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...

Fair to increase student involvement

Connor Veasey, Staff Writer

August 22, 2013

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All Francis Marion University (FMU) students interested in becoming involved in activities on and off campus can attend the Student Involvement Fair. The Student Involvement Fair is hosted annually on FMU’s campus. This year’s...

Academic, sports summer camps held

Jessica Imbimbo, Contributing Writer

August 22, 2013

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From May to July, Francis Marion University (FMU) played host to a variety of summer camps and programs for local students to strengthen their skills in both sports and academics. Almost 1,500 middle and high school students...

Want ME to take a Shot?

Deborah L. Hopia, Guest Writer

October 3, 2012

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You wake up one day with a fever, chills, headache, runny nose, sore throat and the worse muscle and bone pain you can imagine. “What is wrong with me?” you think. You probably have the flu. Every year, the flu spreads across...

Hello world!

May 11, 2011

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Theatre student Scarlett Knight follows heart, pursues dream

Lindsay Buchanan, Senior Writer

November 3, 2010

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When Scarlett Knight took an eleventh grade vocational test to find out what career path she should choose, she was less than excited that the results showed her talents lie best in toy-making. “I was not especially excited...

FMU to host gubernatorial debate

Lindsay Buchanan, Senior Writer

October 20, 2010

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Francis Marion will host one of only three gubernatorial debates on Oct. 26 leading up to the midterm elections that will determine South Carolina's new governor. Gubernatorial hopefuls S.C. State Sen. Vincent Sheheen (D)...