Valencia Voice

Our Voice: No taxation for labor information

April 13, 2011

While many are unaware of the importance of tax season, all would be in favor of a student refund tax Every year businesses, organizations, and individuals gear up for tax season. Getting receipts, expenses, donations, and...

Charlie Sheen is definitely not winning

March 23, 2011

By Shay Castle [email protected] I have no interest in writing an opinion piece about Charlie Sheen. Being a working college student, I don’t have the time or desire to form an opinion about the latest drug-crazed c...

The price some pay for the freedom of speech

March 23, 2011

By Camilo Echeverri Bernal [email protected] Our revolutionary tools are the press and our freedom of speech. We like being heard. Loud and clear. We like being heard, because we feel our words are often times...

We’re all adults here

March 23, 2011

By Victor Ocasio [email protected] It comes as no surprise to anyone in the modern world, thanks to the billions of dollars spent yearly on anti-smoking campaigns of course, that smoking is an unhealthy lifestyle choice...

Our Voice: Propostion sure to go up in smoke

March 23, 2011

There have been talks since September of last year about a policy that bans smoking on campus. Yes people, Valencia is considering taking a stance against smoking by expanding its current policy that can range from prohibition...

Will the world of medicine change forever?

March 16, 2011

By Camilo Echeverri Bernal [email protected] In an age when we rely upon machines for nearly everything, from military missions, to assisting NASA, and medicine, we now understand that it is possible for non...

Our Voice: Hypocrisy, thy name is Peter King

March 16, 2011

The world has changed dramatically since September 11 and the wounds dealt to our great nation are still felt both in the heartland and in nations abroad. The criminal acts committed on that day still fuel, understandably of course,...

A “King” is crowned

March 2, 2011

Sebastian Arbelaez [email protected] When it comes to commemorating the dedication and brilliance found in film-making, the Oscars are still recognized as the pinnacle of award shows. What once started as a private d...

On the fast track to nowhere

March 2, 2011

By Emmanuel Colon [email protected] With Governor Rick Scott rejecting the $2.4 billion federal incentive for a high-speed rail that would run from Orlando to Tampa Bay, many people have voiced their opinion in protest. ...

Bringing back the pride

March 2, 2011

By Victor Ocasio [email protected] With a student population of well over 50,000 students, four campuses state-wide and a multitude of educational programs, Valencia Community College is finally ready to make the move from...