Saturday, December 5, 2020

Lakeland to sell swans at 40th roundup

Jameson Champion Each year since 1980, the City of Lakeland has held a ‘Swan Roundup’ at Lake Morton. Next week on Oct. 6 and 7 at...

Lakeland mask mandate extended

Jillian Kurtz In a 4-3 vote, the Lakeland City Commission has extended the city-wide mask ordinance. With this extension, the mandate will now be in...
Photo by Jillian Kurtz

Spring break Junior Journey trips cancelled due to coronavirus

Jillian Kurtz Florida Southern College has made the decision to cancel all Spring Break Junior Journey trips based on...

Plant-based fast food on the rise in Lakeland

Sarah Oulman Vegan and vegetarian options are increasingly becoming more popular among customers in the U.S., leading many fast-food...

Mason’s Live officially closes

Rebecca Messina Through an announcement on Facebook Jan. 9, the management of bar and nightclub Masons Live announced that...

Climate strikes continue with celebrity support

Sam Odom Approximately 100,000 participants in Berlin, Melbourne and London, and 60,000 in the streets of Lower Manhattan, gathered for a global climate strike, on...

Knowledge of CBD increasing in the Lakeland area

Taylor Wilson CBD is a new trend that has made its way to Lakeland in the past few years and is making sizable headway for...

Punk Rock Flea Market Vol: 2

Sam Odom Swan Brewing hosted the Punk Rock Flea Market Vol: 2 on Sunday Sept. 29. The event began at 12 p.m. and ended at...

LKLD mural aims to unite the Lakeland community

Ariel Molinaro The Lakeland Magic, a National Basketball Association G-League affiliate team of the Orlando Magic, unveiled a new addition to the RP Funding Center...

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...

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The impact on mental health at FSC

Sarah Dube Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the mental health of FSC students. Both on and off-campus, students are struggling. David Aranda, Assistant Director...

Toronto Raptors to make season debut in Tampa

Salvatore Ambrosino The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Toronto Raptors are expected to tip off their season in Tampa’s Amalie Arena, according to a statement released...

Cuban-Americans tell stories of finding freedom

Written by: Vanessa Alvarez Editor's Note: This feature tells the stories of our writer's immediate family that fled from Cuba. President Donald Trump’s focus on Cuban-Americans...

Local Theaters Introduce New Safety Policies Due to Pandemic

Faith Miller The Polk Theatre, along with the CMX Cinema, previously known as the Cobb Theater, have both released new policies regarding COVID-19 and safety...

FSC introduces new canine counselor, Sophie

Sophie Talbert There is a new four-legged addition to the counseling center this fall. Sophie, a 3-year-old golden retriever, has already made an impact on...