Picnic to fill stomachs and minds

By Max Roux |

NEW UPDATE: Due to complications with reserving the West Lawn, the picnic will be Wednesday, March 3.
NEW UPDATE: The Greenpeace picnic is Friday, Feb. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
UPDATE: The Greenpeace picnic is being postponed until Tuesday, Feb. 23, due to predicted widespread showers and thunderstorms.

If you pass by the West Lawn on Monday, Feb. 22, the aroma of grilled vegetable kabobs may catch your attention.

It may lure you toward the scent of a variety of natural recipes and organic dishes. You will find yourself at the Organic Delight Picnic.

SGA attendance policy to present to Faculty Senate

By Lindsay Imwold |

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, the Student Government Association meeting focused on a new club grant, a few general announcements and some club updates. SGA President David Matulewicz reaffirmed his best wishes for tomorrow’s presentation of the Attendance Policy proposal to the Faculty Senate.

Students to plant vermicompost bin on-campus

By Caroline Young |
Photo by Matthew Boyle

PHOTO CAPTION: Students are working on a system that will turn waste from Bugg’s Bistro into a soil amendment.

Ideas and projects are sprouting up all over campus, with one common goal: make Flagler “greener.” Student Government Association recently approved four environmental science students’ final class project, which is a fully functioning on-campus vermicomposting system.

SGA approves 2 more clubs

By Lauren Belcher |

The Student Government Association approved both a Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Club as well as a Flagler College Greenpeace Student Network at its third official meeting on Sept. 29.

It has been about a year since co-presidents Ben Cannady and John Miller decided a Lacrosse Club was needed at Flagler College.

Student spawns green activism on campus

By Cal Colgan |
Photo by Paige Denkin
Flagler junior Victoria Priester plans to fight for environmental justice by starting a Greenpeace chapter at the College.

“I’m incredibly passionate about the environment and conservation, and I feel that there’s not enough activism on campus,” said Priester, 21.

Garden crops up in Lincolnville

By Cal Colgan |
Photo by Matthew Boyle

Cash McVay is finally seeing his group’s idea come to fruition.

McVay, 39, is one of the directors of CitySprout, a local organization dedicated to promoting energy conservation by planting community gardens in St. Augustine. This August, CitySprout finished building the perimeter fence and laying the dirt for the Lincolnville Community Garden, a 900-square foot plot located at the Eddie L. Vickers Recreational Facility in Lincolnville.