Flavors adds some flavor

By Liliana Cerquozzi |
Photo by Phil Sunkel

Walking into a low lit room filled with paper lanterns hanging from the ceiling and Christmas lights hanging from the walls, Flavors Eatery has the right ambiance for a night filled with Indie-acoustic sounds.

Sitting at a small table next to the stage set up in the corner, I watch two musicians doing what they love. Mandy Sloan, a 20-year-old musician, plays acoustic guitar and adds her raspy vocals to her set. Sloan plays her own music well as some well-known favorites such as Coldplay’s “Yellow.”

Farmers market vendor squeezes all-natural ingredients into lemonade

By Erica Andrew |
Photos by Mary Elizabeth Fair

The farmers market that takes place Wednesdays at the St. Johns County Pier and Saturdays at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre gives students, locals and tourists a chance to sample what St. Augustine has to offer- including a vendor serving all-natural lemonade.

The Sister Shack, a vendor at the farmers markets, makes lemonade, Italian ice, and smoothies from all natural products. Unlike the many lemonade brands that use corn syrup and additives, the Sister Shack boasts their use of fresh fruit and raw natural sugar.

Comedian teases celebrities, Obama on campus

By Kaitlyn Teabo |
Photo by Kaitlyn Teabo
PHOTO CAPTION: Students Dominic Needham (left) and Tristan Joynt (right) stand with comedian Cory “ZooMan” Miller.

Comedian, actor, rapper and entertainer Cory “ZooMan” Miller hit the Flagler Campus last Thursday, Feb. 25 with an outrageous stand-up routine.

Miller has been blowing up the comedic scene since his television debut on HBO’s series Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam and has since been featured on BET’s Comic View and NBC’s Friday Night Videos.

Gala Menendez celebrates with a change of pace

By Lindsay Imwold |

Director Melissa Stuart has been involved with the Gala Menéndez for the past two years.

She’s been volunteering since 2008 and just became director about three months ago. The annual Gala Menéndez will take place on Saturday, Feb. 27, celebrating the 491st birthday of Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, founder of St. Augustine.

Mustard Stains: Saints duke it out with Embry-Riddle in basketball

By Lawrence Griffin |
Photo by Ben Matthews

The entire arena smelt of sweat, cheap deodorant and spilt mustard. The crowd was whipped into a frenzy as the ball smashed through the net – a slam dunk! Fans cheered all around the stadium, both insults and whooping joy. The basketball game between Flagler College and Embry-Riddle Aeronautics University on Dec. 2 was heated and exciting for all parties involved.

VIDEO: Cops and firefighters face off for cause

By Caroline Young |
Photo courtesy Jennifer Wells
Video by Caroline Young and Michael Newberger
Music contributed by Waiting on Brian

PHOTO CAPTION: Ralph and Malik Hicks and Destiny Brooks stand with members of the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office.

Boys and Girls Club board member Allen Bohl is one the masterminds behind the first “Local Heroes Basketball Battle.”
Members of St. Johns County Fire Rescue and the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office went head to head on Nov. 14 in a basketball game at the Flagler Gymnasium to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club.