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...

Help stop the silent illness

Alex Turbeville, Assistant Editor

October 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 123 people take their lives every day in the United States. For people aged 15-34, it is the second leading cause of death. Over the past 19 years, suicide rates have in...

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...

Work hard now, play hard later

Joshua Hardee, Copy Editor

September 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When this article is published, I’ll have started my sophomore year at FMU, and with that comes all the requisite things to consider: what and how many classes to take, how to plan school activities around my work schedule, how...

Keepin’ It Reel: The Meg

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

Filed under Reviews

“The Meg” is such a suspenseful movie; you will never want to leave your seat. Since I had never seen a movie like this one before, it introduced a new type of thrill I never knew I was missing. The graphics were just rig...

Fix the back-to-school blues

Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The back-to-school blues is a common ailment for most college students during this time of year. The summer of sleeping past 10 a.m. and going on spontaneous beach trips has passed, and now it’s time to get up early ...

I don’t always feel safe at FMU

Sara Porter, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We’ve all been there; you’ve been at the library for hours, and time just managed to slip away from you. You glance down at your phone and realize it’s almost midnight. Your eyes are tired, and your brain is exhausted fro...

Teachers are not bulletproof

Sarah Jones, Assistant Editor

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In the wake of recent school shootings, there have been many discussions and protests about gun violence and safety. The argument that teachers should have the authority to carry a gun to protect their classroom has stuck wit...

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...

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 ...

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,”...

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