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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Check yourself before you wreck yourself

Check yourself before you wreck yourself

Editorial September 2, 2015

Twitter has been providing users with messages no more than 140 characters since March 2006. With roughly 316 million monthly active users and 500 million...

In this Baltimore Sun video, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, along with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,  discusses the events leading up to the death of Freddie Gray. Batts said on behalf of the police department, “we will get better.”

‘Better’ is not good enough because #BlackLivesMatter

Editorial April 20, 2015

A Baltimore man has died from a spinal injury following his arrest, but the problem is that no one knows how he got these injuries. Police say when Freddie...

Save it for the campaign

Editorial April 12, 2015

Hillary Clinton announced her 2016 presidential campaign Sunday and (surprise!) the backlash and criticism started rolling in within hours. Potential...

Campus controversy and biased news

Campus controversy and biased news

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor April 8, 2015

Controversy creeps up on campus in the most interesting ways sometimes. All it took was a poster about privilege in the freshman dorm hung by the resident...

Journalism Fail

Editorial April 7, 2015

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism released a tragic report of media malpractice Sunday in relation to a Rolling Stone article about...

W.Va. no longer ‘Open for Business’

Editorial April 6, 2015

West Virginia cannot seem to understand what its own best interests are. At least not the legislators. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin recently signed legislation...

Tweet a joke, the trolls shall come

Tweet a joke, the trolls shall come

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor April 6, 2015

I decided to book myself a hair appointment the other day. I noticed on the lovely user-friendly service selection application the salon uses that a “women’s...

The #FreeTheNipple movement gets plenty of tags on Twitter, even having its own account and several other accounts, like i-D magazine, devoting many posts to #FreeTheNipple promotion.

#FreeTheNipple until we don’t have to think about it anymore

Editorial April 5, 2015

It started in Iceland most recently, but #FreeTheNipple has come to America and attracted some celebrities to its cause all for the sake of a 17-year-old...

Society: Won’t accept the hairy reality, won’t stand for airbrushing

Editorial March 29, 2015

Clothing company American Apparel cannot stay away from controversy, especially when it comes to the depiction of female bodies. The company’s Valentine’s...

Cis or miss

Editorial March 3, 2015

The first photo of Eddie Redmayne’s portrayal of transgender pioneer Lile Elbe in “The Danish Girl” surfaced last week, reigniting a conversation...

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