Thursday, October 1, 2020

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...

AGR hosts food drive for the Bahamas

Sophia Gonzalez Florida Southern College’s Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity (AGR) hosted a hurricane relief food drive following Dorian’s landfall in the Bahamas as a Category...

Looking back on the SGA Senate elections

Alex Zimmer Florida Southern College announced the results of the Student Government Association (SGA) Senate elections on Sept. 16th.  On any college campus, students will express...

Freshman Class put on Constitution Day

Lexi Potter Constitution Day is hosted by the freshman class each year as part of their introductory political science class requirements. Each year, the Freshman students...

First farmers market of the year took place Sept. 11

Sophia Gonzalez Florida Southern College is bringing back the farmers market on Sept. 11, following the positive reaction it received from students last semester.  The first...

Residential students living in Holiday Inn Express

Peter Edgar As students began arriving at Florida Southern for Resident Advisor training weeks, one began to prepare herself for a new kind of living...

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Clubs transition to online meetings and events

Vanessa Alvarez Florida Southern transformed many aspects of campus life to promote the health and safety of students on campus.  In the FSCares document detailing the...

Have masks gone from a necessary nuisance to an accessory?

Nathalie Moreno Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in the middle of March, the world has had to adjust to a new normal. This...

Internships switch to virtual

Grace Newton At FSC, many majors include an internship as part of their requirements. Considered part of their credit hours and observed by a professor,...

FSC adapts to COVID-19 changes

Kenzie Carlson The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted how Florida Southern College students are receiving their education. One of these major changes came on Aug. 10 when...

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...