Month: November 2011

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Tim’s NFL Picks – Week 13

Tim Ajmani The Corsair Thanksgiving Day football provided us with a lot of drama, both good and bad. The Packers victory over the Lions was overshadowed by the remarkably immature and questionable actions of Ndamukong Suh. Suh forced a Packer offensive lineman’s head into the ground and stamped on his shoulder. He was suspended two...

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Travel back in time yet again and save the Assassin Order!

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations By Ubisoft Genre: 3rd-person Action-adventure Rating: Mature (Blood, Language, Mild Sexual Themes, Violence) Desmond Miles is in trouble. He’s fallen into a coma following the events of Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood; I imagine being mentally manipulated by a super-powerful alien, one of a race who claims to have created the human race, could...

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Lady Pirates close season with exciting state matches

  Shauna Cook The Corsair With the volleyball season over, here’s a reflection of how great the season was for Coach Laird and his Lady Pirates. Overall,  The Lady Pirates ended the season with a 27-9 record and 4-0 in conference. The Lady Pirates made it to the NJCAA Region State Tournament in Jacksonville in...

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Who needs the NBA?

Tim Ajmani The Corsair Today is November 1st, 2011. If you’re wondering why we won’t be seeing Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, and Dirk Nowitzki, you aren’t alone. Strangely enough, I don’t see anyone caring about it, save for a few scattered articles in the media. If the NBA owners and players think we...

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Chicago lights up PSC stage

Danika Campfield The Corsair Pensacola State College’s performing arts department put on a fall production of the well known Broadway musical Chicago. Chicago is a racy, controversial musical based in the 1920’s Prohibition-era. This play sports two strong female leads, Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, who are at each other’s throats fighting their way to...

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Student Resource Center offers ADA services

Adora Goff The Corsair Pensacola State College has some great benefits for students who need the extra help. They have the math lab, computer lab, library, writing lab, and perhaps the least well known, Student Resource Center for ADA Services. The SRC provides academic accommodations for students with disabilities. Any PSC student with documented disabilities...

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New year for PSC Brain Bowl

  Bradley Campbell The Corsair “What is the name given to the uprising against the British in the spring of 1916 in Dublin by the nationalist society that favored an independent Irish republic?” BUZZ!! “Bloody Sunday?” “Sorry. Anyone else?” You don’t know either? Don’t worry; those kinds of questions are best left to Pensacola State...

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Students offer tips about study habits

Amber Burse The Corsair Everyone knows that the most stressful time of the semester is during midterms and finals. As test time approaches, students anxiously prepare for these all-important exams. Here are some tips from fellow students and faculty on how to survive this time of sweaty palms without suffering a meltdown: Tip #1 comes...

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Local businesses offer student discounts

Lauren Mabrie The Corsair Any person who has been to college understands the financial strains it puts on a student’s wallet. Most restaurants and shops offer some type of discount to active military and senior citizens, but what about a college student discount? Cari Thompson, student at Pensacola State, said, “Being a one income household,...

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Crime on campus

[two_third]Drexel Gilbert The Corsair The good news is that the crime rate at Pensacola State College is low, compared to many other colleges and universities across the country. The bad news is that criminals are still targeting students, faculty and staff. Most of the time they are attempting to steal what belongs to you. Occasionally,...