Month: January 2011

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Lady Pirates still No. 1

The Lady Pirates have been named the top team in the nation again this week in the NJCAA polls.  The Ladies, who are undefeated in 23 straight games, have held the position for two months.  They also top the FCCAA polls, along with Northwest Florida, Chipola, Gulf Coast and Tallahassee in the top five slots,...

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Men’s Basketball team shuts down Raiders

BY NATE HICKS Whoever said “white men can’t jump” must have never met Pensacola State’s starting forward Justin Wright as he led the Pirates (15-7, 3-2) with a team high of nine rebounds Jan. 22 against Northwest Florida State (17-2, 2-3). The Pirates defeated the No.7 ranked Raiders 67-57. The win gives the Pirates sole...

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Legislation for Education

Barrett Buchanan – The Corsair Wednesday, January 26 Pensacola State College’s Student Government Association held a meeting to gain insight into our student body’s position on legislation. The meeting focused on the effects of education issues that were selected for ratification. I was shocked when I walked into the student life center and found myself and...

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Lady Pirates get 22nd consecutive win

BY HANNA MOULDER Karnishia Garrett injured her knee just as the Lady Pirates tied the game, but refused to sit on the bench as the team went into overtime. With just 1.6 seconds left, she spun around and placed a hook shot perfectly into the basket.  Sheer pandemonium broke out in the Hartsell Arena as...

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Flags at half staff for education pioneer

BRIANNA EDLER – The Corsair State and community colleges all around Florida are flying their flags at half staff in honor of Clark Maxwell, Jr. Maxwell, a former Brevard County school board member, state representative, state senator, and leader of Florida Community College System, passed away at the age of 76 on January 18th, 2011...

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Hothead Games Offerings

WADE MANNS – The Corsair Yet another awesome independent game developer, Hothead Games has quite a few more resources at its disposal than most. Its Creative Director was none other than Ron Gilbert, who created Maniac Mansion and the Secret of Monkey Island adventure games in the early 90s. The developer has so far released...

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Back to the Future: The Game

WADE MANNS – The Corsair By Telltale Games Genre: Episodic graphical adventure Players: 1 Rating: Teen for Alcoholic Reference, Language, Mild Violence Telltale, known for their brilliant graphical adventures in various franchises such as Homestar Runner, the popular but very weird cartoon website; Sam and Max, the dog-and-bunny detective comic and TV series; and (best...

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Harry Potter

WADE MANNS – The Corsair No other children’s book series in recent memory has captivated more hearts than J.K. Rowling’s epic seven-book saga focusing on the exploits of a simple, messy-haired, bespectacled young man with a scar on his forehead. Harry Potter spent his youth being bullied by his uncaring aunt and uncle, as well...