CarnEvil celebrates Halloween

CarnEvil celebrates Halloween

Harrison Smith, Sports Writer

November 16, 2017

Students came to the Smith University Center this Halloween to celebrate the 8th annual CarnEvil event. The...

FMU Concert Band performs Halloween concert

FMU Concert Band performs Halloween concert

Jordan Kirby, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Comprised of students, alumni and members of the community, the FMU Concert Band performed Halloween-themed...

English department holds fiction, poetry festival

English department holds fiction, poetry festival

Emily Wachter, Managing Editor

November 16, 2017

Each year, FMU hosts the annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival (PDFPF) to celebrate writers and...

FMU manage campus cat population

FMU manage campus cat population

Sara Porter, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Over the next few weeks, FMU will begin efforts to manage the campus cat population more efficiently....

Ciro Fodere performs in Black Box Theatre

Jordan Kirby, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Award-winning pianist, Ciro Fodere, played in the FMU Performing Art Center’s (PAC) Black Box Theatre on Nov. 2 as part of FMU’s Artist Series. Dr. Paolo Gualdi, associate professor of music at FMU, said the Artist Series strives to bring the best performers to the PAC. Prior to the performance,...

Kelley Center, School of Business to host community business class

Kelley Center, School of Business to host community business class

Joshua Hardee, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

The FMU School of Business and the Kelley Center for Enterprise and Innovation are offering a corporate...

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Professor Spotlight: Dr. Thomas Fitzkee

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Thomas Fitzkee

Ashley Krause, Copy Editor

November 16, 2017

Apart from teaching math classes at FMU, Dr. Thomas Fitzkee focuses on preparing his students for the world after college. Fitzkee, chair of the Department of Mathematics,...

Alumnus creates videography business

Alumnus creates videography business

Lauren Owens, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2017

After graduating with a degree in history and political science in 2013, FMU alumnus Randy Branch is pursuing a different field: videography. Branch, who was seeking a...

Professor Spotlight: Jared Cole

Professor Spotlight: Jared Cole

JaConna Brooker, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Jared Cole combined his love for theatre and passion for teaching while working with FMU students on the production “Love/Sick,” which...

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Don’t judge a dog by its bark

Kyle Graham, Photographer

November 16, 2017

As an avid dog lover, it bothers me when I hear people discuss how dangerous pit bulls are. Just about everyone I have heard this from has never owned one. A common misconception...

Patriot Perspective: Abroad

Taylor Gray, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017

Summing up the experience of studying abroad is extraordinarily difficult; I have experienced many emotions, experiences and lessons.  Four years ago, when I received a scholarship tha...

r.ankers: Thor: Ragnarok

Rachel Ankers, Copy Editor

November 16, 2017

The latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe did not disappoint. “Thor: Ragnarok” was released on Nov. 2 and held all of the major elements that have made so ...

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Patriots defeat Flying Fleet during basketball challenge

Patriots defeat Flying Fleet during basketball challenge

Harrison Smith, Sports Writer

November 16, 2017

The Patriots women’s volleyball team concluded their regular season on Saturday Nov. 11 with a hard-fought contest against the Flagler College Saints who won the game 3-0....

Patriots defeat Flying Fleet during basketball challenge

Patriots defeat Flying Fleet during basketball challenge

Harrison Smith, Sports Writer

November 16, 2017

The FMU women’s basketball team opened their season with a 65-35 win against the Erskine College Flying Fleet on Friday, Nov. 10. Patriot senior Khai Chandler scored a g...

Meet the athletes: Shaunice Fulmore

Meet the athletes: Shaunice Fulmore

Ashley Krause, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

For junior psychology major Shaunice Fulmore, college basketball has become more than just a sport. According to Fulmore, her decision to play basketball was sparked by ...

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