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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Celebrating 100 years in Lakeland

Talking dingers with Mocs baseball’s Nick Wells

With a powerful swing and an uncanny ability to read even the toughest of pitchers, the senior outfielder has been an integral part of Florida Southern’s baseball team since transferring from Polk State College in 2020.

‘Ready to prove people wrong’: Moccasin softball looks to rally

Dylan OliveStaff Writer Over halfway through the season, the Florida Southern College softball team is currently ranked 10th in the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) with a 3-12 record. With a 52 game schedule and three games...

Assistant women’s tennis coach inspires players

Olivia Bryant Staff Writer Bridging the gap between disabled and abled, a pioneer in wheelchair tennis and beloved college coach, one would never be able to guess by his nonchalant manners and sarcastic wit, just how...

MLB lockout threatens Detroit Tigers spring training in Lakeland

Emma Poole Staff Writer Since the 1920s, Lakeland has been closely tied to baseball, but the current MLB lockout is threatening the presence of the Detroit Tigers in the city that they have called their spring...

Men’s lacrosse captains discuss upcoming season

Angela Corio Going into the spring 2022 season, the men's and women's lacrosse team of Florida Southern Athletics are in preparation for the upcoming season. Last year’s lacrosse season showed both wins and losses, with the...

FSC swim ranks high in SSC conference

FSC men’s swimming is now ranked number one in the Sunshine State Conference, after finishing first in the Panther Invitational in Melbourne Nov. 20. “Part of the reason we have been so successful this year...

Esports talks about their role in FSC athletics

Jessica Stalter Esports have been a part of the Florida Southern College Athletic department since the beginning of the program in 2017. Because of their digital nature however, esports are quite different from the other...

Men’s basketball looks forward to 2021 season

Ben Sax The Florida Southern Men’s Basketball team prepares to start their season. Florida Southern Men’s Basketball Head Coach Michael Donnelly has  learned a lot about his team, following the last season. “I learned that our team...

Hockey Senior Spotlight: Jamie Calhoun

Caroline Bryant At the age of five, Jamie Calhoun, senior, learned how to skate. One year later, his hockey career began. While it seems crazy to trust a six-year-old with shoe blades and a big...

Swim teams kicks off this year’s season

Caroline Bryant On Saturday, Sept. 25, both the FSC men and women’s swim teams attended the UNF Season kickoff in Jacksonville, alongside five other colleges in the Florida-Georgia area. The men’s team stole 1st place...

Recent Articles

FSC relocates students as Hurricane Ian makes landfall

On the morning of Sept. 28, Florida Southern College began relocating students living in off-campus housing and apartments to Branscomb Auditorium. 

FSC cancels classes as hurricane forms

FSC's Emergency Management Team announced in an email the cancellation of the week’s classes, Sept. 26 to Sept. 30, in preparation for Tropical Storm Ian. 

Staple Munn Park restaurant reopens after fire

On Sept. 7, 2022, at approximately 3 p.m., flames erupted from the kitchen hood vent on the roof of Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille.

Opinion | Are you, uh, still wearing your mask?

The epidemic outbreak of this Fall semester undoubtedly represents that COVID-19 is far from over, Shoulin Luo writes.

Opinion | The Controversy of Andrew Tate

Andrew Tate has become a well-known and controversial figure online, specifically on TikTok for his brash statements that are intensely misogynistic and violent, Emma Matzen writes in her opinion.