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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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Body Shaming in Modern Culture

Body Shaming in Modern Culture

By Carie Levy | gargoyle@flagler.edu It wasn't until I heard it from my seven year old sister that it really hit me. “Carie, does this shirt make me look fat?” At first I was puzz ...

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The Struggle Is Real: My Experience of Attempting to Do It All

The Struggle Is Real: My Experience of Attempting to Do It All

By Caitlyn McCrea | gargoyle@flagler.edu                 It’s that time in the semester again when everyone is scrambling to start on last ...

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What a T-Shirt Made Me Realize

What a T-Shirt Made Me Realize

By Jordan Puyear | gargoyle@flagler.edu Once I bought my new shirt, I couldn’t wait to show it off. I walked around all day, went to five classes, and my club meetings, but nobody ...

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Stop and smell the history

Stop and smell the history

I see it everyday. Students rushing into D-Hall with one thing on their mind: Food. ...

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Anxiety: The invisible illness

Anxiety: The invisible illness

My mom was cooking breakfast one day when it hit her out of nowhere. ...

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