Sunday, January 23, 2022

Lakeland simplifies St. Patrick’s Day due to COVID-19

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Diego De Jesus Traditional St. Patrick’s Day events in Lakeland are being adjusted due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “I think they’re rolling with the punches...

Holiday spirits remain high in COVID-19 era

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Recent Articles

Student travel affected by airline regulations

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Dylan Olive On Oct. 4, Southwest Airlines announced a vaccine mandate among its employees: to keep employment, you will have to receive a COVID-19 vaccination...

Incumbent Mutz wins 2021 Lakeland mayoral election

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Andrew Thompson Residents of Lakeland cast their ballots during the local elections on Nov. 2 to elect the mayor and two city commissioners “Local elections are...

FSC updates its mask mandate policy

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Harry Solomon Florida Southern College announced on Nov. 8 that masks are no longer required inside on-campus residences or dining halls.  This policy has been updated...

Studio Box continues to perform live shows

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Dylan Olive This Fall, Studio Box has continued performing live shows, following restrictions at the beginning of spring due to COVID-19. Last spring was Studio Box’s...

Canvassers gathering signatures are removed from campus

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Salvatore Ambrosino The past week, students going to class on Johnson Avenue have been approached by canvassers around Christoverson and the Buck Stop. More recently,...