high school

Many fear Common Core holding students – and teachers – back

By Emily Topper | gargoyle@flagler.edu With a focus on testing, Common Core results in more stress, not knowledge. The re-election of Gov. Rick Scott means more changes for education in Florida—but many Florida residents think the changes could cause more harm than good. Though Scott…

Diary of a self-proclaimed doormat

I was raised in a house where no matter who the adult was, no matter what you thought of them, they were still your superior and were to be respected. To some of the people on my swim team, the fact that I so blindly did whatever my coach asked me to do was seen as a form of brown-nosing, and I was doomed the moment he made me a captain.