Month: June 2009

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Integrating health into your college life isn’t hard

Erika Wilhite Published: April 12, 2006 College is great for your mind, but it can be terrible for your body. Classes are more demanding compared to those offered in most high schools, and many students work full- or part-time on top of their class loads, leaving little spare time. “In high school I played football,”...

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Moria’s guide to keeping living costs at a minimum

Moria Dailey Published: April 12, 2006 Hello, lovely ladies and gents.  I told you last time how to steal things, but you all know I was kidding, right?  Yeah, yeah.  Well, outside of petty larceny, I’m sure all of you live somewhere, whether it’s with Mummy and Daddy or on your own.  Living is costly...

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Choosing a roomate, a decision you can live with

Melissa Howard Published: April 12, 2006 Have you ever awakened to a younger brother or sister screaming at the top of their lungs? Living with a bad roommate can be just as bothersome. When choosing a roommate, there are many factors that need to be taken into consideration. At PJC, regular students don’t have the...

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City does nothing to obstruct daycare near toxic dump

Published: April 12, 2006 Pensacola residents aren’t strangers to environmental threats. The city is the home of several Environmental Protection Agency Superfund sites, and as the Pensacola News Journal reported in 2005, it is also home to three of the 226 Superfund sites nationwide that are still polluting groundwater. One of these, the Escambia Treating...

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Floaters drain state’s, other students’ resources

Yonit Shames Published: April 12, 2006 As in many community colleges across the state, PJC is full of them: the “floaters.” All of us know at least one, if we’re not guilty parties ourselves. These are the community college students who have already completed Associate in Arts degree requirements, but who “float” at PJC, taking...

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Pensacola honored by a visit from former Polish president

Bob Roberts Published: April 12, 2006 On March 31, inside the University of West Florida’s Field House, a diverse crowd gathered to hear a lecture given by former President of Poland and founder of Solidarity, Lech Walesa. It was an event of unprecedented importance, not only for the University, but also for Pensacola as a...

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Excess credit hours bill shortchanges education

Erika Wilhite Published: April 12, 2006 Ehh. Eeehhh. That is the sound my brain made when I found out about Senate Bill 246 – also known as Senator Lee Constantine’s “Excess Credit Hours” bill. I prefer to call it the War on Education. (If George W. Bush is permitted to declare wars on abstract nouns,...