The student news site of Valencia College

Valencia Voice

Given a Second Chance: Inmates Graduate from Special Valencia Program

Given a Second Chance: Inmates Graduate from Special Valencia Program

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor

November 19, 2017


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

Emotions ran high and tears flowed freely in the Orange County Jail on Friday, as 18 Valencia College students donned both their jumpsuits and graduation gowns to cross the stage at the Phoenix Construction Class graduation. The Phoenix Construction Class is a collaboration between Valencia College, Orange Coun...

Valencia Students Learn About Sustainability in the Workplace

Valencia Students Learn About Sustainability in the Workplace

Sam Schaffer, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under College News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Many people think of sustainability as an environmental issue, but the money that can be saved by conserving resources is quickly making sustainability an important part of running a business. “Ninety-three percent of CEOs identify sustainability as a critical challenge facing their company toda...

Cool and Affordable Clothing Stores for College Students on a Budget

Cool and Affordable Clothing Stores for College Students on a Budget

Amanda Fernandez, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under College News, News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

College is expensive. Books, classes, tuition, housing all cost money. Lots of money. Many college students find that they must save a few bucks to survive the college life. That means they might not be able to splurge on those $40 t-shirts at Urban Outfitters or even a few pairs of those $60 American...

Halloween Concert Brings Cinematic Classics to Valencia East Campus

Halloween Concert Brings Cinematic Classics to Valencia East Campus

Rebecca Ryan, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under College News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Shortly after 1:30 pm on Tuesday afternoon, the Valencia East Campus mall area was brought to life with a tune recognizable by those familiar with Harry Potter. The Valencia Symphonic Band performed that composition along with many others in its 6th annual Halloween Concert. Band director Jon Territ...

When Dreams Get Deferred

When Dreams Get Deferred

Kelli Perkins, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2017


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

When Mariana DaSilva is not occupied with working 40 hours per week and taking classes at Valencia part-time, she enjoys playing soccer with her little sister and going to New Smyrna Beach. DaSilva and her family immigrated to Orlando, Florida when she was 4 years old. Fast forward 16 years, and she...

The Musical Evita Wraps Up Sunday on East Campus

The Musical Evita Wraps Up Sunday on East Campus

Isaiah Peters, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under College News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Valencia College wraps up its performance of Evita today. The show ends its two-week run with a matinee performance Sunday afternoon on East Campus at 2:00 pm. Audiences have packed the house for many of the Evita performances. It’s a very interactive show, as the ensemble performs in the audience...

Valencia College Radio: Back and Better Than Ever

Valencia College Radio: Back and Better Than Ever

Kayla Reyes Marseil, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2017


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

Valencia College’s East Campus brings back its radio station with a new name change and big goals of broadcasting on satellite radio. With the finalizations of the new SAE building, Valencia College Radio, or VCR, opened August 28th with only four shows. Now it has 20 with four new pending ones. VCR...

Cohesiveness to lead UCF Men’s Basketball to another successful season

Cohesiveness to lead UCF Men’s Basketball to another successful season

Robert Stark, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017


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

UCF men’s basketball looks to have another great season. Head Coach Johnny Dawkins is in his second year as the head coach. The success of this defensive team seems to be continuing defense along with the cohesiveness they have built from last year. It’s media day yet again and this time around...

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...

The student news site of Valencia College
College News