The Parthenon

Students take a bite out of Viking culture

Students take a bite out of Viking culture

Amanda Larch, Managing Editor

May 4, 2019


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Professor Laura Michele Diener’s Viking World class received a taste of authentic Viking culture with their Viking Feast final project Friday, May 3. Students cooked Viking food, dressed in traditional attire and provided Viking-style entertainment during the course of the feast at Camp Mad Anthon...

Changes come to SGA

Changes come to SGA

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

April 30, 2019


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Marshall University’s student senate experienced change as some Student Government Association members said goodbye and others moved into new positions, during the first meeting of student senate session 77 Tuesday in the Memorial Student Center.  Now former Student Body President Hunter Barcl...

Gardens in bloom on campus

Gardens in bloom on campus

Meredith O'Bara, Reporter

April 30, 2019


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Marshall University is not only a home to students, but to plants starting life in several gardens across campus. As the summer season approaches, students and gardeners prepare for the vegetable season.  Since 2009 Marshall has had gardens that have housed vegetables, herds, succulents and more. An...

From capstone to community: class project creates mentorship program for children

From capstone to community: class project creates mentorship program for children

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

April 30, 2019


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Marshall University journalism students are trying to prove that Huntington still has a bright future by placing the hope for tomorrow in the children of today. The Hero2One sponsorship program started as a fundraising capstone project for a small group of students from Marshall’s W. Page Pitt School...

EDITORIAL: After 2018/2019, we are more

EDITORIAL: After 2018/2019, we are more

April 30, 2019


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The fountain is finally back on, and it officially feels like spring on Marshall’s campus. With the semester and school year coming to a close, nostalgia seems to fill the air, just like pollen, bees and flower buds blowing in the wind. Many Marshall students are leaving this campus in May, but...

Marshall community celebrates Earth Day

Marshall community celebrates Earth Day

Heather Barker, Executive Editor

April 26, 2019


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Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center Plaza was full of green Wednesday, and not just with the school’s colors. Students and community members gathered by the fountain to celebrate Earth Day with plant sales, interactive activities for kids and booths with information on recycling and...

Campus Activities Board initiates tattoo buzz on campus

Campus Activities Board initiates tattoo buzz on campus

Trey Delida, Reporter

April 26, 2019


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Wearing yellow shirts reading “Bee Kind” in solidarity with the Save the Bees movement, members of the Marshall University Campus Activities Board swarmed the Memorial Student Center plazaWednesday. Emilie Christenberry, CAB’s community engagement chair, created an idea to get Marshall students involved ...

GALLERY: Project Feed Huntington

GALLERY: Project Feed Huntington

April 25, 2019


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Athlete of the week: Kerri Parks, women’s golf

Athlete of the week: Kerri Parks, women’s golf

April 23, 2019


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ABOUT KERRI PARKS YEAR: Sophomore HOMETOWN: Flushing, Mich. SEASON STATISTICS: 74.0 stroke average, five top-10 finishes LAST WEEK’S STATISTICS: 2nd at the Conference USA Championships at 4-under (73-67-72--212) Sophomore Kerri Parks led Marshall to its highest finish at the Confere...

Herd Holi to celebrate spring, forgiveness with burst of color

Herd Holi to celebrate spring, forgiveness with burst of color

Tiara Brown, Reporter

April 23, 2019


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The fourth annual Herd Holi, a celebration of color, friendship and spring, will be Thursday at 6 p.m on Marshall University’s Buskirk Field. “Holi is (a) popular ancient festival in India where people smear each other with colors and drench each other,” said Vansh Patel, a member of the Indian...

Huntington community explores ‘Paris to Pittsburgh’ documentary for Earth Day

Huntington community explores ‘Paris to Pittsburgh’ documentary for Earth Day

Douglas Harding, Online and Social Media Manager

April 23, 2019


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In 2015, the Paris Climate Accord historically convened leaders from 195 countries in collective agreement to combat the consequences of climate change and to limit global warming by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  In 2017, President Donald Trump announced his decision to remove the United States f...

EDITORIAL: Earth more important than economy

EDITORIAL: Earth more important than economy

April 23, 2019


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Happy Earth Day: the leader of our country still will not address climate change. President Donald Trump delivered a statement about Earth Day on Monday without once mentioning the destruction happening to our planet. Instead, he chose to praise our country’s economy and reflect on the beauty of the...