Patriot sluggers sweep Pirates in PBC opener

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Jessica Imbimbo, Editor-in-Chief
March 4, 2015

After a come-from-behind 5-4 win on Saturday, Feb. 21, the FMU Patriot baseball team kept rolling and defeated the No. 14 ranked Armstrong State Pirates with a 5-3 victory on Sunday, Feb. 22. The second game of Sunday’s doubleheader was cancelled after two innings due to inclement weather. FMU remains... Read more »

Heritage program interprets history through dance

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Katrina Moses, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015

FMU’s Multicultural Advisory Board hosted their annual Black Heritage Program featuring a performance by the Justine Roberts Performing Arts Academy on Monday, Feb. 9. Keanna Jones, co-chairperson of the Multicultural Advisory Board, explained what the process was like to get everything together for... Read more »

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Tim Shannon

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015

Professor of biology, Tim Shannon, has been dedicated to the field of biology ever since he could walk. Shannon embraced his science courses throughout high school and in college.  As an undergraduate at Western Kentucky University, he focused on recombinant gene techniques and pursued his master’s... Read more »

FMU crowns homecoming royalty

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015

Junior Samuel Smoot from Irmo, S.C., and senior Domonique Dotson from Columbia, S.C., were named the 2015 FMU homecoming king and queen on Feb. 21. The homecoming king and queen candidates were introduced during halftime of the men’s basketball game against USC Aiken. The coronation ceremony took place... Read more »

HOMECOMING

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015

Homecoming events were at the center of conversations this time of year, uniting current students, faculty, alumni and the Pee Dee region for one purpose – honoring the contributions FMU has made to the education of hundreds of thousands of people since 1970.  It allowed students to take a break from... Read more »

Lander Bearcats maul Patriots, 67-49

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Brandon Rybak, Sports Writer
February 5, 2015

On Wednesday, Jan. 28, the Patriots found themselves on the hardwood against a Peach Belt Conference (PBC) opponent, the Lander Bearcats. The Patriots had a ton of fans in attendance because it was high school appreciation night. The appreciation night was part of the ongoing process of recruiting local... Read more »

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Ronald Miller

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
February 5, 2015

Director of Career Development, Dr. Ronald Miller is using every outlet possible to motivate the students of Francis Marion University (FMU) and provide them with resources to succeed in all of their future endeavors. Miller began his teaching career at Presbyterian College where he also received his... Read more »

Involvement Fair helps students spring into action

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Rebecca Cross, Managing Editor
February 5, 2015

Francis Marion University (FMU) students filled the University Commons (UC) on Jan. 29 to attend the 2015 Spring Involvement Fair. The involvement fair gave students the chance to gather information from and to talk with representatives from various campus and community groups. 36 campus and community... Read more »

Multicultural Advisory Board hosts Holocaust rememberance

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Rachel Droze, Assistant Editor
February 4, 2015

On Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Multicultural Advisory Board hosted their annual International Holocaust Remembrance program in the Cauthen Educational Media Center’s Lowrimore Auditorium. The program was held to honor the seventieth anniversary of the Holocaust and... Read more »

Campus gathers to celebrate life of Dr. King: Speaker inspires audience to live with purpose, vision

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Rebecca Cross, Managing Editor
February 4, 2015

Francis Marion University (FMU) hosted the 17th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, an event focused on commemorating King’s life and learning from his leadership model. Students, faculty, staff and guests gathered on Jan. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium to attend the celebration. Breanna... Read more »

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