Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Holiday spirits remain high in COVID-19 era

Jameson Champion The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been responsible for many changes in the lifestyles of Florida Southern students, including the way Christmas traditions are...

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...

Honeycomb Bread Bakery opens permanent shop

Mariah Nichols  Honeycomb Bread Bakery is now open Inside Twenty Seven paper goods shop and is filled with fresh pastries and bread being made. The...

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...

Recent Articles

Cuban-Americans protest outside Lakeland’s Buena Block Party

Salvatore Ambrosino Following the country’s largest protests in decades, Cuban-Americans in Florida have assembled this week to call down the reigning political party in Cuba—many...

Polk civic leaders gather at Juneteenth celebrations

Salvatore Ambrosino The Polk Street Underpass of West Bartow represented Pan-African colors over the last weekend as vendors, educators and civic leaders gathered under the...

HSU and CHAARG are officially approved by SGA

Jessica Stalter Two new clubs were officially added to Florida Southern’s community at the last Presidents Circle of the semester.  These clubs, CHAARG, a women’s fitness...

Olivia Rodrigo quickly rises within the music industry

Deanna Wright Olivia Rodrigo is becoming the new Taylor Swift of the decade. Rodrigo has been an actress since she started in theater productions during her...

Golf alum joins National Women’s Golf Association

By Danny Buchell Staff Writer Amanda Gartrell is an alumnus of Florida Southern College and a former record-breaking golfer for the Mocs golf program.   Gartrell originally graduated...