Thursday, September 24, 2020

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...

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...

Religious exemptions for immunizations being questioned in Polk County

Vanessa Alvarez Florida is one of just over forty states that accept religious reasons for immunization exemption, however, many question the validity behind it.  County lawmakers...

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...

Lakeland joins the Global Climate Strike

Jillian Kurtz Lakelanders participated in a strike meant to bring attention to climate change on Friday outside of the Southgate Shopping Plaza on S Florida...

Florida Southern affected by Hurricane Dorian

UPDATE: September 1, 6:30 p.m. The National Weather Service issued a tropical storm watch for Polk County at 11 a.m. Sunday. A tropical storm watch...

Recycling cuts affect Lakeland

Haley Parson Recycling is an “it word” this year. Companies are selling goods made from various recycled materials. There are movements to increase recycling across...

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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...

Theatre and Dance adjusts for social distancing

Sam Odom In the midst of a global pandemic, Florida Southern, like most educational establishments, is adjusting to a new way of life. Theatre and...

Polk Museum of Art reopens

After being closed for six months in the height of quarantine and coronavirus, the Polk Museum of Art has reopened to the public as...

Black Student Union hosts first meeting of the semester

Sophia Gonzalez Florida Southern College’s Black Student Union invited the student body to join its first official meeting of the semester.  On Sept. 13, BSU informed...

SGA hosts entirely virtual campaigns

Salvatore Ambrosino Over fifty students ran for Student Government Association’s senate positions with the new challenge of campaigning on fully virtual platforms.  The elections committee for...