Letter to the Editor

Anonymous

October 2, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As we get further into this semester, you may notice changes from previous years. One of the biggest changes I have noticed is the change in hang out spots on campus. Last year, it seemed that the place to be on campus between...

Letter to the Editor

Anonymous

October 2, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Every student should have received a student handbook when they began school at Francis Marion University. However, most students probably did not read the entire handbook. This can cause some confusion around campus, and possibly...

Do We Still Count?

Martha Armstrong, Assistant Editor

August 22, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor

My vision of lounging under a tree on campus typing papers or studying was quickly replaced by the realities of waiting in line at the library for a computer to access the internet.  I have since learned that FMU has decided...

Slow down, enjoy: A senior thought

Lindsay Smith, Staff Writer

August 22, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Uncategorized

Hauling in boxes, moving televisions and watching the excited freshmen flutter nervously around the residence halls as they settle into their new homes. Suddenly, three years ago seems like yesterday rather than the eternity I...

A Freshman “How to” Guide

Nefateda Harlee, Staff Writer

August 22, 2013

Filed under Feature, Letters to the Editor

Depending upon what type of high school you may have come from, college can seem like a foreign place. Will I be a successful student?  Will I make new friends?  Where do I fit in?  All are questions that may circulate in your...

Twenty-six acts of kindness

Robyn McNeil, Copy Editor

March 13, 2013

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An act of violence that surpasses all comprehension claimed 26 lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012.  On that day, what the nation thought was improbable - and perhaps impossible - became a...

FMU in NYC

Melanie Mitchell, Copy Editor

March 13, 2013

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  Hello fellow Patriots! My classmates and I will leave for the Empire State on March 17 for a Media Discovery Trip in New York City with Associate Professor of Mass Communication Maria Lundberg, who will be our adviser. Trip...

Ditch the diet

Melanie Mitchell, Copy Editor

March 13, 2013

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I am completely against diet drinks. I do not even like the word “diet” because I feel like it carries such a negative stigma. When I think of the word “diet,” I automatically think hunger and restricting. I work at a...

You are your parents

Dr. Karen Thompson, APRN, WHNP Assit. Professor Dept. of Nursing

March 2, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor

The title of this article probably sends shivers down the spine of the average college student.  Attending college is a time when young adults get to separate themselves from the people that controlled their existence for the...

What to give up…pepsi or Facebook?

Marsh Julian

March 2, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor

As a Baptist, it is not our custom to participate in many of the practices of Lent. However, as a Christian, I believe in the importance of the story in which the forty-day season is based. The forty days of fasting are to emulate...

Fun with a different type of family

Katelyn Lamb

March 1, 2013

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“And Baby Makes Seven” by Paula Vogel opened at the Performing Arts Center on February 20. It is a psychotically funny comedy that kept me entertained throughout its entirety. There was not a moment when I was not laughing...

Three Patriots take on Washington, D.C.

November 13, 2012

Filed under Letters to the Editor

To all FMU students, faculty and staff,   Recently the Patriot ran an article about some students that are taking a trip to Washington D.C. in January. As the time has gotten closer for us to go on our trip we (Brooke,...

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