Saturday, August 8, 2020

FSC mourns death of student

Jillian Kurtz On Tuesday, Oct. 8, senior accounting and math major Dalton Beitel was found unresponsive in his Lake Hollingsworth apartment by his roommates, according...

Sometimes, we don’t need to know

Even before the Division of Student Life released a statement regarding Dalton Beitel’s death on Tuesday, the rumor mill chewed away at the privacy...

Fulbrighter, Reporter and Author to Speak on travel at FSC

Peter Edgar Monday, major campus organizations will host an award-winning reporter, Fulbright recipient and traveler to speak about the benefits of international travel in the...

LPD partners with Just Ask for ‘Lattes with LPD’

Sarah Oulman The first Lattes with LPD event, hosted in conjunction with Florida Southern College’s Just Ask initiative, was held on Sept. 25 in the...

Polk Museum returns to the 19th century

Sam Odom On Sept. 14, The Polk Museum of Art hosted an event called “Return to the 19th Century: A Night at the Museum”. The...

Polk District college fair comes to FSC

Sarah Oulman Florida Southern College will be hosting the upcoming Polk District College Fair on Oct. 8. The Polk County School District’s annual college fair will...

New unlimited meal plan offered for students

Vanessa Alvarez At President’s Circle on Sept. 19, Director of Food Services, Tim Raible unveiled an addition to the already reconstructed meal plan known as...

Citrus disease affects Florida’s orange trees

Amelia Jackson With the disease known as Huanglongbing (HLB), spreading like wildfire across Florida’s citrus community, the need for students majoring in citrus at Florida...

TriBeta hosts Lake Hollingsworth environmental cleanup day

Sarah Oulman Florida Southern College’s Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) will be hosting its upcoming Lake Hollingsworth Environmental Cleanup Day on Sept. 28.  TriBeta’s first cleanup event...

Firewall restrictions put on campus WiFi

Jillian Kurtz Throughout the past two weeks, students have been reporting a blockage in the content that is able to be accessed through the school’s...

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Top six Netflix suggestions for quarantine free time

Nathalie Moreno Now that most of Florida Southern's students are stuck at home for most of the day, people...

Refund checks come out as students face unemployment amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Taylor Wilson Florida Southern students received an email from Dr. Anne B. Kerr on Apr. 1, regarding the status...

Local restaurants offer additional takeout options during safer-at-home order

Sarah Oulman Curbside pickup and delivery options are appearing across Lakeland in an effort to encourage customers to support...

Wellness Center staff weighs in on staying active at home

Jillian Kurtz During this time, the fitness community has discovered new ways to keep encouraging others to be active...
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Twenty Seven owner encourages people to stay at home and shop online

Abby McHenry Small business owners have had to limit hours or close altogether due to Coronavirus concerns. Jenna O’Brien,...