Month: May 2009

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Student Honors Exhibition outdoes itself again

Michael Rutschky Published: April 12, 2006 Every year faculty from the Visual Arts Department’s studio art courses receive submissions from their students of work to be presented in the annual student exhibition.  This year the department has decided on more than 270 works of art that will be honored and appreciated at this year’s show,...

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Movies you have to see before you die

Published: April 12, 2006 Why you should see this movie: You should see Fear and Loathing because it’s awesome; but beyond that, Fear and Loathing has an amazing cast (Johnny Depp, Gary Busey, Benicio Del Toro, Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers fame, etc). It’s basically the ultimate drug movie, as well; it involves a...

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PJC loses slugfest

Corey Reese Published: March 29, 2006 PJC’s baseball team took on Florida’s #1 Junior College baseball team in Gulf Coast on Sunday April 2, losing 14-12. Nick Francis went 5-5 with 3 runs and Brandon Hamilton had 4 RBI’s to lead the Pirate offense.  Nick Pressley allowed 8 runs in 3 innings to head the...

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At least I got one thing right in March

Corey Reese Published: March 29, 2006 March Madness has been just that – madness.  Three ‘Cinderella’ teams – Wichita State, George Mason and Bradley – and teams like Michigan State, Syracuse, and Iowa going out in the first round have turned my bracket to confetti.  I can, at least, say that I got one thing...

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Rituals and superstitions alive for PJC athletes

Corey Reese Published: March 29, 2006 Using the same bat, using the same glove, not stepping on the chalk lines.  These are all superstitions and rituals that are common place in baseball, even with PJC’s baseball team.  The rituals and superstitions start the day before a game for the Pirates. “The day before the game...

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The new face of journalism at PJC

Melissa Brown Published: March 29, 2006 Where do you get the majority of your news?  Do you rely primarily on the printed newspaper, or is the Internet your main newsgathering hub? In this age of media evolution, more and more people are turning to the web for news and information, and PJC’s Corsair is right...

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Late fees waived during National Library Week

Melissa Brown Published: March 29, 2006 Freedom.  It’s a blessing Americans champion for.  And it’s a privilege Pensacola LRC librarian Charlotte Sweeney says our library has to offer. “We’re libraries – we believe in free,” Sweeney said.  Evidence of this belief is the LRC’s policy of forgiving library fines for overdue materials during National Library...

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More lies told in phone conversations than in e-mail

Dawn Baird Published: March 29, 2006 Dr. Jeff Hancock gave an engaging talk on when, where, and how people lie online on March 21 on the PJC’s Pensacola campus. An assistant professor at Cornell University’s technical communications department, Hancock is currently working on developing systems to detect deception online. ÿAccording to the Federal Trade Commission,...

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“Rally in Tally” addresses important issues

Moria Dailey Published: March 29, 2006 Rain may have dampened the ground outside, but it couldn’t dampen the spirits and drive of the Florida Junior Community College’s Student Government Association (FJCCSGA) members gathered in Tallahassee on March 23. SGA members from each of Florida’s 28 community colleges’ campuses had gathered in Tallahassee the day before...

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Identity theft ring operating from PJC counseling center

Yonit Shames Published: March 29 2006 Concerns about student privacy at the Student Center’s counseling area peaked yesterday when police confirmed that an identity theft ring has been stealing student information for use in vegetable farming brochures. Chief of Police Geraldo Fordo said in a statement yesterday that as many as 20 victims have been...