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FSU Students Express Graditute Towards Troops PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Neffetara Morris   
Sunday, 11 November 2012 07:56

Frostburg, MD-On Friday, November 09, 2012, in the Lane University Center, members of Alpha Sigma Tau set up a table with the intent to help raise money for our troops. They collected thank you signs to our troops as a part of their partnership with Bank of America. Each drawing would be uploaded to the Bank of America website and result in a one dollar donation to the Wounded Warriors Project, geared towards assisting our troops. AST member and sophomore, Erika Ehrhardt, further explained the foundations goal. “The wounded warrior project helps out as many warriors as possible by providing them with different things that they need, including medical help, and that’s what the money will go towards,” said Ehrhardt. Wounded Warrior is also active in other things; “they ...

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FSU Students React To Election Night PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Neffetara Morris   
Thursday, 08 November 2012 07:53

election_night_flyerFrostburg, MD-On, Tuesday, November 6, 2012, millions of people around the world tuned in to see who would become the next president of the United States of America. The race remained close between both candidates managing to keep viewers on edge. Students at Frostburg State University were especially tuned in to find out the results. Many watch parties throughout the campus were held to promote unity and bring a somewhat calming mood to the event. Students remained actively involved throughout the election and ensured to do their part in making a difference.maggie_obama

Frostburg senior, Magdala Louissaint, expressed her support for Obama by wearing an Obama t-shirt the following day. However, she did become filled with doubt throughout the race. “I was very pessimistic and sad when I ...

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 November 2012 07:33
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ACM's Democracy Commitment Plans "Kony 2012" Follow-Up Nov. 8 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Courtesy, Gil Hazelwood, ACM PR Office   
Saturday, 03 November 2012 14:41

CUMBERLAND, Md. – Allegany College of Maryland’s Democracy Commitment returns to the Invisible Children movement Thursday, November 8, when it screens “Move,” a follow-up to the “Kony 2012” film that became a global sensation last March.

This community event, which begins at 7:00 p.m. in the College Center’s Zimmer Theatre, relates to the international effort to apprehend a Ugandan warlord that was first set into motion with the documentary “Invisible Children: Rough Cut 2005.”

The San Diego-based Invisible Children organization is sending a team to present the film and lead a question-and answer discussion about Africa’s longest-running war and the Lord’s Resistance Army’s campaign to wrest control of Uganda.

These efforts are in anticipation ...

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Provocative Attire Is Not An Open Invitation For Sex: FSU’s 2nd Annual Slut Walk PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Neffetara Morris   
Thursday, 11 October 2012 10:27

Frostburg, MD-The Students for Women’s Issues or SWI held their annual “slut walk” on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 on the Frostburg State University campus. SWI, founded in fall 2009,  is an organization focused on bringing attention towards women’s issues; “basically our goal is to raise awareness about women’s issues both locally and globally,” said President Jenaee McWhirter. The walk is intended to raise awareness about sexual assault and spread the message that regardless of what the victim is wearing, he or she does have a choice to give consent for engagement in sexual activity.

McWhirter and members of SWI are responsible for bringing the walk to Frostburg; “well actually it wasn’t our idea; it’s a nationwide movement it was actually founded ...

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 October 2012 11:04
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Art Peace PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kurt Hoffman   
Sunday, 19 August 2012 13:51

artpeace_flier_jpeCome out to the show opening on Saturday!  From 6-8pm.

 

Art Peace.  Its a simple idea from Allegany College of Maryland’s Peace Studies Club:  to have local artists of all abilities capture artistically what “peace means to them”.     This student-run club is inviting “peaces” in 2d, 3d and multimedia mediums which will be hung at the Allegany Arts Council’s Saville Gallery from August 22nd to the 31st.   

This will be a student-run juried show, with a nominal $5 fee for each art “peace” submitted.  Half of the fee will go to a jury award prize, the other half goes to two charities that the club has fundraised for last semester.  A special category has been created for youngsters with ...

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 August 2012 23:59
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