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John Thrasher

Opera Costume Designer Lucy Ho Earns FSU Honorary Degree

Lee-En Chung | Posted 11.02.2015 | Arts
Lee-En Chung

Lucy is a real treasure, at FSU, in Tallahassee, New York, and around the world. She is a consummate example of the town and gown relationship at i...

Tyler Kingkade

Campus Rape Documentary Filmmakers Dare FSU's President To Speak With Them Publicly | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.25.2015 | College

The filmmakers behind the campus rape documentary "The Hunting Ground" have invited the Florida State University administration to a screening and pan...

Police: Gunman Killed After Shooting At Florida State University

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUT | Posted 01.20.2015 | Crime

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school's library early Thursday believed the g...

On His First Day In Office, New FSU President Faces Student Activists

News Service of Florida | Posted 11.11.2014 | College

Florida State University President John Thrasher didn't ease into his new office on Monday. The 70-year-old former state senator from St. Augustine...

FSU PIcks Conservative Politician As President Despite Major Opposition

AP | GARY FINEOUT | Posted 09.24.2014 | College

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State University has chosen state Sen. John Thrasher as its next president despite significant campus opposition. ...

Florida's Lawmakers Test the Null Hypothesis on Medicaid Expansion

Gary Stein | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics
Gary Stein

If the legislature decides to do nothing this session, we will lose $5 Billion in federal funding this year that could have gone to the state, create jobs and help hospitals pay for the care of the uninsured.

Chris Kirkham

Florida Prisons Bill Would Expand Private Management, Netting A Big Win For Political Contributors | Chris Kirkham | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

Florida this week faces a choice that is increasingly confronting much of the nation -- whether to hand over a major slice of its prison system to pri...

John Thrasher, New Florida GOP Chairman, Vows To Release Credit Card Statements, Curb Spending

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The new leader of Florida's Republican party vowed Friday to end the lavish spending of the last three years that has become...

Not All Earmarks Are a Bridge to Nowhere and Not All Earmarks Are Meant to Line Congressional Pockets

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

There are earmarks and... then there are earmarks. Not every earmark goes to line the pockets of corrupt congressional earmarkers and their cronies the way characters like Duke Cunningham, Don and Bill Young (R-AK & FL), Jerry Lewis (R-CA), and Ken Calvert (R-CA) have worked it.