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Riding a New Wave: The Opening of Stone Climbing

From the ocean to the “mountains,” St. Augustine isn’t just for surfing.  By Maiya Mahoney and Cameron Gurgainus  “Out of this notebook will come a climbing gym in St. Augustine,” Eric Hires wrote in the first page of his notebook that would bring to life…


Is Veganism the Future?

By Elisabeth ShirleyIn downtown St. Augustine, you might find animal-rights activist group Anonymous for the Voiceless (AV) holding digital screens displaying clips exposing the innerworkings of animal farms and slaughterhouses. AV is a worldwide organization that advocates for animal rights by exposing the cruel truth…



Black Trans Activists Rally for Justice: ‘We’re Target Number One’

A rally attendee holds a trans flag in front of Duval County Courthouse.Paige Mahogany Parks, a long-time Black trans activist, speaks on judicial inaction.Regina Livingston, head of the Unspoken Treasure Society, hands the mic to Roosevelt Washington, Black Lives Matter Duval County’s president.Several in attendance…


Flagler College Appoints New Director of the International Center

By Matthew Dutton Once a research assistant in India, a current Ph.D. candidate at the University of Kentucky and all-around world traveler, Ashley Coffey adds director of Flagler’s international center to her belt. Coffey studied women’s reproduction rights in India and was an ESL teacher…


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…


Flagler College Interim VP of Student Affairs: ‘I’m Sorry’

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly General Assembly on Tuesday. The executive board invited Laura Stevenson Dumas, interim vice president of student affairs, to address growing concerns from the student body that the College administration has not been…


SGA Hosts COVID-19 and Parking Coordinators: ‘Are Things Better?’

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu The student government convened on Tuesday to discuss the student body’s COVID-19 and parking concerns. SGA invited Flagler College COVID-19 Coordinator Kris Roberts and Parking Coordinator Bill Karback to answer students’ questions and maintain transparency. “Are things better?” asked Roberts….


Student Government Prepares for New Semester

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu The Flagler College Student Government Association (SGA) discussed ways to connect with student during its first open meeting of the semester on Tuesday. Students at the meeting were greeted by SGA public relations chair and vice-chair Alana Caballero Rivera and Jasmine…