Month: April 2011

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Portal and Portal 2

WADE MANNS – The Corsair By Valve Software Genre: First-person puzzler There haven’t been too many really, really original science fiction stories lately. Even fewer which put YOU, the reader (or in this case, the player character), in as the protagonist. In this pair of incredible games, you play Chell, who is never really given...

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One year later – Gulf oil spill revisited

TIM AJMANI – The Corsair April 20, 2010. People in Pensacola would probably remember exactly what they were doing when the news hit that day. I wasn’t living in Pensacola at the time. I can’t even remember what I was doing, or if I even knew what was happening. The only thing that was visibly...

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Alien vs Predator Review

WADE MANNS – The Corsair By SEGA and Rebellion Genre: First-person shooter/sneaker Few things genuinely terrify me so much as the Xenomorphs of the Aliens franchise. It’s the look, as well as behavior, of the monstrous Xenomorphs, designed by surrealist artist H.R. Giger, which sets my heart pounding and adrenaline flowing when I watch the...

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Mass Effect Review

WADE MANNS – The Corsair By Electronic Arts and BioWare Genre: Epic Role-playing In the near future of the story of the human race, a strange weapons cache is discovered on Mars, one whose weapons employ a bizarre new technology involving accelerating the molecules in ordnance to very fast speeds via lowering their mass. This...

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FESTIVAL OF ONE ACTS

ENJOY MANY PLAYS AT ‘FESTIVAL OF ONE ACTS’ PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Pensacola State College Directing I class presents its annual “Festival of One Acts” for two nights. “Festival of One Acts” is 7:30 p.m. April 22-23 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. Each night features acts from six...

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Butler – lucky or good?

TIM AJMANI – The Corsair So the college basketball season is over. March Madness provided us with rare performances, amazing finishes, and an unforgettable 10-0 run to a national championship. No one can tell me (except perhaps UConn fans) that they were rooting against Butler in the title game. For two years in a row,...

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ROLFS PIANO SERIES

From Staff Reports TWO APRIL CONCERTS PENSACOLA, Fla. – Pensacola State College presents the 2011 Rolfs Piano Series at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium. The classic piano repertoire features Martin Camacho at 2:30 p.m. April 9 and Tao Lin at 2:30 p.m. April 16. Martin Camacho has won 18 national and local competitions in Mexico,...

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EXHIBIT SPOTLIGHTS STUDENT ART

From Staff Reports PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Pensacola State College Art Student Honors Exhibit runs April 11-May 4 in the Visual Arts Gallery of the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts. The annual exhibition of student work represents the finest examples of ceramics, drawings, digital imaging, graphic design, jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture and video....

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‘CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS PERFORMANCE’

From Staff Reports PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Pensacola State College Music and Theatre Department presents the third annual “Celebration of the Arts Performance.” The free event is 7:30 p.m. April 15 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. The production combines the talents of Pensacola State faculty members and students...

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CONCERT FEATURES MUSIC BY JAZZ GREATS: BASIE, NESTICO & OTHERS

From Staff Reports PENSACOLA, Fla. – Pensacola State College’s Jazz Ensemble performs a free concert 7:30 p.m. April 14 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. Under the direction of Roger Villines, the 17-member ensemble will perform works by Count Basie, Sammy Nestico and Gordon Goodwin – plus perform Stan...