Month: March 2012

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Spring break just isn’t the same

Amber Burse The Corsair Spring break is supposed to be an exciting time for students to relax and take a much needed mini-vacation away from doing school work. However, for spring-breakers, not much traveling was done this year. I polled thirty-two students and only one had plans to leave Pensacola for spring break. Most of...

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The anticipation of the Tosh Takeover

Shanna Wells The Corsair “Thank you… Alright, you’re ruining the show. Thank you for clapping at what my parents are ashamed of,” said Daniel Tosh, a preacher’s son, as he walked onto the stage during his successful tour in 2010. Tosh, a comedian named one of the “10 Comics to Watch” in 2005 by Variety...

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Financial Awareness for Students of All Ages

Most college students don’t think too deeply about finances.  They are often living from paycheck to paycheck or if they are they don’t budget and consume wisely.  In a response to this Pensacola State College established the Society for Financial Awareness.  Through meetings that SOFA holds students are given the opportunity to learn more about...

Lady Pirates:Third Place National Champions For Second Year In A Row
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Lady Pirates:Third Place National Champions For Second Year In A Row

Shauna Cook The Corsair The Lady Pirates took Third Place at the 2011-2012 NJCAA National Championship in Salina, Kansas on Saturday, March 24 against Central Arizona winning 73-72. This is the second year in a row for the Pensacola State Lady Pirates to make it to the National Championship and place third out of 16 teams nationwide....

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Emotional Loss For The Lady Pirates

Shauna Cook The Corsair Friday, March 23 was game three for Pensacola State (seed #4) vs Trinity Valley (seed #1) at the NJCAA Women’s National Championship in Salina, Kan. and ended with an emotional loss for the Lady Pirates 66-71. The starting line-up for PSC were 5’9 Sophomore Guard from Natchitoches, La. #3 Brandy Broome, 5’7 Sophomore Guard from Washington, DC...

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The best don’t always win – March Madness

Tim Ajmani The Corsair The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is arguably the most exciting three weeks in basketball in America. The upsets. The extraordinary individual performances. Unforgettable games. And… the best team doesn’t always win. In my eyes, this year’s tournament thus far has been the epitome of that statement. I feel that the team...

Lady Pirate’s Make It To The Final Four
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Lady Pirate’s Make It To The Final Four

Shauna Cook The Corsair Thursday, March 22 was the second game for Pensacola State Lady Pirates and they took the win against Georgia Perimeter College 70-57. This win advanced the Lady Pirates to the final four and will have to face the #1 seed, Trinity Valley Community College, Friday, March 23 at 8p.m.. Starting for PSC...

Lady Pirates Win First Game At National Championship
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Lady Pirates Win First Game At National Championship

Shauna Cook The Corsair Wednesday, March 21 was a victory win for the Lady Pirates (72-60) playing their first game at 2:00 p.m. in the NJCAA Woman’s National Championship in Salina, KS against Monroe Community College Rochester, NY. The starting line-up for Pensacola State was 5’9 Sophomore from Natchitoches, La. Brandy Broome, 5’7 Sophomore from Washington, DC Ronika...

Gattai! : A History Lesson on Giant Robots
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Gattai! : A History Lesson on Giant Robots

Travis DeSimone. Corsair. The world of Anime and Manga is a large and twisting place filled with all sorts of of genres for different audiences. There is Anime marketed towards young children, teenagers, boys, girls, and adults too. This can be a harrowing universe to traverse if you have no prior knowledge. Aside from the demographic...

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Building the Middle Class

Tabatha Fields The Corsair Wouldn’t it be a perfect world if: A. There will be jobs waiting for students as they complete their college studies. B. Every citizen was able to pay their bills without any hassles. C. The senior citizens could retire off their jobs without any worries.etc Unfortunately, the world we live in...