Articles by Gargoyle

Florida business gives human trafficking survivors a chance

By Katherine Lewin | gargoyle@flagler.edu Rethreaded, located in Jacksonville, Florida, employs only female victims of human trafficking and the sex trade. Florida is the third highest state in the U.S. for reports of trafficking and Jacksonville is a hub for…



MLK demonstrators celebrate memory of Civil Rights warrior

By Jared Olson, photos by Katherine Lewin | gargoyle@flagler.edu Under the cold bluebird skies of Jan. 15, 2018, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, St. Augustine demonstrators gathered in front of the squat brick walls of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal…


Justice for Keegan?

By Katherine Lewin | gargoyle@flagler.edu On July 20, 2017, shortly after midnight, Keegan Von Roberts, a young black man, was shot and killed in front of his house by his white neighbor, Michael Centanni. Centanni was never charged, protected under…



Local family lives in a converted shipping container

By Sarah Smith | gargoyle@flagler.edu Adam Morley isn’t your typical politician. In a shipping container on the outskirts of St. Augustine, Morley lives with his wife, Janine and their 1-year-old son Elon. He tries to incorporate sustainability into his life,…


Ivory trade: changing minds, hearts and policy

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu The Trump administration is weighing the ban of elephant ivory being imported into the U.S. If the ban is lifted, it could set back the work conservationists and park rangers have devoted their livelihoods to….


Author of Lincolnville book reflects on changes

By Mallory Hopkins | gargoyle@flagler.edu Rosamond Parrish is the author of the only current book on Lincolnville, an area of St. Augustine that was the heart of the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The book is titled, “Lincolnville, A…


From parties to pacifiers: Life as a college-aged mom

By Sarah Smith | gargoyle@flagler.edu There is just one difference between Brooke Martorano and the average college student—she’s a mom. Martorano, 20, attends Flagler College for Deaf Education and Elementary Education with endorsements in reading and ESAU, a government education…


Florida Tiny House Festival draws unique community to Elkton

By Mallory Hopkins | gargoyle@flagler.edu There were dozens of tiny houses and plenty of people bonding and building new friendships over tiny living at the second annual Florida Tiny House Festival in Elkton, Florida, just outside of St. Augustine. The United Tiny…