The Parthenon

Cross country wins big at Adidas Winthrop Invitational

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd men and women’s cross-country teams raced Saturday Sept. 14 in Rock Hill, South Carolina for the 36th annual Adidas Winthrop Invitational. “Coming out on top in both men and women’s was our goal,” Assistant Coach Caleb Bowen said. “This was just the...

University College a valuable resource for students with undeclared majors

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

September 17, 2019

Unlike the other eight undergraduate colleges at Marshall, University College does not offer degree programs; they focus their efforts on conditionally admitted and undecided students, said Director of University College Sherri Stepp.  “Our advisers work very closely with those students to help t...

Family feel leads Herd Volleyball to victory in Bulldog Invitational

Family feel leads Herd Volleyball to victory in Bulldog Invitational

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Marshall University Herd Volleyball went undefeated at the Bulldog Invitational in Washington, D.C. last weekend. The team started off the weekend with a five set victory (25-16, 25-15, 15-25, 22-25, 15-10) over Georgetown, then swept Stony Brook (25-23, 25-14, 25-17) in match two and swept Northern...

Herd men’s golf finishes sixth of 16 teams

Herd men’s golf finishes sixth of 16 teams

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

September 10, 2019

Coming in sixth place out of 16 teams, the Marshall University men’s golf team finished 13-under par at the 50th Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational on Tuesday afternoon at Guyan Golf & Country Club. In a shotgun start, Marshall completed the first round with a 5-under par mark and the second and thi...

Herd men’s soccer to face undefeated Bulldogs

Herd men’s soccer to face undefeated Bulldogs

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 5, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s soccer team will take on the Butler Bulldogs this Friday at Hoops Family Field in Huntington. The Marshall soccer team’s current record is 1-0-1 and the Bulldogs are undefeated (2-0-0). Marshall begins its five-game home stretch this Friday where they play...

Marshall student expelled amidst new sexual assault charges

Marshall student expelled amidst new sexual assault charges

Staff Report

June 12, 2019

Marshall University announced the expulsion of a student facing second-degree sexual assault charges in a statement released this morning. Joseph Hardin was arrested Friday on four sexual assault charges involving two women in September and October 2018. The university stated Joseph Hardin violated...

Marshall Biology Club raises funds for One by One Animal Advocates

Marshall Biology Club raises funds for One by One Animal Advocates

Madalyn McCoy, Reporter

May 4, 2019

The Marshall University Biology Club raised money for a small organization called One by One Animal Advocates and promoted adoption from the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Shelter Thursday at the Memorial Student Center. The club’s connection with the One by One Animal Advocates started because of its former...

Two senators under review by Judiciary Committee

Two senators under review by Judiciary Committee

Jesten Richardson, Copy Editor

March 19, 2019

Two Student Government Association senators were under judicial review Tuesday, during a meeting of the student senate Judiciary Committee in the Memorial Student Center. Sen. Mary Erwin, an elected representative for the College of Science, and Sen. Angel Wallace, an at-large senator, were under re...

CARTOON: Progress

CARTOON: Progress

Trey Cobb, Contributor

March 5, 2019

Third annual Student Film Festival showcases work, artistry

Third annual Student Film Festival showcases work, artistry

Emily Phipps, Reporter

February 26, 2019

A first place prize was awarded for the first time at Marshall University’s third annual Student Film Festival Monday in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. Despite technical issues, Kadin Tooley, a sophomore video production major, took home a $250 prize after winning the “Best in Festival” award...

In black and white: reflecting on the struggles of fitting in

In black and white: reflecting on the struggles of fitting in

Michaela Crittenden, Photo and Graphics Editor

February 12, 2019

I am biracial. Half black, half white. I live between two different worlds and do not quite fit into either of them perfectly. I cannot entirely identify with my white peers because I have black experiences. I do not know what it is like to be white, I never will. But I also cannot relate with my black...

Educational and personal lessons from history

Educational and personal lessons from history

February 12, 2019

Not all of America’s history centers around freedom, equality and respect for fellow countrymen. Among other things, evidence of this can be seen in racist photographs in old college yearbooks. Except these yearbooks are not that old at all, such is the case of the recent emergence of Virginia Gov....