It’s important to count sheep

Meredith N. Johnson

October 5, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, News

Many college students do not know how important getting a good night’s rest is. Staying up late is common and happens for many reasons. This can leave someone tired the next day and feeling drained. Staying up late to study...

Make sure you beat the heat

Julie Schroll

October 5, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, News

Summer is a fun time of year. Many people like to spend time outdoors and at the beach. However, spending too much time outside on a hot day can be dangerous and can cause heat exhaustion. Heat exhaustion happens when your bod...

The more you know-Meningitis

Tara Bruno

October 5, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, News

Bacterial meningitis (BM) is an infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord.  Although very rare, bacterial meningitis is very deadly. Outbreaks occur where people live in close contact. This includes college campuses. P...

Stimulants abuse effects

Ryan Wilson

October 5, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, News

The daily life of a college student is stressful in many ways. Moving to a new setting can be tough. Pressure to get good grades can lead to bad behaviors. Living away from parents can lead to trying new things. Students want...

Letter to the Editor

Anonymous

October 2, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As we get further into this semester, you may notice changes from previous years. One of the biggest changes I have noticed is the change in hang out spots on campus. Last year, it seemed that the place to be on campus between...

Letter to the Editor

Anonymous

October 2, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Every student should have received a student handbook when they began school at Francis Marion University. However, most students probably did not read the entire handbook. This can cause some confusion around campus, and possibly...

Do We Still Count?

Martha Armstrong, Assistant Editor

August 22, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor

My vision of lounging under a tree on campus typing papers or studying was quickly replaced by the realities of waiting in line at the library for a computer to access the internet.  I have since learned that FMU has decided...

Slow down, enjoy: A senior thought

Lindsay Smith, Staff Writer

August 22, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Uncategorized

Hauling in boxes, moving televisions and watching the excited freshmen flutter nervously around the residence halls as they settle into their new homes. Suddenly, three years ago seems like yesterday rather than the eternity I...

A Freshman “How to” Guide

Nefateda Harlee, Staff Writer

August 22, 2013

Filed under Feature, Letters to the Editor

Depending upon what type of high school you may have come from, college can seem like a foreign place. Will I be a successful student?  Will I make new friends?  Where do I fit in?  All are questions that may circulate in your...

Twenty-six acts of kindness

Robyn McNeil, Copy Editor

March 13, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor

An act of violence that surpasses all comprehension claimed 26 lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012.  On that day, what the nation thought was improbable - and perhaps impossible - became a...

FMU in NYC

Melanie Mitchell, Copy Editor

March 13, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor

  Hello fellow Patriots! My classmates and I will leave for the Empire State on March 17 for a Media Discovery Trip in New York City with Associate Professor of Mass Communication Maria Lundberg, who will be our adviser. Trip...

Ditch the diet

Melanie Mitchell, Copy Editor

March 13, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor

I am completely against diet drinks. I do not even like the word “diet” because I feel like it carries such a negative stigma. When I think of the word “diet,” I automatically think hunger and restricting. I work at a...

Letters to the Editor