Students lend helping hand at Humane Society

Lauren Cole, Staff Writer

February 23, 2014

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On Saturday, Feb. 8, members of the Honors Students Association (HSA) met at the Florence Area Humane Society (FAHS) to pitch in and help improve the community one animal at a time.  A group of HSA students gathered togeth...

HSA serves community

Tiara Felder, Managing Editor

February 7, 2014

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The Francis Marion University (FMU) Honors Student Association (HSA) will visit the Jane Boswell Center at the Florence Human Society for an afternoon of community service Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 p.m. Dr. Jon Tuttle, English professor and dire...

Kappa Delta dishes out chili social

Katrina Moses, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

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Francis Marion University’s (FMU) Kappa Delta (KD) sorority hosted a chili bar to reach out to young women on campus and teach them about Greek life and the KD morals Wednesday, Jan. 15.       As vice president of membership...

English department to see changes

Joshua Lloyd, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

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Beginning in the fall of 2014, Francis Marion University’s (FMU) liberal arts track English program will see some extensive changes in course layout and sections that are available to students within the major or minor. Dr. P...

Hollywood play, screenwriter to visit PAC

Lauren Cole, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

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Francis Marion University (FMU) will welcome accredited playwright and screenwriter Stephen Belber to the opening performance of “TAPE” at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Feb. 19 at 7:30p.m.  Starring a cast of FMU st...

WC tutors to present at ECU

Shante' Johnson, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

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From February 6-8, a group of Francis Marion University’s (FMU) Writing Center tutors will be participating in the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) Conference at Eastern Carolina University (ECU) in North Carolina.  Fo...

Veenstra presents research on mindfulness

Nisheeka Simmons, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

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More than 40 faculty members and students at Francis Marion University (FMU) attended the Humanities and Social Sciences Symposium held on Jan.14 in Founder’s Hall (FH)  222-A. The seminar was entitled “Mindfulness in...

BCM starts off new year with “Soul Detox”

Nisheeka Simmons, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

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Within the last four weeks, more than 100 students have congregated in the main room of Francis Marion University’s (FMU) Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM) to hear the messages in the Christian organization’s latest series...

Brazilian pianist to perform recital

Melanie Mitchell, Senior Writer

February 7, 2014

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Andre Loss, a renowned Brazilian pianist, will perform a solo piano recital on the mainstage at the Francis Marion University (FMU) Performing Arts Center (PAC) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7.       There are 100 free student tick...

Auditions held for “The Vagina Monologues”

Victoria Briggs, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

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Auditions for the award winning Vagina Monologues were held Thursday, Jan. 16 at 5:00 p.m in the Cauthen Educational Media Center's (CEMC) auditorium. Hosted by the theatre department, female students were invited to audition by r...

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