The Columns

The Columns’ Summer Break

David Kirk, Editor-in-chief

April 23, 2019

Filed under New News, Student Organizations, The Columns

Hello readers!   The Columns will be discontinuing our regular publishing schedule during the summer break. Starting May 10, our publishing will slow down since our writers will be home for the summer; however, we...

Allies for Recovery

Allies for Recovery

April 17, 2019

Off-Campus Shooting

April 10, 2019

Filed under New News, Student Life

Final Update Saturday. April 13th 12:00 a.m.: The suspect has surrendered himself to the Morgantown Police Department as of April 12th. For any further updates please visit WDTV for their article on the situation. The Columns will not update our article unless we feel the information pert...

Housing Application Forms Due

Madison Adams, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Filed under New News, Student Life

Fairmont State University housing applications for the 2019-2020 term are open. Students are advised to begin signing up as soon as possible to get their top priority. Housing fills up quickly. To apply, students can go to my.fairmonts...

Cancer is a Drag: the annual lip-sync battle

Anna Cronin, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

Filed under Campus Events, Fine Arts, New News

Fairmont State University’s fourth annual “Cancer is a Drag” hit the stage on April 4, 2019. The fundraising lip-sync battle, presented by the Masquers, was adopted from London, England. Admission was free and all donations...

Update on Academic Reconstruction

Anna Cronin, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

Filed under Colleges, New News, Student Life

In an April 4 statement, President Martin said, "Our academic restructure is progressing as planned. As you may remember, the Board of Governors approved the restructure, and the HEPC and the HLC have released us from further...

LightSaber School Visits Fairmont State

Mari Rose, Writer

April 5, 2019

Filed under Campus Events, Falcon Center, Guest Editorial, New News, Opinion, Student Life

On April 2nd Jeff Norton, President of Outer Rim Praxeum, brought a few members to show Fairmont State what using a lightsaber is all about. They are currently recruiting apprentices. Their motto is "We train as one, we learn...

Columns members attend PRSSA regional conference at WVU

Kayleigh Casto, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

Filed under Liberal Arts, New News, Opinion, Staff Editorial

Editors of the Columns recently attended the Public Relations Student Society Association (PRSSA) Regional Conference hosted by West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media. Conference attendees of Wired and Wonderful: The...

Fairmont State academic reconstruction awaiting approval.

Anna Cronin, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019

Filed under Business, Colleges, Education, Health, and Human Performance, Fine Arts, Liberal Arts, New News, Nursing, Science & Technology, Student Life

A proposal regarding academic reconstruction of Fairmont State University has been approved by the Board of Governors. This proposal will revise our current six unit model into a two unit model. The goal of this reconstruction...

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