Press Release – Friends of Hemming Park Host Second Annual Beer Festival

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2016   Friends of Hemming Park Contact: Sarah Collins, Marketing Director 904-556-7275; sarah@hemmingpark.org Friends of Hemming Park Host Second Annual Beer Festival Enjoy Unlimited Tastings of 80+ Beers and Ciders this Saturday, Aug. 13   JACKSONVILLE, Fla., August 9, 2016 – Friends of Hemming Park will host their…

Change of Heart. A reflection on the Orlando Pulse tragedy.

Writer – Stephanie Lewis   Many of us woke up Sunday morning (June 13, 2016) to the news of the shooting in an Orlando nightclub called Pulse. The shooting left 49 dead and 53 wounded. On their website Pulse describes themselves as “Orlando’s Premier Gay Nightclub.” This shooting has touched the hearts of many, but my…

“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…

Student Speaker Series: Amber Green – Jacksonville Refugee Crisis

Writer: Amber Green   As part of the FSCJ The Campus Voice Student Speaker Series, Amber Green submitted this piece on Jacksonville’s Refugee Crisis. Speaking with special guests from World Relief Jacksonville (www.facebook.com/worldreliefjacksonville)and Lutheran Social Services of NE Florida (www.facebook.com/pages/Lutheran-S…/499950613489422 ).  

“Get It In Your Ears with Morgan Bates” – Rebelution

By Morgan Bates Location – St Augustine Amphitheater 6/23/16 Not only is no summer playlist is complete without at least one Rebelution song but, summer is most certainly not complete until Rebelution comes through your town! After seeing them more than a couple times now, I am NEVER disappointed nor do I have the ability to…

Press Release – Friends of Hemming Park August Schedule

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2016 Friends of Hemming Park Contact: Sarah Collins, Marketing Director 904-556-7275; sarah@hemmingpark.org Hemming Park Announces Events and Programming for August 2016 2nd Annual Hemming Park Beer Festival is August 13 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 27, 2016 – Friends of Hemming Park is proud to host the following programs and…

Student Speaker Series – Jacksonville Human Rights Ordinance

As part of the The Campus Voice FSCJ Student Speaker Series, we bring you a conversation. It’s a conversation about the Jacksonville Human Rights Ordinance and its impact on us as students and more importantly as people. Lenny Cobb and his guests Chris Traylor & Drew Walker created and had a conversation that you should…

“Get It In Your Ears with Morgan Bates” – X1029’s Rock on The River

By: Morgan Bates The Jacksonville Landing/Maverick’s Live – 5/30/16 This year’s Rock On The River presented by X102.9 was so freaking awesome! The lineup was stacked with talent like Young The Giant, Bearhands, Joywave, The Wombats, The Strumbellas, Finish Ticket, and Tomboi. With a lineup like this, the temperature was not going to be the only…

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…

Speakers Announced for TEDxFSCJ: ENGAGE

For Immediate Release: July 6, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016   Speakers Announced for TEDxFSCJ: ENGAGE   WHAT:          TEDxFSCJ has revealed the presenters for its upcoming annual October event, which aims to elevate locally driven ideas. TEDxFSCJ is a motivating one-day event inspired by TED and produced by a diverse group of FSCJ students,…

“Is 2016 the Year of Celebrity Deaths?”

by BEN DOUTHETT Almost halfway through 2016, the year is starting to get some awful shades of 2009. Seven years ago, the world was left aghast as multiple celebrities shuffled off this mortal coil, many within only a few days of each other. Within just one three-day span (June 25-28), Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Ed…

Vaxxed – From Catastrophe to Cover-up

Writer –  Kyle Leahy Walsh Vaxxed is a documentary directed by Andrew Wakefield and produced by Del Bigtree. It first gained attention when it was included in and then removed from the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. Vaxxed, being shown at the Regal 18 on Beach Blvd from Fri, Jun 3rd thru Thurs, June 9th, has been…

East vs. West : A Classic Battle

California or Florida? In my opinion the two are not too far off from each other, or so I thought. I have walked the streets of Jacksonville Florida for more than 25 years now and have never crossed past Louisiana. Sad right? Thankfully an opportunity arose recently to travel “abroad” to San Diego. We flew…

Should Sanders Throw in the Towel?

Writer – Kennedy Ryder The past few months have been debatably one of the more interesting election cycles we have had in decades. On the right, Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee, while Sanders and Clinton are still battling it out to a certain degree. As we grow closer to to the Democratic Convention in…