Keepin’ It Reel: “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Pt. 3”

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

When Netflix announced they were rebooting everyone’s favorite series about a teenage witch, the news was met with raised eyebrows by all generations. But by the time everyone binge-watched part one of the “Chilling Adventures of...

A flipped look at classrooms

Kei'Yona Jordon, Copy Editor

February 14, 2020

Students complain more and more about the struggles of having to navigate through flipped classes. It’s common to hear complaints like, “I can’t complete my homework because I don’t understand it,” or, “How come t...

Who’s in the crossfire?

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Netflix has dominated streaming for quite a while now, but I think this year is definitely going to show how much streaming is paving the way for the future, and possibly ruining everyone’s bank accounts. Netflix’s main com...

Health starts in the mind

Deandrea Norman, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

The weekend of Jan. 24 I received shocking news: not one, but two of my classmates had committed suicide. One, whom I graduated high school in 2016 with, had an infectious laugh and charm about him; the other, a beautiful, sm...

Chicken noodle soup for the mind

Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Mental health is a term that is thrown around college campuses across America. Mental health is so much more than posters we all see around campus. It is an invisible struggle that affects so many people in their day-to-day li...

Relearning the basics

Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

The semester has just gotten back into the familiar hum and buzz of classes and homework. This is the uncertain part of the semester where students are getting a feel for their classes and what the professors will expect of the...

Parking: where has it gone?

The Patriot Staff

January 31, 2020

FMU has grown a lot. With more and more students coming to FMU, the number of available parking spaces have been slowly dwindling. FMU isn’t expected to stop growing, so what are students supposed to do with new buildings, li...

It’s my body and my decision

Anonymous

January 31, 2020

According to research conducted by Guttmacher Institute researchers Rachel Jones and Jenna Jerman, by the age of 20, 4.6 percent of women will have had an abortion; by the age of 30, that percentage rises to 19 percent. Despite recent decli...

Self-esteem killer

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Standardized tests have been a part of our lives and defined us as students since the first grade. But, why? Why are children grouped into MAP or SC Ready, previously known as PASS, scores? Why are some rewarded while others ...

Autism: More than a bad name

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Several reputable scientific studies have disproven the idea that vaccinating your child would cause them to develop autism. It was a “scare” for many parents when fake studies were posted all over social media, and as a pers...

The thorn in the side

Joshua Hardee, Assistant Editor

November 15, 2019

I was recently reading Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” for one of my classes. Concerning the context of the letter and who wrote it, there’s, of course, a lot of food for thought. But there was...

The right food for thought

Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

College is not for the faint of heart. Completing a college degree of any kind is not an easy feat, taking willpower, determination and the capacity for all-nighters when the occasion calls for extreme measures. There is so much dem...

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