Saturday, October 19, 2019

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      This story is still developing. Emails containing bomb threats to several staff members at Florida Southern resulted in the evacuation of...

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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Service announced for Dalton Beitel

Reems Landreth Vice President of Student Life Dr. Susan Freeman has released details regarding service arrangements for Dalton Beitel. Dalton’s service will be on Saturday, Oct....

World Mental Health Day taking place worldwide October 10

Vanessa Alvarez World Mental Health Day is celebrated around the globe each year on October 10 with a goal to raise awareness for mental health. This...

FSC mourns death of student

Jillian Kurtz On Tuesday, Oct. 8, senior accounting and math major Dalton Beitel was found unresponsive in his Lake Hollingsworth apartment by his roommates, according...