Articles by Maiya Mahoney

Caffeine and Feline Fix: A New Way to Adopt

Maiya Mahoney & Danielle Filjon For a slideshow of photos at Witty Whisker Cat Cafe: https://youtu.be/wMouLz-mKW0 An eclectic array of cat decor, twinkling fairy lights, and vibrant mandalas adorn the Witty Whisker Cat Cafe in St. Augustine. Described as a “bohemian” space serving coffee and…


Sea Level Rising in St. Augustine

By Gracie Gianoukos Coastal sea level rising has drastically affected St. Augustine over the last decade and will continue to do so if citizens do not act on a federal, economical and personal level, according to Flagler College natural science professors. Flagler College Professors Madeleine…


Get to know St. Augustine’s Craft Beer Scene

Maiya Mahoney Let’s face it. It’s time to ditch your Bud Light and Corona and expand your palate. Although, there’s nothing wrong with drinking those staple beers, these St. Augustine craft brews will go down easy without the lime.  The craft beer scene in St….


A Vegetarian Food Journey Through St. Augustine

Veggin in St. Augustine by Jennifer Jordan showcases vegetarian recipes from St. Augustine’s restaurants, food trucks, and bed and breakfasts. By Maiya Mahoney Venturing through the cobblestone, historic streets of St. Augustine, Jennifer Jordan takes readers on a visual food journey in her new book…


Creating the Vert Scene in St. Augustine

The Datil Pepper Vert Ramp brings the skateboarding community together By Maiya Mahoney  A math teacher at Murray Middle School and youth minister with Young Life, Brennan Gagnon is hoping to create a positive vert skate scene with The Datil Pepper Vert Ramp. “For me,…


College Internships: Global Pandemic Edition

By Maiya Mahoney Ty Orloski, a Hospitality and Tourism major, interns with Flagler College as the Special Events Intern during COVID. Photo submitted by Ty Orloski. Finding an internship is stressful enough for college students. Throw a global pandemic into the internship process and the…


Hiring during a pandemic: The Colonial Quarter shares struggles

By Maiya Mahoney The 18th century-style Spanish inspired tavern, Taberna del Caballo, is one of the restaurants associated with The Colonial Quarter. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on many businesses in St. Augustine. With many COVID-19 restrictions and precautions still in place, new…


Flagler Democrats Reflect on 2020 Presidential Election

By Maiya Mahoney  Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris defeated President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in the 2020 Presidential Election. The election results took longer this year because of the high number of mail-in ballots due to the…


The power of keeping a journal

By Maiya Mahoney Growing up, I’m sure we all kept a diary of some sort, tucked away where no one could find it as we wrote about our secret crushes, what happened on the playground, and soccer practice shenanigans.  Well, at least I did.  It…


Caring for the homeless, physically and mentally

By Maiya Mahoney Within a matter of two days, Flagler student Serena Milne was able to see firsthand some of the struggles the homeless face on a daily basis.  “I saw a homeless woman pull a bloody paper towel out of her skirt, obviously menstruating….