It’s high time for change

Alex Turbeville, Copy Editor

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It is time for S.C. to legalize recreational marijuana. It may seem difficult to achieve in a state in which simple medical marijuana bills have not made progress, but it is not impossible. Momentum is in marijuana’s favor, with p...

Melina’s Memorandum: DACA Deal Uncertainty

Melina Much, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Following a tweet from President Donald Trump stating, “Border Patrol agents are not allowed to properly do their job at the Border because of ridiculous liberal (Democrat) laws like Catch & Release... NO MORE DACA DEAL,”...

Keepin’ It Reel: Ready Player One

Jacob Suggs, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

Filed under Reviews

When it comes to making films almost anyone can enjoy, it seems Steven Spielberg has mastered that technique on numerous accounts. The man needs no introduction, with blockbusters such as “E.T.”, “Jurassic Park” and ...

The social dilemma

Joshua Hardee, Copy Editor

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When any breaking news event occurs, like a school shooting or natural disaster, we expect ample coverage of it on both the news and social media. Likewise, when President Trump champions his agenda or there’s another repla...

The Last Chapter: Lauren Owens

Lauren Owens, Copy Editor

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Four years ago, a naïve 17-year-old college freshman drove nervously to FMU with the anticipation that life was about to begin. Little did I know the next four years would be some of the most challenging, but rewarding, years of my l...

Dyslexia: an invisible battle

Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Disability is a word that often invokes a strong response. I have become accustomed to the reactions that comes from telling people I have dyslexia. I had always suspected I was different and my condition was documented during my fre...

A fight in the fitting room

Lauren Owens, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s a Friday afternoon, and I’m perusing the mall looking for the perfect outfit for an upcoming professional event. I walk from store to store trying on multiple dresses, skirts and blouses and nothing fits properly. I f...

Cutting the cord

Sarah Jones, Assistant Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As a child, I always played outside with neighborhood friends. I remember my parent’s first cell phone with a game on it and my aunt’s pager; some people reading this will have to google pagers. The generation after me, aro...

Creating daily consistency

Sara Porter, Assistant Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s no secret that life can be unpredictable and even a little erratic. We all wake up with challenges and up-hill battles to fight, and the unknowing of what the day could potentially hold is terrifying. For me, to combat...

Finding balance off the mat

Carly Andros, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I have been teaching yoga as a certified instructor for three years and practicing for about eight years. Both teaching and practicing the exercise have helped build my tolerance for the hectic lifestyle a college student lives...

Melina’s Memorandum: A lesson in macroeconomics and tariffs

Melina Much, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Starting on Thursday, Feb. 28, President Trump stated the U.S. would impose a series of tariffs on imports despite the dangerous economic implications of limiting free trade. The Trump administration during the campaign trail promote...

Keepin it Reel: “Black Panther”

Jacob Suggs, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

“Black Panther” is a film that has received endless praise and acclaim for featuring a diverse cast, as well as building on a character previously established into Marvel’s cinematic universe, which currently consists of 1...

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