The Parthenon

MU World Council has first meeting

Michael Brown, Reporter

September 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall University’s World Council met for the first time Tuesday after almost a year of planning between the Student Government Association and the Office of Intercultural Affairs. The World Council was formed to better understand and hear the voices of the students at Marshall who were involved...

Police Blotter

Samantha Godby, reporter

September 28, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

All information is obtained from MUPD. Underage Drinking A white male was reported being severely intoxicated on the Marshall University plaza on Sunday, Sept. 20. Upon arriving at approximately 12:21 a.m., Marshall University Police Department stated that the male was unresponsive even after sever...

Portal to Recovery presentation at First Presbyterian Church

Casey Adkins, reporter

September 28, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

First Presbyterian Church will host a presentation called Portal to Recovery. The presentation will be led director of the Mayor’s Office of Drug Control Policy, Jim Johnson at 7 p.m. The Mayor’s Office of Drug Control Policy promotes the health and safety of citizens by introducing plans to decrease...

Volleyball team beats Charlotte, gets first conference win of season

September 26, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized

    Marshall University’s volleyball team earned its first C-USA win of the season Friday as it defeated the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 3-2. The team’s win, which came at the Cam Henderson center, gives the Herd a 10-5 record on the year. The Herd’s accuracy...

Mayor, students celebrate Saudi Arabia National Day

Mayor, students celebrate Saudi Arabia National Day

Michael Brown, reporter

September 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

The mayor of Huntington greeted Saudi Arabia Students Association as they celebrate Arabia National day, which is held on September 23rd of every year. King Adbulaziz Abdulrahman Al Saud founded Saudi Arabia on this day in 1932. This is Marshall University’s third year having the association on campus....

FEST:2 Preview: Ona

FEST:2 Preview: Ona

Nathan Thomas, reporter

September 17, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Huntington indie-rock outfit, Ona, is one of the local bands appearing at Marshall University Campus Activities Board's FEST:2. Ona plan to release their full-length debut album “American Fiction” in October. "We've never done a Marshall sponsored event," said lead vocalist and guitarist Bradley...

Engineering department talks about plan to get more female students involved

Kalyn Bordman, reporter

September 15, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

In the past, Engineering was thought of as mainly a man’s field. Even today, there are few women who major in engineering in college. In fact, this year’s freshman class has only 24 girls out 125 Engineering students, putting the college’s total of females at around 19 percent. Although the...

MU Water Festival will teach importance of clean water

MU Water Festival will teach importance of clean water

Brianna Paxton, reporter

September 15, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

Hundreds of children from counties around the area will be attending the Marshall University Water Festival on Sept. 17 in Huntington. The event will be featuring an array of workshops and hands on activities to encourage children to learn the importance of clean water and the impact it has on our...

Marshall University Fraternity Review Completed

Riley Mahoney, reporter

September 14, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Recently Marshall University’s Office of Student Affairs completed its review of incidents that reportedly occurred on the night of August 22, 2015 at fraternity parties on frat row located on 5th Avenue. The review found that two citations were issued to fraternity houses by the Huntington Police...

Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographer Coming to Marshall University

Michael Brown

September 11, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, Marshall University will be bringing in photographer, Jose Galvez to give a lecture and a photo exhibit titled “Hispanic in the U.S.: History, Culture and Image” Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center. Galvez is a Pulitzer...

Marshall Helps out Local High School

Marshall Helps out Local High School

Abi Black, reporter

September 9, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, Uncategorized

Clothing collection bins have been set up around Marshall University’s campus to benefit a local public school. Huntington High School, located 11 minutes from campus, has a closet that is open to students in need of clothes. Mrs. Teresa Rapp, career specialist at Huntington High, began to donate clothes...

Locally Produced Music Video Achieves YouTube Success

Locally Produced Music Video Achieves YouTube Success

Nathan Thomas, reporter

September 3, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Country singer and Marshall University graduate student Pat Morgan’s locally produced music video “Girls Like Jeeps” has amassed over 5,000 views on YouTube in just over a week. “It’s happened really quickly,” Morgan said. “It’s simmering off a bit from where most people locally have...