The Parthenon

Burks, Marshall race past FIU for fifth straight win

Burks, Marshall race past FIU for fifth straight win

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 20, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s Basketball team defeated Florida International University, 105-97, on Saturday in a fast-paced Conference USA matchup at the Cam Henderson Center. Strong performances by senior guard C.J. Burks, freshman guard Taevion Kinsey and senior guard Jon Elmore helped the...

Marshall overcomes tough battle with Florida Atlantic, wins fourth straight

Marshall overcomes tough battle with Florida Atlantic, wins fourth straight

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls in a home conference game Thursday evening, 96-84, at the Cam Henderson Center. “I thought it was a great game,” Marshall men's basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “Our defense was good. It was outstanding....

Malik Gant declares for NFL Draft

Malik Gant declares for NFL Draft

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football’s leader of the secondary is leaving the school to pursue a childhood dream.   Redshirt junior safety Malik Gant announced on Thursday that he will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2019 NFL Draft.   “I have aspired to play in the National Football...

Herd conquers Bulls in Gasparilla Bowl, extends bowl win streak

Herd conquers Bulls in Gasparilla Bowl, extends bowl win streak

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

TAMPA, Fla. – Marshall football’s bowl game win streak reached seven games Thursday night, as the Thundering Herd (9-4, 6-2 C-USA) defeated South Florida (7-6, 3-5 American), 38-20, in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl at Raymond James Stadium.   Head coach Doc Holliday, who is a pe...

World council says goodbye with dinner celebration

World council says goodbye with dinner celebration

Joelle Gates, Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University’s World Council members celebrated their achievements during a farewell dinner Thursday at Backyard Pizza and Raw Bar. The organization, which is led by Maurice Cooley, associate vice president of the Office of Intercultural Affairs, encourages students from all over the world...

Marshall graduate’s passion brings unique boutique to Huntington

Marshall graduate’s passion brings unique boutique to Huntington

Chelsey Stanley, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Hip Eagle boutique, located in The Market of downtown Huntington, is owned and ran by Magdalene Gue and her seven-person female staff. Gue, 36, graduated from Marshall University with a degree in marketing. She has four children, Maddox, Roxy, Jetta and Crimson with her high school sweetheart,...

As many Americans deck the halls, others find their place within a season counter to their culture

As many Americans deck the halls, others find their place within a season counter to their culture

Amanda Larch, Copy Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Iram Kingson doesn’t celebrate Christmas. She and her family don’t exchange gifts or decorate a tree. She may gather with family friends on Thanksgiving and reflect on what she is thankful for, but that doesn’t mean she and her family celebrate it in the same way as most Americans. (Her parents...

Count down to Christmas begins for community

Count down to Christmas begins for community

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Huntington community members shopped until they dropped while getting into the Christmas spirit and giving back to the community.  Shopping, live entertainment and pictures with Santa were provided at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Saturday Dec. 1, for the second annual Countdown to Christmas. Owner...

Jenkins Hall renaming looks to public for help

Jenkins Hall renaming looks to public for help

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

A public information session regarding Jenkins Hall and the recently established Presidential Committee to Examine Building Names at Marshall University encouraged social, political and historical dialogue amongst students, faculty and residents, Wednesday, Nov. 28 in the Memorial Student Center. Christie...

‘One-night stand’ book club focuses on Appalachian culture

‘One-night stand’ book club focuses on Appalachian culture

Hannah Graham, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Cicada Books & Coffee had its first book club event Tuesday, November 27. Members of the community were welcome to attend in order to discuss two works of nonfiction: Elizabeth Catte’s novel “What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia” and J.D. Vance’s novel “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir...

Campus organizations represented through new SGA branch

Campus organizations represented through new SGA branch

Hannah Graham, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Student Government Association had its first House of Representatives meeting Nov. 27. The House of Representatives organization came together for the first time after a long semester of debating how it would exist and the specifics of this new branch of SGA. Marshall University ...