FSU Hosts Virtual International Coffee Hour Every Friday

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Nathan Dumlao Summer session at Florida State University is being held online, but so are many of their student activities! The FSU Center for Global Engagement is now hosting their weekly International Coffee Hour virtually. The past few semesters, on Fridays from 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., students, faculty, and staff at Florida State University have had the opportunity to experience coffee … Continue reading FSU Hosts Virtual International Coffee Hour Every Friday

5 Events at FSU Students Should Attend This January

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Florida State University Career Center The Spring semester at Florida State University begins Monday, January 6, 2020, and new opportunities, new organizations to join, and new classes are just a couple of things that are kicking off on campus. There is no better way to kick off the new year, and new school year, then to attend events on campus … Continue reading 5 Events at FSU Students Should Attend This January

Florida State University Money Diaries: What I Spent in a Week

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Katie Harp Last year, during my freshman year at Florida State University, I rarely spent money on anything other than school-related items. With a meal plan, I didn’t have to worry about buying groceries, and I saved most of the money that I made at my part-time job. Living in an off-campus apartment is different. This year, my paid internship … Continue reading Florida State University Money Diaries: What I Spent in a Week

Florida State Homecoming 2019 Student Recap

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Abby Cloud Last week, from October 20, 2019-October 27, 2019, Florida State University held their annual Homecoming Week, chock full of events and performances for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the Tallahassee community. Each year, FSU Homecoming puts together a good mix and variety of ways to show your FSU pride, and its 71st year was not any different. Homecoming … Continue reading Florida State Homecoming 2019 Student Recap

Behind the Scenes of an FSU Student’s Side Hustle: Redbubble

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Lexie Pitzen While I was eating breakfast this morning, someone in the Netherlands bought a sticker from me. Getting the sale notification made my day; someone on the other side of the world liked my art—a retro-inspired “Nurture Nature” design—enough to pay for and display it. I never expected to make money off of designing stickers. When I was young, … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of an FSU Student’s Side Hustle: Redbubble

FSU Alumni Make College Safer and Simpler with Campus Caddie

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Campus Caddie As high school graduation creeps closer, parents of first-time college students are having to address the anxieties of their student moving away and starting college. To keep parents from worrying during their student’s first year away at college, FSU Alumni and Boosters Michael Underwood and Allen Beyer founded Campus Caddie, a business that “provides supportive concierge services designed … Continue reading FSU Alumni Make College Safer and Simpler with Campus Caddie

FSU First Year College Student Do’s and Don’ts

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Nathan Dumlao Rising freshmen in college: fall semester is almost here and if you were anything like me, I was feeling a little disoriented. Between buying all the necessities needed for a dorm room, setting up your class schedule, and mentally preparing for your first year as a college student, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Before you make the transition … Continue reading FSU First Year College Student Do’s and Don’ts

5 Ways to Pass Time at the Tallahassee Airport

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Tallahassee Government If you’re a student at Florida State University, you will likely end up at the Tallahassee International Airport at least once, either to fly home or to a spring break destination. I live far enough from Tallahassee to fly in and out of the airport a few times a year, and though the airport is small, I’ve found … Continue reading 5 Ways to Pass Time at the Tallahassee Airport

A Day in My Small-Town Internship: Behind the Scenes of an FSU Student’s Summer Internship

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Nick Morrison Every morning, I spend a peaceful thirty minutes in the sunlit hills and foggy valleys of rural Minnesota. It’s not a trendy millennial meditation retreat or an ecotourist vacation—it’s my drive to work. This summer, living back home with my family, I’m interning at a local newspaper in a small town a county over. Today, I’m the first … Continue reading A Day in My Small-Town Internship: Behind the Scenes of an FSU Student’s Summer Internship