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Dear Parthenon

Xena Bunton and Carter Truman April 6, 2021

Dear Parthenon is an advice column where editors, Xena Bunton and Carter Truman, answer anonymous questions about life, college and discuss opinions or pop culture. You can send questions through social...

Jarrod West brings the ball up the court against North Texas Friday, Feb. 26 in one of his final appearances in the Cam Henderson Center. West injured his ankle in the contest, missing the following day’s game - the only missed game of his career.

SPORTS COLUMN: Farewell Jarrod West

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 30, 2021

Announcing his decision Wednesday afternoon — Jarrod West will be moving on from Marshall to play his final year of eligibility at one of three schools: Louisville, Ohio State or Pittsburgh. Wherever...

Dear Parthenon is an advice column where readers send in their questions.

Dear Parthenon

Xena Bunton and Carter Truman March 23, 2021

Dear Parthenon is an advice column where editors, Xena Bunton and Carter Truman, answer anonymous questions about life, college, and discuss opinions or pop culture from a girl and guy perspective. You...

Brittany Hively, executive editor for The Parthenon, current graduate student in The Lewis College of Business.

Where did our passion go?

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor March 23, 2021

Stephen King, Bob Marley, Wassily Kandinsky, Jimi Hendrix, J.K. Rowling, Amanda Gorman, Jim Carey, Martin Luther King Jr. and Emily Carr: an assorted list of seemingly random people throughout history...

General overall view of the March Madness logo at center court before the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament in Salt Lake City, Mar. 20, 2019.

March Madness: the peak of sports

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 16, 2021

March Madness is back.  Brackets are being printed, filled out and bet on between friends. For many, March is just as synonymous with basketball as December is with Christmas or November with Thanksgiving....

Brittany Hively, executive editor, and family prior to her winter 2019 graduation from Marshall University.

Non-traditional vs. Traditional students: It is time to bridge the gap

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor March 16, 2021

College campuses across the country use the terms “traditional” and “non-traditional,” referring to the age of students. Non-traditional tends to be 24 years old and up, while traditional is those...

How we failed a generation: How we broke Generation Z

Tyler Spence, Opinion Editor March 10, 2021

Over the past decade and a half, American society has made wildly poor choices that have broken a generation, all while debating whether or not actions have consequences.    If one is simply making...

Brittany Hively, executive editor for The Parthenon, current graduate student in The Lewis College of Business.

Women, let’s keep moving forward

Brittany Hively, Executive Editor March 10, 2021

I once shared a post on social media about my husband and I having healthy, strong debates.   The importance of this post was the fact that, at one point, women could not have done this in the United...

Middle ground for campus carry

Middle ground for campus carry

Carter Truman, Executive Staff March 10, 2021

Campus Carry Bills — If there ever were a contentious topic to be spoken of on campus, this would be it. The introduction of six of these bills into the West Virginia Legislature means that people will...

I hate Twitter.

Tyler Spence, Opinion Editor March 2, 2021

Only one incident in recent memory has made me want to rage quit off of Twitter, bury my smartphone in a ditch and move to a country with an internet penetration rate of less than 50%. During the...

Desensitized to death

Tyler Spence, Opinion Editor February 23, 2021

The nation has now surpassed a haunting 500,000 deaths due to the coronavirus, a number that would have seemed unfathomable less than a year ago.   Too many Americans have lost grandparents, brothers,...

Respect the dead, even the ones you don’t like

Carter Truman, Executive Staff February 23, 2021

Proving they are indeed the party of love and compassion, the progressive left took to Twitter last Wednesday to kick dirt at a dead man from the comforts of their cell phones. Rush Limbaugh, a prominent...

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