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…

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,…

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…