Keepin’ It Reel: Halloween

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Classic horror movie character Michael Myers and 21st century graphics combined to make the tenth sequel to one of the biggest franchises in the horror genre, “Halloween.” Once again, actors Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Cast...

“Me time” is needed time

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A recent study by CNBC shows that at least 35% of college freshman struggle with mental health issues. Another study shows that almost 55% of college freshman are taking medication for anxiety or depression after attending col...

Discrimination is still alive

Alex Turbeville, Co-Editor

November 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Religious discrimination is still alive and well in the United States today. No one should be treated differently for having different views on how the universe was created, or what happens after we die; yet it still happens const...

Don’t revoke my press pass

DeAndrea Norman, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On Wednesday Nov. 7, President Trump had a number of heated exchanges with White House reporters during a news conference held to discuss the results of the Nov. 6 midterm elections. Trump was hostile throughout the press co...

Sometimes it’s okay to say no

Joshua Hardee, Assistant Editor

November 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

This semester has made me feel, more acutely than ever, the consequences of overcommitting myself. With adding six classes and two jobs to the drama surrounding my friends and family and the details of daily life, I have recogn...

Innocent till proven guilty?

Kaitlyn Luna, Co-Editor

October 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The 5th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution grants the protection of being presumed innocent until proven guilty, but in today’s society it seems that a person can now be assumed guilty before a trial has even occurred. I don’t mea...

Keepin’ It Reel: Venom

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

 As someone who had never imagined a comic book villain getting their own movie, you can imagine my shock when I found out about “Venom.” Heroes were virtually the only comic book characters to have an origin movie before ...

Should college break the bank?

DeAndrea Norman, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Just a few days ago I was reading an article published by The New York Times that said the average in-state public college tuition is almost $10,000 a year, with over 100 private colleges in the United States topping out at over $...

Let your voice be heard, vote

Alex Turbeville, Co-Editor

October 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Election Day is now less than two weeks away, when S.C. voters will choose a future governor, U.S. and state representatives, state attorney general and much more. However, many of the people reading this won’t be involved in tha...

Give me room to succeed please

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

FMU provides its students with seven parking lots of varying size. Unfortunately, not all the parking lots that are provided are convenient for everyone. Most students must walk anywhere between five to 15 minutes after finding...

Hold teens accountable

DeAndrea Norman, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The event of accusation happened 36 years ago. Ronald Reagan was president and the Supreme Court only had one female associate justice: Sandra Day O’ Connor. There was a party where 15-year-old Christine Blasey Ford (then Chr...

Keepin’ It Reel: The Nun

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Watching the trailer, I expected “The Nun” to be utterly terrifying, and I didn’t want to go watch it in a dark theater alone. Sadly, seeing this motion picture on the big screen was a little disappointing to someone li...

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