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Meg Keller: Because of you I am a writer…

Meg Keller: Because of you I am a writer…
November 17, 2020

When I was in kindergarten, my teacher, Mrs. Glover, towered over me as I wrote out my alphabet and sounded out all the letters for her. I remember at five years old the letter “E” being my favorite...

Residence hall counselor offers support to students

Residence hall counselor offers support to students
November 17, 2020

The pandemic has been a rough patch during the fall semester and has taken a toll on some students’ mental health. While there is the Counseling Center to help on campus, there is also a counselor available...

Forever a Daughter of Marshall: A Farewell by Taylor Huddleston

Forever a Daughter of Marshall: A Farewell by Taylor Huddleston
November 17, 2020

All good things must come to an end eventually, right? Tears flow down my face as my time with The Parthenon is coming to an end. What a journey this has been for me during my time not only with the university...

Fire chief honors 75 with memorial fountain tattoo

Fire chief honors 75 with memorial fountain tattoo
November 17, 2020

To show respect to the loss of 75 players, coaches and fans 50 years ago, Huntington Fire Department chief Chris Wilson, decided to get a memorial fountain tattoo three days before the ceremony.   “I...

Farewell from Douglas…

Farewell from Douglas...
November 17, 2020

American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote: “I’m not sure what I’ll do, but— well, I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a big...

Bill Noe Flight School brings new opportunities to area

Bill Noe, school's namesake, emerges from the first plane delivered to the Bill Noe Flight School of Marshall University after flying it from the manufacturer.
November 17, 2020

Marshall University is introducing new opportunities to the area with the addition of the Bill Noe Flight School.  The school will be housed at Yeager Airport in Charleston, West Virginia and offer...

Herd football racks up awards, game postponed by Charlotte

Marshall quarterback Grant Wells throws a pass over MTSU’s defensive back Jorden Starling (49) on Nov. 14
November 17, 2020

Coming off a 42-14 victory over the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders, the undefeated and nationally ranked Marshall University Thundering Herd football team will not be preparing to take...

Abstract memorial continues to memorialize plane crash

The memorial fountain, created by Harry Bertoia, honors the 75 lives that were lost.
November 10, 2020

In response to 50 years since the Marshall University plane crash on Nov. 14, 1970, Huntington Museum of Art (HMA) is displaying the art of Harry Bertoia, creator of the memorial fountain, that crafted...

Marshall football memorial statue rededicated

The statue is now located outside of the Rec Center on the 20th street side.
November 10, 2020

A Marshall University football memorial statue was installed in a new location on campus after restoration.   Robin Howell of the Marshall Football Memorial said over the past 50 years, the original...

Chi Alpha marks November as feedONE Month

Chi Alpha group during a recent hiking event.
November 3, 2020

Marshall University student ministry group, Chi Alpha, has dedicated the month of November to raise money and awareness for the nonprofit organization feedONE.  Caleb Murray, the campus pastor for...

Mr. Marshall and Ms. Marshall features

Mr. Marshall, Mel Thomas, and Ms. Marshall, Kristen Shomo pictured on the Rec Center outdoor field after homecoming crowning.
November 3, 2020

This year, the announcement and crowning for Mr. and Ms. Marshall were held on the Rec Center outdoor field the morning of the game, rather than during half-time at the game itself. The event was streamed...

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 confirmed by the U.S. Senate in a 52-48 vote, with...

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