Month: November 2010

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How about being thankful for a change?
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How about being thankful for a change?

MATTHEW LEIGHT – The Corsair I had this thought recently about what Thanksgiving was all about.  When asked the first thing that comes to mind when given the word “Thanksgiving,” people will respond in a variety of ways depending upon their own life experiences.  Some people are quick to respond with words associated with food,...

Contrasting Viewpoints: Responsibility is the key
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Contrasting Viewpoints: Responsibility is the key

CHERYL ERICKSON – The Corsair November 24, 2010 My grandmother had a simple solution to preventing pregnancy. Her idea was that a young lady should simply place a single aspirin between her knees and hold it there; not allowing it to fall would surely prevent pregnancy. Although the idea of women walking around while trying...

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Gallery Night should interest writers in the Northwest Florida area.

BRIANNA EDLER – The Corsair The West Florida Literary Federation will host Gallery Night on Friday, November 19th at 6:30. Gallery Night is bound to attract any writers in the Northwest Florida area. Anyone interested in attending Galley Night should stop by the Cultural Center in downtown Pensacola between 6:30 and 9:00. Stop by to...

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Newly formed Student Veteran’s Association needs members

TRAVIS NOONAN – The Corsair A club aimed at benefiting Pensacola State veterans has recently been established on campus, but the organization is still in its infancy. “Pensacola is a veteran–rich location,” Charlotte Windom, advisor of the Pensacola State College Student Veterans Association (PSCSVA), said. “We have almost twice as many vets in this county...

Students collect toys in support of Toys for Tots
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Students collect toys in support of Toys for Tots

BRIANNA EDLER – The Corsair Students are collecting Toys for Tots all through the month of November. SGA, PTK, and EMT students from the Pensacola State College Warrington Campus are working together for children without toys.  The students are asking for a donation of any new toy.  Toys can cost less than $10. Donation boxes...

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Followill family sold 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...

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PSC Planetarium to show Christmas program

ROSE JANSEN – The Corsair The Planetarium at Pensacola State will show a full-dome version of the seasonal Christmas program entitled “Season of Light”. The scheduled shows will begin at noon on Nov. 22 and run through Dec. 15. About 34 min. in length, the show will be followed by a brief (10-15 min.) night...

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Wade Manns reviews Borderlands

WADE MANNS – The Corsair By 2K Games and Gearbox SoftwareGenre: First-person shooter/RPG Rating: Mature for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Mature Humor, Strong Language. Players: 1-4 (single-player, cooperative) On the world of Pandora, violence and bloodshed is common. Some unmentioned past apocalypse has made this world into a gigantic rubbish tip; many hostile creatures...