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University of Florida Students Rise Up Against Richard Spencer

University of Florida Students Rise Up Against Richard Spencer

Brittany Bhulai, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2017


Filed under College News, Local News, National News, Politics, Top Stories, Valencia News

University of Florida students protested against white nationalist speaker, Richard Spencer, by gathering in front of the Curtis M. Phillips Center for at UF this past Thursday, Oct. 19. Hundreds of students came in hopes of shutting down the speech given by Spencer, who visited the university in order ...

Restrictions on Protesters Pose Problems

Restrictions on Protesters Pose Problems

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor

October 21, 2017


Filed under College News, Local News, National News, Politics, Top Stories, Valencia News

Hundreds of demonstrators went hours in the Gainesville heat without water on Thursday, to show their disapproval of Richard Spencer and the values he was preaching in the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at University of Florida. CNN reported that this was Spencer’s first visit...

Orlando Come Out with Pride Parade 2017

Orlando Come Out with Pride Parade 2017

Kelli Collins, Contributing Videographer

October 16, 2017


Filed under College News, News, Top Stories

Check out Valencia Voice's video coverage of Orlando's Come Out with Pride Parade. Click below.   No matter your sexuality, October 14th, 2017 was the day where everyone gathered together to celebrate a cause in a city that openly expresses equal love everyday. Large companies like Chipot...

Behind the Scenes with a Halloween Horror Nights Scare Actor

Behind the Scenes with a Halloween Horror Nights Scare Actor

Robert Stark, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under College News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Ever wonder what really goes on behind the scenes of Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights? Valencia College student Tanner Kaiser shares his experience being a ‘scare actor’ at the premiere haunted house event in Central Florida. Scare actors are the characters who walk around and are...

Media Production Class Visits WFTV, Channel 9 News

Media Production Class Visits WFTV, Channel 9 News

Yesmene Chikha, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under College News, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Valencia News

On Wednesday, September 27th Valencia’s Media Production class got a chance to see first-hand how a television newscast is put together. The group visited WFTV studios in downtown Orlando. The students started off in the editorial meeting and ended the day viewing a live interview with U.S. Representa...

Mexico Earthquake Update

Mexico Earthquake Update

Sam Schaffer

September 23, 2017


Filed under College News, News, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Valencia News

A deadly earthquake rocked Mexico on Tuesday, here’s what you need to know: The death toll continues to rise in Mexico as search and rescue efforts persist in the aftermath of a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. The Guardian reports that the quake hit on Tuesday afternoon shortly after 1 p.m. local time. T...

Visit Club Rush this Thursday on East Campus

Visit Club Rush this Thursday on East Campus

Robert Stark, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under College News, News, Top Stories, Valencia News

  The Student Government Association (SGA), is hosting its annual Club Rush event on Valencia’s East Campus mall area Thursday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event gives students a chance to see all the clubs offered at Valencia, and meet the students associated with each club. Some...

Staged Mass Shooting at Valencia East Campus

Staged Mass Shooting at Valencia East Campus

Ashley Tynes Garcia and Lawrence Perry

August 8, 2017


Filed under College News, News, Top Stories, Valencia News

On the morning of Friday, August 4, Valencia College East Campus is quiet. Then all of sudden at 10:04…Boom! A loud explosion is heard and smoke rises from smoke bombs thrown in the campus mall area. Operation VIPER 2.0 commences as alarms go off to signal the start of the drill. Operation VIPER...

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...

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