Thursday, November 14, 2019

Judge rules for same-sex marriage

U. S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled the same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional in Florida on August 21. Hinkle stated that the ban, first put into...

Florida just may ‘go to pot’

Kati McCabe Contributing Writer Florida Southern student Delanie Wallace posed the question, “What is amendment 2?” Medical marijuana has been widely reported by major news stations across...

First Friday rains dogs

A small dog jumps through a hoop to get a treat at an SPCA event. SPCA was one of the sponsoring organizations at this...

Runners, cyclists and motorists, oh my! Recent incidents highlight need for care around lake

    The area around Lake Hollingsworth and Florida Southern College is a popular one for bikers, runners and sightseers. The route is deceptively tranquil though,...

Recognizing a crime in progress: Experimental YouTube video goes viral

  In this day and age, there is always a new viral video on YouTube. However, on Feb. 9, that video turned out to be...

FSC ensures campus safety

Justin Richards Contributing Writer   Students can rest assured that, despite recent shootings around the country, campus safety and the Lakeland Police Department have a specific protocol...

FSC receives $400,000 grant for restoration

Florida Southern College was recently granted $400,000 from the state of Florida’s Division of Historical Resources in an effort to preserve the legendary architecture...

‘The Buck stops here’: New eatery brings pizza to Florida Southern

 Soon Florida Southern College pizza lovers may not have to order out. Construction has begun in the middle of campus for a new eatery...

FSC alumnus Wiggs sworn in as mayor: New mayor may give students voice

As 2014 dawned, Howard Wiggs, Florida Southern College alumnus and current member of the board of trustees, was sworn in as the new mayor...

Lakeland Commissioners consider closing bar doors to under 21’s

City attorney Tim McCausland read several new ordinances at the Jan. 9 City Council meeting; no new ordinance gained so much attention as title...

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Florida Southern women to represent Lakeland and Polk County at Miss Lakeland 2020

Abby McHenry Florida Southern student Gracie Westerfield and alumna Meagan Price won the title of Miss Polk County and Miss Lakeland respectively at the Miss...

Disney Plus breaks into the streaming world

Sarah Bauman On Nov. 12 , The Walt Disney Company released Disney+, a streaming site with content from Disney Classics to the Marvel films.  According to...

Single use paper and plastic are Wynee’s ‘easy way out’

Sophia Gonzalez Although Florida Southern College has supported sustainability incentives around campus in the past, offering plastic cups and straws at Wynee’s Bistro takes away...