Thursday , 29 June 2017

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The uncertain future of abortion

The uncertain future of abortion

By Gabrielle Garay | gargoyle@flagler.edu Paige Armstrong flips through her phone and scrolls through a seemingly-endless amount of photos. They show her flanked by other Flagler ...

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Why I’m happy to be financially independent

Why I’m happy to be financially independent

By Jared Talbot | gargoyle@flagler.edu Every college student has a different financial situation. There are the students who don’t even think about money. They have wealthy famili ...

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Islamophobia on the rise in America

Islamophobia on the rise in America

By Jared Olson | gargoyle@flagler.edu For the family of junior Yasmeen Anis, 9/11 was a day when the entire world seemed to pause. As with most American families, they knew the da ...

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How to cope with a loved one with dementia

How to cope with a loved one with dementia

By Michaela Parks | gargoyle@flagler.edu It was in Tarpon Springs at the sponge docks, wandering from shop to shop, when my grandmother realized she was losing not only her memory ...

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In praise of protesting

In praise of protesting

By Jared Olson | gargoyle@flagler.edu On Tuesday, Nov. 7, my life and the history of the country, changed directions irrevocably. That evening, in mounting desperation, I watched ...

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Understanding is Deeper than Knowledge

Understanding is Deeper than Knowledge

By MC Bell | gargoyle@flagler.edu “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” -Stephen R. Covey Fumbling with some papers on t ...

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Beach erosion poses large obstacle for sea turtles

Beach erosion poses large obstacle for sea turtles

By Susannah Hayward | gargoyle@flagler.edu If you’ve been out to St. Augustine or Vilano Beach lately, then you’ve seen the drop off. A cliff of sand has formed due to the compres ...

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Growing up with divorced parents

Growing up with divorced parents

By Julie Householder | gargoyle@flagler.edu  “Monday, Tuesday, Dad’s house. Wednesday, Thursday, Mom’s house. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, switch.” This is the statement I said to my ...

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Throwing away less, Caring More

Throwing away less, Caring More

By Julie Householder | gargoyle@flagler.edu While aimlessly scrolling through Facebook earlier this summer, I came upon a video about a woman who can fit her trash from the past f ...

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Why the way a professor treats a student matters

Why the way a professor treats a student matters

By Jared Talbot | gargoyle@flagler.edu College level classes can be extremely difficult. Of course they aren’t meant to be easy, otherwise everybody would have a degree. Classes c ...

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Balancing Senior Year and Wedding Planning

Balancing Senior Year and Wedding Planning

By Caitlyn McCrea | gargoyle@flagler.edu As I was sitting in the library, finishing up homework for the week I got an odd email. My wedding venue wanted to know when I could come ...

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Look twice for scooters

Look twice for scooters

By Jordan Puyear| gargoyle@flagler.edu As I stuffed the Goodwill bags in my scooter, I was feeling good after my successful shopping trip. I hopped on my scooter to head back home ...

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Nomophobics anonymous: A day without my phone

Nomophobics anonymous: A day without my phone

By Katie Garwood | gargoyle@flagler.edu Some people are addicted to alcohol, some to gambling and some to smoking. But me? I’m addicted to using my phone. And the first step to so ...

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Mom, apple pie and performance enhancing drugs

Mom, apple pie and performance enhancing drugs

By Will Sandman| gargoyle@flagler.edu Our national pastime is doing everything it can do prevent players who cheated from being memorialized, and for good reason. However, many be ...

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When rural Ireland became trendy

When rural Ireland became trendy

By Sarah Glynn | gargoyle@flagler.edu While most people I knew were partying on a beach for Spring Break, I found myself in a small house in the Irish countryside, a two hour driv ...

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For one freshman, learning to try it out and let go of what others think

For one freshman, learning to try it out and let go of what others think

By Susannah Hayward | gargoyle@flagler.edu Right before I turned 10, my mother passed away unexpectedly. There’s no good time to tell someone that. No right way to say it, and no ...

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