The Parthenon

Marshall film club unites student and Huntington creatives

Marshall film club unites student and Huntington creatives

Douglas Harding, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University’s Film Club will be meeting today at 7:30 p.m., in Harris Hall room 139, to discuss upcoming film projects and brainstorm ideas. “It’s important to me that Film Club isn’t just myself or other executives doing lectures,” Kumar Lambert, the club’s founder and president,...

Weekend Recap: Ninth annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival

Weekend Recap: Ninth annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

September 3, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Saturday, 25 musical acts took the stage at Ritter Park Amphitheater for the ninth annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival, exhibiting regional talent and uniting the community. HMAF creator Ian Thornton said he never imagined the festival becoming so big. “When we first started, we weren’t sure wh...

Sheldon’s ‘Recovery Boys’ works to start a conversation about drug recovery

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Thursday, a screening of “Recovery Boys” was shown at Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center, followed by a question and answer session with filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon and subjects Dr. Kevin Blankenship and Joey Ferguson. “These stories can be other people’s...

Three new officers join the ranks of the MUPD

Three new officers join the ranks of the MUPD

Sam Phillips, Reporter

August 31, 2018


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Marshall University announced three new officers were appointed to the Marshall University Police Department, bringing them closer to their full authorized strength of 32 officers. The officers are Avery Meadows, a graduate of Mountwest Community and Technical College, with a bachelor’s degree in...

Renovations complete in Jenkins Hall

Renovations complete in Jenkins Hall

Madison Davis, Reporter

August 31, 2018


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While Marshall University’s Jenkins Hall was built in the same year of the worst flood in Huntington’s recorded history, it was the flooding in 2014 that caused most of Jenkins’ problems. The basement of the building was closed for nearly four years but reopened in May. In 2014, former Marshall...

Students meet to discuss renaming of Jenkins Hall

Students meet to discuss renaming of Jenkins Hall

Hannah Graham, Reporter

August 30, 2018


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Students met in Harris Hall 135 Thursday for an hour long meeting about the name of Marshall University’s Jenkins Hall. The Students for a Democratic Society sponsored this public forum where students and faculty were welcome to come and be a part of the conversation. John Ross, the president of...

CAB returns with another season of Screen on the Green

CAB returns with another season of Screen on the Green

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

August 30, 2018


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Students came together on Harless Field for a night of popcorn, laughs and relaxation on campus Wednesday. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board and the Office of Student Activities at Marshall University, Screen on the Green is a free event to all students and the general public. Every fall semester,...

Counselor in residence offers free counseling in dorms

Counselor in residence offers free counseling in dorms

Amanda Larch, Copy Editor

August 28, 2018


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Marshall University students in need of counseling and support may look no further than in Twin Towers East. The university is now offering counseling services provided by Thomas Holland, the new counselor in residence, a position created by the Counseling Center, Housing and Residence Life and the ...

Huntington Music and Arts Festival highlights positivity of Appalachia through art, music

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

The city of Huntington commemorated the history of Appalachian culture with the official kick off for the Huntington Music and Arts Festival: Appalachia. At the Wild Ramp Monday, the Huntington community gathered in song and dance passed down from the roots of Appalachia.  Stony Point String Band ...

Cicada Books events offer an escape for locals

Cicada Books events offer an escape for locals

Meg Keller, Reporter

August 28, 2018


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Bookish smells and intimate words filled the air of a local business in the west end of Huntington. In the shop, poems from local authors were on display Monday night.  Cicada Books is the newest spot in town where Marshall University students and Huntington residents can come to relax, read books,...

DIY art is celebrated in the Huntington community

DIY art is celebrated in the Huntington community

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

August 26, 2018


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This Saturday, the third annual Heck Yeah Fest was held at the V Club in Huntington. Heck Yeah Fest is an all-day music festival lasting from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. where bands performed and art vendors, such as illustrators, photographers, painters, crafters and tattoo artists, were set up. “Heck Yeah...

Men’s soccer earns its first win of 2018 season

Men’s soccer earns its first win of 2018 season

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer scored early and kept Duquesne scoreless in its 2018 season opener, as it won 1-0 Friday night at Hoops Family Field.  The Herd is now 1-0-0 on the season, handing Duquesne (0-1-0) its first loss of the season. “First three minutes I thought we played extr...