Saturday , 21 October 2017

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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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At the end of Peninsula Avenue

At the end of Peninsula Avenue

By Deanna Silvey | gargoyle@flagler.edu It was such a great sacrifice, because the ocean was his love. In October of 2005 my father retired from the United States Coast Guard. He ...

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Skin Deep: Homeopathic remedies for acne

Skin Deep: Homeopathic remedies for acne

By Dulce Ros | gargoyle@flagler.edu Before I came to college, I thought I was prepared for anything to come my way. Among my arsenal of agendas, laundry kits and zipblock bags, I ...

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Social media detox

Social media detox

By Sarah Glynn | gargoyle@flagler.edu On most mornings I wake up around 8 a.m. to the sound of my alarm, unlock my phone to silence it and open up Snapchat or Instagram. I check u ...

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Experiencing true bravery

Experiencing true bravery

By Carie Levy | gargoyle@flagler.edu My heart raced as I stood atop the tiny platform attached to a tree 60 feet in the air. I had a bungee chord on and I knew it would catch me a ...

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‘Star Wars’ sees women stepping into the light

‘Star Wars’ sees women stepping into the light

In October of 2012 Disney announced they would be acquiring Lucasfilm, giving them full reign to the rights of the "Star Wars" franchise. I was worried. ...

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Living Simply: Lessons from growing up on a sailboat

Living Simply: Lessons from growing up on a sailboat

By Julie Householder | gargoyle@flagler.edu  My father taught me how to swim with a mask and snorkel before he was able to convince me to ride a bike without training wheels. I le ...

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Volunteering in the wild — sort of

Volunteering in the wild — sort of

“So, who wants to shovel the coquina into the hyena cage?” ...

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First generation college students beat the odds

First generation college students beat the odds

I cannot remember the exact day or year that I told myself that I would go to college. But for as long as I remember, I applied myself to the fullest in order to reach my goal of ...

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Sleep mode: How our phones are keeping us up at night

Sleep mode: How our phones are keeping us up at night

I’ve always had trouble sleeping. There was always something to keep me up, whether it was a noise outside or just the house settling, my eyes would shoot open and stay that way f ...

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Stripping heroes of their rightful honor

Stripping heroes of their rightful honor

In May of 1997, a young police officer was on his first day of the job following training. In the afternoon, he had gotten a call about a suspicious drunk man at a bus terminal. W ...

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