The Parthenon

Marshall University Digital Forensics trains law enforcement and students

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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Marshall University’s Digital Forensics department partnered with Operation Underground Railroad to train law enforcement and Marshall students on the investigation of sex trafficking Wednesday. “Our students have worked with O.U.R. before, so it made sense to have this training on campus,” ass...

Local Journalists to present ‘Path to Pulitzer’

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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Two Pulitzer Prize winners will discuss the process of investigating and writing award-winning news stories in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall April 2 at 7 p.m. “Path to Pulitzer: Journalism and the Informed Citizen” will feature John Hackworth, a 1971 Marshall University graduate in the journ...

New law to bring changes to PROMISE in W.Va.

New law to bring changes to PROMISE in W.Va.

Ginny Blake, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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A bill eliminating the need for homeschooled students to earn the equivalent to a high school degree in order to receive the PROMISE scholarship was passed by the West Virginia Legislature. Passed in early March, Senate Bill 319 will go into effect on July 1. Previously, homeschooled students pursing a...

An outsider’s glance of Huntington

An outsider’s glance of Huntington

Hanna Stratton, Contributor

March 29, 2018


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In the last month I have driven a total of 2,477 miles from Seattle, Washington with my final destination being New York City. My good friend Franklin Norton lives here in Huntington, so I decided to make it one of my stops. I left Kentucky reluctantly this morning (I fell in love with the Bluegrass State) ...

Society for Advancement of Management places 2nd at business conference in D.C.

Sydney Shelton, For the Parthenon

March 26, 2018


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Marshall’s Chapter of the Society for Advancement of Management, SAM, attended the International Business Conference in District of Columbia over spring break, where they placed second in the open division case study competition. The case study competition is the equivalent to working a capstone pre...

Meet the 2018 SGA presidential candidates

Meet the 2018 SGA presidential candidates

Kyra Biscarner and Ginny Blake, Reporter

March 8, 2018


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Hunter Barclay  Hunter Barclay is a junior international affairs major with a pre-med concentration running for student body president. He is from Frostburg, Maryland. According to Barclay, he wants to put an emphasis on mental health for all students and work to bring a new perspective to stu...

Volleyball tournament raises funds for Homes For Our Troops, Starkey Hearing Foundation

Volleyball tournament raises funds for Homes For Our Troops, Starkey Hearing Foundation

Sarah Ingram, Reporter

March 5, 2018


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  Alpha Chi Omega took home the trophy after defeating the Ballbusters in the final match at Alpha Sigma Phi’s and Delta Zeta’s fifth annual Spike for a Cause Volleyball Tournament. The event raised donations and awareness for the Homes For Our Troops organization and the Starkey Hearing...

Marshall Recreation Center offers a camp for children during state-wide teacher strike

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

February 26, 2018


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Marshall University’s Recreation Center offered a youth camp for children from the ages 4 to 12 during the state-wide teacher strike. Chad Steen, the assistant director for the Adventure Recreation and Youth Programs, said the idea for the camp and the organization began late into the weekend when h...

Staff Spotlight: Associate Director of athletics for administration and business David Steele

Kieran Intemann, For the Parthenon

December 7, 2017


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Editor’s Note: David Steele, 57, is the associate director of athletics for administration and business at Marshall University. Steele oversees Marshall’s athletic budget of nearly $30 million and assists with other needs that athletic director Mike Hamrick may have in the department, including sc...

The story of the Nutcracker with a twist by local dance theater

Buffy Six, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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The Huntington Dance Theater present “The Huntington Nutcracker” Dec. 8, 9 and 10 at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. The typical Victorian era story gets flipped into the 1950s in downtown Huntington in the Anderson-Newcomb Department Store. which now is recognized as the Visual Arts Center. The ...

Football spotlight: Defensive lineman Blake Keller

For the Parthenon

November 2, 2017


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Editor’s note: Blake Keller, 22, is a redshirt senior defensive lineman on the Marshall University football team. He transferred to Marshall from the University of Central Florida. Reporter Courtney Andrews recently interviewed Keller using the Marcel Proust/Vanity Fair questionnaire found each month in Van...

LET ME BE FRANK: ON INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

LET ME BE FRANK: ON INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Franklin Norton, Social Media Manager

November 2, 2017


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It was a couple of months ago, and I was driving my car, dropping some friends off at their homes. Just as friends do, we were talking, laughing and sharing about our lives. But there was a single moment where I kind of suspended myself from the conversation and realized how strange this car must have...