Campus News

As incoming students are getting ready to leave for college, they check and re-check their supply list in order to make sure that they have their shower caddies, TV’s, hot pockets, and…skateboards? While the other items are good to go, skateboarders find themselves in an awkward position when they realize that

On Feb. 16, 2012, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed into action for both the Frostburg city police force and the campus police force. Proposed by past FSU president Dr. Jonathan Gibralter (2006-2015) in a joint effort with Frostburg Mayor Robert Flanigan, this MOU was the agreement between the

When it comes to becoming an officer on any police force in the United States, there are certain requirements that must be met, and certain training procedures that must be taken. Inquiring minds wonder if the same thing happens when one is trying to become a part of the Frostburg

According to Lieutenant Donahue, Frostburg State University is subject to authority from Frostburg State University Campus Police, Frostburg City Police, the Maryland State Police, as well as the Maryland Sheriff’s Department.  These different departments can be distinguished by car, uniform, and patch. “We’ll seek the assistance of other agencies just

We sat down and spoke with Sergeant Ronaldo about the on-campus Frostburg State Police Department policies and guidelines for approaching and citing off-campus parties. According to Sgt. Ronaldo, campus police only deals with parties that are on campus. If they receive a noise complaint, they will “scope-out” the situation, and

The majority of the crimes FSU students are arrested for are drug and alcohol related. From 2011 to 2016, 736 total arrests were made for substance use. The Frostburg State students that commit these types of crimes are arrested and then cited exactly the same as anywhere else within the state of Maryland.

FSU journalism students Nicole Leighty and Savannah Neubert on the UCLA campus for the FIRE West Coast Conference. (TBL).

On Saturday, April 29, Frostburg State University (FSU) journalism students Savannah Neubert and Nicole Leighty attended the West Coast Regional Conference of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). The conference was held at the Fowler Museum on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). FIRE

Roundtable discussion on fake news, alternative facts, and media bubbles. (TBL/Nicole Leighty)

On April 24, 2017, a roundtable discussion was held as joint efforts from the Lewis J. Ort Library and the departments of Communication, Computer Science, English, Geography, Philosophy and Political Science. Each department sent an “expert” on the topics of alternative facts, fake news, and social media bubbles.  All of which

On Friday, April 28, Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) hosted the annual Relay for Life event in Cordts PE Center. The event is held to raise a significant amount of money to then donate to The American Cancer Society and its efforts to help fight against cancer. Most student organizations, as well

National & International News

Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, and will become the 45th U.S. President (flickr/Gage Skidmore).

With several states still uncalled, Donald Trump surpassed the 270 Electoral College vote total required to defeat Hillary Clinton and win the American Presidency in the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 9, 2016. At the time of publication, it appears likely, however, that Clinton will finish ahead of Trump


If you could tell the world your story, what would you say? Everyone has a unique story bottled-up inside just waiting to be shared. Dear World is an organization dedicated to sharing people’s stories through body-written messages. The organization appeared at Frostburg State University on Tuesday, Sept. 27 in the


In a bold move on May 6, Harvard University President Drew Faust announced sanctions against individuals in single-sex organizations on campus, including fraternities, sororities, and final clubs, none of which are officially recognized by the institution. The sanctions forbid members from acquiring leadership positions in recognized student groups and from

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At this point in the circus that we’ve collectively agreed to refer to as our primary election cycle, it would appear that the presidential nominees of both parties have been all but decided. Hillary Clinton, barring extraordinary circumstances and a rapid outbreak of the Bern, seems to have clinched the

Donald Trump (R) and Hillary Clinton (D) command the polls after March 1, Super Tuesday. Appropriately, if unofficially, called “Super Tuesday”, twelve states and one territory held their presidential nominating contests. States include Virginia, Texas, Georgia, and Vermont, as well as Democrats in American Samoa. Trump claims seven victories, and


Apple is resisting a court order from the United States government to provide encrypted cell phone data from the San Bernardino shooters. “Compromising the security of our personal information can ultimately put our personal safety at risk,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook in a statement.  “That is why encryption has