Month: September 2011

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Classic adventuring and platforming action from the mind of an industry giant!

Psychonauts By Double Fine Productions Genre: Third-person adventure/platformer Rating: Teen for Cartoon Violence, Crude Humor, Language Although the game Psychonauts hit way after my youth, the impressionable period in which I loved anything and everything, I still feel very emotional in regards to it. Merely recalling it brings a tear to my eye, and perhaps...

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The Life of a College Athlete

Shauna Cook The Corsair For many college students, going to college means partying, meeting new friends, the beginning of freedom, and getting an education. For college athletes, the playing field is different. Some say that college athletes get a free ride for their education because they play a sport that represents the school. Many wonder...

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Freshman fifteen

Torie Hutchinson The Corsair First Year Fatties, the Fresher Five, and Easy 15 are just a few names for the Freshman 15. In their first year of college, students get to experience a brand new life style. In high school, students were told what time to eat lunch and had only a small variety of...

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The Tim Tebow debate

Tim Ajmani The Corsair If I were to mention the name Tim Tebow, I would get mixed comments, especially being in Florida. If you’re a Gator fan, like myself, you like him and are thankful for his contributions to the University of Florida, both on and off the field. If you’re a Miami or Florida...

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Making the grade

Nuavia Stewart The Corsair Being a student requires a lot of effort, determination and studying. Most classes are an hour and fifteen minutes long and if you are a fulltime student, you are probably taking between three to five classes. It’s hard to keep up. Furthermore, if you are an adult learner, returning back to...

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Even more oldschool games from SEGA originally for the Dreamcast!

SEGA Dreamcast Collection The SEGA Dreamcast. Ah, do I have fond memories of this system. Sporting a 128-bit CPU (as opposed to Nintendo 64’s 64-bit), this system introduced us to many innovations in the console market, including: Sonic in 3D with Sonic Adventure; the most impressive 2D fighter for years after its release, Marvel vs....

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The all-around best tablet on the market

Apple iPad 2 What’s this? Me, writing a review of a device – a tablet, no less? Well, I feel I have to, for the pleasurable experience I’ve had with it this weekend. Apple’s iPad 2, released March 11, 2011, set a new bar for tablet computers. This weekend, I finally had the good fortune...

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Degree in dispute

Tim Ajmani The Corsair The fate of a former Pensacola State College professor will be decided by Nov. 14 after an arbitration hearing was held last month to appeal the termination of Robert Michael Ardis. Ardis, a tenured criminal justice professor, was suspended December 2010 without pay for presenting the college with a master’s degree...

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Pensacola State College remembers 9/11

A-mila West The Corsair Sept. 11, 2001 marked the ten year anniversary of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon in 2001. This terrible day in history will never be forgotten and students and faculty at Pensacola State College express their feelings and remembrance. “I was in the 8th grade and I...

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Journey to a forsaken place for answers, enlightenment and a reckoning…

Fallout New Vegas: Lonesome Road By Obsidian/Bethesda Softworks The Fallout: New Vegas DLC story arc comes to a close with this, the fourth DLC pack… Ulysses, the other Courier Six who refused the job of delivering the Platinum chip, leaving it to the player character, has now made his way to the Divide, a land...