Articles by Maiya Mahoney

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…


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,…


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…


Local Creatives Adapt During COVID-19

By Maiya Mahoney | gargoyle@flagler.edu A deafening silence looms on St. George Street in St. Augustine, Fla. No guitar melodies flow out of local restaurants. Museums showcasing the history and culture of America’s oldest city remain closed. As the world faces…


St. Augustine tourism and businesses adapt to COVID-19

By Maiya Mahoney St. Augustine, Fla., is now truly a ghost town. St. Augustine’s cobblestone streets remain barren, most businesses are closed and the trolleys full of tourists are nowhere to be found. As of March 17, all bars have…




New nationwide tobacco law makes a local impact

By Maiya Mahoney | gargoyle@flagler.edu Sitting with freshman Molly Shay in front of Kenan Hall, a student walks by using a JUUL, an electronic cigarette, Shay reaches out, “Hey, can I hit that?”  Walking around Flagler’s campus, many college students can…