Students encouraged at Night of Inspiration

Christina Xan, Photographer

January 12, 2017

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College Democrats  hosted the Night of  Inspiration on Dec. 1.  Sophomore political science  major and president of  College Democrats Precious  McLaughlin organized the  event. The event was done  in concert style...

Adventure Awaits

Lauren Owens, Staff Writer

September 5, 2015

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My hands turned white as I grasped the wire for dear life. I began to shake with fear when I looked down at the ground, but the smiling faces of the Connie Maxwell kids gave me strength to keep going. I knew that each one of...

Hispanic Heritage Celebrated

Joslyn McCall, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

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Francis Marion University (FMU) will be participating in the 2013 celebration of the National Hispanic Heritage Month. FMU’s annual Hispanic Heritage Month Program will be sponsored by the Multicultural Advisory Board and...

Welcome Week scheduled to unite incoming and returning students

August 29, 2013

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Francis Marion University (FMU) will be hosting its annual Welcome Week for new and returning students from Aug.18-22to help students adjust to campus life and become familiar with the community. LaTasha Brand, assistant dean...

New SGA President welcomes students

R. Dustin James, Contributing Writer

August 22, 2013

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Dear Patriots, Welcome to Francis Marion University! It is my privilege to extend to each of you a very warm welcome on behalf of the Student Government Association. We are excited that you have decided to become part of our...

President’s Address

President Dr. Luther F. Carter, Contributing Writer

August 22, 2013

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Dear Students,   On behalf of the faculty and staff, I want to welcome you to the Francis Marion University campus. We’ve been looking forward to your arrival and are delighted you’re here to begin the 2013 fall...

Slow down, enjoy: A senior thought

Lindsay Smith, Staff Writer

August 22, 2013

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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...

Outstanding employees recognized

Robyn McNeil, Managing Editor

August 22, 2013

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Francis Marion University (FMU) presented a 1,000 cash prize and a plaque to Outstanding Staff Service Award recipients Beverly Owens and Norman Taylor “for sustained exceptional service” on July 17 at the annual staff luncheon. Owens,...

Former Morning News editor joins the faculty

Joshua Lloyd, Staff Writer

August 22, 2013

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As of July 1, the Francis Marion University (FMU) Office of Public and Community Affairs welcomed a new executive director, Tucker Mitchell, who was a former editor of Florence Morning News. Dr. Fred Carter, FMU president explained...

Letter from the Editors

Melanie Mitchell, Robyn McNeil, and Martha Armstrong

August 22, 2013

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Dear fellow Patriots, When preparing for the new year, we planned our vision for this newspaper. We not only seek to report the news, but to create a conversation with you and among you that promotes a more enjoyable college...