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 the fall semester of college begins in a few weeks here in Tallahassee, 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, … 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

FSU Students on Following Your Passion vs. Skill Set

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Randalyn Hill At some point in their career hunt, every college student has heard, from a relative, teacher, or Twitter post, “Follow your passion.” It’s reassuring. According to this cliché, pure passion will lead us straight to success. Theoretically, if our jobs are our passions, work won’t feel like work. Passion, in this scenario, becomes the central element of our … Continue reading FSU Students on Following Your Passion vs. Skill Set

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