The Parthenon

Herd football claims crucial C-USA victory

Herd football claims crucial C-USA victory

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

October 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Five Florida Atlantic turnovers led to a 31-7 Marshall win Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. With the win, the Herd improved to 5-2 (3-1 Conference USA) while FAU moved to 3-4 (1-2 C-USA). “I said last week it was our most complete game up to date and I think this week topped that,” ...

Herd for Humanity builds homes for local families in Huntington’s West End

Herd for Humanity builds homes for local families in Huntington’s West End

Meg Keller, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

A once barren lot is now the future home for a family of five. Kourtnie Farmer, a senior environmental science major at Marshall University, spent her Friday painting a newly established Habitat For Humanity house in the West End of Huntington. Farmer is the president of Marshall’s Habitat For Huma...

Love Your Body Day gives students a confidence boost

Love Your Body Day gives students a confidence boost

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Women and Gender Center partnered with Contact Rape Crisis Center to spread awareness of the importance of self love and body image to Marshall students Oct. 16 at the Memorial Student Center, as part of Love Your Body Day. Claire Snyder, program coordinator of the Women and Gender Ce...

Unity Walk brings Marshall community together, begins homecoming activities

Unity Walk brings Marshall community together, begins homecoming activities

Hannah Graham, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University had its seventh annual Unity Walk Monday, Oct. 15 to kick off the homecoming week festivities. The walk started and ended at the Memorial Student Center, and students from multiple organizations participated in the walk and celebrated their differences. Paige Reger, sophomore ...

Annual mac ‘n’ DZ philanthropy macaroni, cheese dinner

Annual mac ‘n’ DZ philanthropy macaroni, cheese dinner

LeAnna Owens, Reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

The event, Mac ‘n’ DZ, was a macaroni and cheese dinner. The proceeds went to Starkey Hearing as part of Delta Zeta’s philanthropy, speech and hearing. Starkey Hearing provides hearing aids to the less fortunate in the United States and abroad. Mac ‘n’ DZ started at 11 p.m. and lasted until...

Career Expo aims to engage students, community with Tri-State area businesses

Career Expo aims to engage students, community with Tri-State area businesses

Hannah Graham, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University’s Career Services organized a Career Expo Tuesday, Oct. 9th, in the Don Morris Room. The event was for students and community members to talk with and get involved with local businesses. Businesses attended from all over the tri-state area to set up tables with informational pa...

65th Annual Fire Parade takes over Fourth Avenue, brings awareness to fire safety

65th Annual Fire Parade takes over Fourth Avenue, brings awareness to fire safety

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

By LILLIE BODIE The Parthenon Children’s faces lit up to the bright lights and loud sirens of fire trucks Oct. 8, at the annual Fire Prevention Parade in downtown Huntington.  The Fire Parade is celebrating its 65th year marching down Fourth Avenue with local fire departments and schools to...

Tsubasacon returns to Huntington with weekend of pop culture

October 8, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Tsubasacon 2018 took place at the Big Sandy Convention Center in Huntington, Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. The convention is a yearly event centered around video games, anime, manga and other pop culture entities. Among the video game and anime-based attractions of this year’s Tsubasacon included a maid...

Localization showcases local artists in Huntington

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The second annual Localization pop-up art show allowed local artists to celebrate and have their work acknowledged Saturday, Oct. 6, at The Progress Building in downtown Huntington. Lilly Dyer, senior at Marshall University and photo editor for The Parthenon, said she created the event to expose and...

Marshall University volunteers repaint the Hal Greer underpass

October 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University faculty, staff and students showed support for the Huntington community by repainting, cleaning and performing landscaping maintenance on the Hal Greer underpass, Friday, Oct. 5. As part of Marshall’s annual Day of Service, the event provided staff and students a creative outlet...

Studio 8 Yoga allowed dogs and their owners to do doga together

Meg Keller, Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Yoga has gone to the dogs as community dogs and their owners participated in Doga, sponsored by Studio 8 Yoga at Ritter Park Thursday, Oct. 4. Joan St. Clair, director of Studio 8, said she wanted to give people a place to do yoga with their dogs and help benefit the local animal shelter with donations. “A...

Fifth annual West Virginia Makes Festival

Fifth annual West Virginia Makes Festival

Lillie Bodie, Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center was filled with creations from a variety of entrepreneurs at the fifth annual West Virginia Makes Festival Friday, Oct. 5. Artists, entrepreneurs and innovators set up booths and displayed their works to the Huntington community with live music from The...