Opinion


Tips on having a college experience during COVID-19

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu My heart goes out for the college freshmen. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has restricted millions of a unique experience that is the first year of college, and this sudden change into the virtual world…




Accepting Change

By Kyra Pooley It was my first time home since my mom’s diagnosis: the doctors said she had a rare form of stage four appendix cancer. I’d never even heard of that. But it’d spread to just about every other…


Kids as Numbers: The Broken Education System

By Ally Wall Crayons scattered all over desks. Scraps of construction paper on the floor like confetti. Tiny puddles of Elmer’s covering the desks waiting to be peeled off. Artwork of all colors hanging on the walls. Laughter spilling from…



When bullying goes global

By Jared Olson Even today, ten years later, the wounds from those days remain fresh my mind: a haze in the locker room, noxious fumes of body spray, the heavy metal clattering of doors slamming shut. The nightmare began after…


This is a time to be selfless

By Lauren Piskothy At the time I’m writing this, I would have been with my boyfriend in England. In May, my friends and family were supposed to watch me walk across a stage and receive my college diploma. Instead, I…


American Pickers: Our Story

By Ally Wall It was a dusty wonderland. Tractor trailer after tractor trailer, barn after barn, all filled to the brim with historical treasures. Most would gaze upon the mountains of mystery at my great- grandfather’s home and claim it…