Month: January 2012

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Pirates Redeem Themselves Against Commadores

Shauna Cook The Corsair Saturday nights’ game was the opportunity for the Pirates to redeem themselves against the Commadores in a Conference rematch. The Pirates lost their first Conference game to the Commadores back on Jan. 11, 58-54 but on Jan. 28, Pirates did redeem themselves with a 75-68 win against the Commadores.  Pirates had the lead with...

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Redemption For The Lady Pirates

Shauna Cook The Corsair For the Lady Pirates, Saturday nights’ game against Gulf Coast Community College was a night for redemption. When the Lady Pirates played the Lady Commadores for their first Conference game back on Jan. 11,the  Lady Pirates lost by 1 in overtime 102-103. On Saturday, Jan. 28, the Lady Pirates were ready to bring...

Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie
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Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie

Travis DeSimone. Corsair. Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim have a truly twisted view of the world. As twisted as their vantage point may be they relay a sincerity that is missed in most forms of television, in most forms of comedy. They lampoon everything from public access shows to infomercials to our celebrity obsessed culture. Their...

Gingrich and Romney: The Campaign Intensifies in Florida
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Gingrich and Romney: The Campaign Intensifies in Florida

Adriana Dueck The Corsair Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney made several stops this weekend throughout the Sunshine State to promote their campaigns, and in the process made stops in Pensacola.  Romney was greeted by cheers and “I voted, you’re hired” signs at the Atlas Fish House Saturday Jan. 28 morning at 8 a.m. and on...

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Will the world end? Who cares?

Tim Ajmani The Corsair I’ve lived in the Pensacola area for about a year and a half. I’d be lying if I said that it’s no different than Virginia and Georgia. The Pensacola area culture is something that is quite unique from the other communities I’ve lived in. However, despite living in a third different...

I Think We’re Alone Now
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I Think We’re Alone Now

Travis DeSimone. Corsair. Over the weekend I watched a documentary that has sort of shaken me up a little bit. Director Sean Donnelly brings us a startling picture of obsession, desperation, isolation, and unrequited love in his documentary I Think We’re Alone Now. The film chronicles the lives of Jeff Turner and Kelly McCormick, two troubled...

Let the Race Begin
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Let the Race Begin

Obama Begins “The Campaign” Adriana Dueck The Corsair Last night in his State of the Union address President Barack Obama made his first public start on the long journey of “The Campaign.”  He highlighted his efficiency in foreign policy; the U.S. has ended the war in Iraq and for the first time in 10 years...

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A Writer Responds

Letter To the Editor Asia Rodgers The Corsair In response to the November 29, 2011, The Corsair issue, “Unemployment Part II: The Solutions,” I believe the reason the United States conquered the depression in the past was due to the ingrained sense of national pride and determination that Americans have always been known for. When...

A Film With Me In It.
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A Film With Me In It.

Travis DeSimone. Corsair. Every once in a while you see a movie so dark that it changes the way you perceive black comedies. A Film With Me In It did that for me. Directed by Ian Fitzgibbon and starring Mark Doherty as Mark, an actor out of work who is holding on to the last...

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Back to Back Win For The Pirates

Shauna Cook- The Corsair It was a back to back win for the Pirates on Jan. 18 taking a second conference win against Chipola College 45-42. After the Pirates defeated the #1 ranked team, Northwest Florida, they proved they have what it takes to go all the way. Pirates started off the game with a...