Month: October 2010

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Pensacola State students invade Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Travis Noonan – The Corsair The popular ABC show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, a reality television program that has been building and repairing homes for needy families since 2003, chose Pensacola for their latest episode. Approximately 20 Pensacola State HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Condition) and carpentry students participated in the construction. “It was just...

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Milton campus bids farewell to a legend

Dannette Wallace – The Corsair Dr. Georgianna Bryant, Director of Student Affairs for the Milton Campus for almost twenty-five years, retires on October 29, 2010. Though she is just a few months shy of being officially named a Pensacola State College “Legend” due to the date of her retirement, no one can doubt that she...

Corsair wins General Excellence award
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Corsair wins General Excellence award

The Corsair won its sixth straight General Excellence award at the Florida Community College Press Association’s annual banquet Oct. 22.  Richard Rodriguez and Paul Smith were awarded the Inner Circle of Excellence. The newspaper’s Web site, eCorsair.com, was awarded third place in a new category, Online. Rodriguez earned third in design, first in picture story, feature...

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Pensacola State to show teachers to identify PTSD

Staff – The Corsair Pensacola State College will conduct a professional development seminar aimed at informing teachers and staff how to notice signs of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. The seminar will be held on November 3rd from 11-1 with a tentative location of building 96. “The seminar will give staff and teachers the...

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New face of Pensacola State men’s basketball

JASON BASS – The Corsair The Pensacola State Pirates Men’s Basketball program has a new face this year, Head Coach Pete Pena.  I sat down with Coach Pena earlier this week to get some insight on his expectations for the coming season.  “Whether we deal with success or whether we deal with adversity, we want...

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Modern Day Slavery Museum will visit UWF

MATTHEW LEIGHT – The Corsair The Modern Day Slavery Museum will be making a scheduled stop at the University of West Florida on October 27. This portable museum is housed in a replica of a truck that was used in a 2008 slavery-related incident. According to its website the purpose of the museum is to...

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Representing the West Side

Matthew Leight-The Corsair   The classic recreation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has arrived here in Pensacola and will be featured at our Ashmore Auditorium compliments of  the Pensacola State College Theatre Department.  Under the direction of Mr. Rodney Whatley, a cast comprised of approximately half students and half community members, will be presenting their...

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Dead Rising 2

Wade Manns- The Corsair Dead Rising 2 By Capcom and Blue Castle Games Genre: Third-person action/exploration Raing: M (Mature) for Blood and Gore, Use of Alcohol, Intense Violence, Language, Sexual Themes Players: 2-player co-op; up to 4 competitively Back in 2006, a game was released by Capcom, makers of one of my favorite series as...