Month: March 2009

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A Night of Guitars

Pensacola Junior College and the University of West Florida present the 2009 Spring Recital of the Pensacola Guitar Ensemble and the Pensacola Guitar Orchestra. The free concert is 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. PJC music professor Joe Stallings directs. Guitarists are Mitchell Smegelski,...

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PJC upgrades in cell phone technology

Julie Simmons Between classes, school activities, jobs, and other responsibilities students are not to be able to check their Pirate Mail, so PJC came up with the latest cure, check your cell phones, it’s “Pirate Mobile.” The Vice President for Student Affairs, James Martin, understands the lack of extra time students have, and is working...

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Budget cuts graduation ceremony

Ashley Thompson Effective immediately, PJC will be hosting only one collegiate graduation ceremony per year. In the past two separate ceremonies were held, one in May and another in December. This change was made in an effort to cut costs, a trend that has been increasing campus wide. “We are going through some pretty severe...

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New softball field is in use

Julie Simmons After years of planning and recent construction, Bill Hamilton, the director of athletics, is in the process of getting the new softball field finished. Phase one of the constructions is completed and the softball field is now being used for practicing. The ultimate goal is getting a score board to start hosting home...

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Lady Pirate Softball sweeps doubleheader

Corey Reese Published: February 22, 2006 The PJC Lady Pirate softball team swept a doubleheader against Meridian Junior College, winning by a combined score of 30-7. PJC won the first game 13-4 behind Amanda Leggett’s 5 innings of pitching.  They won the second game 17-3 behind Alicia Burnett’s 4 innings of pitching. The only two...

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PJC Baseball loses 4-1

Corey Reese Published: February 22, 2006 The Pensacola Junior College Baseball team carried a 15 game winning streak into Tuesday’s game against Mississippi Gulf Coast CC.  That streak ended with a 4-1 loss at home to the Bulldogs. Nate Hall drove in PJC’s only run of the game with a sacrifice fly in the first...

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The Olympics: The USA doesn’t care

Corey Reese Published: February 22, 2006 Every two years the eyes of the world turn to one spot on this great planet.  Right now the eyes are turned to Torino, Italy.  In 2008, the focus shifts to Beijing, China.  The five linked rings symbolize the greatest competition on this Earth; The Olympic Games. To compete...

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Morris flys high in third season as cheer captain

Moria Dailey Published: February 22, 2006 Long is the word Ashley Morris used to sum up her experience at PJC. “Long,” Morris said, laughing, “Long and stressful.” She has been the captain of PJC’s cheerleading squad since her freshman year three years ago. This is her last semester at PJC.  Her last game as a...

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Coaches recruit internationally to fill needs

Corey Reese Published: February 22, 2006 The rosters for Pensacola Junior College’s athletic teams contain players from the Pensacola area all the way to places like New York, Illinois, Canada, and even Europe.  How do the players find a place like PJC, an area that’s just a speck on the national map?  Local players know...

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Keeping up with yourself

Published: February 22, 2006 Writing a resume can be a painstaking process if you don’t prepare yourself along the way.  Employers want you to sum up your life experiences and objectives into one page (in most cases).  You can prepare for this early by gathering information on yourself along the way. Creating a list that...