Sunlight pierced through the cave’s chimney upon the aquamarine water, illuminating the entire cavern with light.

Vines draped through the conduit, creating a spotlight that pierced the water which allowed you to see every detail of the crystal clear spring’s rocky abyss. The walls looked like they were breathing as the shadows from the water rippled across the cave’s walls. Beneath the earth’s surface lay a natural wonder known as the … More Sunlight pierced through the cave’s chimney upon the aquamarine water, illuminating the entire cavern with light.

Therapy and Service dogs work in ways that redefine the meaning of man’s best friend

Although Bristol comes from a generation of show dogs, his owner, Susan Winkler, had a very different vision for Bristol when he became a part of her family eight years ago. — Winkler wanted Bristol to help other people. To this day, Bristol continues to work as a service and therapy dog and truly lives … More Therapy and Service dogs work in ways that redefine the meaning of man’s best friend

The Hostel in the Forest: Only For the Truly Adventurous at Heart

If you consider yourself a hippie at heart or just open minded, you will truly appreciate escaping to the Hostel in the Forest. If not, you will most likely experience an extreme culture shock. The Hostel is a commune located in Brunswick, GA, where visitors have the opportunity to camp in one of eight treehouses … More The Hostel in the Forest: Only For the Truly Adventurous at Heart

It’s Very Rare to Find Perfect High School Students who Want to do it, Think They Can do it, and Will do it.

The Rotary Youth Exchange Program gives high school students the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture, language and customs of a foreign country by living overseas with a host family for nine months. Over 8,000 high school students worldwide participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange program each year. About 20 participate through the … More It’s Very Rare to Find Perfect High School Students who Want to do it, Think They Can do it, and Will do it.

A Lesson Beyond How to Draw

Her body language conveyed frustration and defeat. The 16-year-old’s attempts to draw 3-D letters were timid. Every week, the small group of eight girls who lived at the Mills House Girls’ Recovery Center patiently waited for volunteer and art professor Mark Creegan to arrive. Creegan could see the girls through the glass window that overlooked the classroom before he … More A Lesson Beyond How to Draw

“You’re So Good At School, Why Would You Choose To Do Art?”

Jessica Martinez is a FSU Graduate student at the Department of Biological Sciences and believes Art and Design majors are an essential component in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields. “Art led me to my initial attraction to science. It gives you the creativity you need to be a scientist,” said Martinez. Martinez and … More “You’re So Good At School, Why Would You Choose To Do Art?”

U.S and Middle East Relations is a “Complex Knot That’s Difficult to Untie,” according to General Anthony C. Zinni

If the U.S is going to help generate stability in the Middle East, we must understand the culture of the people or the result with me an ethnic war, accoring to General Anthony C. Zinni. http:// General Anthony C. Zinni “The Middle East Challenge” lecture at the University of North Florida pic.twitter.com/4xbpGb0vu3 — Megan Massion … More U.S and Middle East Relations is a “Complex Knot That’s Difficult to Untie,” according to General Anthony C. Zinni

Home At Last

Can you go a week without seeing a stray cat in Jacksonville?  Whether it is in the streets, downtown, on the coast, or in your backyard; the fact that there is an overpopulation of cats speaks for itself. First Coast No More Homeless Pets and The Jacksonville Humane Society have made enormous efforts in the … More Home At Last

Sex Education 4Me!

Tracy Milligan, Assistant Director of the Northeast Florida Center for Community Initiatives (CCI), discussed the 4Me! Teen Health Project on February 17 with a University of North Florida multi-media reporting class. CCI is a small research center that was established in 1994 by three UNF faculty members. Milligan has been working at CCI since Fall … More Sex Education 4Me!