Theater director: It’s about acting ability, not gender

Scripts and pencils in hand, cast members flip through the pages and cross out the male pronouns that belong to the title character and change them to she and her. The stage production of The Giver is based on Lois Lowry’s dystopian novel and is centered around a young boy named Jonas. An old man … Read more

Tossing scorpions: Just another day at the office

Flagler College graduate Jessie Rowan says she “fell in love with being uncomfortable” on the road to becoming a travel journalist in Costa Rica. “I fell in love with being in unfamiliar places and not knowing what the heck was going on,” she told a crowd at Flagler College. “I fell in love with different … Read more

Professors push for equality

Feminist. Nasty Woman. The words have suddenly become synonymous. They’re used by some to describe strong women who are fight against inequality and are somehow seem bent on revenge. Such thoughts are misplaced, according to Dr. Kristine Warrenburg Rome, a communication professor at Flagler College. Women aren’t out for revenge, she said. They’re just fighting … Read more

Behind Cracking Aces

Dr. Tracy Halcomb’s office is neatly cluttered, to summarize it promptly. Tiny statues of Dachshunds and matching pictures are strewn across her desk. Awards and trophies are stacked on bookshelves and cabinets. Photographs of family and movie credits dot the walls. Halcomb is a communication professor at Flagler College. She has taught at the college … Read more

Water Woman makes a splash at Flagler College

As an undergraduate student at the University of Iowa, Joanna Krajewski came up with an idea for an environmental superhero character. “Water Woman” is her name. “My short-term goal is to see Water Woman be used in a classroom setting. That way we can study if she really is a helpful tool,” said Krajewski, now … Read more