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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

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

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

  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

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

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

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...

Women’s Rights Walk Across Marshall Campus

Alexia Lilly, Reporter

March 29, 2017

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

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

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...

Justice discusses budget proposals at infrastructure lecture

Justice discusses budget proposals at infrastructure lecture

Adam Stephens, Reporter

March 16, 2017

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice delivered a speech Wednesday afternoon on his proposals to solve the state budget deficit during an infrastructure lecture in the Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex. “I feel like all of the easy stuff has already left us,” Justice said. “This is...

John Sallis Lecture moved to later date

Hannah Swartz, Reporter

March 15, 2017

“The Art and Thought of Paul Klee,” presented by John Sallis, The Frederick J. Adelmann S.J. Professor of Philosophy at Boston College, has been moved to April 6. Klee (pronounced like clay) was a 20th century painter from Switzerland and is considered one of the great painters of the 20th century....