On Campus or Off Campus… That is the Question

On Campus or Off Campus… That is the Question

By Caitlyn Raye Contributing Writer Right now, many UMF students are either beginning the vigorous search for an apartment or choosing the easier option of life on campus in the residence halls.    Kelsey Champagne-Smith, the Assistant Director of Housing and Academic...

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UMF Supports #metoo Movement

By Olivia White Contributing Writer  UMF is showing its support for the #metoo movement by hosting “The Vagina Monologues,” a play by Eve Ensler based off of interviews from over 200 women speaking out about about sexual assault and abuse experiences in February....

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UMF Defends FRC Graduation Requirement for Transfer Students

By Dale J Rappaneau Jr Contributing Writer Transfer students, regardless of age or background, are currently required to fulfill UMF’s mandatory PHE course in order to graduate, which has some transfer students feeling frustrated and marginalized.    Andrea Swiedom, a...

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Rainbow League Attend LGBT Conference in D.C.

By Aspen Miller Contributing Writer The Rainbow League recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the Creating Change conference, an event sponsored by the National LGBTQ Task Force. The conference, a four-day event, focused primarily on activism and...

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Professors and Students Brace for Upcoming Snow Days

Professors and Students Brace for Upcoming Snow Days

By Richard Southard Contributing Writer Students and professors alike have started preparing for winter class cancellations, after a winter storm at the beginning of the semester brought a late start to many classes. With more predictions of snowy weather, their...

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Bust-A-Move Beavers Showcase their Fall Performance

Bust-A-Move Beavers Showcase their Fall Performance

By Gwen Baker, Contributing Writer  Bust-A-Move Beavers (BAM), a student-led dance group, after a lot of hard work this semester, recently held one of their biannual showcases.    The lights dimmed low as dancers dressed in black and yellow with their hair tied neatly...

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UMF Community Gives Advice on Affordable Gifts from Students

UMF Community Gives Advice on Affordable Gifts from Students

By Bryan Eldridge  - Contributing Writer   The UMF campus recognizes the bitter and stressful emotions that often haunt college students as they Christmas shop for their loved ones, which is why a few community members wanted to provide their own gift ideas for...

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Tips for Surviving Finals Week

Tips for Surviving Finals Week

By Kiara Morrissette - Contributing Writer    As the semester winds down, students all around UMF begin to prepare for their final exams. With over 2,000 students come several different ways to study for finals.    Knowing the importance of these exams can cause a lot...

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Gender Diversity Night at UMF Brings Students Together

By Emily Mokler, Contributing Writer In the North Dining Hall, dozens of UMF students gathered to observe Transgender Day of Remembrance in honor of people killed in anti-transgender violence. The observance is a solemn reminder that for some, social progress came too...

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