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Embracing empathy to overcome growing national apathy

Embracing empathy to overcome growing national apathy

Lydia Waybright, Contributor

February 15, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Headlines this week have been heavy. Actually, headlines this week, this year, this lifetime, have been heavy. Tragedy is nothing new. Sometimes the constant influx of information makes it tempting to detach and forget the realities behind every news story. While it’s easy to shut out the things tha...

Marshall ROTC student selected to travel to Peru

Marshall ROTC student selected to travel to Peru

Amanda Larch, The Parthenon

February 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Kyle Frazier is traveling to Peru this summer as part of the ROTC’s Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program. Frazier, a junior criminal justice major and three-year ROTC member, was selected for the summer program because he met the requirements of the Order of Merit List test which in...

House Education Committee passes bill to allow concealed carry on college campuses in West Virginia

House Education Committee passes bill to allow concealed carry on college campuses in West Virginia

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

A topic on many college campuses in West Virginia currently is the debate on whether to allow concealed carry on campus. Friday morning, House Bill 4298, requiring West Virginia universities and colleges to allow people with a gun license to carry concealed guns on campus, passed out of the House Educat...

Market bringing variety to downtown

Market bringing variety to downtown

Zachary Stevens, Reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Construction of the Huntington Market is underway in downtown Huntington on the 800 block of 3rd Avenue and will bring a variety of new restaurants and shops to the Huntington area. Austin’s Ice Cream and the Wildflower Gift Gallery are some of the shops that are open already. What used to be a var...

Herd men’s basketball thrives in front of home crowd

Herd men’s basketball thrives in front of home crowd

Luke Creasy, Reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall men’s basketball returned home to the Cam Henderson Center over the weekend and won both games in a two-game home stand against Conference USA opponents Florida International and Florida Atlantic. Marshall has now played 15 of its 17 home games on the 2017-2018 schedule and will play four...

Concealed carry bill could allow guns on W.Va. college campuses

Concealed carry bill could allow guns on W.Va. college campuses

Ginny Blake, Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

A similar bill was introduced several years ago and failed to pass, but the West Virginia House of Representatives introduced The Campus Self Defense Act Jan. 25. House Bill 4298 would allow an individual with a valid gun license to carry a concealed weapon on college campuses. While concealed guns ...

Marshall Rec Center Celebrates 9 Years

Marshall Rec Center Celebrates 9 Years

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Marshall University Rec Center is proudly celebrating it’s ninth year. Monday afternoon, the rec center had a raffle all day where entrants could win things like a free year membership along with free passes for premium classes. All classes at the rec center and entry were also free for members and...

EDITORIAL: The Market is a symbol of Huntington progress

EDITORIAL: The Market is a symbol of Huntington progress

February 5, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

There is no doubt that Huntington has problems. Nobody disagrees with that fact. But what city doesn’t? There is an opioid epidemic crippling our city and exhausting our law enforcement. The Huntington area has struggled for years to keep and create business. But one thing is also for sure—downtown...

Marshall celebrates annual Soul Food Feast

Marshall celebrates annual Soul Food Feast

Olayinka Bamiro, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, NEWS, Showcase

The Carter G. Woodson Soul Food Feast kicks off Black History Month on campus. The Carter G. Woodson Annual Soul Food Feast made its return this past Sunday in celebration of Black History Month. Marshall students, faculty and members of the community came together to enjoy African American dishes...

Marshall men’s basketball secures first win in El Paso

Marshall men’s basketball secures first win in El Paso

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall men’s basketball outlasted UTEP Saturday evening in the Herd’s first-ever victory in El Paso, Texas, 74-65. Not only did the Herd walk away with the win, but junior guard C.J. Burks reached 1,000 career points during the game. He finished with 16 points, while junior guard Jon Elmore...

Softball legend inspires Herd before season

Softball legend inspires Herd before season

Luke Creasy, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University softball celebrated its 25th year as a program at its 7th Annual Diamond Club Banquet Friday, while also introducing new players and staff. Those in attendance were introduced to 10 newcomers to the team, nine freshmen and one transfer, as well as a new coaching staff after former...

Blankenship lays out agenda in Huntington Town Hall

Blankenship lays out agenda in Huntington Town Hall

Ginny Blake, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The controversial candidate for U.S. Senate and former CEO of Massey Energy Company Don Blankenship hosted a campaign town hall at Big Sandy Superstore Arena yesterday evening. After twenty-nine men died in the mine explosion at Upper Big Branch Mine in 2010, Blankenship was convicted of conspiring...