Ancient City Stories Bringing Light to St. Augustine Locals

St. Augustine and some of its residents can prove to be very quirky and interesting people. Ancient City Stories is a new series first aired early this October produced by Flagler students and alumni that seeks to shed light on notable St.Augustine locals. The show has been picked up by CW-17 in Jacksonville and airs once a week on Sundays at 6 pm.

Juicing craze hits St. Augustine

By Allison Dickey |

Raw fruits and vegetables like kale, beets and spinach are not the typical foods associated with a college diet like a large cheese pizza and a double shot of espresso but juicing has recently become extremely popular around the nation – and in St. Augustine too.

Former Flagler student talks about Marine life in Afghanistan

By Cal Colgan |

Last year, Zack Thomas Paull traded in his textbooks for camouflage and joined the United States Marine Corps.

After Paull’s unit, the Second Battalion, Ninth Marine Regiment [2/9], finished its training in Parris Island, S.C., the military brass shipped the unit off to Afghanistan. Paull has spent the past 6 months in Marjah, an agricultural district in the Helmand Province.

Texting creates sub-par grammar, some say

By Emily Hoover |
Artwork by Victoria Van Arnam

College and high school students are forgetting basic rules of English grammar thanks to endless hours spent sending text messages and chatting on social networking sites, some Florida teachers say.

“Their grammar is horrible, and it’s not just the bigger things,” said Debra Couch, an advanced placement English teacher at Flagler Palm Coast High School in Flagler County. “Far too many of them don’t pay attention to how, what and when they capitalize and their commas are either non-existent or they litter the paper.”

Study shows mental health issues rise among college students

By Cal Colgan |
Top Photo by Devon Schlegel
Middle Photo by Cal Colgan
Bottom Photo by Philip C. Sunkel IV

Mark Barber finds it very hard to make close friends.

The Flagler College alumnus and graduate student at Syracuse University said he suffers from pervasive developmental disorder, a mental condition similar to Asperger’s syndrome, a mild form of autism. Diagnosed with the disorder when he was 7, Barber said Flagler’s small-school atmosphere helped him to cope with his poor people skills.

What’s Haute: Diary of a Flagler Fashionista

Flagler junior Chiara Cortesano is passionate about fashion. Every day, she wears an outfit that expresses her own individuality while looking chic and stylish.

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the 20-year-old and got to know her style.

Jody Marich: What inspires you when you dress?