The Parthenon

Jason Miller Performs for Jazz Series Finale

Jason Miller Performs for Jazz Series Finale

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

March 25, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Trombonist Jason Miller performed Wednesday with Marshall University faculty to end the Guest Artist Series at the Jomie Jazz Center. Miller was a professor in the past and is a composer who writes all of his own music. Miller has a history with jazz music and has played numerous shows across the Hudson...

#INTOMUviews: Tony Zhang

#INTOMUviews: Tony Zhang

Jared Casto, Contributor

March 25, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Tony Zhang is a Chinese INTO Marshall University student who has been in America for a year. Zhang previously earned a Bachelors degree at Shenyang University in his home country studying piano and education. When he arrived in America, he was initially disappointed that Huntington was not more simi...

City Council approves budget for next fiscal year

Lexi Browning, Reporter

March 24, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Huntington’s City Council approved the budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 and passed a resolution forgiving all liens against the Douglas Center and Ebenezer Medical Outreach Monday during its biweekly meeting. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams said the new budget includes the addition of two new fiel...

Replacing greatness

Replacing greatness

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

March 23, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s football team begins spring practice Tuesday after capturing its first-ever C-USA Championship and a win in the 2015 Boca Raton Bowl. “It seems like yesterday, we walked off the field in Boca and here we are back at it again,” head coach Doc Holliday said during his press...

Mayor discusses substance abuse, other issues at Coffee with the Mayor

Mayor discusses substance abuse, other issues at Coffee with the Mayor

Amy Napier, Reporter

March 12, 2015


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The smell of caffeine and expresso filled the air Thursday as Huntington Mayor Steve Williams visited Marshall University for another installment of Coffee with the Mayor. The Student Government Association hosted the event in the Memorial Student Center lobby. “Today worked out wonderfully,”...

WAUGAMAN WINS

WAUGAMAN WINS

Skyler Hunt, Reporter

March 12, 2015


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Marshall University elected Duncan Waugaman as student body president for a second term with his new vice president, Izzy Rogner. The total number of votes was 1,733, a considerable increase in turnout from 2013’s election in which 1,339 students voted. The Waugaman, Rogner team received 945...

HUNTINGTON GOES HARLEM

HUNTINGTON GOES HARLEM

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

March 12, 2015


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The Harlem Globetrotters beat the Washington Generals 86-84 in overtime Wednesday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Tydran "Crash" Beaty scored the final two points of the game on a ferocious slam-dunk. The Generals led throughout most of the game and entered the fourth quarter with a five-point...

Countdown to Commencement helps prepare grads

Countdown to Commencement helps prepare grads

Sara Ryan, Reporter

March 12, 2015


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The Marshall University Countdown to Commencement event ended Wednesday but started the countdown for spring graduation day. Registrar Roberta Ferguson said the ninth annual spring Countdown to Commencement had more participation than any other. “It’s been a tremendous success,” Ferguson...

The Herd tests its hot streak against WKU

The Herd tests its hot streak against WKU

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

March 11, 2015


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Marshall University’s men’s basketball team (11-20, 7-11) takes on Western Kentucky University (19-11, 12-6) 7 p.m. Wednesday in the first-round of the C-USA Tournament in Birmingham, Alabama. During Marshall’s impressive season-ending run, Western Kentucky was one of many teams to fall victim to the Herd, su...

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 11, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, Showcase

It’s all about the girls this week in celebration of Women’s History Month. Inspired by Billboard’s Girl Group Week, the ladies of The Parthenon decided to do our own Fantasy Girl Group Draft. Follow the action, and vote for the best group. THE RULES Each team selects one group member in e...

KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES

KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES

Skyler Hunt, Reporter

March 10, 2015


Filed under GALLERIES, NEWS, Showcase

EPA selects Huntington for $200,000 grant

EPA selects Huntington for $200,000 grant

Lexi Browning, Reporter

March 10, 2015


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Huntington Mayor Steve Williams announced Monday Huntington was selected as one of 20 communities to receive a $200,000 grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The grant, received under the EPA’s Brownfields Area-Wide Planning program, will help transform former manufacturing...