The Parthenon

Former Herd All-American, coach dies

Shannon Stowers, Managing Editor

August 9, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Two-time All-American and former Thundering Herd football coach Phil Ratliff died Sunday afternoon. Ratliff had an unexpected "cardiac event" while on a coaches retreat earlier in the week. According to reports, Ratliff was on life support with no brain function before he died. The University...

Student group 5k impacts infant recovery center

Kasey Madden, Reporter

April 9, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s student group Medlife is helping local and international communities Saturday with a 5k race. Half of the proceeds from the event will benefit Lily’s Place in Huntington, a recovery center for infants who have been exposed to drugs through their mother’s drug use. The ...

Be your own boss

Sara Ryan, Reporter

April 9, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Marshall University’s School of Art and Design is teaming up with Career Services and Tamarack Artisan Foundation for Be Your Own Boss 9-11 a.m. Friday at the Visual Arts Center. “This is a mini-conference with a panel of alumni entrepreneurs as its main focus and break out mentoring sessions are the...

Campus controversy and biased news

Campus controversy and biased news

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, FEMINIST THURSDAY, OPINION

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 adviser of that floor to get an entire article on the Campus Reform website denouncing the poster and its creator. Because this is a feminist-themed c...

MU DAY AT THE CAPITOL

MU DAY AT THE CAPITOL

Lexi Browning, Reporter

February 18, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Inclement weather did not stop the West Virginia Legislature from paying tribute to President Stephen J. Kopp and recognizing the accomplishments of the 2014 Marshall football team Wednesday at Marshall University Day at the Capitol. Senate Resolution 36, sponsored by Senator Robert Plymale, D-Wayne,...

A HAPPY HERD HOLLIDAY

A HAPPY HERD HOLLIDAY

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 24, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

"To be able to take this game ball back to Jane, his wife, I know Dr. Kopp, he's smiling up there somewhere because he'd be proud of this football team."

Herd makes final preparations for Boca Raton Bowl

Herd makes final preparations for Boca Raton Bowl

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 23, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

For some, Boca Raton, Florida, is a vacation destination, but if you ask the members of the Marshall University football team, it’s just the location of their final business trip this season. The Thundering Herd has been treated to a party on the beach and a trip to the bowling alley since its arrival in ...

Column: The legacy of Stephen Kopp

Column: The legacy of Stephen Kopp

Ray Harrell, Jr., Marshall Student Body President 2011-2013

December 19, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

The year was 2011, and I was fresh into my first term as Student Body President at Marshall University. Because I was involved in student government since my freshman year, I was no stranger to the whispers of the rumor mill. One rumor that had been growing in discussion for several weeks was whethe...

A FALLEN LEADER

A FALLEN LEADER

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

December 18, 2014


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

“Dr. Kopp was a visionary in higher education, and his loss will be reflected in this institution for a long time as will his accomplishments,” Sellards said. “All you have to do is look around campus as the legacy this man has left, and it will be a legacy that will affect generations in this community.”

Column: My time with President Kopp

Column: My time with President Kopp

Taylor Stuck, Contributor

December 18, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

It was always a question at the paper: Do we call him Stephen Kopp or Stephen J. Kopp? Personally, I preferred Stephen J. Kopp. I just like the sound of it more. It sounds like him. I met President Kopp when I was a sophomore. It was spring 2013 semester and I was a reporter for The Parthenon....

Herd pulls away from King for 14-point win

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 17, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The Thundering Herd men’s basketball team got its first win in nearly a month Tuesday night as it defeated the King University Tornadoes 90-76 . The Herd got off to a fast start with back-to-back threes from Austin Loop and a dunk by Ryan Taylor that pushed the Marshall University lead to 13-3 just...

Herd fights but falls in Capitol Classic

Herd fights but falls in Capitol Classic

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 15, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

“Each game, we’re growing together as a team, on and off the court and in the locker room we’re coming together more.” - Justin Edmonds