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…

Traveling within Your Means

To those college students bitten by the travel-bug and stricken with wanderlust, the only thing standing in our way is money. You would have already been to the top of the eiffel tower or explored the temples of Angkor if it weren’t for the question of means. Maybe you have already read tons of travel…

Making the Most of Your Internship

    You’re in classes, working hard to make good grades, and maintaining a social life. If you are like me, me, then you’re also working to pay for those classes and social activities. You’ve made it to your Junior year, and now it’s time to start thinking about your future after college, and the…

FSCJ, My Home Away From Home…

We are officially in the final week of the semester and the pressure is accumulating. Those final presentations and term papers are stacking up and life is not making the deadline any easier. For me, this is my last week of school before graduation. As excited as I am, I feel like the pressure is…

The Pursuit of Conscious Parenting

Looking to teach children discipline, composure, and problem solving? Don’t miss out on the FSCJ 2018 SLS Conference Session- The Pursuit of Conscious Parenting. The conference will be held Monday, April 2, 2018 at FSCJ Kent Campus E2690 from 10am-11:30am. This session will be presented by Pam Bell, Former Director of the University of North…

SLS CONFERENCE

The fifth annual Student Life Skills Conference is quickly approaching, here’s what you need to know about the event and how to get involved. The conference will take place on April 5th at the Deerwood center and the theme this year is the “Pursuit of Knowledge.” Dr. Shep Shepard will be giving his keynote, “No…

SLS CONFERENCE 2018

The Student Life Skills department is hosting a multi campus conference on April 2nd through April 5th. This year’s theme is “The Pursuit of Knowledge”. The conference will highlight skills that all students, faculty, and staff can utilize to become more efficient, sharpen your critically thinking skills and improve time management. The conference will discuss…

“A Role Worth Playing”

By Shelby Kraut Are you a fan of Marvel and history? Well if you are, then here at South Campus we just had a fun and exciting event for an old movie. The event, “A Role Worth Playing”, was held at FSCJ south campus on February 20th. At the event, a silent black and white…

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…

Presidents Day… More Than Just a 3 Day Weekend

As we hit the middle of February, we see stressed-out students and tired staff looking forward to the only state holiday this month (perhaps in the future Valentine’s Day will be a true holiday, instead of simply the worst restaurant day in America and sale for half of chocolates and confectioneries). Of course, I am…

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’ve Got Spirit, How About You?”

  With the start of the new year came with it the new semester. All around the campuses on the first week of the new semester FSCJ students, faculty and staff alike showed their school spirit for Spirit Day. On January 24th, clubs, programs and extracurricular activities held booths at multiple campuses, showcasing what their…

“The Experience”

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, an exhibit was held in the Art Gallery on South Campus. One component that made this exhibit special, was the art displayed throughout the gallery. The art was a compilation of mixed media on canvas, digital print on wood, a 3-D printed sculpture, and even a short film that played…

A March of Silence- FSCJ Remembers MLK

January 16, 2018- Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy lives on beyond a street sign and a national holiday: his passion still dwells deeply today among many. At FSCJ’s MLK Jr. Remembrance Ceremony at South Campus on Jan. 16, a silent march commenced. Several dozen showed unwavering resolve, marching to effect change with tenacious silence. The…