Month: November 2010

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Who are you calling old?
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Who are you calling old?

CHERYL ERICKSON – The Corsair Recently my husband and I went out for dinner. When the waiter asked if I wanted anything from the bar, I declined, saying I had to be up early for class the next morning. His reply, “Oh cool, what do you teach?” I joked, “Today’s lesson is about your tip....

Ice Flyers open Hangar for 2010-2011
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Ice Flyers open Hangar for 2010-2011

BRIANNA EDLER – The Corsair The Pensacola Ice Flyers are scheduled to leave their home arena, The Hangar, this week to play in Tennessee, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The team will compete against the Knoxville Ice Bears twice, then travel to Louisiana to challenge the Ice Gators, and finally head over to Mississippi to face the Surge....

Kings of Leon sells more than records
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Kings of Leon sells more than records

CORBIT KELLY – The Corsair The new sugar coated release from Tennessee brothers (and a cousin) Kings of Leon is the final straw for any hopes of returning to the southern grit and glory they once expelled from the simple chords and rusty tones, what exalted them in the beginning. Come around Sundown is another...

West Side Story was delightfully suprising
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West Side Story was delightfully suprising

MATTHEW LEIGHT – The Corsair The Pensacola State College Theatre Department concluded it’s first production of the 2010-2011 season on November 21.  The West Side Story was the first of 4 productions that will be held this season at the Ashmore Auditorium.  The remaining shows will be Shakespeare’s King Lear, Present Laughter and the summer...

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Be aware of blind pedestrians: it’s the law!

AMANDA NELSON – The Corsair Imagine being blind and trying to cross a busy street. Using your hearing and white cane as your guide, you step out onto the street. Honk! Your heart is pounding, knowing that you almost got hit again. Many motorists do not understand the law requires that they stop their vehicles so...

Pick-a-bowl for Manna Food Bank
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Pick-a-bowl for Manna Food Bank

NICHOLAS ALFORD – The Corsair Pensacola State College’s art department teamed up with Manna Food Bank Friday, Nov 13 for a charity event deemed “Pick a Bowl for Manna.” Bowls made by students in the art program prior to the event were sold for $25 each with the proceeds going to Manna’s long standing motto to...

Warrington hosts 14th annual Health Career Fair
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Warrington hosts 14th annual Health Career Fair

CHERYL ERICKSON – The Corsair Pensacola State College hosted the 14th annual Health Career Fair Friday, Nov. 5 at the Warrington Campus. In attendance were 600 high school students from Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton and Okaloosa counties as well as North and South Baldwin County, Ala. The half day presentation was from 9:45 a.m. to 2:45...

Bracken: rise in tuition to be expected
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Bracken: rise in tuition to be expected

KELCI PASCOE – The Corsair One of the most important issues for many voters is always government spending. Rick Scott, who was recently elected to Florida state governor, has made government spending one of his top priorities. Scott intends to cut down on government spending drastically, starting with education. Being that Rick Scott was just recently...

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Cosmetology department wants younger clientele

TRAVIS NOONAN – The Corsair Pensacola State’s cosmetology department has students, instructors, as well as high quality products and facilities. The only thing that it lacks is what Sue Halfhill, head of the cosmetology department, calls “young heads.” “We have a lot of loyal customers, but they’re old,” Halfhill said. “Our kids want experience at...

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‘Nomad’ heads new program to give homelessness a voice

SHANNON SILCOX – The Corsair A man who considers himself homeless is now heading a new speakers’ bureau on homelessness. Matthew Paul Maes, a self-described “transient by choice due to a wanderlust for travel,” is recruiting homeless people to speak to classrooms, churches, and other area organizations with the help of the Escarosa Coalition on...