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The last straw: Small solution to large problem in the nation’s oldest city

The last straw: Small solution to large problem in the nation’s oldest city

By Barbaraliz Ortiz | gargoyle@flagler.edu The city of St. Augustine has endured 453 years of rich history since its founding in 1565. Plastic straws have been a part of that history for about 48 year ...

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Three things we learned in the Jags season opener

Three things we learned in the Jags season opener

By Dustin Fletcher | gargoyle@flagler.edu Leonard Fournette is the real deal; Yeldon fills in well Leonard Fournette came into the pre-season in great shape and dropped nearly 20 pounds from last seas ...

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Jaguars seek to find sources of receiving yards

Jaguars seek to find sources of receiving yards

By Dustin Fletcher | gargoyle@flagler.edu This season, the Jaguars will be earmarked as a leading contender to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl this year behind their “Sacksonville” front seven and ...

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Local non-profit makes dreams come true

Local non-profit makes dreams come true

By Mara Mazar | gargoyle@flagler.edu With a blue wagon full of gifts behind her, Ashley Smith, dream manager for Dreams Come True of Jacksonville, was on a mission to find chocolate milk for one of he ...

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Odd dog behavior may mean something more

Odd dog behavior may mean something more

By Jordan Taylor | gargoyle@flagler.edu Does your dog repeat actions, develop special routines, not make eye contact and fixate on an activity with abnormal focus? Are they resistant to change, sensit ...

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Businesses looking forward to summer tourism season

Businesses looking forward to summer tourism season

By Stephen Cripps | gargoyle@flagler.edu Every year, hundreds of small Floridian communities will suddenly feel a bit more crowded as millions of travelers descend upon their tropical towns.  Even wit ...

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Tiny plastics making huge impacts in St. Augustine

Tiny plastics making huge impacts in St. Augustine

By Dustin Fletcher | gargoyle@flagler.edu What’s less than five millimeters in length and is in every body of water on the planet?   Microplastics are being researched at Flagler College by Coastal En ...

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How one non-profit is seeking to proactively prevent human trafficking

How one non-profit is seeking to proactively prevent human trafficking

By Connor Reilly | gargoyle@flagler.edu Human trafficking, an international black market enterprise, reaches outside the borders of the United States as well as within. Non-profits, large and small, o ...

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Planting a seed: Flagler College’s first black professor

Planting a seed: Flagler College’s first black professor

By Hasani Malone | gargoyle@flagler.edu The lively sounds of a keyboard, muffled behind the heavy door of room 323 in Kenan Hall, grew louder when Dr. Carl Williams, a deaf education professor at Flag ...

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Movement against plastic use reaches St. Augustine

Movement against plastic use reaches St. Augustine

By Kyra Moree | gargoyle@flagler.edu Plastic bans protect the aquatic and environmental assets and are designed to stop the use of non-recyclable plastic items, which have a harmful impact on the envi ...

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Manatee deaths stemming from frigid waters

Manatee deaths stemming from frigid waters

By Lauren Schroeder | gargoyle@flagler.edu Each year in Florida, manatees are dying from cold stress syndrome due cold winter water temperatures. In Apollo Beach this year, “35 died from cold stress s ...

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Flagler prepares for inauguration of fourth president

Flagler prepares for inauguration of fourth president

By Emma Anderson| gargoyle@flagler.edu Flagler College is making history as officials prepare to inaugurate the fourth president of the college. Dr. Joseph Joyner officially took office as president o ...

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Nassar’s case hits close to home for Flagler senior

Nassar’s case hits close to home for Flagler senior

By Hasani Malone | gargoyle@flagler.edu On Jan. 24, Larry Nassar, the national team doctor of USA Gymnastics, was convicted and sentenced to 175 years in prison. Nassar was accused by over 165 women a ...

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Dominica’s hurricane recovery hits close to home for Flagler student

Dominica’s hurricane recovery hits close to home for Flagler student

By Brenna DeBlasio | gargoyle@flagler.edu Coming from an area as hurricane prone as St. Augustine, it is easy to feel sympathy toward our Caribbean neighbors who are suffering from the aftermath of a ...

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Again, cocaine use on the rise among college students

Again, cocaine use on the rise among college students

By Adriana Cabezas | gargoyle@flagler.edu With a euphoric rush and feelings of extreme pleasure, cocaine is the party drug college students are turning to during the late nights out. Cocaine use has b ...

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Hurricanes present unique challenges to the Alligator Farm

Hurricanes present unique challenges to the Alligator Farm

By Kayla McManama | gargoyle@flagler.edu As Hurricanes Matthew and Irma came toward St. Augustine, locals rushed to make preparations for evacuation. While the St. Augustine Alligator Farm had to not ...

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