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Halftime: Herd football beating out Bearcats, (24-0)

Halftime: Herd football beating out Bearcats, (24-0)

September 30, 2017


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Richard Crank At halftime, the Thundering Herd leads the Cincinnati Bearcats, 24-0. Check back in for The Parthenon’s developing coverage of tonight’s game....

LET ME BE FRANK: ON COMMUNITY

LET ME BE FRANK: ON COMMUNITY

Franklin Norton, Social Media Manager

September 28, 2017


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It was a couple months back, and I was just feeling blue. It had been a rough couple of weeks, and so in an effort to alleviate this intrusive sadness, I stopped at Kroger one night and bought myself a birthday cake. No, it wasn’t my birthday, but birthday cake is just simply better than ordinary ca...

Huntington residents greet Honor Flight returnees

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

September 25, 2017


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The fifth annual Honor Flight returned 81 veterans to Huntington Saturday night. Honor Flight Huntington takes a group of veterans to Washington D.C. every year to let them pay their respects to their fallen companions and those who served their country. “I’ve been wanting to go for a while; to f...

LGBTQ+ Office Celebrates Bisexual Awareness Day

Pamela Young, Reporter

September 23, 2017


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In celebration of Bisexual Awareness Day, the LGBTQ PLUS office held a tabling event Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center lobby. Bisexuality Day is nationally observed on Sept. 23 by members of the bisexual community and their supporters. Students were able to briefly learned...

Green Zone provides veteran training

Sebastian Morris, Reporter

September 21, 2017


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Marshall University faculty and staff were trained Tuesday on how to provide support and resources to veterans on campus. Green Zone training gives faculty and staff resources to help ensure veterans’ academic success and help them transition to civilian life. Jonathan McCormick, director of Military...

Herd leads Golden Flashes at halftime (7-0)

Herd leads Golden Flashes at halftime (7-0)

September 16, 2017


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At halftime, Marshall’s Thundering Herd leads the Kent State Golden Flashes, 7-0. Check back in for The Parthenon’s developing coverage of tonight’s game....

MUPD, counselors speak out after recent sexual assaults

Kayla Simmons, Reporter

September 14, 2017


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The sexual assaults reported on campus this school year have emphasized the importance of campus safety for students. Every school year, sexual assaults are reported on campuses all across the country, with the beginning of each semester typically having a higher number of reports than the remainder...

Faith based leaders partner to fight opioid epidemic

Hunter Ellis, Reporter

September 14, 2017


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A local group focused on greater inclusion and education surrounding the opioid epidemic hosted the first of six trainings geared toward the faith-based community from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Central Christian Church. The trainings, which are open to local leaders in the faith-based community in...

Marshall University’s Social Work Department hosts suicide prevention forum

Marshall University’s Social Work Department hosts suicide prevention forum

Alison Baldridge, Reporter

September 14, 2017


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The Social Work Department at Marshall University hosted a suicide prevention forum addressing suicide awareness and how to handle it. The forum, “Suicide Prevention in the Tri-state,” took place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Shawkey Dining Room, located on the second floor of the Memorial Stude...

Herd narrowly behind NC State at halftime (23-20)

Herd narrowly behind NC State at halftime (23-20)

September 9, 2017


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Richard Crank The Thundering Herd is narrowly behind NC State at halftime, 23-20. Check back in for The Parthenon’s developing coverage of tonight’s game....

Marching Thunder uses new technology to capture halftime show performance

Marching Thunder uses new technology to capture halftime show performance

Buffy Six, Reporter

September 8, 2017


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The Marching Thunder has found a new and innovative way to keep up with technological advances through a special pair of glasses from the popular social media app, Snapchat. Marshall band member Erin Fields got to experience the new technology during the first Marshall football game last Saturday aga...

12th annual Constitution Week to kick off with Quoits Open Tournament

Danite Belay, Reporter

September 7, 2017


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Marshall University’s annual Constitution Week celebrations will soon be in full-swing. Constitution Week is celebrated at Marshall as a commemoration of the U.S. Constitution and in remembrance of Chief Justice John Marshall, whom the university is named after. The celebration of the Constitution,...