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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

The Fourth Circuit US Court of Appeals in session at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center

U.S. Court of Appeals Holds Session at Marshall

Matthew Schaffer, News Editor March 28, 2023

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held a special session at Marshall on Wednesday, March 22, to hear oral arguments in front of an auditorium...

UPDATED: Justice Signs Campus Self-Defense Act into Law

Matthew Schaffer, News Editor March 8, 2023

Following the signing of Senate Bill 10—or the Campus Self-Defense Act—by Governor Jim Justice on Mar. 1, Marshall and other colleges statewide are...

TEDxs speakers gathered on stage.

TEDxMarshallU Looks at Identity From Various Angles

Rafael Alfonso, Content Editor March 1, 2023

"I was a small sprinkle of pepper in a big bowl of salt," said Marshall alumnus RaShad Sanders at the fifth annual TEDxMarshallU event on Feb. 25. Sanders...

Athletic Director Christian Spears speaks on the state of Marshalls athletic programs.

Board of Governors Meeting Highlights Marshall’s Improvements

Victoria Ware, Opinions and Culture Editor March 1, 2023

“The Big Five” initiative—which includes enrollment management, pricing, student experience, digital marketing and a distinct strategy—highlighted...

Dr. Sonali Chakravarti will present the next Amicus Curiae lecture.

Next Amicus Curiae to Explore Juries

Sarah Davis, Staff Reporter March 1, 2023

The American judiciary should be of concern to all, a law professor explained regarding Marshall University’s upcoming Amicus Curiae lecture. “The...

Marshall Hosts Mochas With the Mayor

Marshall Hosts ‘Mochas With the Mayor’

Emma Johnson, Student Reporter February 25, 2023

A successful treasure hunt is how Huntington’s mayor says he sees repeated visits to Marshall’s campus to talk with students. “If I’m digging...

Amelya Bostic (left) as Shelby and Eliza Aulick (right) as Annelle

‘Steel Magnolias’ Dazzles With Authenticity (Shortened Review)

Rafael Alfonso, Content Editor February 22, 2023

“I know these women.” As I sat there in the Francis Booth Experimental Theatre and as I left it, those four words kept repeating in my head.   “I...

Campus Carry Bill Passes the House of Delegates

Matthew Schaffer, News Editor February 22, 2023

Senate Bill 10, or the Campus Self-Defense Act, passed the state House of Delegates on Tuesday despite protests, attempted amendments and opposition from...

CAM Dean Candidates Visit Marshall

Sarah Davis and Bex Law February 22, 2023

A variety of plans for the College of Arts and Media were presented by the three finalists for the college’s deanship last week, but all three emphasized...

Countdown to Commencement: Shelby Blackburn

Countdown to Commencement: Shelby Blackburn

Abigail Cutlip, Student Reporter February 17, 2023

Following old friends to Marshall, one senior says she has learned that her instinct as a “people person” could be shaped into a career.  Shelby...

Countdown to Commencement: Jodi Hannah

Countdown to Commencement: Jodi Hannah

Abigail Cutlip, Student Reporter February 17, 2023

Inspired by the change her younger brother’s speech language pathologist made for him, one Marshall University spring 2023 graduate says that she “fell...

“Optimism in Appalachia” Opens in Drinko

Joseph DiCristofaro, Student Reporter February 8, 2023

A new art exhibit on campus offers students, faculty and community members a variety of visual representations of optimism. Titled “Optimism in Appalachia,”...

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