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School of Medicine 3-D printing replicates body parts

School of Medicine 3-D printing replicates body parts

Landon Mitchell, Reporter

November 9, 2017


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The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University is using 3-D printing to print replicas of body parts, some from real patients, to help its students in their training. Matt Crutchfield, senior graphic designer for the School of Medicine, said they are able to print a 3-D model of a patient...

‘Janis Joplin’ comes to Keith-Albee

‘Janis Joplin’ comes to Keith-Albee

Buffy Six, Reporter

November 9, 2017


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The Keith-Albee will present a blast from the past with “A Night with Janis Joplin,” the Broadway musical Tuesday. Kelly McIntyre, who plays Janis Joplin, will be continuing with the cast for the second year on the road. McIntyre joined the team for the First National Tour in 2016 right after gradua...

Presidential Spotlight: President Jerome Gilbert

Presidential Spotlight: President Jerome Gilbert

Hannah Swartz, For the Parthenon

November 9, 2017


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Editor’s note: Jerome “Jerry” Gilbert, 62, is the president of Marshall University. Gilbert has a bachelor’s degree in biological engineering from Mississippi State University and a doctorate in biomedical engineering from Duke University. He assumed the presidency in January 2016. He and his...

Footsteps toward the future: Cooley reflects on five decades of change at Marshall University

Footsteps toward the future: Cooley reflects on five decades of change at Marshall University

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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In the fall of 1966, Maurice Cooley was adjusting to college life just like every other freshman, making new friends and trudging to classes. However, he faced more obstacles than the average student: Cooley was also adapting to life as one of only 35 African American students attending Marshall Univers...

Marshall University celebrates 54th Annual International Festival

Marshall University celebrates 54th Annual International Festival

Pamela Young, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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After years of the International Festival being at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, nearly 2,000 students, faculty, staff and members of the Huntington community came out to celebrate the festival’s return Saturday at Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center. “This is very different than last yea...

Students unveil capstone projects at Visual Arts Center

Students unveil capstone projects at Visual Arts Center

Landon Mitchell, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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The first wave of graduating seniors in the School of Art and Design are showing off their projects at the Visual Arts Center. From Nov. 6 to Nov. 9, the art of Kaitlin Blatt, Chris Mathers, Steven Phelix and Alex Stanwick will be on display, rounding out their years at the university. Phelix us...

New way to pay for parking around town

New way to pay for parking around town

Sebastian Morris, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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Huntington is revolutionizing the way Huntington residents can pay for parking meters through a partnership with the Parkmobile mobile application. The new service became available Monday. “The app makes paying for a spot a lot more convenient,” Nick Whitmore, junior nursing major and life-long re...

V Club, First Congregational Church to raise funds and provide donations to local homeless shelter for winter

V Club, First Congregational Church to raise funds and provide donations to local homeless shelter for winter

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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The Harmony House, a day shelter for Huntington’s homeless, is raising funds and supplies through two events this week. Karaoke for a Kause is Thursday 6 to 9 p.m. at the V Club, where attendees can sing with a live band or with background music. The second event is Blankets for Breakfast on S...

McElroys offer a humorous educational experience at Yeager symposium

McElroys offer a humorous educational experience at Yeager symposium

Danite Belay, Reporter

November 3, 2017


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Members of the McElroy family brought a whole lot of laughs to Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center Thursday as they recorded two podcasts during the Society of Yeager Scholars’ 30th anniversary symposium. The symposium is an annual event hosted by the senior class of the Society of Yeager Scholars. This year, the seniors...

International Festival to showcase, celebrate an array of cultures

International Festival to showcase, celebrate an array of cultures

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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The 54th annual Marshall University International Festival returns Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center. The event is West Virginia’s largest and longest-running international festival, featuring international foods, world music, dance and displays representing countries around the w...

Woodson Lyceum announces Black History Month speakers, events

Woodson Lyceum announces Black History Month speakers, events

Jesten Richardson, For The Parthenon

November 2, 2017


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Carter G. Woodson scholar and journalism professor Burnis Morris revealed upcoming events and speakers for Black History Month 2018 and read from his new book Thursday during a Woodson Lyceum event. Among the speakers will be Carla Hayden, current librarian of Congress and the first African American and female t...

Students learn what to ‘bring to the table’ at Career Services Etiquette Dinner

Students learn what to ‘bring to the table’ at Career Services Etiquette Dinner

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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Etiquette consultant Terri Thompson with Career Services offered an etiquette dinner Wednesday for students approaching graduation in hopes of teaching them practical business interview skills to bring to the table. The dinner consisted of a four-course meal so students could learn the proper business...