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No Water Allowed at UCF Protest

No Water Allowed at UCF Protest

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor

October 21, 2017


Filed under News, 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. This was Spencer’s first visit to a college campus...

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...

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...

#TakingAKnee: Valencia College students weigh in

#TakingAKnee:  Valencia College students weigh in

Jade Nunez Soares, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under National News, News, Politics, Sports, Top Stories

On Aug. 26, 2016 after a 21-10 loss to the San Diego Chargers, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick released in an exclusive interview with Steve Wyche, a reporter for NFL.com, on the reasons behind why he sat out during the national anthem for his first three preseason games. "I...

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

Sam Schaffer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Valencia News

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights strikes fear into the hearts of Americans for the 27th year. This year guests can prepare to get spooked in haunted houses with themes ranging from The Shining to Saw. This year boasts nine haunted houses and five scare zones. Scare Zones are areas i...

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...

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