St. Augustine locals garner support for Israel

By Hannah Bleau | gargoyle@flagler.edu As the tension between Palestine and Israel continues to stir debate among Americans, activist groups are rallying support for both sides. Recently, some St. Augustine locals demonstrated their support for Israel. I was driving past the corner of 312 and Old…

All work and low pay brings protesters to Tampa Bay

By Joshua Santos | gargoyle@flagler.edu
Photo by Joshua Santos

Editor’s Note: The Gargoyle’s Josh Santos is in Tampa covering the Republican National Convention.

Hundreds of protesters from all over the country gathered in Lykes Gaslight Park in Tampa’s downtown district Sunday afternoon. Many came in buses, others found out via Facebook and Twitter, and some just happened to be walking by on a cloudy Sunday afternoon. Yet the majority of the people agreed they were tired of working (in many cases multiple jobs) for little pay.