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On Dec. 21, 2016, it was announced that the national search for the provost was over. Dr. Elizabeth Throop has been named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs; she will join the university on July 1, 2017. Dr. Throop is currently Acting Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

On Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 the Frostburg State University Student Government Association (SGA) held its spring semester retreat to get things ready for the semester. The retreat consisted of welcoming the new members of the senate who were interviewed for the senate the previous week. These new senators were welcomed

Black Excellence Week will run February 20-24 with the events as described above. (Johana Gourdin)

February is Black History Month, and to showcase the month even more, FSU student “J” Gourdin is hosting Black Excellence Week with the help of faculty and staff members. The events for the week will be diverse from lecturers sharing opinions, to NCBI trainings held daily. Black Excellence Week will

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The cause of death of Frostburg resident and Frostburg State University student Alexander Stevens, 24, remains unannounced nearly six weeks after his body was found on the outskirts of Savage River State Forest in Garrett County, Md. Stevens, who attended FSU in the fall of 2016, was found deceased and

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Lifetime is an American television channel that is part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, a branch of Arts & Entertainment (A&E), which is jointly owned by the Hearst Cooperation and The Walt Disney Company. The channel features programming that is focused towards women or features women in lead roles. Television shows


In 1998, the Japanese film Ringu sparked a worldwide terror phenomena. It told the story of a cursed VHS tape that would kill anyone who watched it. Four years later, the American version, directed by Gore Verbinski, stayed true to its Japanese origins and it once again scared the pants

Maleeka McCutcheon, freshman at Frostburg State University, earned the opportunity to walk at New York Couture Fashion Week in February 2016. The event is invite only, so she treasured every minute. McCutcheon was not new to the fashion world, having modeled in multiple shows and worked for Guess prior to



The opening weeks of the Donald J. Trump presidential administration have proved to be rocky, at best, for the real estate mogul. After a Nov. election victory speech in which Trump proclaimed he would be the President for “all Americans,” the Washington outsider pivoted moments after being sworn in to

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The following story was written by Bottom Line sports writer Kevin Parrish Jr., and it originally appeared on the website NBA Lead. Do you remember Dwight Howard? He was, without a doubt, known as the NBA’s most dominate big man back in 2012. Howard was involved in a mega-three team deal


If there is anything we can agree on as a global community, it is that this is the era of major technological advancements. We may not have flying cars yet, but mankind is making strives towards technology that was thought impossible even as little as five years ago, Today’s society is