Thursday, October 22, 2020

Student Spotlight: Sarah Bauman

Abby McHenry Junior Sarah Bauman traveled to Bimini in the Bahamas over fall break and researched sharks and other ocean species at the Bimini Biological...
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27 spins tapestry in Lakeland

Ashley Augusty The creative team at Twenty Seven Community is making a name for themselves here in Lakeland. The company specializes in reasonably priced handcrafted...

Catapult propels Lakeland businesses

Samantha Zimmerman Catapult, which is known to many in the Lakeland community as simply a co-working space, strives to help local entrepreneurs kick-start their businesses...

Emily Wainio-Oato: Passion for Spanish

Abby McHenry Florida Southern senior Emily Wainio-Oato’s passion for the Spanish language and culture blend perfectly with her Elementary Education and Spanish majors.   In high...

Art Crawl showcases contemporary artists

Sarah Oulman  The seventh annual Art Crawl transformed Downtown Lakeland with its music, art and vendors on Nov. 2 in Munn Park.  The Art Crawl, which...

FSC Now Serving Uncle Nick’s Bagels

Florida Southern's Tutu’s Cybercafe began serving New York style bagels from Uncle Nick’s a locally owned business this past Monday. The shop was started by cousins...

Local Charity Serves the Lakeland Area

Founded in 2011, the Amici Charity aims to keep residents of Polk County above the poverty level by assisting financially struggling individuals and families. Tony...

Black & Brew 2: coming soon near you

Abby McHenry A second Black and Brew Coffee House and Bistro will be opening in the Lakeland Public Library on Lake Morton this fall. The...

Alex Zimmer: Legal Intern

 Abby McHenry  Junior criminology major and pre-law studies minor Alex Zimmer is a legal intern at the state attorney’s office at the courthouse in Bartow,...

Ann Kast Internship

By Catherine Cervone It’s not often you get to combine both subjects you’re studying into one internship, but Ann Kast was lucky enough to do...

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Lakeland documentary to be released in theaters, on demand worldwide

Kenzie Carlson Despite COVID-19 halting the production of some films, the documentary “Fly Like a Girl” was still able to be released in Lakeland, and...

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...