Real Life: Anxiety & Depression

  Time flies when you are medicated”, said Casey Bloom. “I remember grabbing a knife and my mom taking it from my hands and begging me to calm down. That was when I knew there was a problem, I didn’t care about if my mom knew, I was clearly needing help”. It’s been seven years…

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane preparation varies across the Sunshine state. Some only prepare for Category 5 hurricanes and others prepare even for the slightest of tropical depressions. Depending on whom you ask, students specifically, you will get varying answers about hurricane preparedness. Some students rely on their families for preparation and others take matters into their own hands…

FSCJ 360° Tour Series: North Campus

Come join us on a virtual tour of Florida State College at Jacksonville’s North Campus. You can take control of the view with the use of our 360 degree camera, while listening to the narration of Lynn Dollekamp as she explains the highlights of what North Campus has to offer. Located in the Northwestern part…

Life After Graduation

With all the hustle and bustle of writing papers, cramming for exams and finalizing senior projects, students can sometimes feel like life after graduation is a distant dream. Graduation can seem like a mirage of a light at the end of a never-ending tunnel. The good news is that the tunnel does end and the…

To Write Love On Her Arms: Love Is The Movement

By: Morgan Bates Interview with Elizabeth Wilder Vans Warped Tour/World Suicide Prevention Day 9/10 Growing up my Mom always expressed to both my sister and me that kindness is a way of life and I had always heard the expression “Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. So be kind.” Today,…

We are still accepting contributor applications!

Do you like to write? Do you constantly have a camera in your hand? Then The Campus Voice needs you! We are a fully online publication featuring objective and creative writing and media. Applications for Fall 17 editorial positions are now filled but application for staff contributors will continue on a rolling basis. If you…

Campus Safety… What You Need to Know

It’s 9 o’clock on a Thursday night and your class has just ended. As you gather your belongings and start on your 5-minute walk to the parking lot, you can’t help but notice that you seem to be the only person around. As you clutch to your backpack there is a rustling sound coming from the bushes.…

Parent Professors

Every Professor has a different story and a different background. Not every professor wakes up in the morning, eats breakfast and ponders on how to make more homework for their students. In fact, many professors at Florida State College at Jacksonville are parents. Some have small children at home who need their full attention. After…

Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017

Electronic Entertainment Expo, otherwise more popularly known as E3, is here once again. E3 is the home of the newest upcoming videogames and software in one of the largest entertainment industries in the world. E3 2017 takes hold in Los Angeles, California and features the most-known videogame developers. But also, the expo allows smaller market…

The Smooth Essence of the Greenery – Vegetarian Style

Woah! Can you feel the lush breeze of green flow through your soul? The breeze of a new outlook on life. Transitioning from the old ways of adapting and giving into a refreshing experience, one that knows no bounds. Such a delight can be represented in many forms but here will be a representation of…

Hitting Home Runs and Stealing Bases

Jacksonville, FL- Did you know that Florida State College at Jacksonville has a softball team located at North Campus? If you didn’t, now you do! Our Blue Wave softball team hits homeruns, steals bases, make dynamic plays and throw girls out on a daily basis. Many people are under the impression that softball is an…

Seamark Ranch Continues to Shatter Perceptions of Foster Care.

Eugene Coleman, Jr., Director of Family Life at Seamark Ranch, knows a thing or two about the foster care system. Having moved from South Carolina in 2013, Coleman previously worked as the regional director of a therapeutic foster care agency that assigns displaced children into individual homes. He now finds himself with the unique responsibility of…

Impact Jax ft. City Houses Inc.

No matter the status or intent that a company finds within their espoused values in origin, the fact remains that every organization is established with something to offer. Whether it be intentional or otherwise inherently self serving, each and every business brings something to gain for its surrounding environment; both customer or not. Serving a…

H.O.P.E. FSCJ Food Pantry Welcomes Hungry Students

FSCJ had its grand opening of the H.O.P.E. FSCJ Food Pantry on April 13 at FSCJ’s South Campus. Students can come in every day the pantry is open and can “grocery shop” for up to 5 pounds of food, but weight can be increased depending on individual need.  The newest addition to the pantry’s newly…

A Day in the Life of an International Student

Article by: Becky Hudson Lynn Dollekamp is a 24-year-old international student, whom recently graduated from Florida State College at Jacksonville with a bachelor’s degree in Converged Communications. Dollekamp, born and raised in the Netherlands, is first born out of three children. She is an all-star athlete who was on the winning team of the European…

FSCJ Blue Wave Athletics at High Tide

Article by: Lynn Dollekamp Jacksonville, FL- Smashing volleyballs, hitting home runs, throwing baseballs, running cross country, or slam dunking basketballs, it is all possible at Florida State College at Jacksonville. The BlueWave Athletics Department is honored to feature six teams: men’s basketball, softball, baseball, women’s basketball, volleyball and has recently added women’s cross country to its 2017-18…

FSCJ Send Message to Governor Scott

Earlier this month, Governor Rick Scott found himself with the responsibility of deciding the fate of this legislative session’s most controversial bills: HB 7069 and SB 374. If passed, the new legislation would mean millions of dollars in cuts to state-funded K-12 schools and as well dozens of colleges throughout the state. The highly debated…

FSCJ Press Conference

On May 25, 2017, Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) students hosted a press conference to discuss the drastic impact the proposed budget cuts will have on local and regional education. The students were joined by Harvey Slentz, Attorney at Law and FSCJ Professor of Business Law and Employment Law. Students shared their concerns about…