The Real F Word

Writer –  Daniel Sheffield Love is a strange and beautiful thing. The idea of being in love, spending time with someone, caring about them, and having them care about you are all things that might cause an individual to look for love. At around 16, I learned about love. Since then, there has been one…

Don’t Miss The Capitol Steps presents by the FSCJ Artist Series

As a political nerd, upon going to see The Capitol Steps I was blown away by the brilliance and wit that went into the composition of the humor and overall acting of the skits. Some of you may be thinking, what even is The Capitol Steps? They are a group of five previous congressional staffers…

The Four Best LOCAL Places to Study on Southside

Writer – Rachel Eve We’ve made it. We have passed through the beginning time of syllabi and being talked at about plagiarism, through the age of gawking eyes of classmates as we pick seats that we’ll likely be stuck with for the entire semester, and through the demonstrations on how to access classwork and content…

Labyrinth Created at FSCJ South Campus For World Peace Day

In honor of International Peace Day, our very own Professor of humanities Holly Masturzo, decided that celebrating such a day was not meant for stuffy classrooms and powerpoints. With the help of her students, Professor Masturzo cleared out one of the rickety old tennis courts in the back of campus and transformed it into an…

FSCJ Press Release – FSCJ Launches FSCJ Safe Mobile Safety App

For Immediate Release: August 29, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016 FSCJ Launches FSCJ Safe Mobile Safety App   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) students, faculty, staff and visitors now have access to the new FSCJ Safe mobile app, designed to keep them safe throughout the College’s campuses and centers. The…

FSCJ Press Release – FSCJ Hosts “Role Models” Ceramic Art Exhibit 

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016 WHAT:  Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) invites students and members of the public to attend the traveling exhibition “Role Models” in August and September. “Role Models” is a survey of contemporary ceramics, with each artist showing one exemplary piece. The exhibit offers a…

“When it comes to voting in August, you have options”

Writer –  BEN DOUTHETT We all know there’s a kinda-sorta-major election happening on November 8. But many people only follow politics casually, and they might not realize there’s a slightly-less-but-still-important election that is scheduled for August 30. The two major candidates for the White House have already been all but decided, but August’s statewide primary will…

Press Release – FSCJ receives multi-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for needs-based nursing scholarships In

For Immediate Release: July 19, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016   FSCJ receives multi-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for needs-based nursing scholarships JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) was awarded a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Human Resources…

My Journey Towards a College Education: A Student’s Experience

Writer – Aaron Murdoch   There is not one person in my immediate, or extended family, who has successfully graduated from a college degree program of any kind. In fact, none of my close friends or their family members have earned a college education. My mom had graduated from high school and my dad left…

FSCJ students and faculty gather to stand #ORLANDOStrong

Early Sunday morning at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, an unthinkable tragedy claimed nearly fifty innocent lives and wounded an additional fifty. The gunman pledged an allegiance to ISIS, and has rumored to have been gay himself- which explains his targeting of members of the LGBTQ+ community. On Wednesday a memorial was held to remember the…

“Get It In Your Ears with Morgan Bates” – WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE 2016

Writer: Morgan Bates Welcome To Rockville 2016 Metropolitan Park 4/30/16 & 5/1/16 “We Wanna Rock”   This year’s “Welcome to Rockville” was not only my first Welcome to Rockville experience, it was also my first huge assignment! I went into the weekend with expectations of a rockin’ good time, a few nerves about conducting interviews…

Humans of FSCJ – April 15, 2016

    “I guess the one inherent thing that is a part of me, no matter what role I’m playing, is to look for the magic in things and the magic in our lives. I never want to miss out on the little moments of magic and beauty that can happen in every day moments….

What the Internet Giveth it Also Taketh Away.

Writer – Kristiano Leme   Internet access has changed the way many industries and individuals carry out day-to-day activities. Be it a small business interacting with potential clients, or a family member wishing another a happy birthday, it seems that most of our lives are now conducted via an internet connection. But with this connectivity comes a…

FSCJ Press Release – FSCJ’s dramaWORKS to Present “A Patch of Earth”

For Immediate Release: March 11, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016 FSCJ’s dramaWORKS to Present “A Patch of Earth”   WHAT: Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) dramaWORKS will present the northeast Florida premiere of “A Patch of Earth” by Kitty Felde. “A Patch of Earth” is based on the true account of Drazen Erdemovic,…

Humans of FSCJ – March 6, 2016

“I see myself as a representation of my faith. Obviously, because I wear a hijab. When I go out, I know the first thing people will think when they see me is ‘Muslim’. The second thing they’ll do when they see me, is think about how I act towards them. A lot of people will…

Humans of FSCJ – February 27, 2016

  “My goals are probably going to be accomplished in a completely unconventional way. I’m okay with that though, doing things unconventionally is a big part of what it means to be me. I’ve placed a high emphasis on that- on my own authenticity. It’s important that I’m genuine and organic with people, I present…