Bridges: Making A Change For Women In Poverty

My first event as a Kent Campus student was the TEDxFSCJ Women: Bridges, held on November 2, 2017 in the Kent Campus auditorium. Upon entry, I received a warm welcome at the door from several of the other participants. There were tables filled with items such as key chains, brochures, and business cards if you…

FSCJ Volunteers- Service Day- Clara White Mission

On Friday, October 13, 2017 students from FSCJ volunteered their time and gave back to the community by serving breakfast to those in need. The Clara White Mission, 613 Ashley Street, works to prevent and reduce homelessness through advocacy, housing, job training and employment. The Clara White Mission has also taken a stand to ensure…

“Write On!” All About JaxbyJax, the Local Writing Festival

On Saturday, November 11, JaxbyJax will take over King St. in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood. This annual festival is yet another reason to get out of the house and walk around historic riverside, but what is JaxbyJax exactly? The annual JaxbyJax Literary Arts Festival is a way for people to come and listen to the works…

FSCJ 360° Tour Series: Cecil Center

Come join us on a virtual tour of Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Cecil Center. You can take control of the view with the use of our 360° degree camera, while listening to the narration of Tiffany Young as she explains the highlights of what Cecil Center has to offer.

FSCJ 360° Tour Series: Downtown Campus

Come join us on a virtual tour of Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Downtown Campus. You can take control of the view with the use of our 360° degree camera, while listening to the narration of Joseph Dean as he explains the highlights of what Downtown Campus has to offer.

“The Devil’s School”

Deemed as the most haunted site in Jacksonville, Public School Number Four is an abandoned building located on the edge of Riverside, near the I-10 and 95 merge. Drivers crossing the Fuller Warren Bridge may catch a glimpse of the graffiti covered school that has been standing for over a century. Throughout the schools history…

Got Pits?

  “We were given the first one, Wrigley,” says Rob Thompson, “but we didn’t know how to tell the person we did NOT want a pit.” Mr. Thompson is a P.E. teacher at Clay High School over in Green Cove Springs, FL, and like most others, he and his wife, Shirley, were believers of all…

Yukon, FL… Jacksonville’s Ghost Town

Nestled in the woods, between the Ortega River and NAS Jacksonville, lies a place that time has forgotten. Yukon, FL was established in the late 1800s, and over time became a large community that included over 300 homes, a downtown business district, a Baptist church, a post office, and a railroad station. What was once…

Live from FSCJ

A Look into the Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Student Television Studio In April of 1994, FSCJ purchased the closed Grand Boulevard Mall off Southside Blvd. and Old Baymeadows Rd. In 2000, a massive renovation project to convert the two-story 80,000 square-foot space of abandoned shops into classrooms was completed and classes began at the…

The Ally Way

The Ally Program at FSCJ is a program geared towards providing resources, support, and advocating rights for individuals who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBTQ). This program allows individuals to discuss any issues or concerns, they may be facing or have, in confidence with a faculty or staff member. The Ally Program’s…

FSCJ 360° Tour Series: Kent Campus

Come join us on a virtual tour of Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Kent Campus. You can take control of the view with the use of our 360° degree camera, while listening to the narration of Rebekah Hudson Childs, as she explains the highlights of what Kent Campus has to offer.

Stand Up or Take a Knee

By Sammy Jean It all started on August 26, 2016; Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem at an N.F.L football game. His action set off a nationwide protest. On September 1, 2016, Kaepernick repeated the same action during the national anthem. From that moment the media has kept an eye on Kaepernick….

After The Storm

By Sammy Jean Through the debris and down limbs, James Quinn works hard to clean up his yard. September 11, 2017 was an eventful and destructive day not only for the state of Florida, but also for the residents of Jacksonville. According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Irma’s storm surge exceeded record flooding levels…

The Haunting of Kingsley Plantation… Hoax or History???

By Rebekah Hudson Childs In Northeast Florida lies the oldest surviving slave plantation in the state. Kingsley Plantation consists of a main house, a barn and 25 cabins that were used as slave quarters. The historic estate breeds stories of ghosts and spirits haunting the grounds and showing up in unsuspecting tourist photos. One spirit,…

FSCJ 360° Tour Series: Deerwood Center

Come join us on a virtual tour of Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Deerwood Center. You can take control of the view with the use of our 360 degree camera, while listening to the narration of Jacob Madison as he explains the highlights of what Deerwood Center has to offer.

Real Life: Anxiety & Depression

  Time flies when you are medicated”, said Casey Bloom. “I remember grabbing a knife and my mom taking it from my hands and begging me to calm down. That was when I knew there was a problem, I didn’t care about if my mom knew, I was clearly needing help”. It’s been seven years…