The Parthenon

Writers Series hosts documentary screening on American Poet

Austin Creel, Reporter

March 15, 2017

Students and public alike were invited to follow the brilliant life and sudden death of famed American poet Larry Levis Tuesday through a new documentary screened at Marshall University’s Smith Hall. Poet and director of the movie Michele Poulos, alongside poet and producer Gregory Donovan, came...

Snowy day changes Pi Day plans for Alpha Xi Delta

Matthew Groves, Reporter

March 15, 2017

Marshall University’s chapter of Alpha Xi Delta celebrated Pi Day a little differently as they spent their March 14, working towards raising money for their philanthropy, Autism Speaks. Alpha Xi Delta was originally planning an event called Pie a Xi, where Marshall students would have the opportunity...

W.Va. Legislature releases its budget proposal

Kylee Hurley, Reporter

March 15, 2017

West Virginia Senate President Mitch Carmichael and House Speaker Tim Armstead released the Legislature’s budget proposal Monday after much anticipation from Gov. Jim Justice. Carmichael and Armstead posted a news release detailing their proposal and what it intends to do to help the West Virginia...

MU Intercultural series continues

Christian Davis, Reporter

March 15, 2017

Marshall University’s INTO program hosted its third Cultural Series event Tuesday at the INTO Center, where two INTO students gave presentations on their culture. The presentations give the students an outlet to explore their culture in a way that is familiar with them and new for the audience. Molly...

MU Sororities teach ladies how to protect themselves

Christian Davis, Reporter

March 15, 2017

The Marshall University Police Department taught a “crash course” lesson on self-defense Monday to participants of an event for women’s safety hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Delta Sigma Theta. The event was meant to educate women about the importance of self-defense and to teach a...

Rockin’ Road to Dublin in Huntington

Alexia Lilly, Reporter

March 15, 2017

“Rockin’ Road to Dublin,” an Irish dance and rock concert, performed at the Keith Albee Theater in Huntington Tuesday. The performance featured 21 songs and one intermission break. The show’s lead dancer was three-time international Irish dance champion Ashley Smith. She was awarded the World...

Sorority selling cheeseburgers to fundraise for philanthropy

Adam Stephens, Reporter

March 13, 2017

A Marshall University sorority is taking steps to help the community by raising funds for their philanthropy program. The Marshall sorority Delta Zeta hosted a table in the Memorial Student Center Monday to sell tickets for their upcoming fundraiser they call Cheeseburger In Paradise. The fundraiser will ...

Students’ plans for Spring Break

Matthew Groves, Reporter

March 13, 2017

Marshall University students are busy preparing for a week that is sure to be filled with adventure and excitement as students take a week off from studying and working in classes to have some fun over this year’s Spring Break. Marshall’s diverse campus is accompanied this year by many plans student...

Hoops for Hope score big for philanthropy

Matthew Groves, Reporter

March 12, 2017

Alpha Xi Delta raised money for their philanthropy organization, Autism Speaks, during their Hoops for Hope basketball tournament Thursday at the Marshall University Recreation Center. This is the second year Alpha Xi Delta has hosted the three-on-three basketball tournament to raise money for their...

College of Business students collaborate in new Study Lounge

Luke Carpenter, Reporter

March 12, 2017

Future business leaders know it takes a wholesome work environment and teamwork to execute their strategy, or in this case, master their classes and graduate. Since the midterm, a few business students have integrated the Corbly Hall Study Lounge into their weekly routine. The lounge, located on the...

MU Film Screenings for Women’s History Month

Alexia Lilly, Reporter

March 12, 2017

Marshall’s Women’s Center is celebrating Women’s History Month by hosting film screenings all month long. Several films and events will be spread out during the month of March for students. The film screenings are offered in Freshman South. The movie “Spy” will be played at 7 p.m. March...

Progressive group hopes to persuade Manchin to support Planned Parenthood

Adam Stephens, Reporter

March 6, 2017

The Marshall University progressive political group Students for Reproductive Justice hosted a table in the Memorial Student Center Monday with the goal of persuading students, faculty and staff to call West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin and urge him to vote in favor of protecting women’s health...