The Parthenon

University bus system in the works

University bus system in the works

Cadi Duplaga, reporter

September 1, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Student Government Association is in the process of creating a bus system accessible to all MU students. Throughout last spring’s campaign, one platform that Marshall University Student Body President, Duncan Waugaman and Student Body Vice President, Izzy Rogner, rallied...

MU Receiving Corps Looks to Replace Production Loss

MU Receiving Corps Looks to Replace Production Loss

Ishmael Witten, reporter

September 1, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Despite losing two of its most productive receivers from last season, Marshall University football team’s current receiving corps is confident it can continue last season’s success. Sophomore receiver Deon-Tay McManus, who caught 26 passes for 422 yards and six touchdowns last year, said he thinks...

Retro video game convention warped into downtown Huntington

Retro video game convention warped into downtown Huntington

Kelsie Lively, reporter

August 31, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Vintage Video Games came to Huntington, West Virginia over the weekend and the turnout beat expectations. Born and raised in Wayne County, West Virginia, Power Up Vintage Video Game Convention creator, Ben Durfee, saw the potential of his “almost” hometown. Power Up 2015, in its second year,...

Alpha Tau Omega raises awareness for the homeless

Alpha Tau Omega raises awareness for the homeless

Riley Mahoney, reporter

August 31, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University Fraternity, Alpha Tau Omega (ATO), is holding their annual “ATO Goes Homeless” event this week. The members of ATO hold this event annually to raise money for the Huntington City Mission. Members sleep in a shelter made of cardboard boxes donated by local business, every night...

Little Victories Begins Month Long “Cram the Van”

Little Victories Begins Month Long “Cram the Van”

Abi Black, reporter

August 31, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Little Victories set up outside the Kroger’s on Route 60 in Barboursville, Saturday for their event "Cram the Van". Cram the Van provides people with the opportunity to donate pet food and/or money for pet food to Little Victories animal shelter. The event has been going on for three years, twice...

Locals gather for Blues and Arts Festival

Locals gather for Blues and Arts Festival

Kalyn Bordman, Reporter

August 30, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The end of summer brought the blues to Huntington. The sixth annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues and Arts Festival held this past weekend welcomed people from across the region to support local artists and enjoy the sunshine and festivities at the Heritage Station. “I came to the festival today with...

GOVERNOR TOMBLIN DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY

GOVERNOR TOMBLIN DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY

Britanie Morgan, News Editor

July 15, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin declared a State of Emergency in Braxton, Webster and Wood counties on July 13 in response to the heavy rain fall and sever weather earlier this week. The state of emergency mobilized state resources to combat severe flooding following heavy rainfall Sunday night and Monday mornin...

FRESH CUISINE POPS-UP ON HUNTINGTON STREETS

FRESH CUISINE POPS-UP ON HUNTINGTON STREETS

Jocelyn Gibson, Executive Editor

June 17, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Hard work means hearty eating—something new business owner Nicholas Taylor aims to accommodate with his pop-up restaurant and catering service Fair to Middlin’. “There’s definitely a desire for street food. There’s a need for street food,” Taylor. “What we’re doing with Fair to Midd...

Walk with Mayor series kicks off in Westmoreland

Walk with Mayor series kicks off in Westmoreland

Lexi Browning, Reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams took to the streets Tuesday for the first installment of the Walk with the Mayor series to address residential concerns and engage in exercise with members of the Huntington community. Williams and a dozen others explored the sidewalks and documented the areas that...

GET UP, LET’S GET DOWN with FEST

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

April 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University students and staff are gearing up for FEST, a 12 hour musical festival 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ritter Park Amphitheater. The music festival will have a classic feel with a modern twist, mixing widely known acts and local bands. Sarah Dyke, Campus Activities Board adviser, is involv...