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Step Up for Women prepares RCBI females for manufacturing careers

Step Up for Women prepares RCBI females for manufacturing careers

Hanna Pennington, Life! Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

In a program which is one of the first of its kind in the United States, 10 women from all over the Tri-State are training for careers in the manufacturing industry, a field in which jobs are typically held by men. The Step Up for Women advanced manufacturing pre-apprenticeship program at the Robert...

Marshall University welcomes newest student organization

Amanda Larch, News Editor

June 26, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Members of Marshall University’s newest student organization, Huntington Advocators, dedicate their time to honoring the city of Huntington. While Huntington Advocators are still growing, they wish to provide community service to different areas as well as highlighting lesser known parts of Huntington. Bailey...

The Market of downtown Huntington opens new businesses

The Market of downtown Huntington opens new businesses

Amanda Larch, News Editor

June 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Market of downtown Huntington welcomes new ideas and businesses as much as customers. The indoor shopping center hasn’t stopped expanding or remodeling since it opened last year. So far, The Market is home to eight businesses, including Austin’s Homemade Ice Cream and Butter It Up, a health food...

Just do what you are supposed to do

Just do what you are supposed to do

Benjamin O'Dell, Contributor

April 23, 2018


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION, Uncategorized

One summer several years ago, my family and I were moving into a new house that had been neglected for years by its previous owners. There was trash everywhere, water damage and unfinished projects. Our plan was to clean up, fix the damage and remodel the place into the house we had always wanted. We...

A farewell from your Student Body Vice President

Alex O'Donnel, For the Parthenon

April 20, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Serving as your Student Body Vice President has been the best honor of my life at Marshall University. The experiences since being sworn in have been immeasurable, and I truly want to thank each of you for sharing your Marshall story with me the past few months. On April 22, I will officially hand...

MU film makers to compete in Green Globes

Rachael Cook, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall University students will have a chance to show their various films at the Film Club and CAB’s Green Globes April 21 at 7 p.m. on Harless Field. Chase Jarrell, vice president of Film Club, said he thinks West Virginia isn’t a good place for film makers to show their work or even have a ...

Marshall celebrates World Fusion Day

Marshall celebrates World Fusion Day

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

Marshall University’s third annual World Fusion Day on the Memorial Student Center plaza gave students and faculty a taste of exciting and different cultures, values and ways of life Wednesday afternoon. The celebration, sponsored by World Council, showcased the cultures of various student organization...

Walk for Hope to raise awareness of suicide, suicide prevention

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

“Suicide is the second leading cause of death for 14 to 24 year olds” is the tagline for the Walk for Hope on Thursday from 6-9 p.m. outside of the Memorial Student Center. One of the coordinators Megan Workman, a graduate student in the social work program, said it was a chance to have a conversati...

Marshall University Digital Forensics trains law enforcement and students

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Marshall University’s Digital Forensics department partnered with Operation Underground Railroad to train law enforcement and Marshall students on the investigation of sex trafficking Wednesday. “Our students have worked with O.U.R. before, so it made sense to have this training on campus,” ass...

Local Journalists to present ‘Path to Pulitzer’

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Two Pulitzer Prize winners will discuss the process of investigating and writing award-winning news stories in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall April 2 at 7 p.m. “Path to Pulitzer: Journalism and the Informed Citizen” will feature John Hackworth, a 1971 Marshall University graduate in the journ...

New law to bring changes to PROMISE in W.Va.

New law to bring changes to PROMISE in W.Va.

Ginny Blake, Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

A bill eliminating the need for homeschooled students to earn the equivalent to a high school degree in order to receive the PROMISE scholarship was passed by the West Virginia Legislature. Passed in early March, Senate Bill 319 will go into effect on July 1. Previously, homeschooled students pursing a...

An outsider’s glance of Huntington

An outsider’s glance of Huntington

Hanna Stratton, Contributor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

In the last month I have driven a total of 2,477 miles from Seattle, Washington with my final destination being New York City. My good friend Franklin Norton lives here in Huntington, so I decided to make it one of my stops. I left Kentucky reluctantly this morning (I fell in love with the Bluegrass State) ...