Important Updates for Students as of 4/7

Vivianne Skavlem, Writer - The Reporter

April 7, 2020

As of 2:46 p.m. today, Executive Vice president and Provost Noel Painter, Ph.D sent an email to students containing the following important updates: Summer sessions 1 and 2 will transition to online instruction; Session 3 is to be determined. All other camps starting on or before June 14 are bei...

An Authentic Egyptian Movie and Conversation with Fulbright Scholar

Emily Derrenbacker, Writer - The Reporter

March 16, 2020

On Thursday, March 13, visiting Fulbright Scholar Noha Mayhoub hosted a showing of the movie, “Asal Aswad” which translates to “Black Honey.” The movie tells the story of an Eqyptian man who has been living in America for the past twenty years. While visiting Egypt as a photographer, he struggles...

Breaking News: Stetson Moving to Online Classes

Nicole Rosen, News Staff

March 12, 2020

Breaking News: Classes have been moved to online for the rest of the semester. The last face to face classes will be this Saturday, March 14. Classes are cancelled on March 16 and 17 so that the transition to online classes can go smoothly. They will resume on Wednesday, March 18, online. All classes w...

Audiovisual Designer, Ginger Leigh Comes to Campus

Kendall Couture, Arts Staff

February 17, 2020

On Friday, February 7, Ginger Leigh, an interactive audiovisual experience designer, came to campus to give a lecture on her work. Leigh, who also goes by Synthestruct, combines her love for coding, math, science, psychology, and art to create interactive experiences all around the world.    ...

Javon Johnson at Stetson University

Rene Campbell, Associate Editor of Touchstone

January 26, 2020

            Javon Johnson, a spoken-word poet, writer, and professor known for his work “Killing Poetry: Blackness and the Making of Slam and Spoken Word Communities” sat with Stetson students on Thursday, Jan 23, to discuss the relationship between the physical body as part of larger...

Stetson Jazz Ensemble

Samantha Jenkins, Arts Staff

November 25, 2019

         Seats at the Athens Theater filled up fast as the audience eagerly waited to hear the Stetson Jazz Ensemble on Nov. 20, conducted by Patrick Hennessey, Ph.D.           The setlist included an impressive 11 songs, each written by a different artist. The songs varied in length, and ea...

Paris Accord

Jay Stearman, Opinion Staff

November 16, 2019

          Despite its Francophone moniker, the Paris Agreement’s negotiation was spearheaded by the United States. The Obama administration, with arduous help from top climate activists and negotiators, was able to draft a comprehensive agreement which 187 countries have since ratified....

Sounds New XXV

Samantha Jenkins, Arts Staff

November 16, 2019

         The Amernet String Quartet is the Ensemble-in-Residence at Florida International University in Miami. The group has been performing around the world for years, and were Quartet-in-Residence in a number of other colleges. They have also received multiple grants and awards along the way while ...

Guitar Ensembles

Samantha Jenkins, Arts Staff

November 10, 2019

         The Guitar Ensemble began with a beautiful duet between Lauren Baucum (‘21) and Jacob Spangler (‘21). As they played comforting melodies and harmonizing chords, the audience on the floor watched intently. They were older adults, most of them parents. From the balcony, students list...

The Must-Do Homecoming Events for Stetson Students

Lauren Barney, Design Staff/News Staff

November 9, 2019

         Homecoming weekend has finally arrived and is filled with tons of exciting events for Stetson students and alumni. Starting this afternoon, get excited for the homecoming football game by joining HatterWalk at 9:50 a.m. at Hatter Village where the football team, cheerleaders, and John B....

Food Truck F*ckery

Vivianne Skavlem

November 9, 2019

         Yesterday night, the CUB hosted a celebration gala for the successful $200 million fundraising campaign, which displaced Stetson students for dinner. To combat this double booking of the space, the Homecoming Committee devised a great compromise. For dinner, local food truck vendors were b...

Sounds New XXIV Concert, Student Composers Concert

Samantha Jenkins, Arts Staff

November 4, 2019

         The Stetson University School of Music is known for producing highly talented performers, but their student composers are equally as successful. Some of these compositions had the opportunity to be debuted on Oct. 29 in Lee Chapel. These compositions were performed by other members of t...