Month: February 2009

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Obama’s Appointment to Head the National Intelligence Council Must Be Removed
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Obama’s Appointment to Head the National Intelligence Council Must Be Removed

by Paul Smith The Obama administration has named Charles “Chas” Freeman as chairman of the National Intelligence Council, the organization responsible for compiling intelligence from 16 different government agencies to produce National Intelligence Estimates. The right-wing is up in arms about Freeman’s appointment due to his previous statements expressing some tepid solidarity with Palestinian issues....

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The Power of the People

by Ben Johnson With millions of people walking the streets every day, strangers that you have never met doing what they like and with no concern for you, it’s an easy thing to feel like your small actions don’t make a difference. Well, let me tell you something: what you do as an individual (low/middle...

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Eating on the Go: Starting Your Day

by Ben Johnson In my previous article, we talked about some basic ideas on what to eat at certain times of the day. In this article, we’ll discuss the reasons why – starting with breakfast. Starting with breakfast, when you wake up in the morning, your body is a little dehydrated. Think about it; if you...

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Humble your Heartbeat

By: Samantha Meyers As the sun beats hot on their backs, the soft, calm wind gives a breath of cool refreshment to the men playing on the diamond. They enjoy either playing under the vivid sun or the brilliant, park lights. They are the guys that bring home their men. The PJC men’s baseball team...

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Lady Pirates vs. Commodores

By: Sam Meyers The Lady Pirates seem to let another win slip their grasp on Valentine’s Day, the 14th. The Gulf Coast Commodores powered the Pirates, 83-61. This was the third time the two teams played in a Panhandle Conference game. Jasmine Payne, jumping center, retrieved the ball to start the game. Joe Pascal, broadcast...

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Free Concert Features Renowned Woodwind Artist

Corsair Staff Reports One of the country’s foremost woodwind artists, Chris Vadala, performs with the PJC Wind and Jazz Ensembles during their Winter Concert. The concert is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. The concert is free, but due to limited seating, tickets are required. Vadala’s...

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College Goal Sunday Coming Feb. 22

Corsair Staff Reports It doesn’t matter where you want to go to college, Pensacola Junior College will help you on College Goal Sunday – a national and Florida initiative that helps students get financial aid. The free event is 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 22 at PJC’s three campuses. Designated locations: · Pensacola campus, Baroco...

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Presenting “The Night of the Iguana”

Corsair Staff Reports The Pensacola Junior College Lyceum series presents “The Night of the Iguana” Feb. 20-22 and Feb. 27-March 1 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. Distinguished American playwright Tennessee Williams won his fourth New York Drama Critics Award for “The Night of the Iguana” – the last...

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Roll Some Logs at the Forestry Festival

Corsair Staff Reports Pensacola Junior College presents the 21st annual Northwest Florida Forestry Conclave & Lumberjack Festival Saturday, March 7, at the Milton campus. The exciting free event is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features fun for the whole family including adult forestry skills competitions, all day; children’s events, 9 to 11 a.m.; bluegrass...

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PJC vs. Northwest Florida

By Sam Meyers Published: January 28, 2009 The Lady Pirates were ranked No. 1 in the state, but after Wednesday night’s game the women’s basketball team fell in the ranks. The PJC team came up short to Northwest Florida State College 70-58. The Pirates have made it through the season with 23 wins and 2...