Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

2022-2023 Staff

Tyler Spence
Executive Editor

Tyler Spence

Tyler Spence is an award-winning reporter and editor from Huntington, West Virginia. Tyler has traveled across West Virginia to tell stories of some of the state's most misunderstood towns, and closely covered the selection of...

Conner Woodruff
News 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...

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...

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...

Abby Hanlon
Social Media Manager

Abby Hanlon

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

Sequoia Ware
Lead Reporter

Sequoia Ware

Sequoia Ware is a journalism major minoring in political science from northern West Virginia. She is passionate about writing, equal rights and giving back. She hopes to learn and improve her writing and knowledge by working with...

Shauntelle Thompson
Photo and Graphics Editor

Shauntelle Thompson

Shauntelle Thompson is the photo and graphic design editor for The Parthenon. Shauntelle is a social work major and has been a freelance photographer for three years before joining The Parthenon. 

Photographer

Thomas Edwardson

Sarah Davis
Staff Reporter

Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis is a freshman 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
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...

Morgan Pemberton
Reporter

Morgan Pemberton

Morgan Pemberton is a junior studying multimedia journalism while minoring in criminal justice. She was born in Huntington but raised in Williamstown, West Virginia. In her spare time, she loves to read, write and spend time with...

Matthew Schaffer
Reporter

Matthew Schaffer

Matthew Schaffer is a junior at Marshall University pursuing a B.A. in multimedia journalism with a minor in political science. He follows national politics and foreign affairs. After graduating, he plans to become a political...

Johnathan Edwards
Reporter

Johnathan Edwards

Johnathan Edwards is a student studying sports journalism. Johnathan is a well-traveled individual, spending his free time across the country discovering new music, thrills and connections. He is also a member of the Tau-Nu chapter...

Destiney Dingess
Reporter

Destiney Dingess

Destiney Dingess is a multimedia journalism junior from Harts, West Virginia. Destiney’s love for journalism initially manifested from being a little girl with her head constantly shoved in a good book and a pen in her hand a...

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 ...

Victoria Ware
Features 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...

Rafael Alfonso
Chief Copy Editor

Rafael Alfonso

Rafael Alfonso serves as a Yeager Scholar, secretary for the Gay-Straight Alliance and now The Parthenon's chief copy editor. In his free time, he practices various martial arts and keeps up with his loved ones back in Virginia...

Evan Green
Managing 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...

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Newsletter Editor

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...

Abby Ayes
Photo and Graphics Contributor

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...

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...

Zach Bollinger
Sports Columnist

Zach Bollinger

Zachary Bollinger is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism at Marshall University, and is a co-host of the Fratletes podcast.

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