Students and faculty celebrate G-Week

Jared Morgan, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

FMU held its annual Gender Awareness Week (G-Week) during March 25-28 to bring awareness to domestic and sexual abuse and gender issues on campus. Pamela Rooks, professor of English and coordinator of the gender studies program...

G-Week self-defense classes start with a kick

Natalie Bowers, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

FMU’s Gender-Awareness Week (G-Week) kicked off with a self-defense class on March 25 in the Smith University Center. Two women from the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault led the self-defense class. One...

Community gathers to celebrate art

Kei'Yona Jordon, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

FMU and the city of Florence teamed up to bring families and students together for the annual Arts International Festival on April 13 from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on the Smith University Center lawn. The festival included an inte...

FMU students dance at cultural party

Charday Sparks, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

FMU’s Student Government Association (SGA) promoted culture on FMU’s campus with its “For the Culture” party on March 27 in the Smith University Center (UC) Commons. Senior Precious McLaughlin said the event helped to provid...

Chávez uses opera to explore her roots

Kaitlyn Luna, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2019

FMU’s South Carolina Chamber Music Festival (SCCMF) presented world-renowned mezzo-soprano opera singer Kirstin Chávez and pianist Paolo André Gualdi in a live performance of their album “Pasión” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday,...

Students dance away midterm stress at PAC

Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

FMU hosted its first spring formal at the Performing Arts Center from 7-10 p.m. on March 2 as a way to bring students together as the semester comes to an end. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) organized the event, which was op...