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Homecoming weekend at Frostburg was filled with good friends, good food, and good fun. Past and present Bobcats celebrated together, making new lasting memories while reminiscing about the old. The office of Alumni Relations started Saturday with the Alumni Welcome Center. Alumni were greeted by a welcome table where they

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  On Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m., Frostburg State University (FSU) students and faculty occupied the Main Gym for this year’s annual Homecoming Pep Rally. “The Pep Rally is intended to pump up the student body for not only the Homecoming football game, but to celebrate school spirit as

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On Wednesday, Oct. 11, a team of visiting evaluators from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (Middle States) visited the Frostburg State University (FSU) campus to evaluate the institution’s progress towards meeting standard seven, institutional assessment.  In an email distributed to the campus on Thursday, Oct. 12, FSU President

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The Student Government Association (SGA) has distributed a survey regarding the advising process on campus.   The survey asks students to leave their opinion on advising within their major and personal experiences. The survey is anonymous, but does ask for your year and major.  It also allows students to leave any

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On Friday Oct. 13 and Saturday Oct. 14, the 11th annual Independent Literature Festival was held in multiple locations around the city of Frostburg. Friday night kicked off the event with a reception held at the Center for Literary Arts and readings from authors China Martens, Mai’a Williams, Benjamin Brindise, Justin

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The National Coming Out Day march and reception hosted by Spectrum on Oct. 11 was an unforgettable experience. The event drew in large numbers, and the crowd was extremely diverse. The march consisted of a large group of people from all different races, sexual orientations, religions, and more. “It was

Pictured: Bobby Petrocelli speaking in a high school gymnasium (photo from Petrocelli's Facebook page).

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Frostburg State University (FSU) students gathered in the Atkinson Room of the Lane University Center (LUC) at 7 p.m. to attend Bobby Petrocelli’s speech. Petrocelli, a Brooklyn native, defines his career title as, “an educational, inspirational, motivational speaker and author.” Petrocelli began speaking part-time in 1991,

Ryan Compton takes a bow after the formal round of Womanless. Reese Barber, Mekhi Jones, Gabe Harper, and Joe Nader wait patiently in the back. Photo by: Catherine Kim

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, members of the Frostburg community gathered in the Alice R. Manicure Assembly Hall (ARMAH) in the Lane University Center (LUC) to support Delta Zeta’s event, Womanless. Womanless is a beauty pageant-like competition with a twist: men dress up as women to not only shine a light

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos. (Flickr/Skidmore)

Under the Trump administration, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has withdrawn the Title IX “Dear Colleague” letter of 2011 and established interim guidelines concerning Title IX and sexual misconduct on college campuses. The U.S. Department of Education’s (DoED) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) released the “Dear Colleague” letter in 2011,

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On Monday, Oct. 16, well-known Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed when a bomb exploded inside her car. Caruana Galizia was considered one of Malta’s premier investigative journalists, exposing corruption in the Maltese government fearlessly. She recently revealed Maltese government content in the Panama Papers that were leaked in

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Rapper Eminem is the latest celebrity figure to blast the Trump Administration with criticism. The popular Detroit emcee used his performance at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards to deliver a scathing four-and-a-half-minute freestyle aimed directly at President Trump. Eminem questioned the priorities of the President saying, “Instead of talking

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos. (Flickr/Skidmore)

Under the Trump administration, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has withdrawn the Title IX “Dear Colleague” letter of 2011 and established interim guidelines concerning Title IX and sexual misconduct on college campuses. The U.S. Department of Education’s (DoED) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) released the “Dear Colleague” letter in 2011,

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks to fellow senators and senior leaders of the National Guard March 3, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. John Orrell) (Released)

The latest attempt coming from the Republican Party to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) featured a bill co-written by Sens. Lindsey Graham (Sc.) and Bill Cassidy (La.), consequently known as the Graham-Cassidy bill. Opposition from Sens. John McCain (Az.), Susan Collins (Me.), and Rand Paul (Ky.) effectively killed the

Frostburg State University Geography Professor Dr. Richard Russo. (FSU News & Media Services)

The following press release was submitted to The Bottom Line by the office of News and Media Services. Frostburg State University Associate Professor of Geography Dr. Richard A. Russo has been named a 2017-18 Fulbright Scholar to the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada. During the fall 2017 semester, he

Srimati Karuna, who has been dedicated to Mahatma Ghandi Memorial Foundation since 1998. (TBL/Herbert Trice)

On Friday, Sept. 22, the Frostburg Foundation, in partnership with The Sandhir Foundation, held a dedication for “Tree of Peace and Humanity.” The dedication took place in between the Gira Center and the Compton Science Center at Frostburg State University. The Sandhir family was in attendance, as they were there

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