Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Downtown Lakeland business closes after 78 years

Claudia Kahl The national switch to living online has caused a noticeable shift in our economy as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With little...
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Walsh zooms into her new role as SGA President

Abby McHenry Junior Madelyn Walsh has been elected to fill the role of Student Government Association President...

Wright approaches two decades at Southern

Grace Newton As the longest-serving chaplain in Florida Southern College history, the Rev. Tim Wright, is leaving a legacy...

Strawberry Festival sweetens Lakeland springtime

Genevieve Chiaramonte The Florida Strawberry Festival celebrates the blooming of strawberries and the town of Plant City, Florida  on...

Student Spotlight: Alex Van Ryne

Abby McHenry The 2019-2020 academic year has see The 2019-2020 academic year has seen some changes in the recruitment...

Valentines craft night draws artists and non-artists alike

Jessica Stalter On February 7, Florida Southern students gathered in Edge 201 to create crafts at a Valentines Craft...

Student Spotlight: Ryan Pask

Abby McHenry While still in school, senior Ryan Pask works with Publix at the corporate level as the Utility...

Valentine Festivities in Lakeland for those with or without a date

Sam Odom There are options for those who are looking for a different way to partake in the Valentine’s...

Alpha Chi promotes Healthy Relationships Week

Taylor Wilson Healthy Relationships Week is Feb. 10 through Feb. 14, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The week...

Pigfest cooks up local competition in Lakeland

Jameson Champion Once a year, Lakeland gears up for over 150 of the best competition barbecue teams from around...

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Student Spotlight: Emily Wills

With so many students not able to return to campus this semester, many are living off-campus with commuter status, rather than living at home....

Lakeland Holds 40th Annual Swan Roundup

Jameson Champion Earlier this month the City of Lakeland held yet another successful Swan Roundup, gathering the swans for necessary medical checkups. This year marks the...

Chris Evans Scandal sparks discussion on female sexuality

Sarah Dube Earlier this month, what was supposed to be an innocent showcase of a family game of “Heads Up” turned into a social media...

Lakeland candidates running for representative seats

Grace Newton Local candidates will be on the same ballot as the presidential nominees on Election Day. This includes candidates for Congress, the state legislature...

Frank Lloyd Wright architecture limits mobility

Kenzie Carlson and Vanessa Hart Students at Florida Southern College have become concerned with accessibility issues on campus. “Ordway is an area on campus I feel...