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Osceola Campus Honors Pulse Victims with Peace Pole

Osceola Campus Honors Pulse Victims with Peace Pole

Laura Guzman, Contributing Writer
June 13, 2017
Filed under College News, Local News, Orlando Pulse, Osceola Campus, Top Stories, Valencia News

On Monday, June 12, exactly one year after the mass shooting of Pulse Nightclub, Valencia’s Osceola Campus held a remembrance ceremony.  Peace, love and hope were the center of the event. Along with a message about love and diversity from campus president, Dr. Kathleen Plinske, Ayla Polanco, 19...

Valencia College Starts LGBT+ Scholarship

Valencia College Starts LGBT+ Scholarship

Isaiah Peters, Contributing Writer
June 12, 2017
Filed under College News, Orlando Pulse, Top Stories, Valencia News

Nearly a year after the Pulse tragedy, Valencia College commemorated the seven students whose lives were lost. The administration offered seven $500 LGBT Plus Scholarships at the Valencia United Reception on Thursday June 8th at the Special Event Center on West Campus from 6:00-8:00pm. Among the attend...

Orlando Remembers the #Pulse Victims

Orlando Remembers the #Pulse Victims

Brittany Bhulai, Editor-in-Chief
June 12, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Local News, National News, News, Orlando Pulse, Top Stories

Hundreds visited the Pulse Memorial today to honor the lives that were taken exactly one year ago, and to pay respects to the families that were affected by the tragedy.  Gatherers showed support and shared messages to heal, love and unite. Flowers with the message “#OrlandoUnited” were given...

East Campus Library Dedicates Space for LGBT Resources on Pulse Remembrance Day

East Campus Library Dedicates Space for LGBT Resources on Pulse Remembrance Day

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor and Staff Writer
June 12, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, College News, Local News, National News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Valencia College dedicated a new area of the East Campus library to LGBT resources in honor of the lives lost at Pulse night club one year ago today. Students and faculty gathered in the Building 3 Atrium for the Orlando United Pulse Remembrance, a ceremony commemorating the lives lost and showcasing some ...

Little Lost Dog “Pops” Up

Little Lost Dog “Pops” Up

Ashley Tynes Garcia, Staff Writer
June 11, 2017
Filed under College News, Lifestyle, Local News, Top Stories, Valencia News

A lucky hound was given a second chance at life with a brand new family thanks to supportive Valencia staff member. A small, male dog was found last week near Stonewall Jackson Rd. off of Semoran Blvd. by Claudia Maldonado, 21, a program support specialist from the Valencia College School of Public...

MegaCon Welcomes Timeless Stars

MegaCon Welcomes Timeless Stars

Ashley Tynes Garcia, Contributing Writer
June 10, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

The attendees of MegaCon Orlando were, "shivering with antici…pation,” to quote a famous line from the Rocky Horror Picture Show movie. Hundreds of people came out to see cast members from the epic cult 1970’s cult movie as well as other famous voice actors. Guests of the convention this year had...

The children of Venezuela’s “Revolution”

The children of Venezuela’s “Revolution”

Catherine Pérez, Contributing Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

“I declare that I will not allow a single street child in Venezuela; otherwise, I will stop calling myself Hugo Chavez Frías”. These were Venezuela’s former president’s words on the day he took office in the Latin American country back in 1999. Children in Caracas, Venezuela joining manifestation...

Heroes and Villains Commandeer MegaCon Orlando

Heroes and Villains Commandeer MegaCon Orlando

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor and Staff Writer
May 27, 2017
Filed under College News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Local News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Cosplayers donned their best costumes to show off their hard work and geek out with fans at Megacon Orlando 2017. MegaCon Orlando is described by megaconorlando.com as “the Southeast’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event, attracting over 100,000 fans each year across four big day...

Rompers: The New Summer Look for Men?

Rompers:  The New Summer Look for Men?

Kayla Reyes-Marseil, Contributing Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under College News, Lifestyle, News, Top Stories

A new trend in men’s fashion is taking the summer by storm as male rompers surface. Last week, an article was posted on NY Mag’s website about a Kickstarter campaign that introduced a brand of male rompers called RompHim. The RompHim come in different colors and have special zippers in front...

Orlando Magic: Quick fix at the 6 spot?

Orlando Magic: Quick fix at the 6 spot?

Cameron Thomas, Contributing Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Local News, Orlando Magic, Sports, Top Stories

The Orlando Magic collected the rights to the sixth pick in the 2017 NBA Draft slated for June 22nd on ESPN. Head Coach Frank Vogel represented the Magic at this year’s NBA Draft Lottery selection show. Magic fans can find hope in this year’s draft position as recent sixth overall picks include a ...

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