The Parthenon

Catch ’em all: Paula Vega Cakes responds tastefully to Pokémon craze

Catch ’em all: Paula Vega Cakes responds tastefully to Pokémon craze

July 22, 2016

Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

With the discovery of a gym inside their bakery, employees at Paula Vega cupcakes have deployed a creative tactic to attract Pokémon Go-chasers: by targeting the sweet tooth. The cupcakes, flavored with the bakery’s traditional Vanilla Bean, comes in three colors, representative of the three Pokémon...

Incantations Of Daniel Johnston review and playlist

Nathan Thomas, Contributor

June 30, 2016

Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Incantations Of Daniel Johnston cover “Sometimes it’s heaven and sometimes it’s hell. And sometimes you don’t even know,” that’s how Scott McClanahan defines the bipolar disorder of his subject matter in the text of his graphic novel The Incantations of Daniel Johnston. The definition is...

Brad Goodall talks local music

Karima Neghmouche, Life Editor

June 24, 2016

Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Families who jam together, stay together. That's the mantra local musician Brad Goodall, who sings and plays piano in the prominent Huntington rock band Ona, lives by. Goodall said he got into music through his parents, who always had pianos and guitars in his house. After receiving his first drum...

Blenko debuts, sells out of state birthday pieces

Lexi Browning, Executive Editor

June 24, 2016

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  Blenko Glass Company revealed its annual state birthday piece, titled Patience’s Prize, Saturday for the 153 anniversary of West Virginia’s statehood. The piece, a jade-tinted fish designed by Arlon Bayliss, paid homage to the state’s fishing industry and local legends. “This...

Marshall v Ohio

Lexi Browning, Life! Editor

March 17, 2016

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S.O.C.K and shoes are only things needed to Cycle for a Cure

February 25, 2016

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S.O.C.K, shoes and a little sweat filled Studio A of the Marshall University Rec Center last night. Members of Students Optimistic for Curing Kids, or S.O.C.K., pedaled for a purpose in their first annual Cycle For A Cure fundraiser event. The organization raised money for West Virginia Cancer Crusaders....

Deadline approaching for SAS submissions

Rebecca Turnbull, Reporter

January 27, 2016

Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The deadline is approaching for submissions to the 51st annual meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society this spring in Huntington. All proposal submissions are due to the Southern Anthropological Society by Feb. 1. The conference will take place April 7-9 in the Big Sandy Conference Center in Hun...

Speech tournament begins Saturday

Brittlyn Nutter, Reporter

January 22, 2016

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The University of Kentucky will host a speech tournament Saturday on Marshall’s main campus. All speeches will be made in a classroom in Smith Hall and are open for the public to attend. There will be multiple rounds both days with students from each team participating. After each round, one st...

For-profit institutions continue to be business first


January 20, 2016

Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

The U.S. Education Department has received applications to expunge more than $164 million worth of student loan debt in the past six months, according to the Wall Street Journal. The appeals for loan forgiveness are made on the grounds that the universities applicants attended “deceived them with ...

Marshall cheerleaders to compete in national competition

Marshall cheerleaders to compete in national competition

Danielle Wright, Reporter

January 19, 2016

Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized

After a semester supporting the university’s athletic teams, Marshall University’s cheerleading team is now focusing on its own competition as it recently found out it will compete in the National Cheerleading Association Collegiate Cheer & Dance Championship. The competition team, which consist...

Men’s basketball team opens season against Tennessee

Imani Spradley, reporter

November 19, 2015

Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Uncategorized

Marshall University’s men’s basketball team opens the regular season Thursday against the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. While it is the first game of the season for the Herd, the Volunteers are 1-1 after a 69-67 loss to Georgia Tech Monday. Marshall head coach Dan D’Antoni...

‘A Christmas Carol’ opens at Joan C. Edwards Playhouse

‘A Christmas Carol’ opens at Joan C. Edwards Playhouse

Chantil Foster, reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

  Snow may not be on the ground, but Christmas is in the air as “A Christmas Carol” takes the stage 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday at The Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center. Sam Kincaid, Special Projects Box Office manager, said he is excited for this story to be brought to life...