The Parthenon

Navy captain is named Marshall University Band Director

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor

July 8, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

he Marshall University School of Music and Theatre is bringing a new face to the music department. Captain Brian Walden is the new band director. Walden will be joining Marshall University in August 2015 after retiring from the Navy in July. Walden was the Commanding Officer of the United States Navy B...

MUPD stays hard at work during summer break

Tyler Ferris, Reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

School is almost out for the summer, but crime takes no vacation. The Marshall University Police Department operates on the same schedule throughout the year. Jim Terry, MUPD police chief, said the only difference between the regular school year and summer terms is population. “Crime goes down b...

Stop the track, let me state the facts

Stop the track, let me state the facts

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

April 14, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, Uncategorized

It’s barely April, but 2015 has been an undeniably great year for hip-hop music. With rappers headlining most of the major festivals, albums dropping out of nowhere and an incredibly popular television show based on the hip-hop scene, the work of some of this generation’s best poets and producers can o...

Player of the week

Player of the week

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

March 30, 2015


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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


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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


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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 2, 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


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


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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...