The Parthenon

ChiliFest heats up Huntington

G-lover Chili team member preparing for the competition.

Kabz James, reporter

September 14, 2015

Huntington held the 31st annual ChiliFest on Saturday at Pullman Square. The rain had very little affect on the attendance of not only locals, but also people from all over the East Coast. The annual event featured a hot pepper eating and a beer drinking contest, as well as a “Shoot n’ Holler” con...

Huntington Wing Fling tickets coming soon

Mackenzi Kyle, reporter

August 31, 2015

Marshall University students will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for Huntington’s inaugural chicken wing festival from 10 until two this Wednesday, September 2. Big Sandy Superstore Arena, in partnership with Kindred Communications, will host Wing Fling on Saturday, October 17. Tickets...


Owner Nicholas Taylor
(left) stands beside his
mobile kitchen at a recent
engagement party the
business catered.

Jocelyn Gibson, Executive Editor

June 17, 2015

Hard work means hearty eating—something new business owner Nicholas Taylor aims to accommodate with his pop-up restaurant and catering service Fair to Middlin’. “There’s definitely a desire for street food. There’s a need for street food,” Taylor. “What we’re doing with Fair to Midd...

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 about food guilt in entirely different ways. The original column I had planned to write focused on the ideas of body- and food-shaming and how we sho...

Proving there’s “more to beer”

Proving there's

Karima Neghmouche, Reporter

April 14, 2015

The Huntington Ale House, near Marshall University, is a locally owned business open late hours with beer, food and live music. Marshall student Elizabeth Sutfin has been a waitress and a bartender at the Ale House for almost 10 months, and she said she loves her job. “I love working at The Ale Ho...

Take a bite out of a good book

Sara Ryan, Reporter

April 7, 2015

Marshall University Professor Christine Ingersoll’s Honors Seminar class presented their edible book themed arrangements yesterday afternoon in the John Deaver Drinko Library’s Atrium. A few of the books presented were “Animal Farm” by George Orwell, “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss, “The Lion, the...