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The Student News Site of Valencia College

Valencia Voice

The Student News Site of Valencia College

Valencia Voice

US Basketball Star Brittney Griner Heads Home After Ten Months In Russian Custody
Denise Diaz-DeLeon, Copy Editor • December 8, 2022

On Thursday morning, December 8, President Biden announced the official release of WNBA star and Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner. Griner, 31, was apprehended in Russia back in February on charges...

Valencia Voice Editors, Advisors, Contributors, and Social Media for Fall 2022.
On December 6, Valencia Voice Hosted End of the Year 'Paper Plate Awards'
December 8, 2022

  On December 6, student reporters and contributors gathered at Downtown Campus to receive illustrious Paper Plate awards for their accomplishments this semester. Valencia Voice has excelled...

Hurricane Formation
Climate Change To Blame For Wetter, Stronger Storms In Late Hurricane Season
Diego J. Ortiz, Reporter • December 8, 2022
Recently, the effects of climate change have been felt and have raised concern especially with hurricanes and coastal states. An example of climate change has been the increased number of hurricanes and their damage. 
How To Manage Your Stress During Finals and The Holiday Season
Jeremy Gottschalk, Editor in Chief • December 5, 2022
'Tis the season for stressors and we asked different Valencia community members how they handle finals week and the holidays.
Marijuana Leaves on a Pink Surface
Florida Employers Remain Reluctant to Change Drug Policies for Medical Marijuana
Louis Gonzalez Chanza, Reporter • December 4, 2022
Florida workers are facing terminations of employment for searching other means of ailment through medical marijuana. Though medical marijuana was legalized November 2016, Florida companies have yet adjusted to this new law.
Valencia College logo with puma used in wrapping individual cookies.
Valencia College, Salvation Army Partner To Feed Thousands Over Holidays
Denise Diaz, Copy Editor • November 23, 2022
‘Tis the season to be giving and the Valencia College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality program have stepped up to the dinner plate, partnering up with the Salvation Army to "impact the lives of thousands in Central Florida".
IEW begins this week with Valencia College hosting over 30 unique events to recognize International Education Week.
International Education Week Begins Nov 14
Miao Yu , Reporter • November 14, 2022
International Education Week is a traditional annual event of Valencia College started from 2010 and hosted this year by SAGE, V.I.S.A. Club, International Student Services, MAP Club, IEP, Study Abroad Association and more.
Valencia Foundation Scholarship Program Helps Students Succeed
Valencia Foundation Scholarship Program Helps Students Succeed
Tehsina Haq, Reporter • November 11, 2022

On November 8, Valencia College’s West Campus Career Center and Student Development held “Career...

“Midnights”, Taylor Swift’s 10th album, is a return to pop for the Folklore and Evermore singer.
Bad Blood As Swifties Battle Ticketmaster for 'The Eras Tour'
November 17, 2022

Taylor Swift fans, or "Swifties", are currently having "bad blood" with the company Ticketmaster after complications with the online ticket vendor occurred with presale purchasing of the Taylor Swift "The Eras Tour" on Tuesday. On November 1, Taylor Swift made an announcement on "Good Morning America"...

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Spotlight: Valencia College Radio Shows The Mix Up and Cube Dawg Radio [čdr]
Spotlight: Valencia College Radio Shows 'The Mix Up' and 'Cube Dawg Radio [čdr]'
November 14, 2022

Valencia College Radio's Reese Miles hosts "The Mix Up" on Wednesdays at 1 p.m., and is frequently accompanied by fellow students Lorenzo Zamora and Zoe Rykowski. The idea of "The Mix Up" is to "appreciate music of years past, especially when formatted into vinyl form". On Wednesdays...

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32 teams will be competing in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar to lift the FIFA World Cup trophy. The winner will be determined at the final on Dec. 18.
The FIFA World Cup Returns In 2022
Jaden Reyes, Writer • November 7, 2022
The 2022 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament will be played in Qatar from Nov. 20 to Dec. 18. Orlando City’s season is over but the FIFA World Cup returns to crown one national team as world champions.
Meet the Staff
Aya Anzouk
Aya Anzouk

Aya Anzouk is a 19-year old Honors student pursuing an A.A in Psychology. Anzouk is pursuing higher education in Clinical Psychology and Sociology. She’s an opinion writer for Arabic Post,...

Taylor Graham is a dual enrollment student at Valencia College, pursuing an Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree. She has been reporting for the Valencia Voice since October 2020. Previously, Taylor produced...