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Creative Writing Scholarship Deadline Extended

Creative Writing Scholarship Deadline Extended

Nader Ismail, Contributing Writer
February 1
Filed under College News, Featured Story, Local News, News, Top Stories, Valencia News

EAST CAMPUS – The Communications and Creative Writing Scholarship Committee is extending its deadline for creative writing submissions. Originally, the application deadline was February 1ST. Now it will be pushed to the 15TH. The extension allows more students to qualify for the $500 scholarship....

Valencia Students Voice Their Views on President Trump’s New Immigration Policy

Valencia Students Voice Their Views on President Trump’s New Immigration Policy

Brittany Bhulai, Contributing Writer
January 31
Filed under Local News, National News, News, Top Stories

Many people around the world continue to protest and riot in response to President Trump's new immigration order. Last Sunday at Orlando International Airport, three people returned to the U.S from a flight to Dubai and were detained for several hours as suspected immigrants. It was not long before hundreds...

Student Government Association Kicks Off First Meeting for Spring 2017

Taylor Lee, Contributing Writer
January 26
Filed under Club News, College News, Local News, News, Top Stories, Valencia News

The Student Government Association held the first town hall meeting of the spring semester on Tuesday, January 24th at 1p.m in the Building 3 Atrium. East Campus students showed up to get an update from the board about all things Valencia. Free pizza was provided to students who attended the meeting. ...

“3 in Motion” hits the stage: Valencia College, Dr. Phillips High School, and “Yow Dance” Performers Collaborate

“3 in Motion” hits the stage:  Valencia College, Dr. Phillips High School, and “Yow Dance” Performers Collaborate

Angelina Rosania, Contributing Writer
January 24
Filed under Entertainment, Local News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Valencia College dancers will bring art to life this Friday in a collaboration with Dr. Phillips High School and "Yow Dance" performers. On Friday, Jan. 27 from 8 to 9:30 p.m., Valencia College Dance Theatre, Dr. Phillips High School dance company, and "Yow Dance" will move in sync together at the...

Marchers Take Over Lake Eola in Orlando

Marchers Take Over Lake Eola in Orlando

Samuel Schaffer, Contributing Writer
January 22
Filed under Local News, Top Stories

Thousands of people gathered at Lake Eola on Saturday to march in support of equal rights for everyone, specifically women, the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump. The day began around 2 pm with a packed amphitheater and thousands of people standing behind and beside the full rows of seats....

“Seas the Day” at Club Rush

“Seas the Day” at Club Rush

Brittany Bhulai, Contributing Writer
January 19
Filed under Club News, College News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Local News, Top Stories, Valencia News

To help fire up the 2017 spring semester, Valencia College is holding Club Rush Thursday, January 19, from 11 a.m-2 p.m in the Mall Area. The East Campus will have more than a dozen clubs representing themselves in hopes of recruiting new members while showcasing what they do. Each club will have...

Valencia College Mourns Fallen Officers, Criminal Justice Institute Alumni

Valencia College Mourns Fallen Officers, Criminal Justice Institute Alumni

Angelina Rosania - Contributing Writer
January 16
Filed under College News, Crime/Legal, Local News, News, Top Stories

On Monday, January 9, 2017 tragedy struck the Valencia College community and the city of Orlando as two law enforcement officers were killed in what would result in a massive manhunt. Suspected murderer Markeith Loyd of Pine Hills, has been wanted since mid-December in the shooting death of his pregnant...

Valencia Voice reviews Vespr Coffeebar

Valencia Voice reviews Vespr Coffeebar

By Abby Prickett, Staff Writer
November 29
Filed under Local News, Opinion, Reviews, Top Stories

If you find yourself sipping a Cold Brew Nitro or marveling over a Vanilla Bean Latte, you might have just wandered into Vespr Coffeebar. On Alafaya Trail, in the Waterford Lakes area, sits the local shop where coffee lovers, college students, and self-labeled 'hipsters' reside. From 8 a.m. to...

Islamic Society hosting Valencia College Night Friday

Islamic Society hosting Valencia College Night Friday

By Gabriela Da Rose Masiero, Contributing Writer
October 13
Filed under College News, Local News, Top Stories

The Institute of Peace and Justice at Valencia College will be hosting Valencia College Night at the Islamic Society of Central Florida this Friday, Oct. 14 at the Islamic Society of Central Florida. Students, staff and faculty are invited to take a tour of the mosque, enjoy a Middle Eastern meal,...

Valencia students get inside look at HHN 2016

Valencia students get inside look at HHN 2016

By Kara Brown, Contributing Writer
September 27
Filed under Entertainment, Local News, Top Stories, Video

It seems only fitting that Universal Studios, a movie studio that has a legacy in creating classic monsters, have established a juggernaut Halloween event. Halloween Horror Nights is back for the 26th time and for 31 select nights through Oct. 31 guests can step into iconic horror properties as well...

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