Daily Archives: January 26, 2018

Coach Brad Jorgensen is in his fourteenth season at Saint Leo University as the head coach for the Men’s Lacrosse program. He has been the head coach of the program since its inception. Jorgensen has seen the success of the program and holds a 102-81 record at Saint Leo. This year, the team has a similar goal: compete for the conference championship and clinch a spot in the NCAA tournament. This team has an enormous amount of veteran presence as there are 15 seniors on the team and coach Jorgensen sees it helping out the team throughout the season.…

The allure of a murder mystery, the diversity of the Power Rangers, and the sheer power that is Marvel has been rolled into a proverbial melting pot in Marvel’s newest show, “Runaways.” In a quite peculiar or very strategic move, cinematic universe giant Marvel has decided to place the television show on the streaming network Hulu. The placement of the show on Hulu is strange as Marvel has already created a cinematic universe on Netflix between “The Punisher,” “Iron Fist,” and “Daredevil.” Regardless of their motives, Marvel has succeeded in creating something new to add to their repertoire of shows.…

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao is publicly known as Camila Cabello. This time last year, fans were going crazy for the talented 19-year-old girl. Now, she is much more successful pursuing her solo career. The 20-year-old Cuban-American songwriter and singer is a product of the famous American girl group, Fifth Harmony. The group placed third on the popular television show “The X Factor”’s second season, which aired in 2012. Shortly after leaving Fifth Harmony, Camila was signed to a record deal with both Syco Music and Epic Records and released one extended play, along with two studio albums. People assumed she…

Crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter, GoFundMe, Indiegogo, Crowdfunder, and several others have shown time and time again that millions of people are willing to throw money at any cause or product they support. People enjoy being able to be a part of the process of making a product viable or a goal achievable especially when they can do so in the comfort of their own home. So far, well over $3 billion has gone to over 130,000 products on Kickstarter alone, with over 42 million unique pledges and just about 14 million backers worldwide, according to Kickstarter’s own statistics page. Crowdfunding…

From Friday, Feb. 23, to Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, the Girl Scout Organization will celebrate their annual Girl Scout Cookie weekend.  This organization, which commenced March 12, 1912, has around 1.8 to 2.6 million girls and 800,000 adults, according to Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida. According to The Girls Scouts of the United States of America, Girl Scout Cookie weekend allows the girls to showcase their G.I.R.L (Go- Getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker and Leader skills) as they sell the cookies. It is also a fundraiser that would assist the girls in their activities all year-round. The founder of The Girl Scout…

The following article depicts the history of the sales of Girl Scout cookies. This information was obtained from Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida. The Girl Scout cookies sales began in the year 1917.   It commenced in the mini kitchens and ovens of the girls and their moms as voluntary work. According to the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida, the primary purpose of the sale of cookies was to finance troop activities. Also, the first location of cookies sold was in high school cafeterias as a service project. As time progressed in the 1920s, Girl Scouts in various parts of the…

Resident Assistants (RAs) represented Saint Leo University this year at the Florida Resident Assistant Seminar (FRAS), which was held from Jan. 19 to Jan. 21. RAs from public schools, like the University of Florida, to private schools, like Saint Leo University, all attend in an effort to win first, second, and third place overall. Preparation for FRAS isn’t easy either, 10 delegates from Residence Life were chosen through an internal application process. Once the team was selected, multiple committees were created to work on different projects. The projects included making a display board, producing a video, designing team T-shirts, crafting…

“Once a story is chosen, it must be told. Once a story is begun, it must be finished.” This is the creed of Phantasmagoria, a wildly entertaining and deeply unsettling Victorian horror troupe that travels the country telling tales of the macabre. Saint Leo University was the latest stop on their “Wickedest Tales of All” tour. The troupe converted the Black Box Theatre into a world of dark fantasy Jan. 21. Originating in Orlando, Phantasmagoria was created by, and also stars, John DiDonna. “For years I’d had this idea of this sort of horror-circus, but I didn’t know what…

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream, a dream in which racism would not have its place in our society. A dream where a human being would not be judged by the “color of their skin but rather by the content of their character.” 55 years later, fellow compatriots still find it hard to live together in harmony and hate is at its peak. In honor of MLK’s legacy, Saint Leo University welcomed musical artist Ove Salcedo, commonly known as Oveous, to the campus Jan. 16. Oveous has been traveling, performing in, and visiting famous cities across the globe. After…

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