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Surviving near fatal anxiety: A personal essay

Surviving near fatal anxiety: A personal essay

By Nora Heyser | gargoyle@flagler.edu When people pass by the scene of a car accident, there are a few moments of time in which you are suspended, by both empathy and fear, visual ...

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Tiger-mania: An unlikely comeback inspiring a new generation

Tiger-mania: An unlikely comeback inspiring a new generation

By Katie Garwood | gargoyle@flagler.edu When Tiger Woods’ approach shot landed just a few feet away from me, I couldn’t believe my luck. I was lucky I didn’t get clocked in the he ...

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Lost in translation: One language, two different worlds

Lost in translation: One language, two different worlds

By Isobel Haynes | gargoyle@flagler.edu Imagine pausing your life at the drop of a pin, taking all your belongings, putting them in suitcases, and moving to another country. You’r ...

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Who, What, Why: LGBT issues and their regression from progression

Who, What, Why: LGBT issues and their regression from progression

  By Joseph McCann | gargoyle@flagler.edu The last ten years have given the LGBT community the most progress it's ever seen, and it may seem to be getting better. It's easy t ...

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College graduation: The scariest, most exciting time of our lives

College graduation: The scariest, most exciting time of our lives

By Jared Talbot | gargoyle@flagler.edu As I threw my cap into the air alongside my 176 classmates at my high school graduation, I never felt the overwhelming sense of pride that I ...

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Who, What, Why: North Korea and Trump

Who, What, Why: North Korea and Trump

By Joseph McCann | gargoyle@flagler.edu My mother is a high school history teacher and always talked about the historical origins of the issues we have today. The apple doesn't fa ...

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Who What Why: Iran Nuclear Deal

Who What Why: Iran Nuclear Deal

By Joseph McCann | gargoyle@flagler.edu On Friday, October 13, Donald Trump decided to decertify the Iran Nuclear Deal. Sigh. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or the Iran N ...

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To the ones who say, “He’s not my president.”

To the ones who say, “He’s not my president.”

By Katherine Hamilton | gargoyle@flagler.edu I’ve heard a great deal of hullabaloo about how Donald Trump doesn’t represent the values our country wants to portray. After the elec ...

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Stepping into the Sun

Stepping into the Sun

By Katherine Stairs | gargoyle@flagler.edu I couldn't remember anything after waking up in a hospital room, trapped in a screen bed. From what my parents told me, I couldn't take ...

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Life is precious: My sister’s story

Life is precious: My sister’s story

By Jared Talbot | gargoyle@flagler.edu It all started with a call, which changed the course of my summer as well as my life. At 12:30 a.m. on July 9 I got a call from my sister’s ...

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Congress, courts and conflict – not Kardashians, K-Pop or Cosmopolitan

Congress, courts and conflict – not Kardashians, K-Pop or Cosmopolitan

By Joseph McCann | gargoyle@flagler.edu This article is an introduction to a series that will (hopefully) give a basic knowledge of current events and political issues in the Unit ...

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Hurricane Matthew: Looking back on a blessing in disguise

Hurricane Matthew: Looking back on a blessing in disguise

By Liz Browning | gargoyle@flagler.edu At four years old, my father passed away in a car accident, leaving my mom to raise me and my sister, who was just seven years old. We were ...

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Six tips for the creative writer

Six tips for the creative writer

By Katherine Stairs | gargoyle@flagler.edu All throughout my high school years, I was in creative writing. These classes were the best out my entire schedule, but it did have its ...

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Why I’m graduating early

Why I’m graduating early

  By Tiffany Coelho | gargoyle@flagler.edu It was only recently I realized this will be my final year as an undergraduate student here at Flagler College. It feels impossible ...

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Planes, trains, and automobiles: A Colombian adventure

Planes, trains, and automobiles: A Colombian adventure

By Jordan Puyear | gargoyle@flagler.edu As I stepped off the plane, I felt the cool Colombian breeze throughout the open airport. I walked around the crowd of other passengers, lo ...

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A conversation with Marta Rojas, one of Cuba’s most important living writers

A conversation with Marta Rojas, one of Cuba’s most important living writers

By Jared Olson | gargoyle@flagler.edu The old writer draws an aging, sepia-stained picture from a folder in the wooden cabinet and contemplates the image of herself, nearly sixty ...

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