Just an opinion, no one shoot me

Alex Turbeville, Assistant Editor

September 10, 2018

In 2016, 891 people who died in South Carolina shared something in common: a  gun was used in all of their deaths. That means our state has a firearm death rate of 17.7 deaths per 100,000 people, the tenth highest in the nati...

Students encouraged at Night of Inspiration

Christina Xan, Photographer

January 12, 2017

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

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...

Campus police releases crime report

Nisheeka Simmons, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013

 Francis Marion University’s (FMU) campus police recently released the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics from 2012. Ella Alston, sophomore chemistry maj...

Hispanic Heritage Celebrated

Joslyn McCall, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

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

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

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

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

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...