Articles by Jared Olson

The Riverkeeper: Saving St. Augustine’s Matanzas waterways

By Jared Olson \ gargoyle@flagler.edu For conservationist Jen Lomberk, the Matanzas River is both a blessing and a curse. “We have something very beautiful that a lot of people are passionate about protecting,” she says, contemplating the estuary she’s spent the…



Gustavo Esteva and the long road to the Zapatistas

By Jared Olson | gargoyle@flagler.edu This past summer, Gargoyle writer Jared Olson was awarded a reporting grant by the Pulitzer Center to pursue a solo journalism project in Chiapas, Mexico. Olson reported on the Zapatistas, a movement of indigenous Mayan…



“A small, very small, ever so small rebellion”

  By Jared Olson | gargoyle@flagler.edu This past summer, Gargoyle writer Jared Olson was awarded a reporting grant by the Pulitzer Center to pursue a solo journalism project in Chiapas, Mexico. Olson reported on the Zapatistas, a movement of indigenous…



Developments threaten environmental sanity of Anastasia Island

By Jared Olson | gargoyle@flagler.edu Behind the chain-link fence off State Road 312, hardly a stones-throw away from the Matanzas River, three caterpillar bulldozers amble in the sun. Construction is underway for the Antigua Development, a sprawling housing complex set…


Writings on the wall in the streets of Oaxaca

By Jared Olson | gargoyle@flagler.edu This past summer, Gargoyle writer Jared Olson was awarded a reporting grant by the Pulitzer Center to pursue a solo journalism project in Chiapas, Mexico. Olson reported on the Zapatistas, a movement of indigenous Mayan…



The displaced campesinos of Nicolas Ruiz

By Jared Olson | gargoyle@flagler.edu This past summer, Gargoyle writer Jared Olson was awarded a reporting grant by the Pulitzer Center to pursue a solo journalism project in Chiapas, Mexico. Olson reported on the Zapatistas, a movement of indigenous Mayan…