Marshall University's Student Newspaper

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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

EDITORIAL: Pedestrian Safety Month Has More to Do With Cars and Less to Do With Pedestrians

EDITORIAL: Pedestrian Safety Month Has More to Do With Cars and Less to Do With Pedestrians

The Parthenon October 19, 2022

Since the tragic death of a Marshall student crossing 3rd Avenue last fall, several measures have been taken to increase pedestrian safety around the...

EDITORIAL: Vote in Student Government Elections

March 29, 2022

A tragic fact about elections at Marshall University: homecoming elections consistently receive more votes than student government elections.   At...

EDITORIAL: Build the Baseball Stadium

March 22, 2022

Growing up, there was nothing quite like going to a Bluefield Orioles game at Bowen Field. For just a few dollars, my grandfather and I would go watch...

EDITORIAL – Politics prevail over justice – again.

February 16, 2021

For months before the 2020 election on Nov. 3, former President Trump set himself up in case of defeat. Mr. Trump spread misinformation all over Twitter...

A firefighter battles the Creek Fire as it threatens homes in the Cascadel Woods neighborhood of Madera County, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

EDITORIAL: The world is burning

November 3, 2020

The world is burning, and our leaders are failing—on every level—to extinguish the flames. As pointed out by literature teacher Ben See via Twitter:...

EDITORIAL: Supreme Court hypocrisy

EDITORIAL: Supreme Court hypocrisy

October 27, 2020

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito voted Monday to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s controversial nomination to the Supreme Court. Barrett’s nomination was...

Dilon Moore disinfects shopping carts and controls the number of customers allowed to shop at one time at a Trader Joe’s supermarket in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, May 7, 2020. Store workers across the country are suddenly being asked to enforce the rules that govern shopping during the coronavirus pandemic.

EDITORIAL: Stay at home

October 20, 2020

As various sporting and on-campus events resume across the state, many students return to in-person classes and the state government consistently presents...

EDITORIAL: The criminalization of truth-telling

October 13, 2020

For years, Australian journalist Julian Assange has been locked up, tortured and spied upon while battling legally with the U.S. government, which under...

Democratic candidate Paula Jean Swearengin and Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito.

EDITORIAL: Democracy requires debate

October 6, 2020

Paula Jean Swearengin, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in West Virginia, and incumbent Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito were trending for several...

President Donald Trump speaks about coronavirus testing strategy, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.

EDITORIAL: Tax the rich

September 29, 2020

We hate that this has to be said, but minimum wage workers should not be forced to pay more in taxes than millionaires and billionaires—not in the wealthiest...

EDITORIAL: Black Lives Matter

EDITORIAL: Black Lives Matter

September 22, 2020

Seventeen Republican state senators from West Virginia recently made headlines for penning a letter to Marshall University and West Virginia University...

EDITORIAL: High-speed broadband should be a public utility

September 15, 2020

The onset and continuation of the coronavirus pandemic have relentlessly exposed now-unmistakable flaws in the social fabric and critical infrastructure...

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