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Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt set to play Keith-Albee

Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt set to play Keith-Albee

Buffy Six, Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Marshall Artists Series will present “An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt” at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Keith-Albee Theater. Lovett has been singing, acting and performing since the 1980s. Lovett can be recognized as a voice alongside Randy Newman for the song “You’ve Got a ...

Marshall football attempts to bounce back in Florida

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

  By: Kyle Curley The Parthenon The Marshall football team (6-2, 3-1) will try to bounce back this week in Boca Raton, Florida where they will face Florida Atlantic University (5-3, 4-0). Marshall leads the all-time series between the two schools, 4-0. Captains for this week will be Chase H...

‘Kid Gorgeous’ comes to Keith-Albee

‘Kid Gorgeous’ comes to Keith-Albee

Sebastian Morris, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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Stand-up comedy star John Mulaney made a stop in Huntington with his newest show “Kid Gorgeous,” in which he paints a picture that is anything but. Mulaney’s self-deprecating jokes had the crowd of Marshall students and Huntington residents roaring with laughter throughout the night. During hi...

John Mulaney to perform at Keith-Albee Wednesday

John Mulaney to perform at Keith-Albee Wednesday

Staff Report

October 30, 2017


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The Marshall Artists Series is bringing comedian John Mulaney to the Keith-Albee Theater for his “Kid Gorgeous” tour Nov. 1. Mulaney was a writer for Saturday Night Live, with a tenure reaching six years. Mulaney is also a creator and star of “The Oh, Hello Show” with Nick Kroll. The comedy act...

FIU Panthers end Marshall football win streak

FIU Panthers end Marshall football win streak

Brigham Warf, For The Parthenon

October 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

​Richard Crank The FIU Panthers traveled to Huntington and stunned Marshall’s football team with a final score of 41-30 to end the Herd’s five game win streak and undefeated conference record. ​The Herd was plagued by turnovers throughout the course of the game, one of which occurred during the se...

Thundering Nerds carve out a math challenge

Thundering Nerds carve out a math challenge

Breanna Francis, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Pumpkin House of Kenova draws in crowds every Halloween to witness the massive number of carved pumpkins lit up. For the third year in a row, Marshall University’s math club, the Thundering Nerds, has issued a unique challenge to area middle and high schools. The Thundering Nerds have started their own trad...

Local business gives recovering addicts a second chance

Danite Belay, Reporter

October 26, 2017


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With the opioid epidemic hitting full force in Huntington, one Huntington business is doing what they can to give recovering addicts a second chance at life. The Marshall Hall of Fame Café works alongside a local recovery center to provide employment opportunities for individuals involved in the reco...

Rushing ghosts: The haunts at Pike House

Rushing ghosts: The haunts at Pike House

Breanna Francis, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Huntington is awash with Halloween traditions as the spooky holiday draws closer, but for Marshall University’s oldest fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha, or Pike, everyday is filled with ghastly ghouls in their haunted fraternity home. Seated on 5th Avenue, mere blocks from campus, the Pike house is Huntington’s own haunted house al...

Gilbert goes green to support United Way

Gilbert goes green to support United Way

Caroline Kimbro, Reporter

October 26, 2017


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President Jerry Gilbert showed his support for United Way Thursday afternoon by painting his hair green on the Memorial Student Center plaza. When asked if he had any final words before his hair turned a new color, Gilbert said, “Go, Herd!” Over the last several weeks, “Greening Gilbert” raffle tic...

‘I think we’ve lost a sense of our national soul’: Veteran lectures on political desensitization, polarization

‘I think we’ve lost a sense of our national soul’: Veteran lectures on political desensitization, polarization

Sebastian Morris, Reporter

October 25, 2017


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Over 6,000 U.S. service members were killed during operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom following the Sept. 11 terror attacks, climate change is increasing the intensity of hurricanes and wildfires that devastate millions of people each year and Earth has a growing population the planet cannot...

American Water monitoring whether pollution from Parkersburg industrial fire could reach Huntington

American Water monitoring whether pollution from Parkersburg industrial fire could reach Huntington

Sebastian Morris, Reporter

October 24, 2017


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An industrial factory just outside Parkersburg city limits erupted into flames early Saturday morning, threatening economic and environmental resources. The air quality is still undetermined, leading several city buildings to be shut down. West Virginia American Water released in a statement that...

Candle light vigil honors victims of domestic abuse

Candle light vigil honors victims of domestic abuse

Breanna Francis, Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Members of Alpha Chi Omega rounded out their month of philanthropy highlighting domestic violence by honoring victims of domestic abuse with a candle light vigil Monday. “I have known countless people who were too afraid to speak out, and it took them ages to find the strength to protect themselves,”...