents, nothing changes, and our government does nothing to prevent another disaster...

CARTOON: This Awful Place

CARTOON: This Awful Place

Trey Cobb, Contributor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Editorial Cartoons, OPINION

GINGER’S GUIDE TO: Starting a record collection

GINGER’S GUIDE TO: Starting a record collection

Amanda Larch, Managing Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

I’ve been collecting vinyl records since I was in seventh grade. It started when my appreciation for The Beatles exploded into full-on obsession. My parents had a respectable vinyl collection, which included a George Harrison solo album from the 80s. My memory is a little fuzzy, but I’m certain the...

Movie Review: ‘Green Book’

Dillon McCarty, Contributor

March 12, 2019


Filed under OPINION

“Green Book” follows two men, Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen) and Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali). Lip is a lively Italian American, who is looking for employment. Lip’s communal connections get him an interview with Dr. Shirley, a popular African American musician. Shirley wants a driver who can get...

Parthe-Pet: Maggie

Parthe-Pet: Maggie

March 12, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Parthe-Pet

Meet Maggie! She is a five-year-old Goldendoodle pup who loves to smile for the camera!   Interested in featuring your pet in the paper? Use #ParthePet on social media or contact [email protected] with photos and a short bio.

GINGER’S GUIDE TO: Stevie Nicks and the Hall of Fame

GINGER’S GUIDE TO: Stevie Nicks and the Hall of Fame

Amanda Larch, Managing Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

This semester, I’ve been learning a lot about powerful, strong and influential women. From Egyptian rulers Hatshepsut and Nefertiti, to women comedians striving to change the male-dominated comedy scene, female empowerment has definitely felt like an ongoing theme this semester for me. As much as I...

CARTOON: Awful Place News

CARTOON: Awful Place News

Trey Cobb, Contributor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Editorial Cartoons, OPINION

EDITORIAL: An open letter to President Gordon Gee

EDITORIAL: An open letter to President Gordon Gee

March 12, 2019


Filed under OPINION

“No one cares about Marshall.” This simplistic statement was made by West Virginia University’s President Gordon Gee during a faculty senate meeting last week. Though this short editorial could give statistics about just how many people – students, faculty, staff and Huntington residents—...

Parthe-Pet: Scrappy

Parthe-Pet: Scrappy

March 5, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Parthe-Pet

Scrappy is a friendly, energetic ball of love who enjoys going to the park, playing with his friends and meeting new ones! He’s the best at giving cuddles and kisses and even better at stealing your food. Interested in featuring your pet in the paper? Use #ParthePet on social media or contact [email protected]