Opinion

One-click Activism: Performative Allyship Online

By Jess Zsiga With so many emotionally charged tragedies happening in the past year, it’s natural for communities to cry out for change. Real allyship, or the support of critical social justice or human rights issues by non-marginalized individuals, has been found in the conversations…



Review: ‘Happiest Season’ spreads Christmas cheer

By Erin Brady | gargoyle@flagler.edu When many people think of Christmas, one might think about the standard cheesy romantic comedies that have become synonymous with the holiday. Although these movies have slowly left theaters in favor of streaming services and the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel,…


What is happening to me?

By Ally Wall My eyes flashed back and forth. My arm shook. My head nodded and spun. A sudden switch muted the surrounding world and replaced it with a high pitched screech. The muscles in my face contracted and convulsed. I could hear again, but…


Coping with depression, trauma and craziness

By Casey Niebuhr | gargoyle@flagler.edu The past few weeks have been unbearably long. Lately I’ve been experiencing an overwhelming amount of dread, coupled with an increasing immobilization from depression and post-traumatic stress. I’ve fallen behind in my work, I’ve hardly eaten, I’ve been severely dehydrated, and…


The power of keeping a journal

By Maiya Mahoney Growing up, I’m sure we all kept a diary of some sort, tucked away where no one could find it as we wrote about our secret crushes, what happened on the playground, and soccer practice shenanigans.  Well, at least I did.  It…


The Death of Innocence

By Ally Wall “Don’t talk to strangers.”  It’s the lesson so many children are taught when they are little. The lesson I was taught. I never thought for a moment that I would have fallen for a stranger’s tricks. But I did. When I was…


Our World is in a Crisis

By Ally Wall Take a look at what surrounds you. I don’t mean the papers scattered on your desk, the bland walls of your office, or the fluorescent lights that glare down upon your head. I mean the violence. The hate. The complete disgust that…



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 has many feeling as though…