The Parthenon

Herd football takes on Southern Miss

Herd football takes on Southern Miss

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team (5-2, 3-1 Conference USA) fights for a C-USA championship berth and its third consecutive win Saturday at 3 p.m. against Southern Miss (3-4, 2-2 C-USA) in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. “We have a great challenge going to Southern Miss, they have a great tradition,”...

Local day-cares participated in City Hall’s safe Trick or Treat

Local day-cares participated in City Hall’s safe Trick or Treat

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Children from local day care programs trick or treated Wednesday in city hall as Huntington police officers and firefighters handed out candy. Bryan Chambers, communications director for the City of Huntington, helped organized Safe Trick or Treat. He said Safe Trick or Treat was implemented to provide...

Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh hits hearts of Marshall

Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh hits hearts of Marshall

Joelle Gates, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

A vigil honoring the victims of a Pittsburgh shooting took place Tuesday on the Memorial Student Center Plaza. Organizers of the event invited the Huntington community to come together following a shooting inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which left 11 dead. “Take...

Safety Town celebrates a safe Halloween

Safety Town celebrates a safe Halloween

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Even the buildings were fun sized at Safety Town’s second annual Safe Trick or Treat Tuesday, Oct. 30, which anticipated well over 1,500 young trick or treaters. Apart from the candy, music, games and inflatables, kids had the opportunity to use a fire hose, kick in a door and enter into a SWAT ve...

Alpha Chi Omega sponsors candlelight vigil for domestic violence

Alpha Chi Omega sponsors candlelight vigil for domestic violence

Rachel Riddle, Reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Alpha Chi Omega sponsored a candlelight vigil Thursday night in the Memorial Student Center plaza. Students, faculty and members of the Huntington community showed their support for the cause. With October being domestic violence awareness month, the event was held to raise awareness about domestic...

Marshall’s 55th annual International Festival celebrates cultural diversity, exploration

Marshall’s 55th annual International Festival celebrates cultural diversity, exploration

Douglas Harding, Reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

West Virginia’s largest international festival featuring foods, music and booths from around the world returned to Marshall University Saturday, Oct. 27, in the Memorial Student Center. Marshall’s 55th annual International Festival, organized by the Office of International Student Services, encouraged...

Ask the Chiefs luncheon aims to strengthen relationships between local law enforcement, students

Ask the Chiefs luncheon aims to strengthen relationships between local law enforcement, students

Hannah Graham, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Students, faculty and community members gathered at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in Room BE5 in the Memorial Student Center to join local law enforcement personnel in a lunch to discuss issues that directly impact Marshall University students. Ask the Chiefs Luncheon was sponsored by the Office of...

Recovery Point volunteers revitalize Huntington Museum of Art nature trails

Recovery Point volunteers revitalize Huntington Museum of Art nature trails

Douglas Harding, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Recovery Point West Virginia participants volunteered to revitalize nature trails needing reparations and maintenance Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Huntington Museum of Art. Volunteers worked from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on different trails performing maintenance tasks like fixing hiking steps, replacing water...

Mr. and Miss Marshall of 2018 homecoming for herd

Mr. and Miss Marshall of 2018 homecoming for herd

Madison Davis, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

The titles for 2018 Mr. and Miss Marshall were named during halftime of Saturday’s Homecoming game. The titles were awarded to junior James Prentice and senior Jessica Yurkovich. Prentice, a business management major, and Yurkovich, an exercise science major, both are in many leadership posit...

Et Cetera autumn writing contest is underway this week

Et Cetera autumn writing contest is underway this week

Douglas Harding, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s literary journal organization, Et Cetera, is sponsoring its annual autumn writing contest, with winners to be announced Nov. 1 at Cicada Books and Coffee in Huntington. All Marshall students are invited to send in submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction or hybrids until Sun...

Pumpkin House relies on volunteers for success

Pumpkin House relies on volunteers for success

Meg Keller, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Pumpkin carving at the famous Pumpkin House in Kenova, West Virginia, is set to continue throughout the week. Volunteers from Marshall University’s Herd Recovery organization began helping to carve 3,000 pumpkins into jack ‘o lanterns to be used in the decoration of the house for viewing in the...

Judgement House gives look into judgement, hell and heaven

Judgement House gives look into judgement, hell and heaven

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Christ Temple Church strives to grow churches throughout the community with their annual Judgment House “Spiked”. The Judgment House is a walk-through drama of heaven and hell laid out by actors and participants in the church or tri-state area. With 6,000 people anticipated to come this year, 300 voluntee...