Tallahassee Protesters to March against Trump’s Muslim Ban

THRICHA SAINTIL / NEW TEAM A march against President Trump’s Muslim Ban is scheduled to take place this Saturday, February 4th at 12:30pm. The Students for Justice in Palestine is sponsoring the event along with eleven FSU organization co-sponsoring. The executive order temporarily bans over 218 people, including refugees from the Muslim-majority countries of Syria,…

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…

FSU Crushes UF

By AMANDA NEPPL / Staff Writer After an amazing defeat of the Florida Gators on Saturday night, the Florida State Seminoles certainly finished the season strongly with a 31-13 win. While ‘State is now ranked 12th, Florida dropped to 15th, and must still face the Crimson Tide of Alabama on December 3rd. However, don’t tell…

FSU Versus Boston College

By AMANDA NEPPL / Staff Writer Florida State finished one of the season’s final games with an effortless defeat over the Boston College Eagles. The score only continued to grow while the Eagles struggled to defend their nest, leading to a 45-7 ‘Nole victory. “It is the first first quarter touchdown for the Seminoles against…

Chemical Castration In Indonesia

By GARRETT EICHER / News Editor Indonesia has recently adopted a new law legalizing chemical castration among pedophiles. President Joko Widodo believes that the law could wipe out pedophilia, and that it would have immediate effects to limit sexual assault against minors,  expecting that it will only take a couple years until the problems of…

Chaos in Ethiopia

By ADAM WOOD / Staff Writer Ethiopia is a country of deep divisions; recently there has been a series of violent demonstrations against the government stretching back to November of last year, revealing a sharp disconnect between the government and the people it governs. Many allege that the Tigray, one of the many ethnic groups…

Shooting of Judge Zacharias

ANGIE STEVENS / NEWS TEAM Judge Vicente Bermudez Zacarias was fatally shot in front of his home on Monday. Judge Zacarias, 37, is best known for his involvement with the “El Chapo” case, though he has presided over many cases specifically involving drug and cartel related incidents. Judge Zacarias was shot at close range in…

Hurricane Matthew Hit Haiti and Florida Prepares

BY ANDREW QUINTANA / NEWS TEAM This Tuesday Hurricane Matthew crossed Haiti’s southwestern coast and threatened the impoverished villages of many in the Caribbean nation. The category 4 hurricane hit land at 7 a.m. with winds as strong as 145 mph. It is reported that at least seven people were killed by the hurricane over…

Seminoles Against Torture Human Rights Conference

Seminoles Against Torture is holding a Human Rights Conference, Saturday April 16th from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at the FSU Law School. The conference will involve guest speakers, a short film, workshops, and more. To get a better idea of what the conference and the organization is all about, I sat down with the…

Jam for a Good Cause

Not all students can say they go out to bars over the weekend for a good cause. Instead of feeling guilty the day after your night of funneling shots and spending your week’s worth of food money, the Global Peace Exchange (GPE) at Florida State is providing students a guilt-free opportunity to grab a beer,…