North Carolina’s House Bill 2 Repeal

By KRISTIN ROMAN / Staff Writer On March 30th, the passing of House Bill 142 repealed North Carolina’s notorious bathroom bill, House Bill 2. This came after a near two-hour debate and a 70-48 vote in the Senate. H.B.142 repeals section one of H.B.2, which detailed that individuals had to use public facilities, such as…

Lady ‘Noles Move to Elite Eight

​By AMANDA NEPPL / Staff Writer Florida State men’s and women’s basketball teams have had an interesting season. And for the women’s team, the fight is not over. The men’s team jumped into the 3rd seed spot, only to find themselves up against Florida Gulf Coast University. After out-dunking – yes, that happened – the…

FSU Becomes Dunk Nation Against FGCU

By AMANDA NEPPL / Staff Writer   Last night at the Amway Center in Orlando, the Florida State University Seminoles took on the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles. The results left the Seminoles on top of an 86-80 final score, a shocked crowd at how “dunk nation throws down on dunk city,” and a well-anticipated…

FSU vs. Miami and the Weeks to Come

By AMANDA NEPPL / Staff Writer Florida State men’s basketball team hosted the Miami Hurricanes this past Saturday. The ‘Noles celebrated Senior Night, as well as their 18-0 record at home, which is the ‘Noles first unbeaten home season in 41 years, according to ESPN. Only a win against Miami – try 66-57 – could…

Mayor Gillum Announces Candidacy for Governor

WENDY PARKULO / NEWS TEAM Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum announced yesterday that he plans to run for governor in the 2018 election. The thirty-seven year old publicized his candidacy by releasing a YouTube video entitled “Bring it Home” in which he discusses his plan for Florida’s future. Gillum spoke optimistically stating that, “As governor of…

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…