Formula D with S3 Magazine

My third assignment with S3 Magazine took me to Road Atlanta, just east of Atlanta Georgia, for the 3rd round of Formula Drift. Formula Drift, otherwise known as Formula D, is on its 15th year of fast paced, tire shredding, rev limiting carnage around the USA. The drivers drift in tandem, throttling through corners at…

Alafia

It was still cool and brisk outside at the break of dawn, so we started the morning off with a sweater and long-sleeve shirts. As Valerie and I were packing up the truck to head down south, my old friend Tom called to make sure we were up. “Yep, we’re headed your way, I’ll call…

My Brother and the Florida Prison System

On March 14, 2018 at approximately 3:30 p.m. I, Shantavia Allen conducted an interview via phone with my twin brother, Gerrod Allen Jr. He is currently in Franklin Correctional Institution which is in Carrabelle, Florida. He is 26 years old and serving 15 years for Burglary. The calls are only 15 minutes long so I was able…

No More Rice and SPAM

When I enlisted in the U.S. Navy in the summer of 2009, I knew that there was only a remote chance that I could face danger, combat or even death. I distinctly remember the pride I felt when returning home after my first eight-month deployment overseas, and the swarms of smiling and cheering faces of…

Social Issue: Poverty 

Poverty as a social issue is clearly and well presented in this interview. We can see how her life back in Haiti was hard with a terrible economy. Life was so hard that sometimes she would go without food. Thus, this drove and motivated her to want more in the United States as she was…

Student Works: Kevo’s Game Table – Settlers of Catan

Join Kevo at the Game Table, for reviews and how-to-play overviews for modern card and board games. In this episode, he reviews the popular resource management board game, Settlers of Catan. Kevin is a student in our Digital Media Program, learning video production; much like this series he produced . Settler of Catan is available…

Student Works: Kevo’s Game Table – Pandemic

Join Kevo at the Game Table, for reviews and how-to-play overviews for modern card and board games. In this episode, he reviews the co-operative strategy board game, Pandemic. Kevin is a student in our Digital Media Program, learning video production; much like this series he produced . Pandemic is available for check out by students…

Student Works: Kevo’s Game Table – Dominion

Join Kevo at the Game Table, for reviews and how-to-play overviews for modern card and board games. In this episode, he reviews the popular modern deckbuilder, Dominion. Kevin is a student in our Digital Media Program, learning video production; much like this series he produced . Dominion is available for check out by students from…

Student Works: Dance Program Feature

  For more information about the FSCJ danceWORKS program, visit the FSCJ Dance Repertory Company danceWORKS webpage. danceWORKS will be hosting their 21st Annual Spring Dance Concert tonight and tomorrow night, at 7:30pm, at the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts at South Campus. The performance features guest artists Rebecca Bryant and Teena Maria Custer….

A Message from the Editors…

In response to the recent tragic event of the school shooting last week, we decided to take a moment and make sure that everyone on campus knows what to do in the event of an emergency. What should you do? Where should you go? All emergencies are different and will have different answers for these…

danceWORKS presents the 21st Annual Spring Dance Concert

FSCJ Dance Reperatory Company, danceWORKS, presents the 21st Annual Spring Dance Concert. February 22, 7:30 p.m. and February 22, 7:30 p.m. The performance features guest artists Rebecca Bryant and Teena Maria Custer. Intermission will host a special installation produced by Talani Torres and Isaac Brown. To purchase tickets, call (904) 646-2222 $10 – reserved seating $5…

We Want Love

I have lived in Jacksonville for three years now and almost every night I sit to watch the local news, there is a shooting or death due to teen gang violence. Living in Duval County, I noticed that violence amongst teens is an everyday routine and it seems like the locals are callous to the…

Jacksonville’s Contaminated Sites: Industrial Hotspot

Jacksonville, Florida is a large industrial hotspot of the south with a 38-foot deep water port, four airports, three sea ports, a major highway system that connects three major interstates, and a railroad system.  An abundance of industries and business headquarters reside in the area such as CSX Corp., Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., and Fidelity National…

Overcoming Adversity in a Foreign Country

Most people do not realize that their grandparents are oftentimes, some of the strongest people they know. They are more than trustworthy sources of spoil, love, and good food. They are the people that have braved the storms of this life, paved a path in this world for themselves, and learned valuable lessons that they…

Life As It Is

There are many people who do not have the opportunity to live in a home or be surrounded by family members that support them. Not many people have to deal with finding a place to live or endure the discomfort of never knowing when you’re going to have to make your next move. Most of…