Tree pollen season brings severe allergies

By| Daria Laycock An early dusting of pollen is causing allergies to flare in the North Florida area. Oak trees in conjunction with an unseasonably warm February triggered the the event. Heavy wind, like that from the nor’easter traveling the country’s east coast, exasperate allergies as the gusts allow pollen to travel more easily according […]

Are Tallahassee New Developments Unequal?

By| Eboni Walker   There are not too many places you can go in Tallahassee without seeing some sort of construction site or “coming soon” sign. Florida’s capital has more than 100 new development projects currently in the works. This construction has been dominating the popular streets of Tallahassee for the past year with entities […]

Taking the Law in Your Own Hands

By| Lauren Coleman   People from all over the state of Florida and a handful from Georgia came to Tallahassee a for pro-second amendment rally to protest some parts of the proposal SB 7026. “CS/SB 7026: Public Safety; Citing this act as the “Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act” that each sheriff may […]

Gunning for change

By| Christina Hunter There have been 18 shootings since 2018 began. For students who survived the Parkland Massacre, it ends with them. Valentine’s day, which was supposed to be a day to spread love, was instead replaced with hatred in the form of an assault rifle. Nicholas Cruz, a former student at Stoneman Douglas High […]

Conflict at the Capital

By| Christina Hunter With signs raised and shouts filling the air, tensions were at an all-time high at the Capitol building in Tallahassee, Florida. The anti-rally, which was led by FSU students, was orchestrated to counter the League of the South’s march to the capitol. Richard Garzola, the creator of the Anti-Rally, expressed why he […]

The Importance of Mental Health

By| Lauren Coleman What is mental health and why is it a taboo? According to Mentalhealth.gov, Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It also helps determine how we handle stress and make choices. Mental health has an impact on areas of our body that you would not think of as feeling physical […]