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Flagler kicks off art building renovation

By Glenn Judah
Photo by Glenn Judah

PHOTO CAPTION: President Abare speaking at the kick off cermony.

On May 16 Flagler College hosted a kick off ceremony for the art building renovation project.

According to the President of Flagler College, Dr. William T. Abare, Jr. the project is going to cost around $5.4 million and take approximately 18 months to finish. The renovation will consist of the existing art building and the connected steam dynamo boiler room.


Second iPod winner announced

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Photo by Glenn Judah

PHOTO CAPTION: Mattias Erikson, left, recieves his iPod from Laura Stevenson.

Mattias Eriksson is the latest winner in the “Get a plate, win a Pod” raffle. Eriksson wins a brand new iPod Nano and an iTunes gift card.

Flagler College alumna Laura Wiggins was the first winner of a free iPod in the “Get a plate, win a Pod!” raffle.

There will be one more drawing on Aug. 9. For more information on the “Geta plate, win a Pod!” raffle go to www.flagler.edu/ipod.



Grant for Florida students upped to $3,000


From Staff

Florida college students will see their wallets fattened now that the state legislature has increased the Florida Resident Access Grant to $3,000 per student.

The so-called FRAG was created in 1979 by the Florida Legislature to assist Florida residents attending private colleges and universities in the state. The $3,000 dollars awarded per student this year is the highest amount in the history of the grant, according to the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida.

More Information on the FRAG
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Drowning in debt

By Kelsey May

Six months after graduating, most college graduates will get a brand new responsibility: paying back student loans.

A 2003-2004 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study found few students can afford to pay for college without some form of education financing, and two-thirds of undergraduate students go out into the real world with an average debt of over $19,000.


Student Center gets underway

Construction workers began site clearing for Flagler College’s new $11.6 million Student Center last week, including tearing down the tennis courts at the corner of King and Sevilla Streets. The center will house Student Services, a food court, faculty offices,…


Flagler’s plate out of danger

From Staff Flagler College’s Florida license plate is off of probation and no longer in danger of extinction. As of April 1, there were 1,101 Flagler plates on the road, surpassing the 1,000 the state of Florida requires in order…


Music instructor loses cancer battle

From Staff Janet Graham, who had taught music appreciation as a visiting instructor at Flagler, died April 6 after a long battle with cancer. She also led the Flagler College Singers.


Recent accident links company

Leon may face vehicular homicide for student deaths By Richard Harris The driver responsible for the deaths of two Flagler College students last November may face charges of vehicular manslaughter.