Campus News


Hey, students! Give your résumé a boost with this exciting opportunity! Do you want to make a difference in the lives of local kids? Are you interested in giving your résumé an interesting edge? The P-20 Afterschool Connection Program is seeking volunteers to work with 6th-8th graders in the local

(TBL/Nicole Leighty)

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 Jesse McCartney performed at Frostburg State University right before students enter finals week. The night kicked off with a Meet & Greet for ticket holders who purchased the separate ticket to get their photo taken with McCartney.  Ticket holders had the opportunity to have a professional


On Wednesday Dec. 6, 2017, defendant Megan Virginia Shaffer gave her plea of not guilty on all charges in the case of the death of Alexander Stevens, according to WCBC Radio. Shaffer is being charged with second degree murder, manslaughter, and assisting in suicide participation. Shaffer and her attorneys have requested

With all the holidays right around the corner, the big event around this time is Storybook Holiday. A day long event surrounded with Christmas cheer, students and volunteers dress as elves. There are toys, music, free food, and Santa even comes! A crowd favorite of the day is the parade

The Clatter sitting space.

Small businesses are the backbone of small towns. In a town the size of Frostburg, small businesses are an integral part of society and everyday life. Frostburg’s Main Street and surrounding streets hold many small businesses, one after another. These businesses include Lorenzo’s Frostburg Bakery, Clatter Coffee, Jamaica Junction, Main


The City of Frostburg will begin bagging the parking meters throughout the city starting on Wednesday Nov. 22. The free parking will go into effect at 2 p.m. on Nov. 22, and continue through Jan. 1, 2018. Anytime the bag pictured above is on a parking meter the parking is

Jesse McCartney to perform at FSU.

It has been announced the Jesse McCartney will be performing at Frostburg State University on Dec. 9 at 9:30 p.m. The concert will take place in the ARMAH with doors opening at 8:15 p.m. Tickets will be $10 for students and $20 for the public.  There will be an option

Town Hall on Local Issues. (TBL/Latisha Lewis)

  On Nov. 14, the second Student Town Hall Meeting was held in Lane University’s Atkinson Room. The meeting is the second one held this semester; it was centered around Frostburg’s local issues. At this meeting, students talked about environmental, racial, and educational concerns in this town that correlated with

Frostburg City Council holds monthly meeting on FSU campus for the first time. (TBL/Noah DeMichele)

On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, the Frostburg City Council held their November City Council meeting in the Gira Center at Frostburg State University (FSU). The meeting marked a historic moment in the history of Frostburg as it was the first ever City Council meeting held on the campus of Frostburg

National & International News


Last week, the United States Senate passed the largest tax reform plan of the last 30 years by a margin of 51 senators to 49. Democratic opposition was unanimous, while Sen. Bob Corker (Tn.) was the only Republican to vote against the bill. Through last minute changes and illegible handwritten

Protect net neutrality rally San Fransisco. (Courtesy of Credo Action)

Net Neutrality has become a hot topic recently, and anyone who’s browsed the internet within the last couple of weeks has probably seen at least a few news headlines about it. Not everyone may fully understand what Net Neutrality is, so given the circumstances, now would be a good time

President Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn has pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I about his dealings with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak during Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Adding to the guilty plea, Mr. Flynn has pledged to fully cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian

State Senator Roger Manno (D-Md.) speaks with FSU students in the Gira Center. (TBL/Noah DeMichele).

On Nov. 8, 2017, Frostburg State’s College Democrats hosted State Senator Roger Manno (D-Md.) on campus to talk about his life as a politician, his campaign for Congress, and to hold a brief question and answer session. Senator Manno currently represents Maryland’s 19th legislative district of Montgomery County in the


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


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