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The West Tops the East in Annual Shrine Game

The West Tops the East in Annual Shrine Game

Robert Manfreda, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under College News, News, UCF Athletics, Valencia News

  St. Petersburg, Fla. — The 93rd annual East-West Shrine game, which benefits Shriner's Children Hospitals, took place this weekend at Tropicana Field. West defeated the East 14-10 in front of 21,700 fans. Players competed for the attention of professional coaches and scouts before the 2018...

Orlando’s First Poet Laureate Visits Valencia

Orlando’s First Poet Laureate Visits Valencia

Isaiah Peters, Contributing Writer

January 20, 2018


Filed under College News, News, Uncategorized, Valencia News

Orlando’s first official poet laureate Susan Lilly recited personal poems to an intimate audience at Valencia East Campus Wednesday night. Lilley put on an hour-long poetry reading at 7:00 pm in the Building 3 Atrium where she read nearly a dozen of her poems to a crowd of ten students and faculty. The...

Club Rush Excites Students on East Campus

Club Rush Excites Students on East Campus

Dylan Higbie, Contributing Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under College News, News, Valencia News

Valencia student organizations gathered in the Quad for this semester’s Club Rush on a brisk Thursday morning. The event was held on January 18th and lasted from 11am-2pm. It featured a total of 30 clubs and organizations open to students at Valencia College. The Student Government Associatio...

Valencia President Sandy Shugart Performs at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden

Valencia President Sandy Shugart Performs at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden

Isaiah Peters, Contributing Writer

January 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Valencia News

Sandy Shugart is more than just Valencia’s President, Shugart is also an established country singer and guitar player. Shugart performed a two and half hour concert at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden beginning at 8:00 pm on January 13th, Saturday evening to a full house. The concert consisted ...

Valencia Poll: Where do you get your textbooks?

Valencia Poll: Where do you get your textbooks?

Lina Iafanti, Contributing Writer

January 13, 2018


Filed under College News, News, Valencia News

Students are back for the spring semester, and with them came long lines just to get into the campus store. It’s not unusual for the line for the campus store to reach the cafeteria, which is on the other side of building 5, or even turn and trail up the stairs during the first week of school as...

Valencia Welcomes New Students from Puerto Rico

Valencia Welcomes New Students from Puerto Rico

Robert Manfreda, Contributing Writer

January 12, 2018


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

The Valencia College Spring Welcome Festival kicked off celebrating the school’s newest students from Puerto Rico. The event was presented by Phi Theta Kappa’s Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter at East Campus. The aftermath of 2017’s Hurricane Maria has caused a large influx of Puerto Rican residents...

Deputies Search for Man Accused of Attempted Sexual Assault at Valencia East Campus

Deputies Search for Man Accused of Attempted Sexual Assault at Valencia East Campus

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Valencia News

The search is on for the man who tried to sexually batter a female student in Building 8 of Valencia's East Campus on Tuesday night. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 6’2”, 200lb white or hispanic male with short black hair, brown eyes and a mole on his face. He is wanted...

Orlando’s Inaugural Poet Laureate Brings the Magic of Storytelling to East Campus

Orlando’s Inaugural Poet Laureate Brings the Magic of Storytelling to East Campus

Edward Segarra, Contributing Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Valencia News

“We fall in love with stories as children, we watch them on stages and screens, we read them in novels. Stories are how we make meaning out of this confusing life.” These insights come from none other than Susan Lilley, Orlando’s first-ever poet laureate. Lilley is slated to make an appearance...

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 East Book Nerds Hold First “Night at the Library” Event

Valencia East Book Nerds Hold First “Night at the Library” Event

Rebecca Ryan, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Valencia News

At 6:30pm Wednesday night the stereotype surrounding libraries was broken when music, spoken word, and laughter filled the perpetually quiet room for the first ever “Night at the Library” event sponsored by Valencia East Campus Book Nerds, SGA and East Campus Library. The showcased talent was...

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