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Saturday, November 26, 2022

Celebrating 100 years in Lakeland

FSC Democrats, Republicans to run poll shuttles on election day

College Democrats and Republicans will be offering free shuttle rides to the polls from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. during the Nov. 8 midterm elections.

Town Hall addresses inflation, Junior Journeys and more

President Kerr claimed that the rising prices on campus are due to a variety of factors, mainly inflation. 

Director of multicultural center resigns after one year

The Director of the Evett L. Simmons Center for Multicultural Appreciation, Vanessa Beckham, has suddenly resigned from her position serving her last day on Oct. 21.  

Explainer | What to know about local, state, federal elections

Voters across the U.S. are preparing to cast their votes in the midterm elections on Nov. 8.

Does Florida’s lack of monkeypox precautions impact schools?

As of Oct. 9, there have been 26 confirmed or probable cases of monkeypox in Polk County, with the majority of individuals falling into the 25 - 44 age range. The number of cases continues to rise each month.

Students encounter devastating floods in southwest Florida

Florida Southern College students living in southwest Florida navigated flooded highways, power outages and debris in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.

HLSC grieves impact of Hurricane Fiona on Puerto Rico

For 11 days, from Sept. 13 to Sept. 24, Hurricane Fiona aggressively hit Puerto Rico and worsened the massive destruction caused by Hurricane Maria.

FSC relocates students as Hurricane Ian makes landfall

On the morning of Sept. 28, Florida Southern College began relocating students living in off-campus housing and apartments to Branscomb Auditorium. 

FSC cancels classes as hurricane forms

FSC's Emergency Management Team announced in an email the cancellation of the week’s classes, Sept. 26 to Sept. 30, in preparation for Tropical Storm Ian. 

Staple Munn Park restaurant reopens after fire

On Sept. 7, 2022, at approximately 3 p.m., flames erupted from the kitchen hood vent on the roof of Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille.