Articles by James Duffy V

James Duffy V loves to sing a song of one’s self. He is studying journalism at Citrus College and aspires to a career in writing. He cultivates interests in politics, finance, experimental medicine, religion, literature, music, art and gardening. More than any other flora, James would like to sprout the mythical bǐ huā 筆花—that flower the Chinese say springs from a good scribbler’s pen. He firmly believes the first responsibility of a journalist is fiat justitia ruat cælum, do justice and let the heavens fall.


Macabre heartthrobs stalk catwalk: Citrus cosmetologists display ghoulish craft in annual Halloween “Creep Show.”

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” blares over a public-address system to a 100-person crowd. They lightly dance in the campus center mall as the Cosmetology school’s “Creep Show” begins on Friday, Oct. 13. Esthetician faculty, Ann Everett said over the microphone, “Carving her a forever smile and the limbs of a doll, he finalized his vows by…

Watching the Watchers: Constitution Week leads unto Banned Books Week

Hayden Memorial Library assembled its censored books display September 25 to kick off the American Library Association and Amnesty International’s annual Banned Book week, the last in September. “It’s a way to defend the freedom of expression,” said Elizabeth Cook, Hayden Memorial Library’s instructional design librarian. This is Cook’s first year as one of two…