The Parthenon

Dawson returns as Herd’s Grand Marshal

Red Dawson waves as he is cheered in this year's homecoming parade. Dawson was Grand Marshall of the parade.

Tom Jenkins, Reporter

October 13, 2016

It’s been 45 years since Red Dawson, assistant coach of Marshall University’s Young Thundering Herd, has led the football team onto the field. In 1970, Dawson had been an assistant coach with the team for two years when the devastating Marshall plane crash shook the Huntington community indefinitely....

Marshall University and the fight against sexual assault

Marshall University and the fight against sexual assault

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor

September 13, 2016

Sunday, August 26 was supposed to be just like any other Sunday. Except it wasn’t. That day, students awoke to a text message from the Marshall University Police Department. The message was not meant to test the alert system; instead, it was sent to caution students. The previous night, a female...