Opinion

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 Nov. 21, 2018. The answer to his question is a simple one: nothing has “happened” to global warming. The…


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 Florida, there was no shortage of skin tones, ethnicities, or cultures. However, the same…




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 that behind his fenced enclosure, he is powerless to hurt you. Such is the sentiment …



#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 person is convicted of a felony in Florida, they lose the right to vote. Amendment 4 on…


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 want to spend any abundance of time in the company of a person with a mental or…


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 shoulders.  So, when summer break 2018 rolled around, I knew it was time for a vacation….