Bridging the Divide

   An in-depth look at the disparities across our community.   Florida State College at Jacksonville has partnered with the Rashean Mathis Foundation and Campus Compact’s Fund for Positive Engagement to launch Bridging the Divide, a new initiative designed to explore the varying issues and challenges that create division and conflict throughout our community. As…

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…

Give Me That Country Music Feeling

We all have our preferences to music, but almost all of us have that one favorite country song or country artist that we can’t get enough of. Recently 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…

Climate Change

“On climate change, we often don’t fully appreciate that it is a problem. We think it is a problem waiting to happen”. – Kofi Annan I consider myself to be an optimist, but if there is something that contradicts this description, it would be my views on climate change. Weather patterns are drastically changing all…

Student Resources (2018)

*Note: This is a list of resources that are not included/ described in the previous version of the Student Survival Guide.   Adobe Products Discount – as a student, Adobe offers you a discount in the form of a student package with all or most necessary products for students who will be using digital software…

Give a Little Bit of Yourself

  Recently the Life South blood truck was in for blood donations on FSCJ’s South Campus. I happily went in and was instantly greeted by smiling and friendly staff members that got me situated properly. When you donate blood, you fill out some paperwork confirming your information and making sure you don’t have any conditions…

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…

Jacksonville North Beaches Art Walk

Do you love art? Do you love contributing to young and new artists? Do you enjoy walking while looking at new and creative projects? Then come down the North Beaches Art Walk! It’s held every second Tuesday at the Jacksonville Beach, Sea Walk Pavilion. The art walk consists of local artists young and old that…

Au Pairing as an Alternative to Studying Abroad

  For plenty of students, studying abroad may seem like an impossible dream. Between the high cost, and the reality that you won’t be working while traveling, studying abroad just isn’t feasible. But what if I told you that there may still be a way for you to travel abroad during the semester and gain…

Meet the Cast of Summer Musical Theatre Experience

The FSCJ Artist Series and the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts present the 13th Annual High School Summer Musical Theatre Experience. Come see one of the biggest shows of the summer July 20-July 29, 2018! This summer, more than 70 student performers and technicians will train with professional theatre artists in preparation for…

Meet the Crew of Summer Musical Theatre Experience

  The FSCJ Artist Series and the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts present the 13th Annual High School Summer Musical Theatre Experience. Come see one of the biggest shows of the summer July 20-July 29, 2018! This summer, more than 70 student performers and technicians will train with professional theatre artists in preparation…

Shooting Star: Emmett Kogan

  This short documentary introduces us to Emmett Kogan, a junior world champion skeet shooter from Jacksonville, Fl. Filmed and edited by Robert DeAngelo, this film features interviews with Emmett, Mike Kogan and Early Piety.

Seizure Types: Episode 1

This is the first part in a short web series discussing life with seizures. In this episode we will briefly address the types of seizures any bystander could witness.*Trigger Warning* this video contains possible disturbing footage of several persons having seizures. Produced by: Michael Berkshire

Sugar isn’t Sweet!

The most common thing that I have noticed, after cars, in the United States, has been soft drink bottles and cans. Wherever I go, I see people drinking them as if they were water. It makes me wonder if this rampant consumption of colas is a superb success story of consumerism. This habit has been…

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…