FMU nursing receives grant, improves diversity

FMU nursing receives grant, improves diversity

Rachel Ankers, Copy Editor

FMU’s nursing program received a federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration...

August 31, 2017

FMU launches new website over summer

Ashley Krause, Staff Writer

After almost a year of work, FMU introduced an upgraded and modernized website with a fresh look. Members of the FMU faculty and staff, as well as a few students, were chosen to work on the new website because of their technological skills. The idea to update the site came from senior-level administration. “We...

August 31, 2017

Freshmen, transfers move to campus

Freshmen, transfers move to campus

Catherine Hyman, Assistant Editor

FMU had a total of 475 freshmen and 100 transfer students move into their on-campus residences the Saturday...

August 31, 2017

FMU student shoots for the stars, works for NASA

FMU student shoots for the stars, works for NASA

Kimberly Boswell, Staff Writer

Senior April Garrity has big plans for the years to come. As a double major in computational physics...

August 31, 2017

Greek life sponsors welcome back pool party

Greek life sponsors welcome back pool party

Jasmin Mitchell, Staff Writer

Members from Greek organizations in the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), the National Panhellenic...

August 31, 2017

FMU archaeologist to uncover local history

Ashley Krause, Staff Writer

Christopher Barton, assistant professor of archaeology, has been hired by FMU to investigate the university’s history as well as the history of South Carolina. Barton received his doctorate from Temple University and was focused on teaching at the University of Memphis in Tennessee before coming...

August 31, 2017

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FMU student shoots for the stars, works for NASA

FMU student shoots for the stars, works for NASA

Kimberly Boswell, Staff Writer

Senior April Garrity has big plans for the years to come. As a double major in computational physics and mathematics, Garrity is preparing herself for a future with an organization...

August 31, 2017

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Rebecca Flannagan

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Rebecca Flannagan

Emily Wachter, Managing Editor

A new academic school year brings new beginnings for Professor of English Dr. Rebecca Flannagan, who recently assumed her new position as the Chair of the English, modern...

August 31, 2017

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Leroy Peterson

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Leroy Peterson

Lauren Owens, Assistant Editor

From a childhood of reading comic books and dreaming of new inventions to teaching at a university and researching co-crystals and photo catalysts, Dr. Leroy Peterson has...

April 21, 2017

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Fighting the stigmas

Ashley Kause, Staff Writer

She’s the girl who hides her face when walking to class because her feelings are almost too powerful to bear. He’s the boy who has scars on his arms from countless battles...

August 31, 2017

Beauty and the Beast

Rachel Ankers, Copy Editor

Like many 21-year-olds, I spent the majority of the spring semester looking forward to the ultimate childhood dream-come-true: the live-action rendition of “Beauty and the...

August 31, 2017

Social media to change society

Jasmin Mitchell, Staff Writer

Instagram and Snapchat are probably the two most common forms of social media these days. People use multiple social media platforms throughout the day, whether it’s to...

August 31, 2017

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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

Coach optimistic about season

Coach optimistic about season

Mia Much, Contributing Witer

The FMU lady Patriots took on the Catawba Indians in a home exhibition match Saturday, Aug. 28, at Hartzler Stadium. While the final score had the Patriots down 2-1, Head...

August 31, 2017

Meet the Athletes: Emma Driggers

Meet the Athletes: Emma Driggers

Rachel Droze, Editor-in-Chief

For one freshman track and cross country runner, FMU is a perfect fit. Emma Driggers, a history and French double major, chose FMU because it provided her with all of the...

April 14, 2017

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