Sunday, February 28, 2021

Opinion: Restoration of Felons Voting Rights

Alex Zimmer American citizens all over the country celebrated National Voters Registration Day on Sept. 24, yet former Florida felons are still seeking the right...

Trump refuses to provide temporary protected status to Bahamas

Vanessa Alvarez   Hurricane Dorian slammed the Bahamas on Sept. 7 as a monsterous Category 5 storm, leaving 1,300 people unaccounted for as of Sept. 12...

UMC decision sparks ongoing controversy

Elisa White Following a February conference that resulted in a maintained ban on full inclusion of LGBTQ+ members, whether or not the United Methodist Church...

City of Lakeland hires new Assistant City Manager

 Jillian Kurtz  Emily Colón was announced as the new Assistant City Manager for the City of Lakeland on Feb. 25.  Colón and Ocea Lattimore were selected...

United Methodist Church upholds ban on ordination and marriage of LGBTQ members

Elisa White The United Methodist Church (UMC) decided to uphold a ban on same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy in a Tuesday vote. Delegates gathered from Feb....

NASA says goodbye to Opportunity, Mars rover

 Hannah Kiester After 15 years of Mars exploration, the rover, Opportunity’s mission has officially been called to an end. NASA lost contact with the rover in...

Young vote could be key to ‘20 presidential election

Hannah Kiester Almost as soon as  2019 began, hopeful candidates started campaigning for the 2020 presidential election. Since President Trump’s election in 2016, there have been...

Nation-wide bomb threat ‘hoax’ impacts Florida Southern

Jillian Kurtz    Emails containing bomb threats to several staff members at Florida Southern resulted in the evacuation of three college buildings around 1:30 p.m....

Brits march to stay in European Union

Hannah Kiester In June of 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, resulting in what was coined “Brexit,” but now the move...

FSC student returns to Douglas

Hannah Kiester It has been a month since the school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, but the public is still reeling from the tragedy. To...

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Vaccine roll-out in Florida

Emily Starling As the Florida vaccine rollout continues to push forth, college-aged students may have to wait until April or later to be able to...

Largest exhibit to date opens at the PMA

Deanna Wright The Polk Museum is welcoming “Toulouse-Lautrec and the Belle Époque” exhibit from now until May.  Toulouse-Lautrec is a well-known artist and master of the...

Trump holiday offers stark contrast to harrowing four years

Nathalie Moreno Ohio Republican (GOP) lawmakers, Jon Cross and Reggie Stoltzfus,  have decided to try and  designate June 14 as an annual state holiday in...

Polk County city declares Trump holiday

Andrew Thompson and Salvatore Ambrosino Frostproof, Fla., a small rural community in southern Polk County, has officially declared the first week of February as Donald J....

FSC Athletics resumes without fans in attendance

Andrew Pawling Last March, in the middle of the busiest time of the year for FSC Athletics, everything came to a grinding halt. Through months...