Is Florida’s weather special?

How many times I have seen another tropical storm, another hurricane, another tornado, and thought, how could this all be one state? If my sister’s apartment is flooding in Tallahassee, and the winds knock away a signpost, and carry it into my friend’s car, how could I be untouched in Jacksonville? Continue reading Is Florida’s weather special?

Music has positive impact on mental wellbeing

Across a globe of countries separated by oceans and borders, one of the rare, shared connections is art. It’s seen throughout history that art constantly draws people in because of its expressive nature. Between cultures it takes diverse shapes and methods. Today, one of the most widespread art forms is music. It’s easily accessible because of the radio and mobile apps like Spotify. Continue reading Music has positive impact on mental wellbeing

Students balance safety and arts in DHR decision

When Duval County Public Schools students returned to class in August, they had to choose between attending classes on campus two days a week and virtually the other three, known as hybrid learning, or completely online through the new Duval HomeRoom program. Regardless of which option students chose, many Douglas Anderson students ended up with fewer arts area classes than they expected. Continue reading Students balance safety and arts in DHR decision

Love Letters: Britney Garibay and Frida Kahlo

We began our conversation with Frida Kahlo’s unibrow: a trait that has brought her both admiration and scorn. As a prominent feature of her face, it is also sometimes considered a prominent feature of Kahlo’s body of work, which includes a number of self-portraits exploring the many facets of her personal identity. Continue reading Love Letters: Britney Garibay and Frida Kahlo

The Goldfinch: A Conversation About Bad Art

Hannah WehrungSocial Media Editor Sooner or later, every person producing art is forced to develop a relationship with the reject pile: the “bad” pieces and “bad” performances that live on in the heart and mind in a different way. When generating art on an academic schedule, that confrontation doesn’t dawdle, and whichever way we come to assess and appreciate our work colors daily life with … Continue reading The Goldfinch: A Conversation About Bad Art

NCAA and Its Billions

Gianni LiberoPhotography Editor Sports are a huge part of college life an have grown to be extremely profitable. Despite their demand for a students time and energy, college sports often don’t help with the high cost of college. Also these same students, struggling to pay for college as it is, don’t even have the time to study for college. Being a college student be begin … Continue reading NCAA and Its Billions