Matthew Hunter: The Remission Statement

BY: Courtney Duvall   Matthew Hunter, a Jacksonville man in his early 30s, was diagnosed with stage IV Esophageal Adenocarcinoma in February 2014.  Determined to leave a lasting legacy, Hunter has decided to travel the around the United States and Peru, filming individuals in their different environments. “I haven’t been satisfied with the legacy I’m…

FSCJ Gay-Straight Alliance Club

By: Tiffany Langlois (writer)  /  Michael Ryan (Photography) FSCJ students have numerous options to choose from when making the decision to join a club. Students who join clubs enjoy the benefits of meeting new people and reap the reward of shared knowledge. FSCJ’s Gay-Straight Alliance Club (GSA) provides students with an opportunity to meet others who share…

Student Life Mentors Guide Freshman Through Their Inaugural Year

By Autumn Williams   High school students are reminded daily of the importance of grades and that college is right around the corner. The pressure is on as soon as you walk through the doors of high school. The pressure to find the right fit for college builds until students have an acceptance letter in their hands. Walking onto…

Health and Fitness Tips

By:  Kyle Johnson It is no secret that America has been dealing with obesity issues for some time now. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that over one third (34.9%) of Americans are considered obese. One major reason why this is prevalent is because of the lack of exercise in…

The Rise of Professional Video Gaming

Writer – Gabriel Bugarin Since its conception, video games have been growing greatly in popularity. Even despite them almost falling out of the picture in the early 70’s, the golden age of video gaming that followed made sure that they were here to stay. An interesting area of video games that rose out of this…

Looking Back at the Lincoln Exhibit: A Conversation with Jametoria Burton

Last month, FSCJ wrapped up its presentation of “Lincoln: The Constitution and Civil War,” a sweeping exhibition of multidisciplinary programming spanning all five campuses from Jan. 27 to March 5. The main exhibit, sponsored by the National Constitution Center, the American Library Association Public Programs Office and the National Endowment for the Humanities, traveled between…

Women’s History in Comics Saves the Day with Information

On March 4, students congregated at FSCJ’s Downtown Campus to hear Katie Monnin, Associate Professor of Literacy at the University of North Florida, deliver a lecture on the history of comics and graphic novels, and discuss the role women have played both on and off the pages of these well-known publications. Monnin’s publications range from…