Month: December 2008

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Volleyball team posts another successful season

Lindsay Spencer Published: November 9, 2005 The Lady Pirates completed yet another terrific season at the state volleyball tournament in Lakeland last week. In the opening round, PJC lost the first game to Manatee Community College.  They were then eliminated from the tournament by St. Petersburg Community College. “The team competed and represented PJC very...

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Basketball team includes international faces

Joshua Watson and Morgan Gates Published: November 9, 2005 Upon first glance, the team may just seem like any other group of junior college students playing the game they love. However, if you were to get close enough to hear them speak, you would also find out that the men of the 2005-06 men’s basketball...

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Men’s basketball team faces stiff competition

David LaRock Published: November 9, 2005 The 2005-06 Men’s Pirate Basketball team begins its fight for the Panhandle Conference Championship with a series of early season non-conference games to sharpen skills. The Panhandle Conference has a strong reputation for being the toughest conference in the nation. “The Panhandle Conference is one of the toughest junior...

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Gay marriage is a constitutional, not moral, issue

Byron Tripp Published: November 9, 2005 Gay marriage has become a heated issue in recent years. Part of this is people’s general resistance to change. Without changing, however, people cannot grow as individuals, nor can they grow as a society. It is time that we reconsider the issue without letting fear of change obscure our...

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Court case leads the way to censorship

Yonit Shames Published: November 9, 2005 Free speech, one of the rights secured by the First Amendment, is more than a basic civil right. Free speech is the safeguard of democracy, particularly in the form of a free and uncensored press, because it forces those in power to be held accountable for their actions. This...

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Lily the Insomniac (and pirate!)

Published: November 9, 2005 Let’s talk about something besides domesticity, video games, and insomnia. I have recently become a pirate.  I formed a small crew and declared my tiny apartment balcony the ship, and then upgraded it to the entire apartment complex, for we were so fearsome.  We call ourselves the BOOB PIRATES.  You know. ...

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Natural food store offers way to clean living

Caroline Bakhunas Published: November 9, 2005 There is a haven for health conscious citizens who crave organic or vegetarian meals: Ever’man Natural Food Store. The store, founded by a group of “hippy” entrepreneurs in the 1970s, started as a buying club among their circle of friends. The idea of eating only organic fit their transcendental...

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Single parents small but growing minority on campus

Daniel Cecil Published: November 9, 2005 According to the United States Census Bureau, in 1970, 40 percent of all households were categorized as traditional family, with the father being the primary bread winner.  That number is down to a mere 24 percent as of the last census in 2000. In fact, the traditional TV type...

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High School students visit Warrington health fair

Matt Foster Published: November 9, 2005 The health career fair on Warrington campus has a reputation. A Warrington campus tradition since 1995, the health career fair is a huge endeavor put on with the help of a myriad of people that usually results in an influx in the campus enrollment. Through the career fair, local...