The Parthenon

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

Editorial

January 21, 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 20, 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 19, 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...

Former team manager revisits memories after 15 years

Former team manager revisits memories after 15 years

Kelsie Lively, reporter

November 13, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

  It has been 45 years since the plane crash that killed 75 Marshall football players, coaches and supporters. It has only been in the last 15 years Eugene Jones has been able to talk about the loss of the many friends he made during the fall semester of his freshman year. At the time of the...

A New View: They’re just red cups.

Nancy Peyton, contributor

November 10, 2015


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  The holiday season is upon us again and with it comes a few traditions. One of those traditions is the annual Starbucks Christmas cup. There’s been a huge uproar on the Internet about this year’s cup design. People are saying that the plain red cup is symbolizing the expanding tradition...

‘Mamma Mia’ sings on Keith Albee stage

‘Mamma Mia’ sings  on Keith Albee stage

Chantil Foster, reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

  The lights dimmed as the Keith Albee Theater became the center of a Broadway show when “Mamma Mia” came to Huntington Wednesday. Angela Jones, marketing and external affairs director of the Marshall Artist Series, said this performance has been much anticipated and said she looks forward...

“Mamma Mia” performance at Keith Albee for Marshall Artists Series

Kalyn Bordman, reporter

November 3, 2015


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  The Broadway show “Mamma Mia” comes to the Marshall Artists Series Wednesday. “Mamma Mia” is about a relationship between a mother and her daughter who struggles to find her biological father all while preparing to get married. “It’s a family musical and it’s going to be...

Women’s basketball team enters season with new roster

Ishmael Witten, reporter

October 29, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized, Women's Basketball

  After losing three major contributors from last year’s team, Marshall University’s women’s basketball team will look to younger talent to replace the loss production. Of the 16 players on the roster, eight are freshman and two have yet to play a game for the Herd — leaving only six...

Two Headed Dog Art Collective showcase

Matthew Prandoni, reporter

October 27, 2015


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  The Two Headed Dog Art Collective will showcase artwork from collective members and volunteers alike. The showcase is from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 3 on 801 3rd Ave. in Huntington. The showcase starts with a meet-and-greet with guest speaker Joe Minicozzi, the principal of Urban3 consulting company....

Herd’s Dubs earns fourth C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honor

The Parthenon

October 27, 2015


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THE PARTHENON Marshall University’s women’s soccer senior midfielder  Jenna Dubs earned her fourth Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week honor, the league announced Monday. Dubs is the only player this season to earn the C-USA honor more than twice. “She has been the most consistent...