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Column: LaBeouf promotes unity with livestream

William Izzo, Life! Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under COLUMN, OPINION, Uncategorized

People have been talking about Shia LaBeouf a lot recently and it isn’t because of a new role or some YouTube video, telling people to follow their dreams. LaBeouf brought back a popular tool in his entertainment repertoire: the livestream. LaBeouf saw success when he livestreamed himself watchin...

Column: Trump lies visible from all angles

Jared Casto, Managing Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under COLUMN

The new presidential administration brought in their first day by telling a boldfaced lie to the American people based on the petty insecurities of our new president, Donald Trump, and a shameless, blatant disregard for the truth. Saturday, when millions of Americans took to the streets to join the...

Column: Art cuts paint dim picture for Trump presidency

William Izzo, Life! Editor, Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under COLUMN

The Washington Post reported Thursday that Donald Trump and his administration plans on cutting national spending by at least $10.5 trillion dollars during his tenure as president. Presidents cutting spending isn’t a new thing, but the abhorrent truth of it is that Trump plans to achieve his spending ...

XOXO, Michael Brown

Michael Brown, Online Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under COLUMN, XOXO Michael Brown

The readers submitted some questions about life, love and everything in between. I answered them as honest as I knew possible. I’m here to keep it real with you when no one else is and to answer with no judgment because I don’t know you. I’m just a college junior who enjoys giving his opinion....

Column: Finding euphoria through your zodiac sign

Kabrea James, Assignment Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under COLUMN

Euphoria is a state of intense happiness, self-confidence and well-being. Euphoria is real and euphoria is available to everyone. Anyone willing to fall in love with every aspect of themselves can live in a state of euphoria. But how do we find out what aspects there are to love? Study your zodiac...

Column: Turning anger into something productive

William Izzo, Life! Editor
January 18, 2017
Filed under COLUMN

Anger isn’t really something I experienced so frequently until I got to college. I don’t know where or when it exactly started, but I find myself getting angry at least once a day — not necessarily foaming at the mouth, but stirred enough to really crease my forehead and look unapproachable...

Column: Learning from the past for the uncertain future

Karima Neghmouche, Social Media Manager
January 16, 2017
Filed under COLUMN

This morning, like every morning, I woke up and sat down on my computer to check my e-mail before I started getting ready for the day. I opened my browser and saw Google’s home page displayed. For every holiday, Google has a “Doodle” that compliments that holiday. Today, as I hope most of you k...

Column: How to move to Canada: don’t

Madi Pulfer, Contributor
November 14, 2016
Filed under COLUMN, Election 2016

Just over a year ago, Canadians elected a young progressive man named Justin Trudeau as our Prime Minister. His message of hope, equality and acceptance resonated with Canadians, who rejected the Islamophobic rhetoric of his challenger. Yesterday, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States...

Column: Rerouting toward progress

Jared Casto, Online Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under COLUMN, Election 2016

On election night, as results poured in indicating that Donald Trump would become the next president of the United States, I felt compelled to call my friend in D.C. This friend, a native Colombian who moved to America just over a year ago, said the city was in shock, as was the rest of the world. We...

Leave Your Mark: A column by Cara Bailey, former Parthenon executive editor and friend of Jeff Kovatch

Cara Bailey, Former Parthenon Executive Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under COLUMN

Our Marshall community recently lost a professor, researcher, adviser, mentor and cheerleader when Jeff Kovatch passed away Nov. 5. Personally, I lost a dear friend. Jeff, a biology professor, and his wife, psychology professor Paige Muellerleile, have lived in Huntington for just 10 years, yet their ro...

Column: Our system is “too strong” to be taken down

Tom Jenkins, Reporter
November 14, 2016
Filed under COLUMN, Election 2016

As Americans sat back and watched as Donald Trump shocked political analysts, Democrats, and virtually flipped the electoral map, there was a clear a sense of disbelief, due to the assumption that Hillary Clinton would win this campaign. As the night went on, it became more apparent that something wa...

Column: On the outside, looking in

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under COLUMN

Here we are again. Another year has passed, another year that sons and daughters of Marshall had to live without a mother or father, a brother or sister, a loved one. As a Marshall student, I am put in an interesting position heading into the 46th anniversary of the plane crash. I was not raised in West Virg...