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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,...

Herd lead RedHawks by 8 at halftime (21-13)

Herd lead RedHawks by 8 at halftime (21-13)

September 2, 2017


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  The Thundering Herd is ahead of the Miami RedHawks at halftime, 21-13.   Check back in for The Parthenon’s developing coverage of tonight’s game. ...

Editorial: Innovation challenge showcases W.Va.’s potential

April 28, 2017


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Wednesday’s Innovating for Impact Design for Delight Innovation Challenge refrained from the negativity and hopelessness West Virginians are so used to hearing about their state, choosing instead to put the positive potential of the Mountain State and its residents on a pedestal for the world to see....

MU Students learn ‘You’re what you eat: Food Ecology’

Brittlyn Nutter, Reporter

April 24, 2017


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On April 25, “You Are What You Eat: Food Ecology,” an event about food that is eaten daily, will be held at the Memorial Student Center in room BE38 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The event is being held by Brian A. Hoey, professor of sociology and anthropology at Marshall University, and his students fr...

Police Blotter

Heather Barker, Reporter

April 13, 2017


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Assault by Threats A complainant came to the MUPD station April 4 stating three females were stalking her and making physical harm and death threats on her phone. Police contacted those involved telling them to cease and desist. The case was turned over to Marshall Judicial Affairs. Grand Larceny A ma...

Editorial Cartoon: Gender neutral titles

Susie Washington, Editorial Cartoonist

April 3, 2017


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Women’s Rights Walk Across Marshall Campus

Alexia Lilly, Reporter

March 29, 2017


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The “SlutWalk,” a walk meant to raise awareness of sexual assault on college campuses, will make its way across campus Wednesday. “Slut shaming is an ongoing problem on college campuses when sexual assault victims try to report, so my students bring it up as a topic of conversation and debate...

Graduating Seniors practice budgeting at Student Loan Repayment Workshops

Luke Carpenter, Reporter

March 29, 2017


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The Marshall University Office of Student Financial Assistance is offering student loan repayment workshops this week, which help advise graduating students on how to overcome student debt. The student loan repayment workshop is designed for assistance with exit counseling, a mandatory information...

Jarvis, Kinner re-elected for a second term

Franklin Norton, Reporter

March 16, 2017


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The results of the 2017 Student Government Association election were announced Thursday, where incumbent president, Matt Jarvis, and incumbent vice president, Emily Kinner, won against opposing candidates Alex Parlock and Daniel Parlock. More than 1,900 students voted in the SGA election, with Jarvis...