Monday, July 22, 2019

Thanksgiving is the New Black Friday

But is this the wisest decision for these retailers?  It is my favorite holiday of the year. All my family comes in from out of...

Election day: D.C. versus Raleigh

When I started interning in Washington D.C., I began looking forward to the election. My internship is very hands-on, and I’d been given chances...

Facebook provides new gender options

Facebook has recently made a change to allow users to customize their gender options. Facebook has attempted to broaden their rage in appealing to...

Juicing: a new way to spring clean

You never realize how much of your day revolves around meals until you are denied of eating any solid foods. A week ago, the...

How you and your community can benefit by supporting local businesses

Rebecca Padgett Opinions Editor   When most of us are hungry and can’t possibly fathom another delicious meal at the cafe we flock to places like Chipotle...

Power of symbols: respecting the community and thinking before we speak

The definition of a symbol is “something used for or regarded as representing something else.” A symbol can be a sports jersey signifying a...

Body image problems not always about pounds

Kelly Lamano Co-Editor   We’ve all heard the comments, whether it was heard indirectly, directly or as an observer. “You could lose a few pounds,” or “I...

Stand out this year for Halloween

Gigi Gabig Staff Writer If you are yet again stumped for the perfect Halloween costume, look no further than this article.We will never forget Karen Smith’s...

Cyber-bullying takes toll locally

Jess Raigosa Staff Writer Back in the day, the term “bullying” was something you would likely use to refer to one kid pushing another down on...

Rave culture: sex, drugs and techno or good vibes a healthy good time?

Fluffies, kandi, PLUR, diffraction glasses and rolling... all terms (almost) no one outside of the “rave culture” understands. A stigma usually attaches itself to the...

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Southern changes meal plans and food offerings for upcoming year

Reems Landreth FSC REWORKS DINING PLANS & OPTIONS AHEAD OF FALL SEMESTER The Division of Student Life sent an email to the student body outlining a...

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...