Thursday, May 23, 2019

Gay marriage laws vary across the world

MyLena Ferman Despite many accomplishments, there are still places around the world in which homosexual relationships are banned or not protected by law. Same-sex marriage...

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...

Brexit delayed after Parliament rejects ‘no-deal’

Alex Zimmer British lawmakers have rejected the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union without a deal in place, making delays to Brexit inevitable. Prime Minister...

Steak ‘n Shake, graduation tickets discussed at spring Town Hall

Jillian Kurtz At Student Government Association’s semesterly Town Hall meeting held on March 13, Florida Southern administrators addressed the official Steak ‘n Shake contract as...

Florida Southern to partner with Lakeland Regional Health

Peter Edgar, Abby McHenry, and Erin Daugherty In an effort to provide better health services to students, the Student Health Center (SHC) is modifying its...

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...

Retired Fla. Supreme Court Justice to join FSC faculty

Jillian Kurtz Retired Florida Supreme Court Justice and Florida Southern alumni R. Fred Lewis will be Florida Southern’s newest faculty member in the expansion of...

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....

Lakeland to improve accessibility

 Victoria Salvatore  A public input open house meeting was held at the Lakeland Public Library on Feb. 19, regarding Lakeland’s Americans with Disabilities Act Self-Evaluation...

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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Recycling cuts affect Lakeland

Haley Parson Recycling is an “it word” this year. Companies are selling goods made from various recycled materials. There are movements to increase recycling across...

Woodstock 50th anniversary comes to Lakeland

Zya Crawford 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the famous Woodstock Music and Arts Festival that took place summer of 1969. To celebrate, more than...

Paper straws a non-solution for FSC sustainability

Victoria Salvatore In the three years that I’ve been attending Florida Southern, they’ve been making moves to create a more environmentally friendly campus.  Efforts by Student...