Articles by Mattison Hansen

Legends Revealed: The Pittee Girls

Ep.3: The Pittee Girls Podcast by Mattison Hansen [INTRO BED MUSIC] Mattison: Hello. My name is Mattison Hansen, and thanks for tuning in to “Legends Revealed.” Being a resident of St. Augustine, the nation’s oldest city, I’m surrounded by history and stories that have been…



Legends Revealed: Legends & Myths

Ep.1: Legends & Myths Podcast by Mattison Hansen [BED MUSIC] Mattison: Hello. My name is Mattison Hansen, and this is the “Revealing Legends Podcast,” where I will be talking about local legends that stem from the nation’s oldest city – St. Augustine. Before we start…


The Litter Gitter: Protecting What We Love

By Mattison Hansen Matanzas Riverkeeper’s Executive Director Jen Lomberk (Left), Captain Mel Longo (Middle), and Outreach Coordinator Lauren Trice (Right) collecting the equipment used on the Litter Gitter to collect trash from the water (Photo by Mattison Hansen). A cot, generator, iron pot, electric bike…


If The Price Is Right: Compulsive Buying Among College Students

By Mattison Hansen As the pandemic drags on to its third year, college students are growing more concerned about their physical and mental health. A survey by TimelyMD reveals that out of 1,700 students, 54% of respondents were experiencing stress and anxiety of COVID-19’s impact…



College Libraries are Changing Alongside Their Students

By Mattison Hansen  When visiting Flagler College campus as a student, one of the most memorable locations to stop at is the Proctor Library. Walking through the front doors, the first thing one notices is the grand décor of the building; the dark wooden entrance, marble flooring and columns,…


A Place to Belong on Flagler College’s Campus

By Mattison Hansen Stranded in a foreign location, surrounded by strangers and not knowing what to do, is a nightmare numerous individuals hope never happens to them. This nightmare becomes reality when a student decides to move away from home and create a goal to…


“Get Ready” Flagler College Students

By Mattison Hansen  There is a change in the air, and everyone feels it. By the end of the first week of classes, students at Flagler College looked like a herd of zombies as they felt the effects of returning to campus and having in-person classes. However,…


Raising the Next Generation

By Mattison Hansen Growing up, we heard stories from our grandparents and parents about the glorious adventures they experienced during their childhood, picking wild fruits with their family or playing games with other kids in their neighborhood. For us, there are memories of playgrounds in the backyard, family trips to the beach, and going to the movies with friends. But…