Articles by Casey Niebuhr

Flagler College Interim VP of Student Affairs: ‘I’m Sorry’

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly General Assembly on Tuesday. The executive board invited Laura Stevenson Dumas, interim vice president of student affairs, to address growing concerns from the student body that the College administration has not been…


SGA Hosts COVID-19 and Parking Coordinators: ‘Are Things Better?’

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu The student government convened on Tuesday to discuss the student body’s COVID-19 and parking concerns. SGA invited Flagler College COVID-19 Coordinator Kris Roberts and Parking Coordinator Bill Karback to answer students’ questions and maintain transparency. “Are things better?” asked Roberts….


Student Government Prepares for New Semester

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu The Flagler College Student Government Association (SGA) discussed ways to connect with student during its first open meeting of the semester on Tuesday. Students at the meeting were greeted by SGA public relations chair and vice-chair Alana Caballero Rivera and Jasmine…



The Small Businesses of Flagler College

By Elisabeth Shirley People come from near and far to see what the city of St. Augustine has to offer, including the many independently owned businesses that each have something unique for their customers. Within the community, Flagler College students show no limits in their…


From Sit-Ins to Swim-Ins

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu A day at the beach or a dip in the pool is one of Florida’s great pastimes. However, in 1960s St. Augustine, swimming could have you faced with violent oppression. Before the rise of chain hotels dominated American skylines, local inns…


Coping with depression, trauma and craziness

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu The past few weeks have been unbearably long. Lately I’ve been experiencing an overwhelming amount of dread, coupled with an increasing immobilization from depression and post-traumatic stress. I’ve fallen behind in my work, I’ve hardly eaten, I’ve been severely dehydrated, and…


Tips on having a college experience during COVID-19

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu My heart goes out for the college freshmen. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has restricted millions of a unique experience that is the first year of college, and this sudden change into the virtual world has many feeling as though…


The stigma of help-seeking

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu About a year ago, I was standing at a landing with a guy I had considerable feelings for, arguing about our relationship. In this gross back-and-forth of ad hominem attacks, he looked at me with a concerned face and said…


A call to revise ‘resolutions’

I never understood the annual month-long craze of the ‘new year, new me’ trend. Every January, millions of people tell themselves they’re going to turn over a new leaf and make a better life for themselves: they’re going to go to the gym again, they’re…