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…

Phi Theta Kappa, Upsilon Eta

Phi Theta Kappa is an elite program with over 1,300 Chapters across different states of the country. This program began in 1918 in Mississippi, and this year is celebrating their 100th year anniversary. This program acknowledges a student’s academic achievements in community college, and is usually offered in colleges/universities that offer a 2-year degree. One…

Latino Nights At Cuba Libre Bar and Havana Jax Restaurant

Saturday night was fun and full of Latin spirit at Cuba Libre Bar and Havana Jax Restaurant. “Latino Night,” is an every Saturday night event, free to attend and with discounts on popular drinks. The event is one of the more popular events held at Cuba Libre. And it is not just the Latino population…

That One Time I was Baker Acted – Part Two

Where we last left off, I was being carted away from my home like a criminal in the back of a police car. I found myself in that predicament, despite not being a criminal, because I was suicidal. I was being taken to “see a doctor,” as the police officers put it. The place they…

A little Hero with BIG Impact

You remember 2015, right? During that year Marvel released three great films. One of those films was the highly anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron. While that was going on in the universe, Ant-man became his own un-expected hero on another side of the world. Ant-man quickly became many children’s favorite Marvel hero. His ability to…

Living in the (Ro)ment

  In the spring of 2016, I became an au pair for a lovely family in the south of Spain. For those of you who don’t know what an au pair is, it’s basically a nanny. Families provide you with a place to live and food to eat. In exchange you teach them English, help…

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…

What Makes Luke Bryan Country?

Last night, country megastar Luke Bryan brought his sold out “What Makes you country tour” to Jacksonville Veteran’s Memorial Arena. The tour is in support of his sixth studio album of the same title released last winter. The tour arrives after the country heartthrob’s first stint on the revival of American Idol, where he stands…

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…

Student Works: Our River

  Check out this short documentary, by Heather Lunny and Stephen Wilt, exploring the rich history of the St. Johns River.

Give Me That Country Music Feeling

We all have our music preferences. And almost all of us have that one favorite country song or artist that we can’t get enough of. This weekend, country music fans were treated to the annual Great Atlantic Country Music Festival. I went to the festival with my younger brother, and I was pleasantly surprised how…

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…

An Alternative Ending

I’ve always loved diving into stories and imagining myself in the plot. One of my favorite stories is The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold. In the context of today’s “Me Too” movement, the story has a greater impact on me today than before. I wish I could change so much of the story, I wish…

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….

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…