Know Before You Vote: Florida Junior Senator

WENDY PARKULO / NEWS TEAM With the general election coming up in a little over a week it is time to take a look at what other offices are on the ballot besides the presidency. One of the positions that will be decided next week is that of the United States Senator who will represent…

Do Noles Know What They Want?

With the presidential primaries in our midst presidential campaigners and supporters are wondering “What is the next step?” This question among others was discussed by Florida State students and community members who want Bernie Sanders this past Saturday evening at the Moore Auditorium. It is crunch time for the Democratic candidate and his followers. The…

Students Protest Confirmation of Thrasher as FSU President

About 50 students protested near the iconic Westcott Building on Thursday in one of the clearest demonstrations of student outrage yet over Florida State’s selection of state Sen. John Thrasher for the university presidency.   A potential Thrasher presidency had been a lightning rod for controversy ever since the contentious presidential search process began, drawing…

FSU Presidential Search Moves Forward Amid Some Student and Faculty Opposition

Florida State University moved forward with its presidential search Friday by choosing 11 semi-finalists for interviews on campus next week, among them state Sen. John Thrasher and Florida State’s interim president, Garnett Stokes. The Presidential Search Advisory Committee (PSAC), charged with selecting semi-finalists from an applicant list for on-campus interviews, convened with its Chairman, Ed…