The Parthenon

A farewell from your Student Body Vice President

Alex O'Donnel, For the Parthenon

April 20, 2018


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Serving as your Student Body Vice President has been the best honor of my life at Marshall University. The experiences since being sworn in have been immeasurable, and I truly want to thank each of you for sharing your Marshall story with me the past few months. On April 22, I will officially hand...

MU film makers to compete in Green Globes

Rachael Cook, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Marshall University students will have a chance to show their various films at the Film Club and CAB’s Green Globes April 21 at 7 p.m. on Harless Field. Chase Jarrell, vice president of Film Club, said he thinks West Virginia isn’t a good place for film makers to show their work or even have a ...

Marshall celebrates World Fusion Day

Marshall celebrates World Fusion Day

Hanna Pennington, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Marshall University’s third annual World Fusion Day on the Memorial Student Center plaza gave students and faculty a taste of exciting and different cultures, values and ways of life Wednesday afternoon. The celebration, sponsored by World Council, showcased the cultures of various student organization...

Walk for Hope to raise awareness of suicide, suicide prevention

Michaela Crittenden, Reporter

April 9, 2018


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“Suicide is the second leading cause of death for 14 to 24 year olds” is the tagline for the Walk for Hope on Thursday from 6-9 p.m. outside of the Memorial Student Center. One of the coordinators Megan Workman, a graduate student in the social work program, said it was a chance to have a conversati...

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...