The Parthenon

Black Koffee

Black Koffee

Nichole Henderson, Reporter

March 4, 2015


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Marshall University students came together Monday with live music and soulful poetry at Black Koffee in Marco’s Lounge. Sophomore Myshea Bailey and graduate assistant Derek Robinson created the new event. “I feel like that is what we lack here at Marshall,” Bailey said. “There are so many...

Do it for the deer

Editorial

March 3, 2015


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Of all the arguments against marijuana legalization, saving the rabbit population has got to be the dumbest one yet. A DEA agent recently used the argument if marijuana were legalized in Utah, the state’s rabbits would develop a taste for the plant, resulting in a very stoned rabbit population. Oh,...

His memory lives on among the crowd

His memory lives on among the crowd

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

February 27, 2015


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The Marshall University athletic department honored its late President Stephen J. Kopp by embroidering the seat he sat in during Marshall basketball games at the Cam Henderson Center. The seat, embroidered with Kopp’s initials, is located in the first row. Athletes, coaches and audience members at ...

Black Lives Matter panel to focus on modern culture

February 18, 2015


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Marshall University's Students for Appalachian Socialism organization is presenting a Black Lives Matter panel from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday in the Memorial Student Center's Shawkey Dining Room. The panel will discuss racial oppression in modern culture as well as racial identity. Panelists will...

Thundering Word dominates on its way to fifth consecutive championship

Thundering Word dominates on its way to fifth consecutive championship

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

February 18, 2015


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Marshall University’s speech and debate team, the Thundering Word, set the all-time state record for points Saturday at West Virginia University at Parkersburg and won its fifth consecutive West Virginia State Forensics Tournament. The Thundering Word’s five state championships have come under...

Statewide campaign strives to end child poverty

Amy Napier, Reporter

February 11, 2015


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A campaign to end child poverty in West Virginia will conduct an open legislative forum Thursday from 6-8 p.m. in the Marshall University Memorial Student Center Shawkey Room. Cabell county delegates and senators have been invited to attend and discuss 10 prominent issues brought forth by the “Our Ch...

Meet Nicola LoCascio

Meet Nicola LoCascio

Sara Ryan, Reporter

February 5, 2015


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By Sara Ryan The Parthenon Marshall University’s interim Honors College Dean Nicola “Nicki” LoCascio went from history to science to Marshall administration. LoCascio received a Bachelor of Science in History and Biology from Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in ...

Former Herd baseball players still use teamwork

Kasey Madden, Reporter

February 3, 2015


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From throwing strikes, to fielding hits, to the daily operations of Marshall University, three former Herd baseball players still know the meaning of teamwork. John Winters, Director of Printing Services Brian Morgan, chair and associate of Integrated Science and Technology and Sargent Scott Ballou of th...

MEET THE PRESIDENT

MEET THE PRESIDENT

By Amy Napier, Reporter

January 21, 2015


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Marshall University students, faculty and staff gathered in the John Deaver Drinko Library Friday to welcome Interim President Gary White and his wife Jo Ann to the university. The Whites made themselves known to each of their guests, who consisted of both old and new faces. Dorothy Hicks, a former...

GALLERY: Herd routs Golden Bears, improves to 3-0

GALLERY: Herd routs Golden Bears, improves to 3-0

Scott Bolger, Reporter

November 19, 2014


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  The Marshall University Thundering Herd men’s basketball team ended its three game stint against Division II schools Tuesday, walloping the Golden Bears of West Virginia University Insititute of Technology 87-65. Marshall shot 13-30 from behind the arc and was also 20-25 from the free...

Higher education forum discusses future funding

Alex James, Reporter

November 17, 2014


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For the second consecutive year, Marshall University hosted a forum for faculty, staff, students and members of the community to discuss the future of higher education funding in West Virginia. Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates, including Matt Rohrbach, Kevin Craig, Bob Plymale and Sean...

Taylor Watts

Taylor Watts, Reporter

April 16, 2014


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I am a senior Public Relations major from Bedford Virginia. I write the Development and Non-Profit beat for the Parthenon. I am an intern for Huntington’s Habitat for Humanity and have been with them almost two years. I am also a member of Marshall University’s chapter of Alpha Xi Delta where I serve...