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“Inside Valencia”: Audio Stories for Valencia Students

“Inside Valencia”: Audio Stories for Valencia Students

May 4, 2018


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 This first installment of "Inside Valencia" looks at Direct Connect to UCF, the East Campus Performing Arts Center, and places to eat at Valencia....

Valencia East Campus Celebrates Earth Day

Valencia East Campus Celebrates Earth Day

Kimberly Dang, Contributing Writer

April 7, 2018


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Students and animals all scurried around the Valencia East Campus Mall Area on Thursday to celebrate upcoming Earth Day, originally commemorated on April 22nd. The Earth Day Celebration on Valencia Campus is annually hosted by the Valencia Earth Studies Association (VESA) and sponsored by Student...

Valencia Student Establishes New Volunteer Organization

Valencia Student Establishes New Volunteer Organization

Melanie Alvarez, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


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In a time where unity is scarce and division has become the default, one student is forging connections through the creation of a student organization. Valencia student Danesha Williams, recently founded Save Our Women, a women-based volunteer group. “What inspired me to start the organization was...

Students Learn About Expanding Career Opportunities

Students Learn About Expanding Career Opportunities

Kimberly Dang, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018


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Twenty students attended the workshop “Bring on the Disruption, Let’s Talk About Tomorrow” at Valencia East Campus on Thursday. Hosted by Valencia’s Collaborative Design Center, attendees learned how to expand their future career goals. The workshop began by asking students to change their...

Valencia’s Immortal Comedic Goddess

Valencia’s Immortal Comedic Goddess

Kayla Reyes Marseil, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018


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One student stole the spotlight at Open Mic Night on Valencia East Campus. Her personal poetry reading along with some stand-up comedy displayed her diverse spectrum of talent. Dawn Millings, a 23-year-old who is a cinema studies major at Valencia Colleges East Campus, read three poems she wrote herself...

Local Pop-Punk Band ‘Hungover’ Performs in Downtown Orlando

Local Pop-Punk Band ‘Hungover’ Performs in Downtown Orlando

Sam Schaffer, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Music, News, Top Stories

Orlando pop-punk band Hungover played an album re-release show Saturday at Soundbar in Downtown Orlando. The band walked out to the song Space Jam, joking with each other as they got into position. From that moment on, the crowd was theirs. The pot-fueled vocals of Marc Cortes had the audience...

Valencia Poll: What is Your Worst Spring Break Experience?

Valencia Poll: What is Your Worst Spring Break Experience?

Kimberly Dang, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Top Stories

Students are beginning to come back to school after a week-long Spring Break-carrying with them pencils, backpacks, and new stories to tell. In order to dig up these stories, the Valencia Voice asked 10 students about their worst spring break experiences. Here are a few of the responses: “I...

Valencia Security Releases New App

Valencia Security Releases New App

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor

February 27, 2018


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Valencia Security released an app that allows users to “report a tip,” get “help now,” view a map of each campus, and study various emergency plans.   The Valencia College Safety app offers a mobile version of many services already offered by the security office. “Virtual Walkhome”...

Students Learn How to Deal with Anxiety

Students Learn How to Deal with Anxiety

Amy Pietri, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2018


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Valencia College East Campus held a workshop Tuesday to teach students how to cope with anxiety. The one-hour workshop was entitled, “Hello Anxiety! I am not afraid!” The event was group-therapy inspired with roughly 20 students attending. Instead of presenting lectures, the workshop was set as...

West Campus Hosts the Fifth Annual International Debate

West Campus Hosts the Fifth Annual International Debate

Isaiah Peters, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


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Valencia’s West Campus held its fifth annual International Debate on the impeachment of Donald Trump on February 20. The event featured debate teams from Rollins College and Jade Association for Faith and Government of Jamaica. The debate team from Jamaica proposed the motion to impeach President Tr...

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