Flu Vaccination Clinic offered to reduce risks of infection

Jasper Dewitt II, Staff Writer

December 1, 2010

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As the peak of flu season approaches, FMU Student Health Services fights to keep the virus off campus. With the drama of the H1N1 virus in the past, Cecilia Smith, Coordinator of the FMU Student Health Services pushes students...

Club works to show exciting side of math

Hunter Deas, Copy Editor

December 1, 2010

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The Math Club held its second monthly meeting this November, and it was met with enthusiasm by students and professors alike. Keenan Stone, president of the Math Club, now in his second year as president, explained the fun...

Black and White Social gives lesson on etiquette

Tim Streit, Staff Writer

December 1, 2010

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As students gathered in Ervin Dining Hall's Palmetto Room on Monday night, the setting was prepared for a lesson in proper dinner etiquette. The event, hosted by Zeta Phi Beta (ZPB), had the purpose of informing FMU students...

Talent/Fashion Show promotes self-confidence among students

Marina D'Souza, Photographer

December 1, 2010

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Can a fashion show be a crowd-pleaser and, at the same time, carry a subtle lesson? Members of the FMU Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) sorority tried to accomplish just that at the 2010 Talent/Fashion show in the Chapman Auditorium, Dec.1. For...

Writers share secrets at literary festival

Lindsay Buchanan, Senior Writer

November 17, 2010

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Authors at the Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival gave students, faculty and Florence residents a peek inside the minds of writers during a two-day event recently held at Francis Marion. Through a series of panel discussions,...

Professors analyze midterm elections

Lindsay Buchanan, Senior Writer

November 17, 2010

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After what President Obama called a "shellacking" for Democrats in the recent midterm elections, a panel of Francis Marion professors discussed and analyzed the outcomes of races nationwide in a symposium last week. The symposium,...

SMA hosts local news anchor

Brittany Parker, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2010

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Students may have seen local news anchor Paula Caruso walking around campus recently, only this time she was not armed with the usual microphone, camera and film equipment. Caruso, who works at WMBF News, came to Francis Marion...

Local organization provides eyeglasses to those in need

Staci Poston, Assistant Editor

November 17, 2010

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A local couple has taken it upon themselves to help improve the eyesight of people in Africa, Romania and Mozambique. George and Sandra Chace run Eyes for Africa, a charitable organization that collects and distributes eyeglasses...

Career Development holds final workshop of the semester

Jasmine Moultrie, Staff Writer

November 17, 2010

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Students often have the misconception that the interview process starts when they shake hands with the interviewer, but in reality the interview process starts as soon as they drive into the employer's parking lot. The Office...

Games, karaoke bring FMU students together

Tim Streit, Staff Writer

November 17, 2010

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Play Out Loud was in full swing last Thursday, Nov. 11 as Francis Marion students gathered at the University Center for a night of board games, karaoke, and socializing. The event, which was sponsored by the University Programming...

Zeta Phi Beta sorority hosts Jeopardy

Jasmine Moultrie, Staff Writer

November 17, 2010

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority took the famous game of Jeopardy and brought it to FMU. Teams composed of two students competed against each other to answer general knowledge questions to receive the highest amount of points to be...

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