Valencia Voice

Valencia’s Plans for Spring Semester Due to Covid-19

André González Rodríguez, Copy Editor
October 24, 2020

As Valencia College’s fall semester gets past its midway point, Valencia’s Executive Vice President and Provost Kathleen Plinkse has sent out a school-wide email informing students about the upcoming plans for next year’s spring semester. With COVID-19 forcing the college to go fully online, closing campuses, and preventing face-to-face courses, students had to switch from in-classroom learning...

Valencia Students Decide How They Will Cast Their Ballots

Serena Mack, Reporter
October 22, 2020

Unprecedented events surrounding this year’s election have triggered an emphasis on voting-by-mail and early voting, leaving many Valencia students to decide what method is best for them in addition to traditional voting questions. At Valencia Library’s "Becoming an Informed Voter" event on Sep. 29, participants completed a Zoom poll asking if they plan to vote by mail or in-person. Of the respondents,...

Modern Mythology is the Theme of Spirit Week 2020

Gabriela Pasqualin, Editor-in-chief
October 22, 2020

Between Oct. 12 and Oct. 16, Student Development offered a variety of virtual events for students, professors, and staff to connect with the college community. The theme of Spirit Week chosen for this year was Modern Mythology. The idea was to imitate the heroism found in ancient mythology and in their popular culture. The celebrations began with a video about myths recorded by Jessica Hoeschen,...