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,…

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…

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…

Super Bowl LI, Falcons and G.O.A.T’s

On Sunday night viewers around the world collectively screamed a variety of four-letter words at the top of their lungs. Patriot fans yelled “YEAH!” While every other football fan yelled ____! (you can fill in the blank). In a game 51 years in the making, the Atlanta Falcon and New England Patriots tore the house…