FMU community mourns death of retired professor

FMU Public Affairs

The FMU community is in mourning over the loss of Dr. Tom Roop, a former professor. Roop, a professor of biology at FMU from 1972- 2004, passed away in his home on Jan. 14. He was honored on campus on Jan. 21. A visitation with family members was held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the president’s...  Read More »

Feb 6

Fraternity collects donations for American Red Cross

Fraternity collects donations for American Red Cross

Jasmin Mitchell, Staff Writer

FMU fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) sponsored a blood drive through the American Red Cross. TKE holds...  Read More »

Feb 6

FMU, Coker College hold business plan contest

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

FMU and Coker College are holding a business plan contest to give students the opportunity to share their creative ideas for a business with other students, professors and business professionals. The Pee Dee Idea Challenge is open to all FMU students of any major or classification. A person can enter...  Read More »

Feb 6

Musicians perform “An Invalid’s Sonnet” at FMU

Musicians perform “An Invalid’s Sonnet” at FMU

Rebecca Cross, Copy Editor

Incorporating a variety of art forms, “The Invalid’s Sonnet,” presented its audience with a live...  Read More »

Feb 6

Involvement fair introduces students to campus organizations

Involvement fair introduces students to campus organizations

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

On Jan. 19, the Office of Student Affairs hosted the Spring Involvement Fair and 48 of the 52 on-campus...  Read More »

Feb 2

Community remembers Holocaust, hear stories of victims, survivors

Catherine Hyman, Managing Editor

The FMU Multicultural Advisory Board (MAB) hosted Dr. Lilly Stern Filler, daughter of Holocaust survivors, as the keynote speaker of its annual International Holocaust Remembrance program. The event, held in Lowrimore Auditorium on Jan. 25, invited FMU students and faculty as well as Pee Dee area...  Read More »

Feb 1

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The last chapter

Rebecca Cross, Copy Editor

“I mean, I wouldn’t want to go to FMU. It’s too close to home.” I heard that and similar comments countless times when I was in high school. So, when people peppered...  Read More »

Feb 12

Anna’s Adventures: Victor’s Bistro

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

This New Year’s Eve I decided that I was going to be an adult and celebrate the way adults do. So, my friends (and fellow adult fakers) decided that we were going to go...  Read More »

Feb 12

Bill proposed to legalize weed in South Carolina

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

During the first week back in session for South Carolina lawmakers, a bipartisan bill was introduced called the “South Carolina Compassionate Care Act,” which would legalize...  Read More »

Feb 12

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Meet the Athletes: Mauricio Guerrero

Meet the Athletes: Mauricio Guerrero

Rebecca Cross, Copy Editor

When pressure to succeed quenched the thrill of competition, freshman business major Mauricio Guerrero put down his racquet until he knew he could again play purely for himself...  Read More »

Feb 12

Patriots defeat Flagler College Saints, 86-81

Patriots defeat Flagler College Saints, 86-81

Michael Hawkins, Associate Athletic Director for Communication

Junior Detrek Browning and sophomore Brandon Parker combined for 51 points to lift FMU to an 86- 81 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) road win over Flagler College on Jan. 25. Browning...  Read More »

Feb 12

Chandler leads Patriots to victory over Flagler Saints

Chandler leads Patriots to victory over Flagler Saints

Michael Hawkins, Associate Athletic Director for Communication

FMU junior Khai Chandler scored a gamehigh 23 points, and the Patriots used an advantage on the offensive glass to roll to an 84-64 win over Flagler College on Jan. 25 in...  Read More »

Feb 12

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