The Parthenon

Leviathan performs to school of music

Landon Mitchell, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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Marshall University’s School of Music was visited by Leviathan, a music trio specializing in new and experimental music. The trio, composed of flutist Lindsey Goodman, cellist Hannah Pressley and pianist Joseph Dangerfield, performed five pieces, culminating in a performance of “Vox Balaenae,” or “Vo...

Last minute DIY Halloween costumes

Landon Mitchell, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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Halloween is here, but not everyone may have a costume. Even so, most students may find that some costumes tend to be high-priced. To go with the financially-challenging obstacles that may come with attending college, students around Marshall’s campus were able to provide ideas and tips for simple co...

Broadway musical teaches lesson of acceptance

Broadway musical teaches lesson of acceptance

Buffy Six, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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The Tony award winning Broadway production of “Kinky Boots” kicked off at the Keith Albee Theater as part of the Marshall Artists Series Thursday. The musical, composed by Cyndi Lauper, invited Marshall University students and the Huntington community to experience a show about understanding oneself ...

Marshall reigns victorious, defeats West Virginia Tech 99-81

October 29, 2017


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Though the Marshall men’s basketball team has lost some familiar faces with the departures of Kyrie Allison, Terrence Thomson, Steve Browning, Austin Loop and Ryan Taylor, the team secured its first exhibition win of the season Sunday, with a 99-81 victory over West Virginia Tech. In the first half of th...

Family fun at Fantasy Maze

Family fun at Fantasy Maze

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

October 26, 2017


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Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District’s Fantasy Maze at Ritter Park will continue this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The maze features classic storybook and cartoon characters like the “Wizard of Oz” crew, Elsa from “Frozen,” Alice in Wonderland, Santa and Mrs. Clause and more. Th...

The Running Dead: Zombie 5K set for Friday, with sign ups open today

The Running Dead: Zombie 5K set for Friday, with sign ups open today

Staff Report

October 23, 2017


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Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area Inc.’s Running Dead 5K is returning to Barboursville Park this Friday to raise money to purchase new coats for children in the community who otherwise might not be able to. Kayla Dodd, director of marketing and social media for Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA ...

Editorial: #Metoo is a movement not just by celebrities but by our loved ones

October 19, 2017


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Screen Shot From Twitter Just a simple hashtag often has more power than any 10-page essay can carry. The most powerful hashtags have grassroots movements behind them. #LoveWins, #BlackLivesMatter, and #JeSuisParis have all been catalysts of worldwide movements. These hashtags can lead to can lead...

‘The Miracle Worker’ showcases the life of Hellen Keller

Buffy Six, Reporter

October 16, 2017


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Helen Keller’s life story and relationship with teacher Annie Sullivan were brought to life on stage in Marshall University’s School of Theater’s performance of “The Miracle Worker” directed by Bryan Conger. Sullivan, who suffered from an eye disease at a young age but later had surgery to ...

Tsubasacon strikes back for its 14th year

Landon Mitchell, Reporter

October 16, 2017


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If Huntington citizens noticed multiple superheroes, anime characters and people in unique costumes roaming the city, that could only mean that Tsubasacon returns for another year. Friday through Sunday, the Big Sandy Superstore Arena had its 14th annual convention for fans of anime, video games, comic...

First lady Melania Trump visits Huntington addiction recovery facility

Kyra Biscarner, Reporter

October 11, 2017


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First lady Melania Trump made an unexpected stop in Huntington Tuesday morning, visiting Lily’s Place, a non-profit drug treatment facility that helps infants born to addicted mothers. Trump met with recovering addicts and leaders from Lily’s Place to discuss the work that the organization is and...

Herd football leads Charlotte 7-0 at halftime

Herd football leads Charlotte 7-0 at halftime

Staff Report

October 7, 2017


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Marshall football hit the road this weekend for its Conference USA opener against the Charlotte 49ers. The Thundering Herd leads 7-0 after one half. Check back later tonight for a full recap of the game.