Monday, December 9, 2019

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...

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...

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Students help put on PALA Qualifiers at Lake Myrtle Sports Park

Jillian Kurtz Florida Southern students and athletes helped at the 2019 Pan American Lacrosse Association Women’s Lacrosse World Qualifiers that took place Nov. 14-17. Founded in...

Disney+ and Netflix bring back childhood memories

Nathalie Moreno The talk of the month has been the arrival of Disney’s new streaming service called Disney+, released on Nov. 12. Disney+ contains new...

‘Carole & Tuesday’ brings various music styles to Netflix

Angelo Grajo The first half of “Carole & Tuesday” was released on Netflix on Aug. 30. The second half of the show will be released...