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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 chocola ...

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Not defined by the end: Who was Carrie Singer?

Not defined by the end: Who was Carrie Singer?

By Katherine Hamilton | gargoyle@flagler.edu The same girl who spiritedly waved to her mother from the top of a corn silo she had climbed, and the same woman who wanted Christmas ...

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OnCuba and the rise of independent journalism

OnCuba and the rise of independent journalism

By Katherine Hamilton | gargoyle@flagler.edu Ever since the reign of the communist regime in Cuba, media has been an entity under the government’s tight control. Recent developmen ...

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Mellow Mushroom brings local music beachside

Mellow Mushroom brings local music beachside

By Cheyanne Wingo | gargoyle@flagler.edu Walking down St. George Street on any given night, one can hear the sounds of guitar riffs and live music coming from seemingly every dire ...

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Meet the face of the Corner Market

Meet the face of the Corner Market

By Garrett Lemery | gargoyle@flagler.edu Photos by Victoria Gruber Nicole Smith has personal history with St. Augustine and particularly the Lincolnville neighborhood. The store s ...

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The Santa Claus of Skateboarding

The Santa Claus of Skateboarding

Bodie Walker doesn't believe he's the Santa Claus of skateboarding, but skaters in St. Augustine beg to differ. ...

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Date rape becoming serious problem in St. Augustine

Date rape becoming serious problem in St. Augustine

Every two minutes in the United States of America, someone is sexually assaulted. ...

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Rooted in folk: New generation blends folk genres in St. Augustine

Rooted in folk: New generation blends folk genres in St. Augustine

After the the massive success of bands like Mumford and Sons, St. Augustine has become something of a Florida hub for a youthful, revitalized folk music scene. ...

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Flagler College professor paddles 1,515 miles, sets record

Flagler College professor paddles 1,515 miles, sets record

An overgrown burial ground forty miles from civilization was not the most auspicious spot to meet a soon-to-be record-holder. ...

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St. Augustine’s travelers: The things they carry

St. Augustine’s travelers: The things they carry

On Washington Street in St. Augustine, men and women sit outside the St. Francis House. They sit close to the things they carry, in fear that they can quickly be taken away. ...

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HIV positive: Many still struggling with ‘forgotten’ virus

HIV positive: Many still struggling with ‘forgotten’ virus

Last October, Antonio Forte celebrated his birthday at Universal in Orlando. After getting off a roller coaster, he began throwing up blood. ...

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A disappearing trade: Shrimping in St. Augustine

A disappearing trade: Shrimping in St. Augustine

The Witmor family has been shrimping in St. Augustine for three generations. Wayne Witmor shares his story of life at sea and his concerns for the future of the industry. ...

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A disappearing trade: Shrimping in St. Augustine

A disappearing trade: Shrimping in St. Augustine

a photo essay by Sarah Williamson | gargoyle@flagler.edu There is something almost prehistoric about the leathery skin of a shrimp fisherman, casting his net and cruising through ...

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Enter the Haggis returns to St. Augustine

Enter the Haggis returns to St. Augustine

Enter the Haggis, a Toronto based indie/folk rock band, had a change of scenery from their Northern roots while passing through Florida this week on their American tour. ...

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Syrian emigrant reflects on war ravaging homeland

Syrian emigrant reflects on war ravaging homeland

For Marian Asfoura, who emigrated from Syria to the U.S. in 2006, the country that she left behind is not the one she recognizes on nightly news reports. ...

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The Dewars do as they please to find success in St. Augustine

The Dewars do as they please to find success in St. Augustine

From stepping away from baseball in 8th grade, to being asked to leave St. Augustine's Sangrias in their 20s, twins Anthony and Zach Dewar have done whatever they please in their ...

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