Phi Alpha Theta continues to dominate as Best Chapter

Shanae Giles, Staff Writer

September 28, 2011

Defeating over 422 other schools in the competition, Francis Marion University’s chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society recently claimed the Best Chapter Award for the second year in a row. “We’ve done a...

Senior wins first place at regional conference

Brittany Parker, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2011

Francis Marion University history major Hunter Deas brought home the prize for best overall paper at the 2011 Carolinas Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference, held at FMU for the first time ever on Saturday, April 9. “I feel...

Dr. Larry E. Nelson delivers 5th William C. Moran Address

Alexis M. Johnson, Staff Writer

March 30, 2011

"I cannot explain why, but I have been interested in history since I was a child in elementary school," Dr. Larry E. Nelson, retired Professor of History, said as he opened the 5th William C. Moran Address on Thursday, March 24...

Phi Alpha Theta to host regional conference for the first time

Hunter Deas, Copy Editor

March 30, 2011

A bid was made last April for Francis Marion University to host the 2011 regional Phi Alpha Theta conference for the first time, and the plan has come to fruition as the university will host the conference this April. Debra...

Former Iran hostage captures audience’s attention

Alexis M. Johnson, Staff Writer

October 20, 2010

Cortlandt Barnes was once in the Navy, then a CIA employee. He is now retired and works as a U.S. government consultant. Thirty years ago, he was unsure of whether he would live to see the next day. In 1979, he was one of the...

Kennedy shines light on Irish nationalism

Hunter Deas, Copy Editor

September 22, 2010

Dr. Christopher M. Kennedy, assistant professor of history at FMU and author of the recently published book, "Genesis of the Rising 1912 - 1916: A Transformation of Nationalist Opinion," is looking forward to beginning work...

Phi Alpha Theta wins best chapter

Hunter Deas, Copy Editor

September 8, 2010

Competing against over 900 schools throughout the United States and Canada for the Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society in History's best chapter award, FMU's chapter, Alpha Theta Zeta, won the 2010 competition. Each academic...