The Parthenon

From Senegal to Huntington

From Senegal to Huntington

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

February 11, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Sports for Education and Economic Development in Senegal, better known as SEEDS, offers boarding and after-school programs that use education and basketball to inspire the next generation of African leaders. Cheikh Sane, senior power forward on Marshall University’s basketball team, attended SEE...

City Council praises YMCA program, police officer

City Council praises YMCA program, police officer

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 10, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Huntington’s City Council passed a resolution honoring a Huntington YMCA fitness program and announced the Huntington Police Department’s Officer of the Year Monday during its bimonthly meeting at City Hall. The program, Kids in Motion, began as a pilot six-week program in November 2013 with 25 partic...

Player of the week

Player of the week

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

February 10, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, SPORTS

JP Kambola recorded his first career double-double with 14 points on 5-8 field goals and 12 rebounds in Saturday’s victory over University of North Texas. Kambola also reached double-digit scoring in Thursday’s win over Rice when he scored 10 points on 4-7 FG, which included two, three-pointers. ...

One-man band brings folk style to Black Sheep

One-man band brings folk style to Black Sheep

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

February 9, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

My Brother The Bear played a two-hour set Saturday at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews. Daniel Bayer, sole member of the band, sat at the front of the restaurant with a guitar and a harmonica and played a mixture of originals and covers. The music reflected his folk musical style. Bayer previously played at...

Huntington shares four-legged love

Huntington shares four-legged love

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

February 9, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Advocates for Saving Adoptable Pets (ASAP) sponsored the second Love is a Four Legged Word adoption celebration Saturday at Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The animals were brought from the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Shelter. The four-hour event allowed visitors to play with dogs, puppies, kittens...

SIPS WITH STEVE

SIPS WITH STEVE

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 6, 2015


Filed under Showcase

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams visited Marshall University Thursday for the first Coffee with the Mayor session of the spring semester. The series, sponsored by Marshall’s Student Government Association, took place inside the Memorial Student Center. Katie Wright, Marshall graduate student and supporter...

GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

Adam Polsky, Reporter

February 6, 2015


Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s basketball extended its win streak to six straight games against Rice University Thursday in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd won in convincing fashion, 69-55, after taking the lead with 4:09 left in the first half and maintaining it for the remainder of the ...

No curtain. No scenery. Only acting.

No curtain. No scenery. Only acting.

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

February 6, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

ARTS Resources for the Tri-State continues its  production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” 8 p.m. Frid and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Renaissance Ballroom in the old Huntington High School. The play is performed with no set or props, leaving the main focus on the art of acting. The pl...

2015 signing day welcomes new recruiting class

2015 signing day welcomes new recruiting class

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s football team announced its 25 recruits Wednesday, which includes 11 players from Florida. Head coach Doc Holliday said his coaching staff has always recruited heavily in the Florida area and the team’s recent national exposure has helped in the recruiting process. “We we...

Morrow Library receives Civil War era documents

Morrow Library receives Civil War era documents

Sara Ryan, Reporter

February 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase

Special collections in the James E. Morrow Library has received two new collections dated before, during and after the Civil War era. Marshall University received one collection from the Stark family who are descendants of the early settlers of Ceredo and Kenova. Head of special collections Nat DeBruin...

Gym gets community amped about gymnastics

Gym gets community amped about gymnastics

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

February 4, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Attitude. Mindset. Power. AMP Gymnastics includes numerous services for all ages including dance, gymnastics, strength and conditioning classes and other activities. Amy Coughenour, one of the three AMP owners, also a former cheerleader and Marshall University Alumni, said she wanted to bring the co...

TAP TAKE OVER

TAP TAKE OVER

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

February 3, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Bridge Brew Works Brewery’s Brewmaster Nate Herrold had a Tap Takeover Monday at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews to showcase the brewery’s current, seasonal beer selection. Bridge Brew Works Brewery located in Fayetteville, West Virginia, has been in operation since Jan. 1, 2010, brewing more than...