The Parthenon

Huntington residents, officials open up at drug forum

Huntington residents, officials open up at drug forum

Lexi Browning, Reporter

April 7, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Huntington citizens and city officials gathered Tuesday to combat the issue of substance abuse in the community at the inaugural Drug Forum at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The forum, stimulated by a Huntington resident via Facebook, evoked a community conversation between citizens and panelists ...

“I got sick of class, started makin’ classics.”

“I got sick of class, started makin’ classics.”

William Izzo, Reporter

April 6, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Fans of hip-hop generally consider the genre’s birthplace to be in the Bronx, one of New York City’s five boroughs. The sights and sounds of the Bronx are presumably 10 times as different as someone may find in Huntington. Though the people and experiences are different, elements of culture remain the sa...

Herd sweep Mean Green in rain-shortened series

Herd sweep Mean Green in rain-shortened series

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

April 5, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s softball team (23-10, 6-5) won two games Saturday against the University of North Texas (14-20, 6-8) in what was supposed to be a three-game series. The third game was declared a no contest due to travel regulations. The first match of the series began Friday, but it was...

What would you bring to Huntington?

What would you bring to Huntington?

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

April 5, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

When asked what they would like to see Huntington officials bring to the city, approximately 50 responses from students and Huntington residents varied in topic. While some ideas were fun and light-hearted, some issues needed a lot of consideration. There is one thing most can agree on – Huntington is ...

Brass quintet emphasizes value of live music

Brass quintet emphasizes value of live music

Kaitlyn Clay, Reporter

April 1, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Marshall University Faculty Brass Quintet performed Wednesday at Smith Recital Hall. Members of the quintet included Martin Saunders and Steven Trinkle on trumpet, Stephen Lawson on horn, Micheal Stroeher on trombone and George Palton on tuba. The faculty performed numbers from the 1900s, mainly ...

GALLERY: Herd sweep doubleheader, improve to 23-10

GALLERY: Herd sweep doubleheader, improve to 23-10

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

March 31, 2015


Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s softball team (23-10, 4-5) swept Wright State University (7-23, 3-2) Tuesday in its doubleheader at the Dot Hicks Field. The Herd won the first match against the Raiders 3-2 in dramatic fashion. Sophomore outfielder Morgan Zerkle hit a walk-off single to close out the game. Howev...

From shot caller to white collar

From shot caller to white collar

Kasey Madden, Reporter

March 31, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

When he first stepped foot on a field to play football at age seven, he had no idea that step would lead him to Marshall University and eventually to serve as mayor of Huntington. Steve Williams and his family moved to Huntington in the middle of Williams’ junior year of high school, two years after...

Author talks diversity in everyday life with Marshall Students

Author talks diversity in everyday life with Marshall Students

Matthew Eplion, Reporter

March 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Justin Jones-Fosu, an award-winning author and public speaker, presented “Hug an Elephant, Kiss a Giraffe,” Monday to Marshall University students in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center. Jones-Fosu talked about diversity and how it affects people’s everyday lives. Jones-Fosu sai...

Kiwanis Day Care Center announces raffle

Kiwanis Day Care Center announces raffle

Erika Johnk, Reporter

March 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Kiwanis Day Care Center in Huntington announced Monday that it is selling raffle tickets this week for a chance to win a Harley Davidson motorcycle. The tickets are $20 and the proceeds will go to the day care. The prizes include a $16,000 Harley Davidson package from Charlie’s Harley-Davidson...

PR students raise more than $10,000 for Ronald McDonald House

PR students raise more than $10,000 for Ronald McDonald House

Mikaela Keener, Reporter

March 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Ronald McDonald House Charity Communications raised more than $10,000 in its reverse raffle Saturday for the Ronald McDonald House. Director Jessica Ross said the group of Marshall University public relations students who make up RMHC Communications put together other fundraisers to help benefit the...

Preview Day helps potential students get inside look at pharmacy school

Preview Day helps potential students get inside look at pharmacy school

Allyson Carr, Reporter

March 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s School of Pharmacy presented the inaugural Preview Day for about 70 potential students who are interested in furthering pharmacy careers. The School of Pharmacy gave high school and college students the opportunity to visit and learn about active learning in the classroom. Kevin...