Runner Wright pens name into FMU history

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Brandon Rybak, Staff Writer
October 10, 2014

Meagan Wright is just another ordinary girl. She loves hiking in the mountains, hanging out with friends and watching movies. She currently lives at home with her parents and her three younger siblings. Really the only thing that sets apart this seemingly average Francis Marion University (FMU) student... Read more »

NYC actors present Muse at PAC

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Rachel Droze, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014

Muse was performed on Sept. 24, 2014 at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center (PAC) in downtown Florence. Written by Kris Lundberg, daughter of FMU professor Maria Lundberg, Muse tells the tragic love story of Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti and his model Elizabeth Siddal. The... Read more »

Professor Spotlight: Dr. William Bolt – Historian tackles the future with the past

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014

Assistant professor of history Dr. William Bolt is very passionate about his field of study embraces his position at Francis Marion University (FMU). Bolt graduated from both the University of Buffalo and the University of Tennessee, never once considering anything besides becoming a historian. “Even... Read more »

UPB presents Distracted Driving tour

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014

On Sept. 25, the University Programming Board (UPB) hosted “Distracted Driving Awareness” in front of the University Center (UC) to raise awareness of multiple forms of distracted driving that can cause problems on the roads. UPB partnered with Francis Marion University (FMU) campus police, South... Read more »

Florence Museum reopens doors $11.7 million expansion enhances Pee Dee history

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Joshua Lloyd, Managing Editor
October 9, 2014

After nearly eight years of development and more than a year of off-season preparations, the Florence County Museum will re-open to the public on Oct. 11 in their new 28,000 square-foot building in downtown. The museum, located at the intersections of North Dargan and Cheves Streets, will begin the grand-opening... Read more »

FMU volleyball breaks even at Patriot Invitational tournament

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Jessica Imbimbo, Editor-in-Chief
September 20, 2014

The Francis Marion University (FMU) women’s volleyball team finished 2-2 in their first four games of the 2014 season during the FMU Invitational Tournament, held in the Smith University Center.   Six teams played during the two-day tournament, with each team playing four games throughout.  The... Read more »

Flag Football returns to FMU intramurals

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Joshua Lloyd, Managing Editor
September 20, 2014

After a year off, intramural flag-football has returned and is looking better than ever. Unlike most intramural sports, the teams aren’t predetermined by the players; instead there was combine and an NFL style draft, with student-managers for each team. The combine allowed athletes to show their skill... Read more »

Professor Spotlight: T. Barbeau & G. Pryor – Dynamic duo shatters stereotypes, improves academia

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Lauren Cole, Staff Writer
September 20, 2014

Professors of Biology, Tamatha Barbeau and Gregory Pryor, have been dominating the Biology department at Francis Marion University [FMU] for ten years as a team.   Bent on educating students in both academia and in life, Barbeau and Pryor strive to be unconventional role models for each students... Read more »

Red Cross Bloodmobile stops at FMU

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Rebekah Davis, Staff Writer
September 20, 2014

The American Red Cross Donation Bus visited Francis Marion University (FMU) on September 3 in the Parking Lot H Lawn.   From 11am until 5pm, many students were able to provide valuable and needed donations by walking up to the tents, or by making an appointment at redcrossblood.org using the sponsor... Read more »

Involvement Fair returns to UC: Campus, community help students find niche

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Jessica Imbimbo, Editor-in-Chief
September 20, 2014

On Wednesday, August 27, over 60 campus and community organizations were put on display at the Francis Marion University (FMU) Student Involvement Fair, which was held in the Smith University Center (UC) Commons. The Involvement Fair allowed both new and returning students to see and learn about various... Read more »

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