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Spring break Junior Journey trips cancelled due to coronavirus

Jillian Kurtz Florida Southern College has made the decision to cancel all Spring Break Junior Journey trips based on...

Amusement parks make safety strides for guests

Grace Newton Last month, a man trying to enter Animal Kingdom was stopped by the park’s security, who found...

United Methodist Church faces potential split

Vanessa Alvarez The United Methodist Church will be convening in May 5-15 to vote on a proposal that will...

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...

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Top six Netflix suggestions for quarantine free time

Nathalie Moreno Now that most of Florida Southern's students are stuck at home for most of the day, people...

Refund checks come out as students face unemployment amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Taylor Wilson Florida Southern students received an email from Dr. Anne B. Kerr on Apr. 1, regarding the status...

Local restaurants offer additional takeout options during safer-at-home order

Sarah Oulman Curbside pickup and delivery options are appearing across Lakeland in an effort to encourage customers to support...