Ham spamming drags all South Carolinians through mud

Hunter Deas, Copy Editor

October 20, 2010

South Carolina made it into the news around the state and around the country - again. Somehow, it can't seem to manage making the news for a positive contribution. This time, the city of Florence brought the Palmetto State back...

Aim for the Head: A Book Review

Jessica Upchurch, Reviewer

October 20, 2010

A fascination with the undead has a chokehold on America’s mainstream media; you can’t walk into a theatre without seeing fangs on this or that poster or an “I <3 Zombies” written across the chest of a t-shirt. Every...

“Wall Street” sequel earns four stars

Eleni Gotter, Photographer

October 6, 2010

"Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" is a film directed by Oliver Stone that was released into theaters Sept. 24, 2010. This movie is the sequel of the movie "Wall Street" which was released into theaters in 1987. The film was rated...

Do you believe what you believe?

Lindsay Buchanan, Senior Writer

October 6, 2010

Do you believe what you believe? Or do you believe what you do because someone told you to? Each of us holds basic individual morals, ideas and religious beliefs. Each of us considers our beliefs to be the right ones, superior...

Americans should remember First Amendment rights apply to all

Lindsay Buchanan, Senior Writer

September 22, 2010

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution grants five basic rights to citizens of this country that are freely enjoyed by each of us on a regular basis without conscious thought, and envied by people in other countries...

Setterfield writes modern novel with classic style

Shannon Beaudry, Staff Writer

September 8, 2010

A lonely heroine, a mysterious volume of fairy tales, cold English moors, a rich and reclusive hostess, sordid tales of a family's disintegration and ghosts-each of these elements would be welcome and expected in any number of...

Staff member looks back on her semester in Washington, D.C.

Lindsay Buchanan, Senior Writer

August 23, 2010

Recently I returned from an amazing experience in Washington, D.C, where I lived, studied and worked as an intern for C-SPAN for three and a half months. I was there as a fellow of the Washington Semester Program which is organized...

Student recounts experience at the University of Delaware

Staci Poston, Assistant Editor

August 23, 2010

This summer, fellow FMU student Shannon Pratt and I spent a month at the University of Delaware participating in the Arts and Humanities Summer Institute (AHSI), which is aimed towards preparing undergraduate students for graduate...

Novel explores Thomas Jefferson’s hypocrisy regarding slavery

Shannon Beaudry, Staff Writer

August 23, 2010

"Clotel, Or the President's Daughter" is a work of historical fiction in which William Wells Brown explores the belief that Thomas Jefferson had several illegitimate children with a slave woman. This idea has been very much debated...

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