Clicks Out For Harambe

By AMBER DION / Staff Writer It is almost impossible to go on the internet without reading the name Harambe, at least in passing, and as a college student who spends copious amounts of time immersing myself in internet culture I am very aware of what Harambe has become. It is certainly strange how a…

UGA Tacky Christmas Swim Meet

By WENDY PARKULO / Staff Writer This past weekend I had the amazing opportunity to travel to the University of Georgia for their UGA Swim Club Tacky Christmas in September Invitational with 14 other club swimmers from FSU. Competing against roughly 10 other universities in a laid-back, no pressure environment allowed all in attendance to…

Cause of Crohn’s

BY ANGIE STEVENS / NEWS TEAM The cure for Crohn’s disease may be near at hand, as researchers at Cave Western Reserve University have found a fungus that may be attributed to the disease. This fungus is found in the intestines and plays a major role, along with bacteria and genetic variables, in determining whether…

WTF, SJWs?

By ADAM WOOD / Staff Writer Social Justice Warriors are commonly envisioned as plucky millennials with strong, ‘radical’ opinions. We all know at least one, right? They like to fight the good fight, challenging their friends and fellows on a myriad of social issues such as minority poverty, gender norms, and reproductive rights. They debate…

500 Million Yahoo Users Hacked

Two years ago in 2014 Yahoo suffered the largest cyber breach in history, yet it is only coming to light now in the wake of other investigations in August. Data from 500 million users was hacked. The largest attack before this was a hack involving 360 million MySpace users. The only thing that is known…

ACC To Move Championship Games out of North Carolina

By WENDY PARKULO / Staff Writer It is certainly unexpected that bathrooms would dictate the location of sport championships; however this has become the case with the state of North Carolina. North Carolina recently passed House Bill 2, colloquially known as the “bathroom bill”, which dictates that people are not allowed to use a restroom facility…

Kids Sue Obama Over Climate Change

By WENDY PARKULO / Staff Writer Oftentimes children and young adults are chastised for not voting or paying attention to politics but this is certainly not the case for 21 young people who are currently in the process of suing the Federal Government for something they believe very strongly in: climate change. Their major argument…

EpiPen CEO Sees Hearing over Price Spike

  This Wednesday Congress held a hearing on the huge spike in EpiPen prices and no punches were held. Mylan’s EpiPen CEO Heather Bresch was lambasted and scolded by Congress for raising the base price of a two-pack EpiPen from $100 in 2009 to $600 this year. Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn., didn’t go easy on…

Poetry: A Woman’s Place

I.  I am the fire, whose embers dare to rise and light the clouds above it, whose smoke wills the air to escape it’s clutches – you have never felt this heat before. Summer’s child, the fertile grasp of bees float in my wake. Winter shakes. Spread the seeds, petals’ colors quake against the trees. Sing bird sing, escape your cage, flutter…

Young Adult Novels: Art or Cash Cow?

By ANDREW QUINTANA / Contributing Writer The summer movie experience this year was a little lackluster. With the exception of the typical kids’ films and superhero blockbusters, 2016’s summer lineup felt like it fell flat on its face. The hype was basically nonexistent for many of the movies hitting theaters, and the ones that did…