Thoughts on self-medication

Rebekah Davis, Assistant Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

“Hi, my name’s Rebekah, and I self medicate. “ Cue: “Hi, Rebekah.” I would consider myself a person who self-medicates to get through the day. Self-medicating is using a substance of your choice and of your...

YBT: you broke team

Rachel Droze, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

This summer I spent eight weeks serving as a summer missionary in Salcha, Alaska. I had the opportunity to work as a camp counselor at Camp Baldwin with eight other college students from South Carolina, Mississippi and Alaska. My...

Don’t Be Afraid

Rachel Droze, Editor-In-Chief

April 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

One of the first things that came to my mind when I heard about the terrorist attacks in Paris last year and in Brussels last month was how afraid I was, even though I was thousands of miles from the city that was attacked. Then...

Leah’s Life Lessons: Why Adderall isn’t the the miracle drug

Leah Power, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

At the age of 8, I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), a form of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) that affected my mental ability to stay focused instead of my physical ability to sit still. I went...

Nudism and Body Shaming

Jasmin Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

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Nudity - a few things come to mind when thinking about the topic. Society has shaped our minds into thinking the most obscure things about the human body. When thinking about the naked human body, some people think about obscenity....

A Goodbye to Dear FMU

Rachel Kirkland, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

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I spent almost the entire night of my college orientation crying. Allow me to set the context for you. As long as I had been alive, at the time of my coming to FMU, my college career would be the first time I had stayed somewhere...

Behind the Scenes

Kimberly Boswell, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

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Just like an audience at a play, we don’t see the work that goes on backstage. Talking to future professors and educators has made me realize how much training and skill actually goes in to teaching a class successfully. As...

Anna’s Adventures: Flavors of India

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Even though burgers and fries are easy and cheap to get with our busy school schedules, it is nice to enjoy a sit-down dinner and have a break. Recently, I took a break at Flavors of India, a sit-down Indian cuisine restaurant...

Nikki Haley among top picks for vice president

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As the list of presidential candidates begins to dwindle down, talk about who the nominees will choose as their running mates is buzzing. There have been many names thrown out by political analysts and experts including South...

Leah’s Life Lessons: The Danger of Cat-calling

Leah Power, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

"Hey baby, come over here for a second." "Nice tits Blondie." "Girl, what I'd do to you." That's what I heard while I walked down the street in Charleston, S.C. While I’m aware that there are many problems in the world,...

Right Here, Right Now

Lauren Owens, Content Editor

March 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

In the rush to do more, be more and see more, I find that we lose our sense of contentment with the simple things in life. During the weeks leading up to spring break, I found myself thinking over and over that I would be okay...

Anna’s Adventures: “What We Saw” by Aaron Hartzler

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

At last semester’s Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival, I bought the book “What We Saw” because I had enjoyed reading another novel by Aaron Hartzler, “Rapture Practice.” As I expected, Hartzler and “What We Saw”...

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