Monday, August 3, 2020

Opinion: If re-election is inevitable, voting is essential

Emma Tallon Imagine that it’s 2020 and President Trump has just tweeted “Here’s to Keeping America Great”. Unsettling? Here’s what you can do to change...

PSL Season: Too Early?

Abby McHenry Seasonal Treats August has come to an end—and with it, the arrival of Pumpkin-flavored drinks. For some, Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks’s late-August fall drink...

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...

18 candidates: a help or a hurt?

Emma Tallon As the 2020 presidential primaries draw near, a growing list of candidates have taken to the ballot in hope of calling the White...

Letter from the Editor: Student Government Elections

Fellow Students, This page of the Southern is exclusively dedicated to issues surrounding the elections of a new Student Government Association Executive Board.  Some of the...

Arrest of local middle schooler sparks national pledge debate

Alexandra Zimmer  A sixth-grade student who refused to say the Pledge of Allegiance at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy downtown was arrested on Feb. 4 after...

Junior Journey changes student’s global views

Victoria Salvatore  I have always dreamed of going to Europe and experiencing a different culture, but it never became a reality until this year.  For my...

Students question the value of free shirts at FSC events

Emma Tallon At almost every large-scale campus event, you may have noticed the many free, promotional t-shirts that are passed out to students. These t-shirts...

Florida Southern benefits from growth, requires maintenance

Taylor Wilson The Florida Southern College campus seems like it is always changing and adding new pieces, and that is because it is. “It’s really awesome...

Queen Moc – New, healthy options at FSC

This past Thursday, SGA announced Tutu’s Cyber Cafe will finally be serving organic ice cubes. After months of work, SGA Vice President of Academics Greg...

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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...

Wellness Center staff weighs in on staying active at home

Jillian Kurtz During this time, the fitness community has discovered new ways to keep encouraging others to be active...
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Twenty Seven owner encourages people to stay at home and shop online

Abby McHenry Small business owners have had to limit hours or close altogether due to Coronavirus concerns. Jenna O’Brien,...