Grant graces Preforming Arts Center

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Christian McMillan, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014

Christian music singer Amy Grant performed at the Francis Marion University (FMU) Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Friday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Amy Grant, “The Queen of Christian Pop,” brought Christian pop to the FMU PAC. The performance was a treat for both Christians and pop music fans to enjoy. Grant’s... Read more »

FMU makes it RAINN

Katrina Moses, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014

Campus police and Francis Marion University Counseling Services educated students at the second annual RAINN Day program on Sept. 25, to raise awareness against sexual assault on college campuses. RAINN is an acronym for the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, which advocates against sexual violence... Read more »

English Film Series begins

Katrina Moses, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014

Students and faculty watched “The Maltese Falcon” on Wednesday, Sept. 23, one of the first films of the semester for the English Film Series at Francis Marion University (FMU). “The Maltese Falcon” was originally released in America in 1941 in black and white. It follows film style rules originating... Read more »

FMU professors open local craft brewery

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Rachel Droze, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014

The first commercial craft brewery in Florence, South Carolina is officially open for business. Located beside Redbone Alley on West Palmetto Street, Seminar Brewing is owned and operated by two professors at Francis Marion University (FMU), Dr. Bryan Fisher and Travis Knowles, along with their business... Read more »

Campus police inform students

Jessica Imbimbo, Editor-in-Chief
October 9, 2014

Campus Police Chief Richard Austin has been working in law enforcement for 42 years, spending 21 of those years at Francis Marion University (FMU).  During his time on campus, Chief Austin has seen his fair share of crimes and has insight about ways students can avoid the long arm of the law. With just... Read more »

Francis Marion celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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Rebecca Cross, Assistant Editor
October 9, 2014

Francis Marion University (FMU) students, faculty and guests celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) by attending Hispanic cultural presentations on Sept. 29 and 30 in Lowrimore Auditorium. Both events were sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Multicultural Advisory... Read more »

Writing center extends services through website

Rachel Droze, Staff Writer
September 20, 2014

The Francis Marion University (FMU) Writing Center is now open for the 2014-2015 school year. The Writing Center was designed to help students, staff, and faculty with all forms of papers and projects in any discipline at FMU including but not limited to speech outlines, resumes, scholarship applications... Read more »

International exchange program diversifies campus

Tracy Howard, Staff Writer
September 20, 2014

The International Exchange Program and athletics department at Francis Marion University (FMU) attract international students who bring unique cultural experiences and add diversity to the campus. “Sometimes they (international students) can be non-traditional,” Carter-McCants, assistant dean of... Read more »

Patriots weigh in against obesity

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Jasmine DeBerry, Staff Writer
September 20, 2014

With the world being overtaken by the epidemic of obesity, it is very crucial that we learn to take back our bodies and come to the generalization that to eat healthier and exercise more means to be in control. On September 8, many were given the opportunity to take back their bodies and start a journey... Read more »

Career Connections readies students for post-graduation

Katrina Moses, Staff Writer
September 20, 2014

Francis Marion University’s (FMU) Career Development Department had its first Career Connections workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 3 to give students tools to be career ready before they graduate. Dr. Ronald Miller, Director of the Career Development Department, said that Career Connections has been around... Read more »

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