Flagler professor stranded in Lebanon

By Glenn Judah

Bariaa Shatila, Flagler College Math, Science, and Technology Department chair, was stranded in Beirut, Lebanon with her two sons visiting family when Israel fired missiles last Wednesday on the country’s only airport.

Flagler introduces new parking policy

From Staff
Graphic by Carina Hayes

In an effort to alleviate some of the parking issues on and around campus, Flagler College will institute a new parking policy beginning with the fall 2006 semester which will include an option for students to purchase a decal for the new city parking garage on Castillo Drive.

No more waiting for refunds

By Glenn Judah

Starting Fall semester 2006, students will no longer have to wait in line at the Business Office to pick-up their financial aid refund checks.

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

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, an Internet café, the campus…