What to see at EPCOT’s Flower & Garden Festival

What to see at EPCOT’s Flower & Garden Festival

By Kenny Kimberly, Contributing writer
April 14, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Spring has arrived, and along with it comes the annual Flower & Garden Festival, hosted at EPCOT from March 4 to May 17th. Those that are familiar with the festival, or the very similar Food & Wine Festival hosted later in the year, will know what to expect. But for... Read more »

Asian Cultural Expo becomes big hit on West Campus

Asian Cultural Expo becomes big hit on West Campus

By Madison Rubert, Contributing writer
April 12, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Students and faculty alike gathered to experience a variety of informative events held by the Asian Cultural Expo, sponsored by the International Student Services & Arts and Humanities, on West Campus from Tuesday, March 24 until Thursday, March 26 of this year. The purpose of the events was to... Read more »

Valencia College’s Humanities department holds Cinema Nights

Valencia College’s Humanities department holds Cinema Nights

By Kenny Kimberly, Contributing writer
April 11, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Here’s something on Campus you may not be aware of: Cinema Nights. A small event that has only been happening since the previous semester, Cinema Nights is slightly different than one would expect. It is, of course, a night for the showing of a movie, but the movies shown aren’t... Read more »

Valencia host screening of PBS documentary which show America in denial about racism

Valencia host screening of PBS documentary which show America in denial about racism

By Jose Rodriguez, contributing writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under College News, Local News, News, Valencia News

"American Denial" is a new documentary on the ongoing events that exist on this day in age on racism. PBS premiered the series Monday, and the Valencia community had the opportunity to watch the film before its... Read more »

Spotlight: ‘Division – The Trayvon/Jordan Project’

Spotlight: ‘Division – The Trayvon/Jordan Project’

By Oliva Cortese, contributing writer
February 14, 2015
Filed under College News, Local News, News, Uncategorized, Valencia News

One unarmed teen killed on Feb. 26, 2012 in Sanford. Another unarmed teen killed in the same state on Nov. 23, 2012 in Jacksonville — two dates that will forever live in grim infamy. Two boys were shot and killed. Both were seventeen, both were unarmed, both lived in Florida and both of them were... Read more »

Valencia College Play Examines Fallout of Deaths of Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis

Valencia College Play Examines Fallout of Deaths of Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis

By Ty Wright / @tru2ty, twright@valenciavoice.com
February 11, 2015
Filed under College News, Local News, News, Valencia News, Zimmerman Trial

The Valencia College theater department presents an original docudrama, “Division: The Trayvon/Jordan Project” in the Valencia East Campus Black Box Theater, from Feb. 11 to 16, 2015. The 90-minute performance will examine the deaths of deaths of two Florida teens; ... Read more »

Valencia president Dr. Sandy Shugart responds to questions raised by ‘Ivory Tower’ documentary

Valencia president Dr. Sandy Shugart responds to questions raised by ‘Ivory Tower’ documentary

By Ty Wright / @tru2ty, twright@valenciavoice.com
November 20, 2014
Filed under College News, Local News, National News, News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Andrew Rossi’s latest documentary “Ivory Tower,” which world premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and makes its global television premiere on CNN tonight, Nov. 20, at 9 p.m., takes a look at the question “Is college overrated?” Throughout 90-minutes, the film tackles the spiraling... Read more »

First Lady Michelle Obama headed to Orlando

First Lady Michelle Obama headed to Orlando

By Ty Wright / @tru2ty, twright@valenciavoice.com
October 15, 2014
Filed under News

First Lady Michelle Obama’s Lil Jon-based “Turnip for What” video shows why she will always be a legend in my eyes. (See above) Now that my thoughts on the recently released vine is out, onto the news. The First Lady will be in Orlando this Friday, Oct. 17, headling a grass-roots "Commit... Read more »

Valencia student leader devlops Craigslist based site for fellow Valencians

Valencia student leader devlops Craigslist based site for fellow Valencians

By Sean Nelson, Contributing Writer
October 13, 2014
Filed under News, Valencia News

For many students, getting by in-and-outside of school is a burden of running around trying to situate one’s basic needs: finding tutors, buying and selling textbooks, looking for roommates, etc. Some students just want help. It’s a hassle maintaining one’s academic and residential livelihood while... Read more »

Valencia Cinema Nights aiming to help students understand films at higher level

Valencia Cinema Nights aiming to help students understand films at higher level

By Sean Nelson, Contributing Writer
October 3, 2014
Filed under News, Valencia News

From film buffs to passive film goers, all are welcome to Valencia’s Cinema Nights. Cinema Night at Valencia third event resulted with a modest turnout as professor of Humanities Bob Warren hosted the evening’s feature film "Blue Velvet." "Blue... Read more »