The Parthenon


Rob Zombie performs at the Big Sandy Arena Tuesday.

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

October 7, 2015

Metal bands Rob Zombie and Godsmack rocked the Big Sandy Superstore Arena Wednesday night as they came together to co-headlined one of three shows together. Performing first, Godsmack opened with a pre-recorded skit of two “fans” who had snuck back stage and into their dressing room. During th...

Bus System Progresses

Cadi Duplaga, reporter

September 14, 2015

Student Body Vice President, Izzy Rogner,, and Student Affairs Associate Dean, Carla Lapelle, make progress on the student bus system. Rogner and Lapelle held a focus group Friday, Sept. 11 in the Student Government office. The focus group lasted from noon until 1 p.m. During the focus group, both...

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...

Chanel West Coast replaces Tink for FEST:2

Desmond Groves, reporter

September 14, 2015

Marshall University Student Activities and Campus Activities Board announced that Mosely Music Recording artist, Tink, will be replaced by Young Money Recording artist, Chanel West Coast for the upcoming FEST:2. Chanel West Coast is scheduled to perform along with national acts 3OH!3, We the Kings,...

Harmonica Club performs at Pullman Square

Harmonica Club takes a break from performance for picture.

Casey Adkins, reporter

September 8, 2015

Residents from the Tri-state met at Pullman Square to listen to the Harmonica Club yesterday. The group was comprised of not only harmonicas, but also a drummer, lead guitarist, keyboardist and a bassist. From 7 P.M. to 9, the group started out with some traditional music and ended with more contemporary...

Open Mic Comedy Night comes to Black Sheep’s Burrito & Brews

Brianna Paxton, reporter

September 8, 2015

Black Sheep’s Burrito & Brews Open Mic Comedy Night, will be going on tonight from 9 to 10 P.M. “Comedy was always important to me even before I realized stand up comedy was a thing,” said Nate Cesco, iHeart Radio Social Media Contributor and stand up comedian. “I grew up watching Conan...

Short week testing Herd’s preparation

Malcolm Walton, Sports Editor

September 8, 2015

Due to its season-opener falling on Sunday, the Marshall University football team has less time than usual to prepare for its upcoming rivalry match Saturday against Ohio University. Head coach Doc Holliday said while Sunday’s game, which aired on national television, was great exposure for the s...

Old Main Emporium thriving after one year of business

Old Main Emporium, located on 4th Avenue in downtown Huntington, specializes in selling unique Kelly green apparel and accessories.

Rob Engle, reporter

September 2, 2015

Sandwiched in a row of shops in downtown Huntington is a small boutique that packs a big punch. Operated by Sara Deel and Sara Sturgen, Old Main Emporium specializes in all things Kelly green, from apparel, to jewelry, to even home goods. But it’s not just their products that make this shop what...

Big Rock and the CandyAss Mountain Boys continues Black Sheep residency

BRATCAMB performing at the Jamboree.

Nathan Thomas, reporter

September 2, 2015

Long running Huntington funk string band, Big Rock and the CandyAss Mountain Boys, continue their monthly residency at Black Sheep Burritos and Brews. “That spot has always been special in its different incarnations,” said Dave Lavender, bassist and vocalist, “Some of the older members of...

Cops and Coffee

Coffee with a Cop takes place at Huntington Kitchen.

MacKenzi Kyle, reporter

September 2, 2015

Local business owners and downtown residents gather to discuss concerns for the community with officers from the Huntington Police Department. Huntington’s Kitchen hosted a ‘Coffee with a Cop,’ a forum to allow locals to have one-on-one conversations with several members of the Huntington Police...

University bus system in the works

University bus system in the works

Cadi Duplaga, reporter

September 1, 2015

Marshall University’s Student Government Association is in the process of creating a bus system accessible to all MU students. Throughout last spring’s campaign, one platform that Marshall University Student Body President, Duncan Waugaman and Student Body Vice President, Izzy Rogner, rallied...

Huntington Leaders speak on International Drug Overdose Day

Matthew Prandoni, reporter

September 1, 2015

International Overdose Awareness Day was August 31 this year. This day helped to kick off Recovery Month. Started by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Recovery Month exists to “increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use issues and celebrate the people...