Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

2022-2023 Staff

Evan Green
Executive Editor

Evan Green

Evan Green is a sophomore journalism major from West Portsmouth, Ohio. During his career, Evan has worked for a number of news publications including Scioto County Daily News, Shawnee State Chronicle, Portsmouth Daily Times and, most...

Conner Woodruff
Managing Editor

Conner Woodruff

Conner Woodruff is a senior at Marshall University and is studying broadcast journalism after 3 years in Logan High School’s Award-Winning Broadcast Journalism Program, WLHS-TV. Outside of school, Conner works as the executive...

Matthew Schaffer
News Editor

Matthew Schaffer

Matthew Schaffer is a senior at Marshall University pursuing a B.A. in multimedia journalism with a minor in political science. He follows national politics and foreign affairs. He has previously worked as a reporter for both...

Chayce Matheny
Sports Editor

Chayce Matheny

Chayce Matheny is a senior at Marshall University studying multimedia journalism. Chayce is from Saint Albans, West Virginia, and is passionate about all sports and politics. Before attending Marshall University, he played baseball...

Rafael Alfonso
Content Editor

Rafael Alfonso

Rafael Alfonso serves as The Parthenon's resident active voice aficionado and website mastermind. In more official words, he's the paper's content editor. In his free time, he practices various martial arts and keeps up with ...

Scott Price
Copy Editor

Scott Price

Scott Price is a freshman majoring in biological science from Glenville, West Virginia. He plans to earn a doctorate of chiropractic following his undergraduate degree from Marshall. His future plans include opening his own clinic...

Victoria Ware
Opinion and Cultures Editor

Victoria Ware

Victoria Ware is a junior journalism major from Huntington, West Virginia. Victoria has had a love for writing since she was very young, and she plans to pursue a career in print journalism in the future. She is an avid film lover...

Shauntelle Thompson
Photo and Graphics Editor

Shauntelle Thompson

Hey guys! This is Shaun and she is our photo and graphics editor. She is a Huntington native and has called it home her whole life. She has been on staff with us for a year now and excited to continue her work this semester. Go...

Abby Hanlon
Social Media Manager

Abby Hanlon

Abby Hanlon is a graduate student from Huntington, West Virginia. She hopes to work in the marketing or digital media field with a travel agency or a nonprofit. Abby is interested in social media and the impact that it has on...

Sarah Davis
Staff Reporter

Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis is a sophomore from Hurricane, West Virginia studying journalism and criminal justice. Sarah started a lifestyle blog during the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic where you can find book reviews, freestyle pieces...

Taylor Isaac
Staff Reporter

Taylor Isaac

Taylor Isaac is an honors senior majoring in advertising and public relations at Marshall University. Originally from southern Ohio, Taylor is devoted to increasing student engagement, lifelong learning and advocacy towards underrep...

Destiney Dingess
Staff Reporter

Destiney Dingess

Destiney Dingess is a senior multimedia journalism major from Logan, West Virginia. Destiney loves reading, writing, cooking, cuddling with her animals and binge-watching all the shows and movies she can. Destiney has always loved...

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Staff Reporter

Alaina Laster

Alaina Laster is currently a sophomore studying broadcast journalism and is double minoring in French and graphic design. She was born and raised in the small town of East China, Michigan. Alaina has always loved writing and knew...

Isabella Robinson
Staff Reporter

Isabella Robinson

Isabella Robinson, affectionately known as Bella, is a senior broadcast journalism student in the Honors College and is originally from Winfield, West Virginia. Bella is an experienced journalist and has held the titles of both...

Lucy Bell
Photographer

Lucy Bell

Lucy Bell is an impassionate photographer with a profound love for creating. She has been perfecting her photography skills since 2017 and appreciates that there is always something to learn from photography. Lucy studies journalism and ...

Student Reporter

Bethany Jarrell

Bethany Jarrell is a junior majoring in multimedia journalism and advertising with a minor in political science. She currently serves as the treasurer of the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and writes for their national magazine, The Tri...

Student Reporter

Joseph DiCristofaro

Joseph DiCristofaro is a student reporter for The Parthenon. Joseph is a sophomore broadcast journalism major from Bluefield, West Virginia. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors and watching sports.

Student Reporter

Emma Johnson

Emma Johnson is currently a sophomore majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in digital humanities. She is from Logan, West Virginia. In her free time, she loves gardening and spending time with her friends/family. Some...

Student Reporter

Bex Law

Rebecca “Bex'' Law is a student at Marshall University, graduating in 2024 with a Bachelor’s in Multimedia Journalism, with minors in English and Gender & Women’s Studies. Bex currently serves as the Social Media Director...

Student Reporter

Abigail Cutlip

Abigail Cutlip is a second-year student pursuing a public relations and theatre double major. Her favorite musical is Anastasia, and she wants to go into social media marketing for a theatre company after graduation. She is a...

Student Reporter

Lydia Montague

Lydia Montague plays volleyball here at Marshall and is a sports journalism major. She works as a student assistant with the the sports information staff and hopes to work in that field full time in the future. In her free time,...

Student Reporter

Luke Hamilton

Luke Hamilton is a junior from Barboursville, West Virginia. After being in Florida for 6 years, he decided to come back home and study at Marshall University. He is a broadcast journalism major who has a passion for spreading...

Abby Ayes
Student Reporter

Abby Ayes

Abby Ayes, originally from Nashville, Tennessee, is double majoring in broadcast journalism and public relations at Marshall University. Abby loves to write, talk and create content for her community and University. She plans...

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