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…

Let’s Talk Climate Change

In 2015, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Francois Hollande, the then President of France spoke about both the current and future effects of global warming. “We have a single mission: to protect and hand on the planet to the next generation” Hollande explained. His words hold truth and relevance to the issues of…

More Than A Book Sale

I volunteered to sort books for an upcoming Fernandina Beach Friends of the Library Book Sale. I bought books in the past at FOL book sales, but I avoided recent sales as I was attempting to thin out my currently overflowing collection of books. I was an avid reader as a child and grew up…

Merlot on Granite

“I wasn’t in Vietnam, my father was.” He was utterly confused, but that was my fault, I should have clarified the question. So, I shook my head and pieced together an entirely new sentence. “Mr. Kelvin, I’m not talking about the war in Vietnam, I’m talking about the refugees, did you come across any Vietnamese…

War Beyond Deployment

The effects of war last far beyond deployment. The events that veterans encounter in the field shape their everyday lives outside of it. Issues like PTSD, depression, and lack of purpose are inevitable for veterans because of war; however, people are often oblivious to the difficulties veterans experience when returning to civilian life. This can…

Eastside Jacksonville Experimental Learning

Experiential Learning Essay Jacksonville, Florida is the largest city in United States and was named after president Andrew Jackson. Looking around my neighborhood, I see streets lined with nice, sound homes with healthy green lawns. A short walking distance from there are primary and secondary schools, and further along are various supermarkets and nearby clinics;…

“Write On!” All About JaxbyJax, the Local Writing Festival

On Saturday, November 11, JaxbyJax will take over King St. in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood. This annual festival is yet another reason to get out of the house and walk around historic riverside, but what is JaxbyJax exactly? The annual JaxbyJax Literary Arts Festival is a way for people to come and listen to the works…

Sidiki Conde visits FSCJ for dance workshop (video)

On April 20th Sidiki Conde, a drummer and dancer originally from Guinea and living currently in New York, offered a dance workshop open to staff and students as part of his three-day visit to FSCJ South Campus. Enjoy this immersive 360° video from that workshop:

FSCJ’s 31st Annual Student Exhibit of Art and Design in sight and sound

The FSCJ 31st Annual Student Exhibit of Art and Design held its opening reception at the Wilson Center gallery at South Campus on April 18th, 2017. The Campus Voice was there to create another immersive 360° video from the reception: Additionally, this gallery is a collection of images created in Prof. Isaac Brown’s Typography course from…

Press Release – FSCJ ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS 2017-2018 SEASON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ashley Williams – Publicist FSCJ Artist Series ashley.williams@fscjartistseries.org or (904) 442-2933 fscjartistseries.org – The official website for Broadway in Jacksonville   FSCJ ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS 2017-18 SEASON   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Vystar Credit Union, is thrilled to announce the 2017-18 Broadway in Jacksonville season, filled…

Bad Suns: An Interview with Chris Bowman

By: Morgan Bates Jack Rabbits 3/14/17 Christo Bowman – Vocals, Guitar Gavin Bennett – Bass, Vocals Miles Morris – Drums Ray Libby – Guitar, Vocals We’ve all heard the catchy and upbeat number 1 hit “Cardiac Arrest” by Bad Suns but, this band has many more tricks and talent up their sleeves. They have grown…

“Split” Film Review

By: Logan Coleman       Spilt is the latest psychological thriller by M. Night Shyamalan, the film definitely has moments of intense terror and I was surprised by the comedic elements of the film. I would say that the issues within the film lie within the way they use child abuse and mental illness…