Month: February 2010

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PJC’s Unsung Heros: The Bus Driver

Madelain Tigano–The Corsair Photos by Richard Rodriguez Whether it’s broken down, driving through a tornado storm, or just expe­riencing another day on the road, PJC’s 1985 MCI bus has taken college faculty and students all over the country. But it’s not just the bus that carries the people, it’s the man steering it. John Noski,...

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Hoedown for Hurricane Awareness

Gemalie Perez-The Corsair In 2004, Hurricane Ivan devastated the Gulf Coast with winds that reached over 120mph. Over the five years since the disaster, BRACE’s (Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies) mission has been to inform the Gulf Coast community on various methods to prepare for a storm. This upcoming Friday, February 26, BRACE will...

Pirates sweep weekend series against Pearl River
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Pirates sweep weekend series against Pearl River

Robert Klawitter–The Corsair The PJC Pirates baseball team heated up this past weekend, despite Pensacola seeing snow for the first time in years.   The Pirates swept a four game series, which included doubleheaders on Feb. 6 and 7, from Pearl River Community College. PJC won the first game 6-3, behind “very competitive,” pitching from sophomore...

PJC offers free tax service to local citizens
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PJC offers free tax service to local citizens

  Adriana Dueck–The Corsair From now until April 14, PJC is reaching out to residents who make less than $49,000 per year for the chance to get their taxes completed for free. PJC has teamed up to take part in offering its Pensacola site, Building 96, for the free tax program. The Department of Children...

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Hope to Harvest: Are bad days merely mental?

by Ansley Zecckine – The Corsair It all started on a Monday night. After a long day of school, I came home, and before going to bed, decided to exert myself on the living room treadmill. When the workout was over, a cute little migraine came along and decided to exert itself on me. I...

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Glenn Beck: standing up for the truth

by Dana Whitten – The Corsair If you were to go to Google and search for Glenn Beck, you would see thousands of pages related to the radio or the news. As you scroll down and see all the things this man has accomplished, you will be dumbfounded by his immense success. But, what is...

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Artel gallery hosts new exhibit March 5

by Dana Whitten – The Corsair On Feb. 5, the Artel art gallery, at 505 South Adams St., hosted a most unique show accepting all types of work from various artists. They called it “The Neo Realistic Abstract Expressionistic Romantic Modern Surrealistic Impressionistic Show.” The exhibit runs until March 5 and the gallery is open...

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2k Games releases the ‘BioShock’ series

by Wade Manns – The Corsair Genre: First-person shooter/adventure Rating: M (for violence, blood, gore and strong language) In the field of video games, few settings serve as effective dystopias like the Rapture of the BioShock series. This underwater city was founded by the wealthy industrialist Andrew Ryan, a staunch objectivist who believed that mankind...

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SSA hosts benefit for suicide prevention

by Rose Jansen – The Corsair The mission of the Students for Suicide Awareness is to spread awareness about suicide and depression among college students. In addition to spreading awareness, the SSA helps prevent suicide by making the facts and warning signs known, and by offering alternatives. The SSA will be holding their second Annual...