The Parthenon

Jackson, Wallace combine for 75, UTSA escapes with OT win over Herd

Jackson, Wallace combine for 75, UTSA escapes with OT win over Herd

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 2, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall men’s basketball senior guards Jon Elmore and C.J. Burks combined for 60 points Saturday night, but the visiting UTSA Roadrunners left the Henderson Center with a 116-106 overtime win. Marshall dropped to 13-10 (6-4 C-USA) and UTSA improved to 13-10 (7-3 C-USA). “Tough loss. (UTSA...

Students show thanks for scholarship donations

Students show thanks for scholarship donations

Makaylah Wheeler, Reporter

February 2, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Donors give the gift of scholarships to Marshall students every semester, but the time is approaching when students will have the opportunity to give back to the donors. Marshall University will kick off its Love a Donor Days campaign Tuesday, Feb. 12, but students can get a head start now by recordi...

Students paint, socialize at DIY dirty pour event

Students paint, socialize at DIY dirty pour event

Savanah Matney, Reporter

February 2, 2019


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

As part of its 2018-2019 Do It Yourself Series, Marshall University’s Campus Activities Board hosted a dirty pour event Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center. Dirty pour is a painting technique where layers of paint are placed into a container and then flipped onto the canvas, blending the colors together to give ...

Elmore’s career night helps Herd snap three-game skid

Elmore’s career night helps Herd snap three-game skid

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall senior guard Jon Elmore scored a career-high 44 points, tied for sixth-most in the program’s history, on Thursday to help the Herd defeat the UTEP Miners, 91-86. Elmore said postgame that his teammates did a great job in keeping him in good situations. “It felt good,” he said. “We...

MU Cheer to Host Annual Junior Thundering Herd Cheer Clinic

MU Cheer to Host Annual Junior Thundering Herd Cheer Clinic

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Cheerleading, Showcase, SPORTS

Head Coach Jake Gilliam and assistant Candice Gilliam are preparing for their fifth annual junior Thundering Herd cheer clinic since taking over the coaching positions for the Marshall University cheerleading squad. The junior cheer clinic is scheduled to take place in Gullickson Gym at 3 p.m. on...

Herd women’s basketball heads south for Texas two-step

Herd women’s basketball heads south for Texas two-step

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

 The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will travel to El Paso, Texas to face off against the University of Texas at El Paso in the first of a two-game stretch on the road that will see the Herd take on two Conference USA rivals in the Lone Star State.  Marshall head coach Tony ...

It’s ‘more than just dance’ for Marshall’s Price, Allenger

It’s ‘more than just dance’ for Marshall’s Price, Allenger

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

 The Marshall University dance team means more than just a regular dance team to juniors Elizabeth Allenger and Hannah Price. It is a sense of family and it feels like home at Marshall University. “I love the hominess of Marshall and its campus,” Allenger said. “I love the people here. I decided...

Parthe-Pet: Miller

Parthe-Pet: Miller

January 29, 2019


Filed under Parthe-Pet, Showcase

 This is Miller. He was a stray who ended up finding a home with Sandy York, The Parthenon’s faculty adviser. Miller loves playing tug-of-war, chewing on all his toys, taking walks around the neighborhood and he LOVES playing in the snow. Follow Miller on Instagram at big_dog_miller. Interested in featurin...

Moonlight Cookies delivers sweet treats to satisfy evening cravings

Moonlight Cookies delivers sweet treats to satisfy evening cravings

Anna Marsh, Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

For those who may be craving late night sweets, Moonlight Cookies delivers. Moonlight Cookies is a new business at Heritage Station which opened last Halloween.  “I feel like Huntington needed a late-night cookie place. I’ve seen it work in other cities,” Molly Paxton, co-owner of Moonl...

New interim senators sworn into SGA

New interim senators sworn into SGA

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Fourteen interim senators were sworn into the Student Government Association Tuesday, Jan. 29 during a student senate meeting in the Memorial Student Center.  The 14 interim senators were approved by the SGA senate’s judiciary committee before the senate meeting, Parliamentarian Jo Tremmel, the l...

‘Stop the Sell Out’ Rally protests Huntington City Council vote

‘Stop the Sell Out’ Rally protests Huntington City Council vote

Douglas Harding, Online and Social Media Manager

January 29, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Despite being met by a “Stop the Sell Out” rally, Huntington City Council voted 8-3 Monday, Jan. 28, to accept an ordinance giving up the city’s right to appoint three members to the Cabell Huntington Hospital Board of Directors in exchange for $1 million for general city funds. Members of Service E...

‘WV Can’t Wait’ movement aims to engage, represent state’s disenfranchised

‘WV Can’t Wait’ movement aims to engage, represent state’s disenfranchised

Douglas Harding, Online, Social Media Manager

January 27, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

As part of his 55 County Town Hall Tour, an anti-poverty community organizer turned gubernatorial candidate met with local constituents to discuss their priorities and the “WV Can’t Wait” movement Saturday, Jan. 26, in Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center. “WV Can’t Wait” is the grassro...