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Humans of Valencia: Ayla Polanco

Humans of Valencia: Ayla Polanco

Nigisti HiSmith, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Lifestyle, News, Top Stories

Ayla and dog Zeus “I was born in The Bronx and I grew up in Yonkers. (The Arts) is something that’s been apart of my entire life. For visual arts, I can remember the exact craft that got me started on it. My mom-she taught me how to take things that were 2-dimensional and make them 3-dimension...

Tyler the Creator Visits Orlando Amphitheatre

Tyler the Creator Visits Orlando Amphitheatre

Kelli Collins, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News, College News, Lifestyle, Music, News, Top Stories

Grammy nominated rapper Tyler, the Creator performed at the Orlando Amphitheater at The Central Florida Fairgrounds Tuesday, February 13, to a sold out concert. Opening was a DJ set by TACO that hyped up the crowd. Following was Vince Staples where he played singles like “Blue Suede,” “Senorita,”...

Plastic Surgery on the Rise for College Students

Plastic Surgery on the Rise for College Students

Dayanara Leonardo, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Issue, Lifestyle, Top Stories

Going under the knife to have surgery voluntarily can be a difficult decision with drastic consequences. Despite the risk, young adults, especially college students, are more likely than ever to get plastic surgery, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. One of the reasons college...

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...

Little Lost Dog “Pops” Up

Little Lost Dog “Pops” Up

Ashley Tynes Garcia, Staff Writer

June 11, 2017


Filed under Campus News, College News, Lifestyle, Local News, Top Stories

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 Campus News, College News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Local News, Top Stories

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...

Rompers: The New Summer Look for Men?

Rompers:  The New Summer Look for Men?

Kayla Reyes-Marseil, Contributing Writer

May 22, 2017


Filed under College News, Lifestyle, News, Top Stories

A new trend in men’s fashion is taking the summer by storm as male rompers surface. Last week, an article was posted on NY Mag’s website about a Kickstarter campaign that introduced a brand of male rompers called RompHim. The RompHim come in different colors and have special zippers in front...

New Trend Will Change the Way You Breathe, Think and Feel

New Trend Will Change the Way You Breathe, Think and Feel

Stephanie Rivera, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Local News, Top Stories, Variety

While most people across the country are just now opening their windows after a long winter, Floridians are tangled up in coughing, asthma and allergies thanks to the onset of pollen spreading across the state. Now there is something new that can help the sniffles and aches.  It is known as salt therapy...

“Seas the Day” at Club Rush

“Seas the Day” at Club Rush

Brittany Bhulai, Contributing Writer

January 19, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Club News, College News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Local News, Top Stories

To help fire up the 2017 spring semester, Valencia College is holding Club Rush Thursday, January 19, from 11 a.m-2 p.m in the Mall Area. The East Campus will have more than a dozen clubs representing themselves in hopes of recruiting new members while showcasing what they do. Each club will have...

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