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An open letter to the BOAT: our hearts won’t go on

An open letter to the BOAT: our hearts won’t go on

By Dustin Fletcher | gargoyle@flagler.edu Oh, Blake Bortles. Where has the time gone? It seems like yesterday that Jacksonville took you third overall to save the franchise from q ...

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“Green Book?” Oscars missed out on history

“Green Book?” Oscars missed out on history

The 91st Oscar Awards Poster By Rory Thompson | gargoyle@flagler.edu Sunday night in Los Angeles, California the Oscar Awards were given out to the best in film for 2018. This yea ...

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What many Americans don’t understand about illegal immigration

What many Americans don’t understand about illegal immigration

By Jared Olson | gargoyle@flagler.edu The Equation IT WAS IN THE SOUTH MEXICAN town of Comitán, Chiapas that I first caught wind of the shootout. I had been taking a taxi to the e ...

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“To the women in the class…”

“To the women in the class…”

By Katherine Hamilton | gargoyle@flagler.edu I never have been much for math or science. Not that the subjects don’t matter – because of course they do in the grand scheme of thin ...

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Climate Change: More than “snowflakes” will melt

Climate Change: More than “snowflakes” will melt

By Barbaraliz Ortiz | gargoyle@flagler.edu “Brutal and Extended Cold Blast could shatter ALL RECORDS - Whatever happened to Global Warming?,” President Donald Trump tweeted out on ...

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Diversity on campus: a long way to go

Diversity on campus: a long way to go

By Bryson Meadows | gargoyle@flagler.edu Walking onto the Flagler College campus on Aug. 25 for move-in day was much more of a culture shock than I expected. Growing up in Central ...

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Disgraceful degrees and disrespect: dealing with criticisms against your major

Disgraceful degrees and disrespect: dealing with criticisms against your major

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu When most of us were younger, chances are we aspired to be in occupations dedicated to politics, medicine, or law. By high school we had no ...

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“Bohemian Rhapsody” and “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” fall short

“Bohemian Rhapsody” and “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” fall short

By Erin Brady | gargoyle@flagler.edu “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a musical biopic chronicling the rise of British rock band Queen through the eyes of its frontman Freddie Mercury, play ...

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Captive for a cause

Captive for a cause

By Barbaraliz Ortiz | gargoyle@flagler.edu There is something uncanny about staring into the eyes of a 15-foot, 1,200-pound beast – which is what some perceive him to be – knowing ...

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Eight ways to fight classroom anxieties and transition into college

Eight ways to fight classroom anxieties and transition into college

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu I’m sure it’s safe to say the majority of college students have reached the point of the semester where we’re not sure if we’re getting sic ...

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#YesOn4: A chance to restore rights

#YesOn4: A chance to restore rights

By Faith Wyluda | gargoyle@flagler.edu In November’s general election, Floridians will have the chance to restore voting rights to over 1.4 million people within the state. When a ...

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The road less traveled: Why I work with special needs adults

The road less traveled: Why I work with special needs adults

By Caleb Olds | gargoyle@flagler.edu It's no secret – people with mental disabilities are often ignored by society. The average person might be kind to them, but many still do not ...

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Lessons on serenity: What I learned from two weeks in Japan

Lessons on serenity: What I learned from two weeks in Japan

By Isobel Haynes | gargoyle@flagler.edu I'm generally a very stressed-out person. It’s hard not to be these days when it feels like the weight of the world is constantly on my sho ...

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The last straw: Small solution to large problem in the nation’s oldest city

The last straw: Small solution to large problem in the nation’s oldest city

By Barbaraliz Ortiz | gargoyle@flagler.edu The city of St. Augustine has endured 453 years of rich history since its founding in 1565. Plastic straws have been a part of that hist ...

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Surviving near fatal anxiety: A personal essay

Surviving near fatal anxiety: A personal essay

By Nora Heyser | gargoyle@flagler.edu When people pass by the scene of a car accident, there are a few moments of time in which you are suspended, by both empathy and fear, visual ...

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Tiger-mania: An unlikely comeback inspiring a new generation

Tiger-mania: An unlikely comeback inspiring a new generation

By Katie Garwood | gargoyle@flagler.edu When Tiger Woods’ approach shot landed just a few feet away from me, I couldn’t believe my luck. I was lucky I didn’t get clocked in the he ...

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