The student news site of Marshall University

The Parthenon

‘The Miracle Worker’ showcases the life of Hellen Keller

Buffy Six, Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Helen Keller’s life story and relationship with teacher Annie Sullivan were brought to life on stage in Marshall University’s School of Theater’s performance of “The Miracle Worker” directed by Bryan Conger. Sullivan, who suffered from an eye disease at a young age but later had surgery to ...

Tsubasacon strikes back for its 14th year

Landon Mitchell, Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

If Huntington citizens noticed multiple superheroes, anime characters and people in unique costumes roaming the city, that could only mean that Tsubasacon returns for another year. Friday through Sunday, the Big Sandy Superstore Arena had its 14th annual convention for fans of anime, video games, comic...

First lady Melania Trump visits Huntington addiction recovery facility

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

First lady Melania Trump made an unexpected stop in Huntington Tuesday morning, visiting Lily’s Place, a non-profit drug treatment facility that helps infants born to addicted mothers. Trump met with recovering addicts and leaders from Lily’s Place to discuss the work that the organization is and...

Herd football leads Charlotte 7-0 at halftime

Herd football leads Charlotte 7-0 at halftime

Staff Report

October 7, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Marshall football hit the road this weekend for its Conference USA opener against the Charlotte 49ers. The Thundering Herd leads 7-0 after one half. Check back later tonight for a full recap of the game.

Halftime: Herd football beating out Bearcats, (24-0)

Halftime: Herd football beating out Bearcats, (24-0)

September 30, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Richard Crank At halftime, the Thundering Herd leads the Cincinnati Bearcats, 24-0. Check back in for The Parthenon’s developing coverage of tonight’s game....

LET ME BE FRANK: ON COMMUNITY

LET ME BE FRANK: ON COMMUNITY

Franklin Norton, Social Media Manager

September 28, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

It was a couple months back, and I was just feeling blue. It had been a rough couple of weeks, and so in an effort to alleviate this intrusive sadness, I stopped at Kroger one night and bought myself a birthday cake. No, it wasn’t my birthday, but birthday cake is just simply better than ordinary ca...

Huntington residents greet Honor Flight returnees

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

The fifth annual Honor Flight returned 81 veterans to Huntington Saturday night. Honor Flight Huntington takes a group of veterans to Washington D.C. every year to let them pay their respects to their fallen companions and those who served their country. “I’ve been wanting to go for a while; to f...

LGBTQ+ Office Celebrates Bisexual Awareness Day

Pamela Young, Reporter

September 23, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

In celebration of Bisexual Awareness Day, the LGBTQ PLUS office held a tabling event Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center lobby. Bisexuality Day is nationally observed on Sept. 23 by members of the bisexual community and their supporters. Students were able to briefly learned...

Green Zone provides veteran training

Sebastian Morris, Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Marshall University faculty and staff were trained Tuesday on how to provide support and resources to veterans on campus. Green Zone training gives faculty and staff resources to help ensure veterans’ academic success and help them transition to civilian life. Jonathan McCormick, director of Military...

Herd leads Golden Flashes at halftime (7-0)

Herd leads Golden Flashes at halftime (7-0)

September 16, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

At halftime, Marshall’s Thundering Herd leads the Kent State Golden Flashes, 7-0. Check back in for The Parthenon’s developing coverage of tonight’s game....

MUPD, counselors speak out after recent sexual assaults

Kayla Simmons, Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The sexual assaults reported on campus this school year have emphasized the importance of campus safety for students. Every school year, sexual assaults are reported on campuses all across the country, with the beginning of each semester typically having a higher number of reports than the remainder...