Monday, July 22, 2019

Recap: FSC English professor leads art talk

Peter Edgar Since the Polk Museum of Art (PMA) and Florida Southern’s partnership began, programming and FSC student and professor involvement at the PMA...

South Florida Avenue Chick-Fil-A demolished, rebuilding

Peter Edgar At the end of January, a flurry of my family members and friends rushed to Chick-Fil-A, on South Florida Avenue, to use...

Local businesses expand locations and partnerships

Mohammed Halemeh NEXT STOP, OMNI POP The Omni Pop-Up Market pairs up with breweries around Tampa Bay to feature local artists, music, food and craft beer.  Lakeland was...

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...

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...

Lakeland’s Mayor Debate

In the city of Lakeland, there are two strong, opposing campaigns launching full-force attempts to sway voters in Polk County. When they take to the...

Sandwich shop takes you back in time with old-fashioned favorites

By Katie Padgett Located less than five minutes from campus, the small yellow building with red awnings known as Subs ‘n Such is built to...

New Lakeland venue presents open opportunities for local artists

By Peter Edgar Over the past few months, Lakeland has blossomed in providing opportunities for community involvement, dining experiences and entertainment. With the recent opening...

The Golden Age arrives in Lakeland

By W James In the comics industry, the late 1930’s to late 50’s is called The Golden Age of comic books. That time is called...

Historic mansion turned trendy kitchen

By Katie Padgett If you’ve driven on South Florida Ave. in the past few months, you couldn’t have missed it. “Some people think it’s a church,...

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Southern changes meal plans and food offerings for upcoming year

Reems Landreth FSC REWORKS DINING PLANS & OPTIONS AHEAD OF FALL SEMESTER The Division of Student Life sent an email to the student body outlining a...

Recycling cuts affect Lakeland

Haley Parson Recycling is an “it word” this year. Companies are selling goods made from various recycled materials. There are movements to increase recycling across...

Woodstock 50th anniversary comes to Lakeland

Zya Crawford 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the famous Woodstock Music and Arts Festival that took place summer of 1969. To celebrate, more than...