Month: January 2012

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Another Win For The Lady Pirates

Shauna Cook- The Corsair It was another Conference win for the Lady Pirates Saturday, Jan. 18 against Chipola College Lady Indians, winning 85-82. Lady Pirates took the first basket made by Ronika Ransford followed by a three pointer from Darnisha Hamilton “Sweet D” from way back, giving the Lady Pirates the lead. With 18:09 on the...

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Second Place Winner – My Pursuit of Happyness Contest

Pursuit of Happyness Essay Katherine N. Griffin The Corsair January 2012 What it Took for Me to Get to Pensacola State College In high school, I thought that I had life by the tail. There was absolutely no doubt in my mind that I could overcome any obstacle thrown my way. I married my high...

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First Place Winner – My Pursuit of Happyness Contest

FIRST PLACE WINNER Pursuit of Happyness Essay Contest Pensacola State College Jan. 23, 2012 My Pursuit of Happyness By Jill Marlowe The Corsair   One telephone call, one movie and one billboard sign changed the direction of my life forever.  As a mother of seven still very dependent children, I found changing direction is like...

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Paterno’s legacy in the dark

Tim Ajmani The Corsair Before the 2011 college football season began, the legacy that Joe Paterno would leave behind once he retired from Penn State was unquestioned. Now? It’s much more complicated. The man who some say “made” Penn State passed away at the age of 85 early Sunday morning. Paterno had been fighting a...

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ULTERIOR

Travis DeSimone. Corsair. A lot of great albums came out this last year. 2011 was a good one for all the dancers, hipsters, and DJ’s. Every so often you hear something that you didn’t even know you needed, something that hooks you like an eel and keeps you stuck in the bin. Electricity is blood....

Happy Lunar New Year!
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Happy Lunar New Year!

  Travis DeSimone.   Corsair.   Year of the Dragon, baby. Everyone has probably made their resolutions already, maybe even defaulted on them at this point. Here in the west we celebrate the new year on the first of January. It is like a dessert holiday for Christmas. Every one makes a bunch of promises...

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Tim’s NFL Picks – Conference Championship Weekend

Tim Ajmani The Corsair And then there were four… The NFL Divisional Playoffs completed last weekend, leaving four teams left. I was terrible on my picks. I underestimated the 49ers, Patriots, and Giants. The 49ers game against the Saints will probably go down as the best game of the season, unless this upcoming weekend or...

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Overtime Kill for Pirates

Shauna Cook-The Corsair Jan.14 was a huge success for Pensacola State Mens Basketball winning the game against the #1 ranked team Northwest Florida in overtime 75-68. For the Pirates, Northwest Florida was the team to beat, and the Pirates did exactly that. Pirates were down by 2 at the end of the first half coming...

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Lady Pirates Defeat #2 Team in the National Rankings

Shauna Cook-The Corsair Jan. 14 was a great defeat for the Lady Pirates taking the win against the #2 ranked team in the national rankings, Northwest Florida 71-61.  Lady Pirates put their heart and souls into this game taking and maintaining the lead, never giving Northwest Florida an opportunity to catch up. Five of the...

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Loss For Pirates in 1st Conference Game

Shauna Cook- The Corsair  Jan.3 was the first Panhandle Conference Game for the Pirates against Gulf Coast Community College in Panama City. Pirates were off to a great start taking the game until the second half with 3:46 left on the time clock. Gulf Coast put the pressure on the Pirates taking the lead and...