Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Ryan Elkins is a social work major and the peer recovery support specialist
and program coordinator for Marshall’s Collegiate Recovery Center.
Recovery for Students is Possible
Bex Law, Staff Reporter • February 12, 2024

Ryan Elkins, the peer recovery support specialist and program coordinator for Marshall’s Collegiate Recovery Center, is an advocate for peer-to-peer...

Annual International Festival Celebrates Diversity
Annual International Festival Celebrates Diversity
Sarah Davis, News Editor • October 30, 2023

The 60th annual International Festival showcased different countries and cultures from around the globe on Saturday, Oct. 28, in the student center’s...

The Burden of Gender Equity Movements is Not Only on Women: Reflection and Review of the 67th Commission on the Status of Women
Bex Law, Student Reporter • March 22, 2023

More than 10,000 women gathered in New York City for the past two weeks to assist the United Nations in creating a framework for global governance for...

International Women’s Day Panel Hosts Healthy Discussion
Bex Law, Student Reporter • March 22, 2023

More than 60 countries, which included Marshall students, faculty and staff, were represented in the International Women’s Day Panel, hosted by the Women’s...

Marshall University Hosts Allison Joseph for A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series
Abigail Cutlip, Student Reporter • March 7, 2023

Writer’s block isn’t real, according to a poet who, to celebrate Black History Month, gave a reading of some of her poetry works for the Marshall community.  With...

Latest Amicus Curiae Emphasizes the Importance of the Jury
Latest Amicus Curiae Emphasizes the Importance of the Jury
Sarah Davis, Staff Reporter • March 3, 2023

American jurors are created and not discovered, an author and professor suggests while speaking on the importance of the jury. “Jurors should wear...

Countdown to Commencement: Shelby Blackburn
Countdown to Commencement: Shelby Blackburn
Abigail Cutlip, Student Reporter • February 17, 2023

Following old friends to Marshall, one senior says she has learned that her instinct as a “people person” could be shaped into a career.  Shelby...

Countdown to Commencement: Jodi Hannah
Countdown to Commencement: Jodi Hannah
Abigail Cutlip, Student Reporter • February 17, 2023

Inspired by the change her younger brother’s speech language pathologist made for him, one Marshall University spring 2023 graduate says that she “fell...

Judge Richard Gergel
Amicus Curiae Returning to Campus
Sarah Davis, News Editor

The United States’ Civil Rights Movement is the topic of an upcoming lecture on campus this week. The Amicus Curiae Lecture Series on Constitutional...

Charlie and Pamela Bowen have been married 54 years.
Campus Couples: Charlie and Pamela Bowen
Kaitlyn Fleming, Student Reporter

Within the hustle and bustle of college campuses, there lies the multi-faceted world of love. Love presents itself in many forms, and it appears...

Matthew Schaffer
BeyondMU: Utah Becomes the Latest State to Ban Diversity
Matthew Schaffer, Managing Editor

A group of 19 Brown University students ended their hunger strike on Friday, Feb. 9, after failing to make headway on urging the Rhode Island...

Mayor Williams Delivers Final State of the City Address
Matthew Schaffer, Managing Editor

“I’m left with very high expectations of where our city is headed in the coming years and decades,” Huntington Mayor Steve Williams said...

Career Office Gives Employment Opportunities
Baylee Parsons, Copy Editor

 Life after graduation can feel daunting, but the Office of Career Education’s Handshake program is implemented to relieve students’ stress...

Toney Stroud
Marshall to Sell Property and Renovate Existing Buildings
Nolan Duncan, Student Reporter

The Board of Governors recently discussed plans to sell and renovate various properties on and off campus during a meeting on Wednesday, Feb....

Filmmaking Major Announced
Cyd Collins, Student Reporter

Starting in August, students interested in the film industry can declare a major focused solely on filmmaking. Until now, students who wanted...

Glen Midkiff, chief of staff
A Man who Bleeds Green and White
Nolan Duncan, Student Reporter

A Marshall University chief of staff said he invests his love and dedication to Marshall and its students because of the mentors that invested...

Nick Slater created a replica of Marshall’s campus in LEGO form.
Marshall Brick by Brick
February 13, 2024
Alexander Vance took inspiration from Black artist Kehinde Wiley for his
winning poster.
Black History Month Poster Competition Celebrates African Americans and the Arts
Cyd Collins, Student Reporter

In celebration of Black History Month, art students were tasked with creating posters centered on the theme of African Americans and the arts...

Graci Davis with her work titled “Preserve Your History.”
Appalachian Identity Explored in Art Exhibit
Cyd Collins, Student Reporter

The fifth annual art exhibition at Drinko Library had their opening ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 5 p.m. The theme centered around the com- plexity...

The cast of ‘She Kills Monsters’ posing
during the production.
Theater Production Receives Award
Sarah Davis, News Editor

A newly-awarded production strived to defy theater stereotypes, the director of the play said. “‘She Kills Monsters’ was remarkably...

The keynote speaker, Laurie Goux, presented on dancer and activist Katherine Dunham.
Black History Month Kickoff Centers Around Art
Sarah Davis, News Editor

Black History Month is all about acknowledging one’s identity and background, said the keynote speaker at the 2024 Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum...

TEDxMarshallU Features Student and Community Speakers
TEDxMarshallU Features Student and Community Speakers
Rafael Alfonso, Content Editor

Featuring more student speakers than ever before, Marshall University will host its sixth annual TEDxMarshallU event from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday,...

Beth Livensperger’s art is displayed in the VAC Jan. 18 to Feb. 22.
Artist Beth Livensperger Discusses Her Process
Cyd Collins, Student Reporter

Marshall’s art students were given an insight into artist Beth Livensperger’s creative journey and process onWednesday, Jan. 17, at the Visual...

“The Best Medicine” by Amy Pabst
Fiber Arts Major Wins National Juried Exhibition
Cyd Collins, Student Reporter

Competing against 200 entries from 84 other artists, Marshall student Amy Pabst won juror’s choice at the 13th Annual National Juried Convention...

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