The Parthenon

Player of the week

Player of the week

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

March 30, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Jordan Dixon turned in a spectacular performance over the weekend, notching three wins as the Herd swept the series against Furman University. In addition to her three wins, Dixon’s stuff from the mound was untouchable. She tallied 26 strikeouts and just one earned run in the entire three game se...

WV Festival of Trumpets and MU Day of Percussion open Saturday in Jazz Center

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

March 26, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall University’s School of Music and Theater will present the West Virginia Festival of Trumpets and the MU Day of Percussion 8 a.m. Saturday in the Jomie Jazz Center. The West Virginia Festival of Trumpets is for current students and prospective students of the university to interact and esse...

Top 5 places to visit in Huntington

Top 5 places to visit in Huntington

Bri Shelton, Columnist

March 25, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

As a native Huntingtonian, I’m always proud to brag on our city and tell my fellow Marshall University classmates where the best places to go are around here. Below is a list I constructed of what I believe to be the five best spots to go and see. 1. Fat Patty’s Does this even need a paragraph to explain ...

Black Koffee

Black Koffee

Nichole Henderson, Reporter

March 4, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

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 2, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

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


Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Uncategorized

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


Filed under Uncategorized

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 10, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

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


Filed under Uncategorized

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


Filed under Baseball, Uncategorized

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...