Marshall University's Student Newspaper

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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Homecoming Love Story: New Mr. Marshall Proposes on Football Field
Homecoming Love Story: New Mr. Marshall Proposes on Football Field
Tyler Spence, Executive Editor • November 9, 2022

A Marshall-themed love story started a new chapter for the newest Mr. Marshall and his fiancée during halftime of the Herd’s homecoming game against...

The “R.E.S.P.E.C.T,” tribute concert on Nov. 1 at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center explored the life and legacy of legendary singer Aretha Franklin
The “R.E.S.P.E.C.T,” tribute concert on Nov. 1 at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center explored the life and legacy of legendary singer Aretha Franklin
Victoria Ware, Features and Cultures Editor • November 9, 2022

  The concert came after the fourth anniversary of Franklin’s death on Aug. 16, 2018.   The program interweaved the stories of Franklin’s personal...

Vending Machines Sell Community Art
Vending Machines Sell Community Art
Taylor Isaac, Student Reporter • November 8, 2022

Artists in Huntington can now use vending machines to connect their pieces with patrons thanks to an initiative launched by a former Marshall University...

Members of the iCenter, Assistant Director Paige Leonard and one of the iCenter students, Jaxon Smith, stand in the Corbly Hall iCenter classroom.
iCenter Aims to Create Culture of Innovation on Campus
Evan Green, Managing Editor • November 1, 2022

Over the last few years, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation—better known as the iCenter—has served as a major force to develop...

Logic 4 Lifters Hopes to Encourage Healthy Lifestyles at Marshall
Matthew Schaffer, Student Reporter • October 21, 2022

Logic 4 Lifters held their third meeting on Thursday to inspire healthy lifestyles and share workout tips among Marshall students. “Our main priority...

Interview with Saturday Night Live Comedian, Mikey Day
Interview with Saturday Night Live Comedian, Mikey Day
Victoria Ware, Features Editor • October 18, 2022

An evening of standup comedy and an audience Q&A with Saturday Night Live (SNL) writer and cast member, Mikey Day, will take place on Oct. 23 at the...

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Marshall Player Succeeds in Spite of Speech Impediment
Zach Highlander, Student Reporter • October 18, 2022

Andre Sam, a Marshall senior who has shared his lifelong struggle with stuttering, has become an inspiration to many. Sam is a sixth year senior who...

Ben Chase smiles with Chuck McGill, associate athletic director for external engagement and fan experience.
Ben Chase Visits MU on a Mission to Break Record
Chayce Matheny, Sports Editor • October 13, 2022

A college football fan is attempting to break the record for the most NCAA games a single person has been to in one season.  Ben Chase, a name, image...

Demonstrators protest Friday, Oct. 18 after a USA Today article detailed Marshalls failings within Title IX.
Protestors Spark Change in Marshall’s Title IX Program
Taylor Isaac, Student Reporter

After a student-led protest on Friday morning, Nov. 18, Marshall University plans to work with the student body on restructuring the Title IX...

Marshall Honors Victims of Transphobia During Transgender Day of Remembrance
Matthew Schaffer, Student Reporter

A candlelight vigil honoring nationwide victims of anti-transgender violence united community members and speakers on campus Wednesday night,...

Joseph Chase Hardin appears in court in 2019 at the Cabell County Courthouse in Huntington.
USA Today Article Details MU Failings in Title IX
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An article published by USA Today, as a part of an ongoing series on how colleges are failing to live up to the standards of Title IX, detailed...

Skip Henderson playing basketball with the Marshall team during his academic career.
MU Basketball Legend Looks for Hope During Harsh Prison Sentence
Johnathan Edwards, Student Reporter

One of the premier stars of Marshall University basketball in the 1980s has spent the last three decades in and out of the Georgia prison and...

The Birke Art Gallery is being moved to a new location in the Visual Arts Center downtown.
Birke Art Gallery Relocates to Visual Arts Center
Lucy Bell, Staff Reporter

The Birke Art Gallery has found a new home at the Visual Arts Center displaying art for all who visit downtown Huntington after hosting guests...

Marshall Health worked to put on the Stars, Stripes, and Smiles event.
Marshall Health Provides Veterans with Free Dental Care
Taylor Isaac, Student Reporter

Honoring West Virginia troops and their families, Marshall Health provided dental services that practically everyone can smile about.  This...

The memorial fountain during its last seconds while flowing during the ceremony.
Vince Carelli Honors Father During 52nd Fountain Ceremony
Taylor Isaac, Student Reporter

As Vince Carelli—who was a day shy of his third birthday—crawled into bed, he looked towards the tearful face of his mother and asked why...

Roses lay on the base of the memorial fountain during the ceremony.
PHOTOS: 52nd Memorial Fountain Ceremony

Director Promises New Spin on “Our Town”
Director Promises New Spin on “Our Town”
Lucy Bell, Student Reporter

A veteran theater director aims to give the school of theater’s production of “Our Town” an unexpected twist this week. “I have worked...

The “R.E.S.P.E.C.T,” tribute concert on Nov. 1 at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center explored the life and legacy of legendary singer Aretha Franklin
The “R.E.S.P.E.C.T,” tribute concert on Nov. 1 at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center explored the life and legacy of legendary singer Aretha Franklin
Victoria Ware, Features and Cultures Editor

  The concert came after the fourth anniversary of Franklin’s death on Aug. 16, 2018.   The program interweaved the stories of Franklin’s...

Vending Machines Sell Community Art
Vending Machines Sell Community Art
Taylor Isaac, Student Reporter

Artists in Huntington can now use vending machines to connect their pieces with patrons thanks to an initiative launched by a former Marshall...

Veteran Theater Director Aims to Give the Production of “Our Town” an Unexpected Twist
Lucy Bell, Photographer and Student Reporter

After months of planning and rehearsing, the Marshall University School of Theater is ready to bring the audience to Grover’s Corners with...

Jewels in the City: Making Art Fun and Affordable
Taylor Isaac, Student Reporter

Artists in Huntington can now use vending machines to connect their pieces with patrons thanks to an initiative launched by a former Marshall...

Immersive Exhibit Challenges Stigma Surrounding Appalachian Food Deserts
Immersive Exhibit Challenges Stigma Surrounding Appalachian Food Deserts
Taylor Isaac, Student Reporter

Desolate and barren, the curved backroads of the Tri-State can leave drivers traveling miles without any sign of life. The only oasis for human...

Interview with Saturday Night Live Comedian, Mikey Day
Interview with Saturday Night Live Comedian, Mikey Day
Victoria Ware, Features Editor

An evening of standup comedy and an audience Q&A with Saturday Night Live (SNL) writer and cast member, Mikey Day, will take place on Oct....

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