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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...

White Nationalist, Richard Spencer, to Speak at UF Today

White Nationalist, Richard Spencer, to Speak at UF Today

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Local News, National News, News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

White Nationalist, Richard Spencer, is slated to speak at the University of Florida today. He is scheduled to speak at 2:30 p.m. in the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. CNN reports that this is Spencer’s first visit to a college campus since he participated in the “Unite the Ri...

Anti-Flag Drummer, Pat Thetic, Discusses Band’s Political Roots

Anti-Flag Drummer, Pat Thetic, Discusses Band’s Political Roots

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor

July 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle, Local News, Music, Politics, Top Stories

The American punk band, Anti-Flag, has been cherishing the importance of the rock show for over 20 years now. And while an Anti-Flag rock show combines a lively stage performance with high-energy mosh pit, it also contains politics, lots of politics. “When we were a young band starting, we thought...

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...

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...

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...

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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