Washington’s “Consensus” On Climate Change

By MATTHEW DI FEDE / Contributing Writer That tweet was fabricated on January 1, 2014. The next three years went on to be the hottest years on record with 24 months breaking global temperature records. 16 of those were consecutive. The last time Earth was cooler than the 20th century average was 1976. With the…

Trump’s Travel Ban Meets Major Protest

Over the weekend President Trump issued an Executive Order banning seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States while placing stricter vetting measures are put into place. The seven countries that have been banned for 90 days are Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, and Libya. Along with banning these countries from entering the United…

Enroute to the Superbowl

By AMANDA NEPPL / Staff Writer Atlanta Falcons vs Green Bay Packers Last Sunday in the Georgia Dome, the Atlanta Falcons swooped past the Green Bay Packers. With a final score of 21-44, the Falcons kick-started their momentum to obtain a Super Bowl spot in the first half, and in the second half, solidified their…

Christopher Von Keyserling: The Fight for Political Correctness

By CARRIE PINKARD / Contributing Writer You’ve heard of Van Helsing, the famous slayer of vampires? Well now we have Von Keyserling, slayer of “political correctness” and women’s genitalia. “I love this new world, I no longer have to be politically correct”, said 71 year old Republican Christopher Von Keyserling to a woman just minutes…

FSU Film Alum up For Several Oscars

WENDY PARKULO / NEWS TEAM With the Oscar nomination announcement Seminoles have a huge reason to be incredibly proud and its name is Moonlight. Moonlight has garnered an impressive 8 Oscar nominations after already being nominated for six Golden Globes and walking away with Best Picture. This film included six FSU alumni on its team.…

Trump Being Sued by Ethics Committee

WENDY PARKULO / NEWS TEAM The newly inaugurated President Trump continues to dominate the media and news. A large proportion of this coverage does not show the new commander in chief in a positive light. The most recent story in a sling of negative news sets Trump in the middle of a lawsuit against an…

Tallahassee Women’s March

By KRISTIN ROMAN / Contributing Writer On this past Saturday, January 21, 2017, an estimated 10,000 people showed up to Railroad Square Art Park near downtown Tallahassee to participate in the Women’s March. The mass of people walked down Wahnish Way chanting phrases, such as “this is what democracy looks like” and “my body my…

Protests Continue to Dump Trump

ROBERT COCANOUGHER / Editor-in-Chief The Trump protest yesterday started simply with a walkout at noon. A decent number of students arrived on Landis, many with the intent of simply spectating. A large group of spectators had gathered about with a dead space between them and those on the side of the Students For A Democratic…

Spirituality Without Religion

In a world where more and more people are leaving religion, nonbelievers are wrestling with what to do with one elusive word: “spirituality.”   A 2012 PEW Research poll found that among the religiously unaffiliated, 42% considered themselves “neither religious nor spiritual,” as opposed to 37% who believed that they were “spiritual, but not religious.”…

FSU vs Duke Basketball

In what was one of this season’s most anticipated and most exciting games in the ACC, the Florida State Seminole’s swept passed the Duke University Blue Devils. With an 88-72 score over one of the nation’s toughest basketball teams, the Seminoles electrified their spirited fans, and drew extended attention to the university’s flourishing basketball program.…