FMU community learns about space Cassinni crash

Emily Wachter, Managing Editor

FMU hosted a planetarium presentation and an observatory event for students and the community in order to discuss the crash of satellite Cassini into Saturn’s atmosphere and to view several planets and stars. To begin the night’s events, Dr. Jeannette Myers, professor of astronomy and director...

September 21, 2017

Associate provost receives leadership fellowship

Associate provost receives leadership fellowship

Emily Wachter, Managing Editor

For the 2017-2018 academic year, Dr. Alissa Warters, associate provost for academic affairs and enrollment...

September 21, 2017

Faculty sponsors essay competition

Lauren Owens, Editor-in-Chief

The FMU African-American Faculty and Staff Coalition, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the honors program are hosting Race, Culture and Understanding: An Essay Contest this semester. Full-time FMU students can enter the essay competition. The deadline for entering essay submissions is at the end...

September 21, 2017

FMU looks at global perspective during annual Constitution Day

FMU looks at global perspective during annual Constitution Day

Jordan Kirby, Staff Writer

FMU’s political science department hosted a lecture on the basis for and effects of interpreting the...

September 21, 2017

Gallery presents artists of the Carolinas

Gallery presents artists of the Carolinas

Catherine Hyman, Assistant Editor

The FMU Fine Arts Department is displaying the work of two artists for five weeks in the Hyman Fine Arts...

September 21, 2017

Nonprofit, nonpartisan organization starts at FMU

Nonprofit, nonpartisan organization starts at FMU

Kimberly Boswell, Staff Writer

This semester, FMU students created the first nonprofit, nonpartisan political organization on campus, a chap...

September 21, 2017

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Student pursues passion for the fashion industry

Student pursues passion for the fashion industry

Lauren Owens, Editor-in-Chief

With a love for fashion and photography, being in front of the camera has never been a problem for FMU senior Shaina Bazen. “I’ve always loved to be in front of the...

September 21, 2017

“Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift

Rachel Ankers, Copy Editor

The first Taylor Swift song I ever heard was “Tear Drops on My Guitar,” and, like many people, I had no idea who Taylor Swift was when I heard it. But as an 11-year-old,...

September 21, 2017

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Jeannette Myers

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Jeannette Myers

Emily Wachter, Managing Editor

FMU’s 2016-2017 Distinguished Professor Dr. Jeannette Myers has big plans for the university’s physics and astronomy department. After years of serving as the Director...

September 21, 2017

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Beliefs: worth challenging

Catherine Hyman, Assistant Editor

It is human nature to seek to maintain beliefs that we currently hold. The Oxford English Dictionary defines belief as a mental conviction, or a proposition or set of pro...

September 21, 2017

Melina’s Memorandum

Melina Much, Staff Writer

The last week saw large-scale changes to immigration policy in the U.S., spearheaded by President Donald Trump and his administration. Most notably, former President Barrack Obama’s...

September 21, 2017

Walk a mile in their shoes

Lauren Owens, Editor-in-Chief

Before this summer, I had lived 20 years without ever experiencing what it feels like to be the only white person in a room. Because my life experience is that of a southern...

September 21, 2017

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Meet the Athletes: Janine Gordon

Meet the Athletes: Janine Gordon

Ashley Krause, Copy Editor

By blocking shots on the soccer field and shaping young female minds, junior political science major Janine Gordon has found her place at FMU. Gordon, who is originally...

September 21, 2017

Patriots bring home pair of wins during tournament

Patriots bring home pair of wins during tournament

Michael Hawkins, Associate Athletic Director for Communication

FMU captured a pair of 3-0 wins over Converse College and Chowan University on Sept. 8 at the FMU Invitational Volleyball Tournament to hand first-year head coach Lauren ...

September 21, 2017

Meet the Athletes: Jonathan Reid

Meet the Athletes: Jonathan Reid

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

For many students, coming to college helps them discover who they really are and where their true passions lie. This statement is especially true for FMU cross country runner...

August 31, 2017

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