The Columns

FSU During the Pandemic

Kayleigh Casto, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2020

Q: Why has Fairmont State University chosen to stay with the GPA grading system this semester while other universities have chosen to enforce the Pass/Fail grading system? We have done quite a bit of research on the benefits ...

Falcons w/Pride March 2020 Meeting

Maris Meyer, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

On Tuesday March 3rd, Falcons w/ Pride held their March meeting. Once  the meeting started, the director, assistant director, and the panel members were introduced. During the meeting, upcoming events were discussed including ...

Mountain Creative

April 27, 2020

“Unsung Heroes” at FSU

Maris Meyer, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2020

In honor of Black History Month, the Black Student Union and the Art department collaborated on a project called, “Unsung Heroes.” The “Intro to Illustration” students created portraits of the following members of the...

The BSU Hosted February’s Bean Scene

Maris Meyer, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2020

On February 13th, the Black Student Union hosted the band “SolVibe” at the Bean Scene in the Falcon Center. Given that February is Black History Month, the Black Student Union hosted different events around campus. During...

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...

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