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News - 5/29/2015

A Shark-Infused Travel Journey

When you think of the Bahamas, you think the typical crystal clear water, exotic food, and a relaxing vibe. As a student going there with the intent of researching, my experience included that and so much more. Within an hour of being at the Shark lab we went out for our first...

News - 5/29/2015

A Theatre Revival: Bartow Native Sees Bright Lights and the Potential of What Could Be Again

After more than a century, the Orpheum Theatre is returning to Bartow. And with it will come a new dimension of Bartow's cultural arts — it's not only a performance venue, but also a place of instruction for young thespians and vocalists. Bartow native Jenny Heid...

News - 5/21/2015

Cantilevers Unveiled

Recently, a diverse group of students packed the backroom of Tutu’s Cyber CafĂ©. There were poets, spoken-word performers, fiction writers, and visual artists. Professor Sam Romero’s latest series of “Chicano” photography hung from across the stage. The ...

News - 5/20/2015

Frostproof Chamber Hears About Citrus Challenges

During the heyday of Florida's citrus industry, there were nearly 1 million acres of citrus in the state. Today, there is only about half that. Frostproof native Phillip Rucks talked about preserving the citrus industry at Tuesday's Frostproof Chamber of Commerce's...

News - 5/19/2015

Crouch Making PGA Tour Debut at the Memorial

Tim Crouch has been going to the Memorial Tournament since he was 8 years old. Even though the two-time NCAA Division II individual national champion at Florida Southern lives just 35 miles away, Crouch has never played Jack Nicklaus' exclusive Muirfield Village golf cours...

News - 5/17/2015

Monday Profile: Asst Professor Keeps Students on Their Toes

When Erin LaSala was offered the job to teach dance at Florida Southern College, she jumped at the chance to help build the new program and finally move back to the place she calls home.

News - 5/13/2015

A Serendipitous NYC Junior Journey

My fall 2014 Junior Journey trip to New York City currently ranks as one of the best experiences of my life. Not only did I get to familiarize myself with a different American culture, but best of all, I did it with my best friends. The Adventure Began Upon Arrival W...

News - 5/12/2015

FSC Men 2nd, Women 6th in Mayors’ Cup Races

Florida Southern College finished in a tie for second in The Mayors’ Cup standings in men’s athletics this year, while the women finished in sixth. The Moccasins’ men’s team finished tied for second with Saint Leo, just 2.5 points behind Lynn, which won...

News - 5/12/2015

Fans Get a Chance to Meet the New FSC Men's Basketball Coach Mike Donnelly

The 24th head coach of Florida Southern College's men's basketball team was introduced to the Sixth Man Club and fans during a press conference in front of approximately 100 people at Jenkins Field House on Wednesday evening.

News - 5/12/2015

A Famous Daughter Talks Up Mothers in Speech at Florida Southern

Bush Hager spoke Wednesday at a Florida Southern event designed to uplift mothers and draw attention to The Roberts Academy, a transitional school for dyslexic students located on the college campus. College officials chose Bush Hager to speak, in part, because the 33-year-old...