Top Florida Parks to Visit This Summer

By CARRIE PINKARD / Staff Writer If you grew up in Florida you’re probably already dreading the idea of another scorching, mosquito-filled summer, where temperatures reach 105 degrees and alligators roam around like stray cats. Most of you probably already have plans to board up inside sipping lemonade and blasting the AC until school starts…

A White Girls’ Reaction to Get Out

By CARRIE PINKARD / Staff Writer Get Out is a slow-burn thriller written and directed by Jordan Peele of the television comedy series Key and Peele. The film has been wildly successful since its release in February of this year, grossing over $30 million its first weekend in theatres. Get out is a blend of dark…

The Oscars You Don’t Want to Miss

By SOPHIA HERNANDEZ / Staff Writer As awards season rolls around, the population of Ben and Jerry’s cartons in my freezer triples in size to sustain many nights in front of the TV screen. However, this awards season has also elicited an outcry regarding certain social and political issues that are brought to light both…

The Chris Botti Effect

By ANDREW QUINTANA / Staff Writer To say I went to a Chris Botti concert this Valentine’s Day would be an egregious understatement. To say I merely witnessed a spectacular performance by one of the best trumpet players alive would also be somewhat disrespectful. I just can’t force myself to say something that isn’t completely…

R. Kelly Ignites Tallahassee

By CATHERINE BUCKLER / Staff Editor & Bryan Fisher / Staff Writer “Do you have the tickets?” “What? I thought they were in your purse.” “Oh, wait. Yeah, they are. Hold it for a second.”  “Sir, can I check your purse?” “Uhh”  We shuffle past security.  “Are we late?” “We have time to grab a…

Spend Valentine’s Day with the Lovely Chris Botti

By ANDREW QUINTANA / Staff Writer This Valentine’s day, treat yourself and your loved ones to a special performance by one of the most dynamic trumpet players to come around in the past twenty years. Chris Botti will headline Ruby Diamond Concert Hall on Tuesday, and he is sure to bring his twenty plus years…