Fake news is nothing new

Rebecca Cross, Copy Editor

February 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As a student journalist, coming across stories about fake news is gut-wrenching. How could someone spread lies that could completely jeopardize others’ livelihood? It frustrates me that people can be so individualistic as to...

Pictures or it didn’t happen

Rebekah Davis, Copy Editor

February 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I’m in a long-distance relationship, and my significant other and I are pretty bad about taking pictures. The camera on my phone is awful, and he doesn’t particularly enjoy being in photos. In my opinion, we are a rather photogenic...

The last chapter

Rebecca Cross, Copy Editor

February 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“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 me with questions about my future, I was reluctant...

Anna’s Adventures: Victor’s Bistro

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

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 to Victor’s New Year’s Eve Celebration that included...

Bill proposed to legalize weed in South Carolina

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

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 the use of medical marijuana products in the state....

Getting back to business

Jasmin Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Another day, another semester where it seems that everything is just a drag. Yes, I’m excited to be back on campus with all my friends and my sisters, but getting back in the groove with classes and homework just feels impossible...

The power of speech

Lauren Owens, Assistant Editor

February 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I am generally an optimistic person - at least that’s what I tell myself and others; however, when I get into stressful situations involving school or work assignments, I begin berating myself over how horrible the quality of...

The dangers of the internet

Christina Xan, Photographer

February 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I’m the first to admit I’m attached to my technological devices. I have several editing jobs, a photography business and a major in English, so it’s pretty fair to say that I heavily rely on technology. For the most part,...

Being a sister in college

Rebekah Davis, Copy Editor

February 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As of Jan. 22, I have been a sister for 20 years. That number amazes me each time that I think about it – my brother has been by my side through each adventure. He’s been my sidekick from both near and far. There are other...

The Last Chapter

Christina Xan, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

When I think about the person I was in high school before coming to FMU, I don’t even really recognize her. I think the people who have met me throughout my college years would be very surprised to meet that girl. I don’t...

Anna’s Adventures: Addie’s Baby Paint Studio

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

Filed under Reviews

All too often I hear people say that there is nothing to do in Florence. I must admit that the choices are not as abundant as one would hope, but if you look in the right places, you can find unique activities. I was eager to...

The new nationalism: Trump’s impact on the U.S.

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On Jan. 20, the U.S. will inaugurate a new president: Donald J. Trump. His inauguration will be the beginning of a new era for U.S. politics with the very conservative Trump Administration. Trump’s success in the election contributes...

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