Chelsea Long is an intern this fall with WFSU News. This past summer, she studied journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. She’s currently a senior at Florida State University studying political science and Middle Eastern studies and a staff writer for the student paper, the FSView and Florida Flambeau. She hopes to pursue a career in journalism after graduation, but, for now, she’ll continue working as a part-time barista.
Abortion rights advocates across the country and in Florida are gearing up to fight state efforts that mirror Texas, where abortions after six weeks have effectively been rendered illegal after a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowed a law that allows private citizens to sue anyone who helps a person have an abortion, was allowed to go into effect.
For the past month, Sabal Palm has been collecting donated hair and styling products in partnership with salons and beauty supply stores in town. The school is hosting it Curls For Queens hair care and styling event this Saturday in response to the student need.