Wednesday, March 20, 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 Takeover for ‘19-‘20 school year to take place in the fall

Peter Edgar The next Southern Takeover will take place within the fall semester next school year, Assistant Director of Student Involvement Jackie Inskeep announced at...

Steak ‘n Shake, graduation tickets discussed at spring Town Hall

Jillian Kurtz At Student Government Association’s semesterly Town Hall meeting held on March 13, Florida Southern administrators addressed the official Steak ‘n Shake contract as...

Florida Southern to partner with Lakeland Regional Health

Peter Edgar, Abby McHenry, and Erin Daugherty In an effort to provide better health services to students, the Student Health Center (SHC) is modifying its...