The Columns

President Martin is honored 2019 WV Educator of the Year

Alex Mullins, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2020

Fairmont State University President Mirta Martin was named 2019 West Virginia Educator of the Year in late December.  During an interview with The Columns, Martin described her initial reaction to the award stating, “When...

FSU has campus book drive for HOPE Inc.

Maris Meyer, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2020

A Fairmont State University senior, Bailey McInturff, has organized a campus book drive for HOPE Inc. The book drive will last through Friday, March 6th. HOPE Inc. is an organization based out of West Virginia whose goal is...

FSU Total Wellness Tuesdays

Maris Meyer, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Wellness Wednesday rebranded, Total Wellness Tuesday (TWT), kicked off the semester with three wellness events including “New Year New You: Goal Setting” and “Stalking Awareness.” As a weekly event in the Falcon Center,...

The SGA make Leadership Changes

Alex Mullins, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

On January 30, 2020, the SGA announced new executive board members, Senior Campaign progress, approved a fundraiser request and stated details regarding Fairmont State Day. The new executive board members include former SGA...

Paint Night

Paint Night

January 31, 2020

The Bean Scene with Joseph Tran

Maris Meyer, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

Magician, Joseph Tran preformed at Fairmont State University’s monthly Bean Scene. For those that are not familiar with the Bean Scene, Tran is one of many hosts. Various acts have performed on campus such as a comedian, a poet,...

The SOAR Awards

Maris Meyer, Reporter

January 30, 2020

Students around the state of West Virginia are going to be receiving scholarships from Fairmont State University in the SOAR awards. The SOAR awards are a yearly event hosted where incoming students around the state are given...

SGA meeting cut short due to no quorum

Alex Mullins, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

At 12:32 p.m., on January 23, 2020, SGA met for the second time of the 2020 semester. President Tyler Keller walked into the room to find not many members were in attendance and informed those there that the meeting would be...

SGA opens 2020 spring semester

Alex Mullins, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

On January 16th, 2020, at 12:32 p.m. Fairmont State Student Government Association opened the organization’s first meeting. SGA President Tyler Keller kicked off the meeting with brief remarks stating the meeting will be sh...

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