Journalists Jailed Under Trump

ALEX AMENTA / NEWS TEAM Two weeks ago, six journalists were arrested, on felony charges of rioting, as they covered the violent protests on inauguration day. They had proper press passes and identified themselves as journalists to the police; they were arrested in the mass round-up of those believed to be involved in the protests. This…

Justice Department to Reinstate Travel Ban

THRICIA SAINTIL / NEWS TEAM The US justice department urged an appeals court on Tuesday to reinstate President Donald Trump’s travel ban in the interests of national security. The ban limits travel from seven majority-Muslim countries, and it bars the arrival of all refugees into the United States. U.S. District Judge James Robart of Seattle…

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Bill to Remove Bannon from National Security Council

By TRICHA SAINTIL  / Contributing Writer On Wednesday U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy proposed a bill on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives that would essentially remove Stephen Bannon from the National Security Council.   Bannon, a former Navy surface warfare officer who has worked in investment banking, as a Hollywood producer and most recently…

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FSU’s PRISM Concert Displays Full Spectrum of Music Department

By TREVOR DURHAM / Managing Editor There’s a somewhat devotional feeling to the annual PRISM event, a spring festival celebrating the utmost of Florida State’s musicians- each performance individually adds to an overwhelming event – the height of Tallahassee’s musical capabilities. Led primarily by the Marching Chiefs and their subsections, PRISM 2017 was an outrageous,…

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Superbowl Commercials: Best and Worst

By CARRIE PINKARD / Contributing Writer Superbowl 2017 has come and gone and it’s time for us, as a nation to reflect on what really mattered: the commercials. The Superbowl is the one day a year where Americans eagerly watch commercials, and these advertisements can reach the approximately 115 million viewers of the Superbowl, plus…