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Women’s Advocacy Club adopts new name

Florida Southern’s Women’s Advocacy club is rebranding, starting with its name: Fempowered.

ACE, Mocs Comedy host open mic night at TuTu’s

“It was really fun to see people express themselves and transform Tutu’s into a different kind of place,” junior Sierra Robertson said. 

Award-winning professor inspired by sons’ lacrosse career

Never having played lacrosse herself, claiming that she could never run that far, Loh decided to get involved with lacrosse’s governing body after her eldest son earned a spot on the Peruvian national team. The team would compete in the 2018 World Lacrosse Championship in Israel.


Opinion | Are you, uh, still wearing your mask?

The epidemic outbreak of this Fall semester undoubtedly represents that COVID-19 is far from over, Shoulin Luo writes.


Sophie, campus’s canine counselor, returns to action

At the beginning of the semester, students took note of Sophie's absence. Assistant Counseling Center Director David Aranda assures everyone that she isn’t going anywhere.

Q&A | The multicultural center hosts ‘welcome back’ barbecue

The Simmons Multicultural Center is home to diversity and inclusion on campus. Wishing to promote these values, the center hosts an annual Welcome Back Barbecue for students and faculty every September. Features editor Caroline Bryant talks to Assistant Director Kanesha Hicks about the organization and its upcoming event.

FSC relocates students as Hurricane Ian makes landfall

On the morning of Sept. 28, Florida Southern College began relocating students living in off-campus housing and apartments to Branscomb Auditorium. 


FSC cancels classes as hurricane forms

FSC's Emergency Management Team announced in an email the cancellation of the week’s classes, Sept. 26 to Sept. 30, in preparation for Tropical Storm Ian. 

Staple Munn Park restaurant reopens after fire

On Sept. 7, 2022, at approximately 3 p.m., flames erupted from the kitchen hood vent on the roof of Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille.

As FSC eases COVID-19 precautions, students test positive

As cases in Polk County remain low and Florida Southern rolls back its precautions, students are testing positive.

Art & Entertainment

Buckner Theatre performers cast ‘In the Heights’ of Tampa

Buckner Theatre performers Ariana Perera, ‘23, and Isabella Falber, ‘23, took their Broadway aspirations to the next level this summer after landing major roles in the popular Broadway show In The Heights.

In Photos | SGA’s second annual Frank Lloyd Wright Day a success

Florida Southern College held its second annual Frank Lloyd Wright Mental Health Day (FLW Day) on April 8, which included food, games and mental health programming throughout the day.

FSC theatre and dance’s spring performance ‘Em/Bodied’

The Florida Southern Dance Department held their annual spring performance from March 25-27. This year the title of the performance was “Em/Bodied,” focusing on the conceptualization, embodiment, and expression of various topics and emotions.

Students produce ‘Stop Kiss’ play

Dylan Olive Students in the theater department produced the play “Stop Kiss” in Fletcher Theater inside the Ordway building on Jan. 29 and 30. “Stop Kiss”...

Inside the box: Meet the stars of FSC’s improvisational comedy club

Lauren Schreader Florida Southern offers an abundance of clubs for any interest, although few allow non-members to participate.  Studio Box, an improvisational comedy club,  features its...

On Sept. 22, voting on this year’s SGA senate body concluded with 35 members gaining or returning to office out of roughly 70 applicants.


FSC women’s golf team finishes second at first tournament

The Florida Southern College women’s golf team finished in second place at the Seminole State Warmup at Mayfield Country Club in Sanford, Fla on Sept. 4, 2022. Loren Perez led the team to second when she finished second overall individually with a score of 75 in round one and 75 again in round two.


John Christovich and James Simpson recap the semester so far in Mocs Athletics. Plus, James sits down with GG Johnson, a runner on the women's cross country team.

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