The Parthenon

Parthe-Pet: Beast

Parthe-Pet: Beast

April 2, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Parthe-Pet

Hi, humans! My name is Beast the Boston Terrier. I am one and a half years old. I love tearing up my mom’s socks and playing with water bottles. Interested in featuring your pet in the paper? Use #ParthePet on social media or contact [email protected] with photos and a short bio.

Jena’s Creative Corner: Message in a Bottle

Jena Cordle, Contributor

April 2, 2019


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

Message in a bottle On a Sunday morning, not chilly but not quite warm either, two boys were riding their very old and beaten up bikes around town. Ty and Jake normally spent their Sundays getting as much play time and adventuring out before the school week starts up again. Today, they thought it wou...

GINGER’S GUIDE TO: Spring

GINGER’S GUIDE TO: Spring

Amanda Larch, Managing Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

Fall has always been my favorite season and favorite time of year. I don’t know if that’s because I’m a redhead, and all the brilliant colors seem to blend together to perfectly match me. Or maybe because my birthday is in November, and fall has some of the best holidays anyway. Plus, it’s a...

EDITORIAL: Unity Month a unique celebration of diversity

EDITORIAL: Unity Month a unique celebration of diversity

April 2, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

April always begins with April Fool’s Day, but the many other aspects of the month are no joke. Across the country, people will observe National Child Abuse Awareness Month, National Autism Awareness Month and National Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Other, more lighthearted matters are highlighted...

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...