The Parthenon

Former team manager revisits memories after 15 years

Former team manager revisits memories after 15 years

Kelsie Lively, reporter

November 13, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

  It has been 45 years since the plane crash that killed 75 Marshall football players, coaches and supporters. It has only been in the last 15 years Eugene Jones has been able to talk about the loss of the many friends he made during the fall semester of his freshman year. At the time of the...

A New View: They’re just red cups.

Nancy Peyton, contributor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

  The holiday season is upon us again and with it comes a few traditions. One of those traditions is the annual Starbucks Christmas cup. There’s been a huge uproar on the Internet about this year’s cup design. People are saying that the plain red cup is symbolizing the expanding tradition...

‘Mamma Mia’ sings on Keith Albee stage

‘Mamma Mia’ sings  on Keith Albee stage

Chantil Foster, reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

  The lights dimmed as the Keith Albee Theater became the center of a Broadway show when “Mamma Mia” came to Huntington Wednesday. Angela Jones, marketing and external affairs director of the Marshall Artist Series, said this performance has been much anticipated and said she looks forward...

“Mamma Mia” performance at Keith Albee for Marshall Artists Series

Kalyn Bordman, reporter

November 2, 2015


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  The Broadway show “Mamma Mia” comes to the Marshall Artists Series Wednesday. “Mamma Mia” is about a relationship between a mother and her daughter who struggles to find her biological father all while preparing to get married. “It’s a family musical and it’s going to be...

Women’s basketball team enters season with new roster

Ishmael Witten, reporter

October 29, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized, Women's Basketball

  After losing three major contributors from last year’s team, Marshall University’s women’s basketball team will look to younger talent to replace the loss production. Of the 16 players on the roster, eight are freshman and two have yet to play a game for the Herd — leaving only six...

Two Headed Dog Art Collective showcase

Matthew Prandoni, reporter

October 27, 2015


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  The Two Headed Dog Art Collective will showcase artwork from collective members and volunteers alike. The showcase is from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 3 on 801 3rd Ave. in Huntington. The showcase starts with a meet-and-greet with guest speaker Joe Minicozzi, the principal of Urban3 consulting company....

Herd’s Dubs earns fourth C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honor

The Parthenon

October 26, 2015


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THE PARTHENON Marshall University’s women’s soccer senior midfielder  Jenna Dubs earned her fourth Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week honor, the league announced Monday. Dubs is the only player this season to earn the C-USA honor more than twice. “She has been the most consistent...

V-Club hosts the Ménage tour

V-Club hosts the Ménage tour

Nathan Thomas, reporter

October 15, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

David Mayfield, Hannah Aldridge and Levi Lowery will bring their VH1 Storytellers-esque, “songwriters in the round” Ménage Tour to the V-Club Saturday night. “We all normally tour solo or in our bands,” Mayfield said. “For this tour, we’re just sitting on stage all together and one at...

Homecoming Events and Campaigning Begin

Desmond Groves, reporter

October 13, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

It is homecoming season at Marshall University and the events and campaigning are underway. Nominees for Miss Marshall were announced on Oct. 9. A total of 16 women and men are running for the positions of Miss and Mister Marshall. The number of candidates will be shortened down after an interview...

#DemDebate turned Sanders v. Clinton

#DemDebate turned Sanders v. Clinton

Editorial

October 13, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, Uncategorized

Democratic candidates faced off Tuesday night for the first democratic debate of the season. We’ve heard from the Republican candidates and now the democrats have had their chance to address the nation. Observant viewers would have noticed that democratic candidate Bernie Sanders was the only presidential...

Adventure Week launches at the Rec, activities

October 12, 2015


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Adventure Week lets members get a taste of what Outdoor Pursuits has to offer. The Marshall University Rec Center Adventure Week consists of events varying from crate stacking to the “Black Light Boulder Bash”. Chad Steen, Director of Outdoor Pursuits, said he is excited for the week. “It’s...

We were completely misinformed about Columbus as children

Editorial

October 12, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

Parents should be mad if their children are taught about Christopher Columbus in a similar fashion to the way they were taught. Visions of happy Native Americans dancing with explorers around fires, sharing food and drink and just learning to coexist filled the heads of children all over the United States....