Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Feminism is not a dirty word

Jocelyn Gibson September 2, 2015

Feminism is a misunderstood term. So many people are against the movement, and only a minority of those against it knows what being a feminist means. Many...

A revolution of my pits

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor April 22, 2015

Of all the things I have made a conscious effort to change in my life, the evolution (or more accurately revolution) of my armpits has been the most profound. When...

Skepticism about film’s ‘year of women’

Editorial April 21, 2015

National Association of Theatre Owners President and CEO John Fithian declared 2015 as a progressive year for women in the film industry Tuesday at CinemaCon. “2015...

Food guilt, different perspectives

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor April 15, 2015

I have been meaning to write about food guilt for a couple of weeks now, but after attending the hunger event on campus Wednesday, I starting thinking...

Women won’t vote for Clinton just because she’s a woman

Editorial April 13, 2015

Hillary Clinton officially announced that she is running for president Sunday with a YouTube video posted on her website and Twitter. Clinton went very...

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...

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...

Scolding sexuality

Scolding sexuality

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor April 1, 2015

We send children so many mixed messages about sex and sexuality, and then we scold them for what are essentially our own shortcomings. Children are naturally...

Disrespect us? No they wont: A feminist analysis of Meghan Trainor lyrics

Disrespect us? No they won’t: A feminist analysis of Meghan Trainor lyrics

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor March 31, 2015

Meghan Trainor is an overnight superstar. In her breakout song “All About That Bass,” Trainor gives a doo-wop inspired tribute to vintage sounds and...

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...

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