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Campus Self-Defense Act considered by House Judiciary Committee

Campus Self-Defense Act considered by House Judiciary Committee

Hanna Pennington, LIFE! Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

If implemented, a bill under consideration by the West Virginia state House Judiciary Committee would permit individuals officially licensed to carry a concealed firearm to do so on the campus of a state institution of higher education. House Bill 2519, or the Campus Self-Defense Act, was introduced...

Clark breaks school record, Herd wins Qdoba Marshall Invitational

Clark breaks school record, Herd wins Qdoba Marshall Invitational

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Track and Field

Thundering Herd senior Hasana Clark broke three records in the women’s weight throw event on Friday to help the Herd’s track and field team win the two-day Qdoba Marshall Invitational, at the Chris Cline Athletic Complex. Clark threw the weight for 20.48m (67 feet, 2.25 inches). Her mark shattered...

Mulkey, Owls outlast upset-minded Herd

Mulkey, Owls outlast upset-minded Herd

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall’s upset bid fell short Saturday afternoon, as visiting Rice shot a school-record 68.1 percent from the field to defeat the Thundering Herd, 79-67, at the Cam Henderson Center. Senior guard Shayna Gore credited the Herd for continuing to fight despite the loss against the top team in the...

INTO students volunteer for Facing Hunger Foodbank

INTO students volunteer for Facing Hunger Foodbank

Tiara Brown, Reporter

February 9, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Some places in West Virginia lack access to fresh meat and vegetables, forcing them to buy more processed foods, a Marshall University instructor said yesterday. INTO instructor Lindsay Anderson has been teaching a class about food insecurity, food deserts and the importance of becoming involved to ...

Gore’s stellar performance helps Herd to victory over North Texas

Gore’s stellar performance helps Herd to victory over North Texas

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall senior guard Shayna Gore dropped 25 points with nine assists on Thursday, leading the Thundering Herd women’s basketball team past North Texas 67-55 in a Conference USA matchup. Marshall head coach Tony Kemper said in a postgame interview that (Gore) is such a good scorer. “I think...

Open to All campaign inducts 100th pledge member

Open to All campaign inducts 100th pledge member

Trey Delida, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The 100th pledge member of the City of Huntington’s Open to All campaign was officially inducted on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Dallas, Texas transplants Patrick “Dr. Skip” Hart and husband/business manager J. Forsyth (alongside their dog “Nurse” Louis) took the pledge at the CoWorks facility where th...

Student representatives receive suicide prevention training

Student representatives receive suicide prevention training

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

In an effort to end the stigma surrounding mental health, Marshall organization representatives completed QPR training Tuesday during a meeting of the Student Government Association’s new house of representatives in the Memorial Student Center. QPR training is a suicide prevention training. The ac...

National Signing Day Central 2019: Marshall Football

National Signing Day Central 2019: Marshall Football

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

With 17 prospects already signed for the class of 2019, Marshall head coach Doc Holliday already has a head start on building his complete recruiting class for the upcoming year. Below, The Parthenon’s sports editor, Kieran Intemann, will address each of the recruits already signed with the Thundering...

Herd women’s basketball returns home to face Mean Green, Owls

Herd women’s basketball returns home to face Mean Green, Owls

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team returns to the Cam Henderson Center this week for a pair of home games against North Texas and Rice after defeating UTEP and UTSA in Texas. Marshall (13-9, 7-2 C-USA) is looking to conquer the North Texas Mean Green (11-10, 4-5 C-USA) on Thursday...

Men’s basketball heads to Texas for contests at North Texas, Rice

Men’s basketball heads to Texas for contests at North Texas, Rice

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team is looking to get back into the winning column with its upcoming road trip to Texas this week, coming off a 116-106 overtime loss to UTSA. The Herd (13-10, 6-4 C-USA) is looking to hand the North Texas Mean Green (19-4, 7-3 C-USA) a loss in Thursday...

Marshall football elevates Price to co-DC, adds to 2019 coaching staff

Marshall football elevates Price to co-DC, adds to 2019 coaching staff

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football’s signing day festivities don’t begin until Wednesday, but that does not mean the Thundering Herd has been stagnant in making moves. Thundering Herd head football coach Doc Holliday announced multiple additions to his coaching staff and changed the roles of two current coaches Monday...

New student body press secretary brings worldly experience to campus

New student body press secretary brings worldly experience to campus

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

She taught English and studied Arabic in North Africa in 2016. She helped share the stories of Syrian refugees in Germany and Greece in Berlin in 2017. She studied North African politics and global communications in Morocco in 2018.  Now, in 2019, Student Body Press Secretary Caroline Kimbro is wo...