The Parthenon

Column: DNA does not make the dad

A memory of a miniature Brittany with her dad, Roger.
October 13, 2020

Some say the teenage and college years are when one really discovers themselves and find out who they really are in life. But I would argue that we never truly finish discovering ourselves. All of our...

SPORTS COLUMN: Herd in the NFL

October 6, 2020

It was a quieter weekend for former Marshall players in the NFL. Nevertheless, there were two players who still made some noise. Getting Week 4 started on Thursday Night Football, the New York Jets...

Column: How a Democracy Falls . . .

October 6, 2020

In 1858 when Abraham Lincoln gave a speech, saying a house divided against itself cannot stand, he was not President, or even running for president. Lincoln gave this speech after he had just accepted...

COLUMN: Pause the chaos; Play the memories

Granny reading a copy of The Parthenon, as she did every week.
October 6, 2020

Instant messages, cell phones always in hand, instant news notifications, full schedules of things to do and the list goes on. This is how our world currently runs, everything needs to be done instantly...

COLUMN: The Fear of Injustice

COLUMN: The Fear of Injustice
September 29, 2020

Being a black woman, I am very afraid. I am afraid that in my future I will never get to see an unjustifiable killing by a police officer, with the officer behind bars. I am afraid that fifteen years from...

Herd in the NFL

September 29, 2020

After week three of competition in the National Football League, three former Marshall football players contributed to their teams.     In a win, Buffalo Bills tight end Lee Smith caught one pass,...

COLUMN: Generational Hustle

COLUMN: Generational Hustle
September 22, 2020

“It’s those damn millennials ruining everything,” say the older generations.  “Ruin? We’re just trying to live on a world you ruined,” say the millennials. “Oh, and there’s an entire...

Herd in the NFL

September 15, 2020

Four former Marshall football players made impacts on their NFL teams this weekend. All four players happen to play on the defensive side of the ball with at least one player at each level of the defense. Starting...

RADICAL PERSPECTIVE: No country for young people

September 8, 2020

Young people throughout history have been consistent leaders in demanding essential progressive political and societal changes to our world and our nations, far too often against the systemic and ruthless...

Op-Ed: Follow the science in W.Va. election process

September 8, 2020

“Follow the science” refers to following facts, not hyperbole and hysteria. It is taking West Virginia elections from good to great.  Health and safety, absentee ballot applications, and timely...

RADICAL PERSPECTIVE: Julian Assange is an (honorary) American hero

RADICAL PERSPECTIVE: Julian Assange is an (honorary) American hero
September 8, 2020

What do you call someone who exposes the international war crimes of the most powerful government in the world, which endlessly lies about those violent crimes to the civilians funding them via their tax...

SPORTS COLUMN: LEARNING FROM EKU

September 8, 2020

Because it was a romp over an FCS opponent, Marshall’s 59-0 victory over Eastern Kentucky Saturday will receive an understandably tepid and cautious response from many people. However, the talent...

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