Saturday, December 5, 2020

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...

Recent Articles

The impact on mental health at FSC

Sarah Dube Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the mental health of FSC students. Both on and off-campus, students are struggling. David Aranda, Assistant Director...

Toronto Raptors to make season debut in Tampa

Salvatore Ambrosino The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Toronto Raptors are expected to tip off their season in Tampa’s Amalie Arena, according to a statement released...

Cuban-Americans tell stories of finding freedom

Written by: Vanessa Alvarez Editor's Note: This feature tells the stories of our writer's immediate family that fled from Cuba. President Donald Trump’s focus on Cuban-Americans...

Local Theaters Introduce New Safety Policies Due to Pandemic

Faith Miller The Polk Theatre, along with the CMX Cinema, previously known as the Cobb Theater, have both released new policies regarding COVID-19 and safety...

FSC introduces new canine counselor, Sophie

Sophie Talbert There is a new four-legged addition to the counseling center this fall. Sophie, a 3-year-old golden retriever, has already made an impact on...