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Hidden Gem on 10th Street provides unique atmosphere for the community

Hidden Gem on 10th Street provides unique atmosphere for the community

Zachary Stevens, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Huntington is filled with a variety of different food and retail businesses, but one unique business in Huntington brings together biking and coffee drinking. The Huntington Cycle and Sport Shop is located near Ritter Park and offers bicycle sales and repairs, as well as being a full-fledged coffee ...

Far from home, Penava thrives at collegiate level

Far from home, Penava thrives at collegiate level

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Approximately 4,909 miles east of the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, West Virginia, exists the southeastern European city of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzogovina—birthplace and home of Marshall University men’s basketball starting forward, Ajdin Penava. As the 6-foot-9, 220-pound junior approaches...

SGA Senate votes to oppose House bill 4298

SGA Senate votes to oppose House bill 4298

Ginny Blake, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Since the Parkland school shooting, there has been much debate among teachers, parents, students and politicians as to what should be done to best protect students. This past Tuesday, senators of Marshall University’s Student Government Association discussed House Bill 4298, which would allow conceal...

Huntington recieves donation for 4,000 Narcan injectors

Sarah Ingram

February 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The city of Huntington received a donation of 4,000 EVZIO auto-injectors from Kaléo, a pharmaceutical company dedicated to helping those with life-threatening medical conditions Wednesday during a press conference. The EVZIO auto-injectors are used by those without medical training to administer na...

Marshall defensive lineman dies after complications from a stray bullet at New Year’s Eve Party in Maryland

Marshall defensive lineman dies after complications from a stray bullet at New Year’s Eve Party in Maryland

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Tragic shockwaves reverberated around the Marshall University campus Thursday afternoon as news broke of the passing of Thundering Herd defensive lineman Larry Aaron. “Marshall University lost a very special young man today, and it has shocked and saddened us all,” head coach Doc Holliday said...

Librarian of Congress discusses Carter G. Woodson,

Librarian of Congress discusses Carter G. Woodson,

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

  Along with her contribution to Black History Month United States Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden traveled from Washington to speak to the Marshall University community in honor of Black History Month and the Carter G. Woodson Lyceum Wednesday evening at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. Hayde...

Huntington prepares for flooding by raising flood gates

Huntington prepares for flooding by raising flood gates

Zach Stevens, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Officials from the city of Huntington made the decision to raise the flood walls downtown for the first time since 2011. The Ohio River crested Monday afternoon at approximately 53 feet, the highest level it has been in several years. The officials made the decision for the sake of the safety of the...

Thousands gather at West Virginia Capitol steps to protest

Thousands gather at West Virginia Capitol steps to protest

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

West Virginia teachers and public workers gathered by the thousands in the pouring rain at the capitol Saturday afternoon to protest a potential insurance rise and low wages. The rally emerged as a result of other localized protests to stop the change in the Public Employees Insurance Agency policy, or PEI...

Marshall University’s second annual Bridal and Special Event Expo featured local businesses and more

Marshall University’s second annual Bridal and Special Event Expo featured local businesses and more

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Marshall University’s second annual Bridal and Special Event Expo showcased the many facilities and services the school has to offer on Sunday afternoon in the Memorial Student Center. The event included vendors and businesses from all over the Tri-State, almost all of which raffled off prizes to a...

Mayor Williams delivers State of the City Address: Talks past deficits, successes and hopefulness for the future

Mayor Williams delivers State of the City Address: Talks past deficits, successes and hopefulness for the future

Tom Jenkins, Executive Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Charles Dickens’ novel “A Tale of Two Cities,” has become synonymous with the passage that begins with, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” It was this sentence that Huntington Mayor Steve Williams made apparent during Thursday’s State of the City Address. Williams made...

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...