#Throwback Thursday A glance at FMU’s history

#Throwback Thursday A glance at FMU’s history

Lauren Cole, Staff Writer

Over 200 years ago, the land that is now home to FMU was swampland claimed by the American Patriots during the American Revolution. Between 1757 and 1782 the American Revolution saw some of its fighting in the Pee Dee region.  A new style of fighting, guerrilla warfare, would become a key tactic... READ MORE »

Willams crowned Ms. FMU

Willams crowned Ms. FMU

Christian McMillan, Staff Writer

FMU students attended the annual Ms. FMU Pageant at 6 p.m. on April 2 in the Chapman Auditorium located...  Read More »

Apr 22

PAC hosts art festival

PAC hosts art festival

Katrina Moses, Staff Writer

Downtown Florence was blocked off on Saturday, April 11 as the sound of bagpipes filled the streets and...  Read More »

Apr 22

RED unites university

RED unites university

Katrina Moses & Christian McMillian, Staff Writer

More than 100 students attended FMU’s Research and Exhibition Day (RED) on March 24 as their peers...  Read More »

Apr 4

Visual arts students receive awards, recognition

Rebecca Cross, Managing Editor

It may not be the season for the Olympic games, but two FMU visual arts majors won gold and silver in the student section of the 2015 American Advertising Awards competition. Both students entered their advertisements for hypothetical products in the Poster Campaign category at the local level of...  Read More »

Apr 4

FMU adds Canadian partner

Lauren Owens, Staff Writer

FMU signed a comprehensive exchange agreement with a university in Canada, the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), on Thursday, March 12. After months of looking for a university that would be a good fit for a foreign exchange program on the east coast of Canada, FMU professors visited UPEI...  Read More »

Apr 4

FMU names McNair Scholars

Rachel Droze, Assistant Editor

Three high school seniors were awarded the FMU McNair Scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year. Elizabeth Goodman of Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology in Darlington, Aiden Humphrey of Mullins High School and Corbin Witt of South Florence High School are the 2015 McNair scholars. The...  Read More »

Apr 4

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Rebekah’s Report: A political review – Beginning the search for a new president

Rebekah’s Report: A political review – Beginning the search for a new president

Rebekah Davis, Staff Writer

We’re approaching that season again; candidates for the 2016 presidential election are announcing their intentions to run. In just the past few weeks, Democrat Hilary...  Read More »

April 22, 2015

The Patriot Position- Stereotypes: It’s time for a change

The Patriot Position- Stereotypes: It’s time for a change

Rebecca Cross, Rebekah Davis, & Rachel Droze, Staff Writers

Have you ever been judged based on how you look or what you’ve been involved in? Have you ever judged someone else based on how they looked or in what they were involved. Media...  Read More »

April 22, 2015

My first car accident

Katrina Moses, Staff Writer

My heart and mind have been heavy for the last two weeks. I got myself into a sticky situation, and I could have avoided it. I was home in Charleston for spring break when...  Read More »

April 22, 2015

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Lady Patriots battle for PBC tournament bid

Lady Patriots battle for PBC tournament bid

Brandon Rybak, Sports Writer

With the final spot in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championship up for grabs, the Lady Patriots battled the early morning drizzle in a doubleheader against their conference...  Read More »

April 22, 2015

Patriot sluggers split in doubleheader, lose series

Patriot sluggers split in doubleheader, lose series

Michael Hawkins, Contributing Writer

FMU defeated the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) rival University of North Georgia (UNG) Nighthawks with a 5-4 victory during the first game of the double-header on Saturday,...  Read More »

April 22, 2015

USC-Aiken Pacers crash homecoming party, eliminate Patriots from PBC playoffs pt.2

USC-Aiken Pacers crash homecoming party, eliminate Patriots from PBC playoffs pt.2

Brandon Rybak, Sports Writer

On Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, the FMU lady Patriots took to the hardwood for the final time this season at the Smith University Center. The crowd was jumping, and coach Jay...  Read More »

March 4, 2015

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