Hold your bias thoughts

Kei'Yona Jordon, Copy Editor

March 13, 2020

Journalism began as an objective way to inform the public. It is one of the most important professions regarding democracy and also the only profession protected in the Constitution. However, today, news coverage and newspaper...

Keepin’ It Reel: “Spenser Confidential”

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

As the number one rated Netflix movie in the United States right now, I just had to take my own look at Mark Wahlberg’s latest film, “Spenser Confidential.” Normally, I’m not a big fan of action movies except the Fast and ...

Panic is infectious

Joshua Hardee, Assistant Editor

March 13, 2020

As of March 7, there are more than 350 cases of the coronavirus in the U.S and the death toll has risen to 19, according to the New York Times. The March 6 situation report from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows there a...

Trouble for Biden?

James McCarley, Copy Editor

March 13, 2020

It recently came to my attention that former vice president Joe Biden, one of the Democratic presidential candidates, called a female college student a “lying dog-faced pony soldier” at one of his rallies in New Hampshire...

Don’t overlook basic courses

Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Students and professors have mixed reactions to general education classes. No matter if it’s during advising or midterms, some students and professors enjoy the simplicity of the general education courses, but the vast majo...

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...

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