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

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

Scott Bolger, Reporter

November 19, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Uncategorized

  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


Filed under Uncategorized

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...

Lexi Browning

Lexi Browning

November 1, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Lexi Browning is the Executive Editor of The Parthenon. She's a senior Online Journalism student from Milton, W.Va. who’s rarely seen without a camera. There are few things she loves more than politics, the Rocky Mountains and foxes. Her free time is spent adventuring outdoors. Lexi has double-mino...

Kasey Madden

Kasey Madden

November 1, 2014


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Kasey is a sophomore with a public relations major and a marketing minor. She loves the color navy and could eat breakfast food for every meal. She loves Sundays, cherry coke and stargazing. Kasey goes back and forth on wanting to host the “Today Show,” opening a bakery or going to law school. In...

Tyler Ferris

Tyler Ferris

November 1, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Frequent social media(er)? Loves sports and has your dad’s taste in music. Plagued by Bueller and wheel jokes. Hoosier by heart, loves WV as well but not so much a Mountaineer. Can poke fun at anything and makes light of everything. Someday would like to take long walks on the beach and write about...

Patrick Breeden

Patrick Breeden

October 31, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Patrick Breeden is a senior at Marshall University double majoring in online journalism and political science. He writes for gaming site ScrewAttack.com, co-hosts The Reset Button podcast every weekend, posts videos to YouTube and handles a load of social media. He would actually play a video game if...

Matthew Prandoni

Matthew Prandoni

October 31, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Born in Washington D.C, Matt Prandoni is a print journalism student at Marshall University. On his free time, he enjoys a breath of fresh air out on the river either fishing or paddle boarding. After college, he hopes to work as a journalist for a newspaper online or in print.

Jill Shemanski

Jill Shemanski

October 31, 2014


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Jill Shemanski is a junior public relations major with a minor in marketing. She is from Jupiter, Florida, and plays on the volleyball team at Marshall. She hopes to build a career in event planning after she graduates from Marshall. When Jill is not playing volleyball or catching up on sleep, she spends...

Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis

October 10, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Also known as Stealth Tiger, is respected not only for his ability as a journalist and writer but also for his expertise baking biscuits and throwing Frisbee. As a journalist the Tiger strives to get hard news like “Why does Dan Hollis walk down the hall staring strangely at students?” or “What...

Zach Wright

Zach Wright

October 10, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

It’s wrong if it isn’t Wright, and this boy was born to write. Zach is an avid runner, wannabe blogger, and lover of chicken dumplings. The only thing he loves more than writing is his hair. Zach’s dreams are to live near the beach and write, while running a successful smoothie business. ​

Britanie Morgan

Britanie Morgan

October 10, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Approach Britanie Morgan with caution if she hasn't had her morning cups of coffee. She is a broadcast journalism major who fell in love with print. Nothing delights her more than chasing the next big story. Her life achievements include possessing the ability to binge watch entire seasons of outdated...

Hannah Sayre

Hannah Sayre

October 10, 2014


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Hannah is a giraffe loving small town girl from southern West Virginia who likes anything pink and whose dream is to live in a big city. She is a public relations major and someday wants to become a hospital administrator. In her spare time, Hannah is involved with her sorority, Alpha Chi Omega.