Month: March 2012

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Free Assistance for Veterans

Rebecca Byers The Corsair   Are you a Veteran who wants to go to college? Veterans Upward Bound at Pensacola State College offers free assistance to all veterans in hopes of empowering them by preparing them for college.   According to Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) brochure, the program is funded by a grant from the...

SXSW 2012
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SXSW 2012

Travis DeSimone. Corsair. It is that time of year again, as spring rolls around festival season begins. SXSW is currently in swing in Austin Texas, and while I may not be able to make it I wanted to highlight some artists there. A-Track Diplo Le Castlevania Daedelus Purity Ring Pictureplane YACHT Grimes Dive Mr. Muthafuckin...

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March Madness – 2012

Tim Ajmani The Corsair The NCAA tournament field for 2012 was announced tonight, and as expected, people all around the United States are filling out sheets of paper with 64 teams on them. Ah, yes! March Madness is here! The most exciting time for College Basketball fans! Let us hope that this year’s National Championship...

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Lady Pirates: 2011-2012 State Champions

Shauna Cook The Corsair Saturday, Feb. 10 was the 2012 FCSAA/NJCAA REGION VIII State Championship game between #2 seed Pensacola State Lady Pirates and #1 seed Gulf Coast Lady Commodores in Marianna, Fla. at the Milton H. Johnson Health Center Chipola College. The Lady Pirates took the Championship with a 64-60 victory and were named...

Lady Pirates Advance to the State Championship
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Lady Pirates Advance to the State Championship

Shauna Cook The Corsair Friday, Feb. 9 was a victory in the semi-finals for the Lady Pirates winning against Palm Beach (overall 25-1) 79-52. The Lady Pirates will advance to the Championship game tomorrow evening playing against either Daytona (overall 15-14) who won against St. Petersburg yesterday or Gulf Coast (overall 23-4) who won against...

Lady Pirates Heading To Semi-Finals With Victory Over Hillsborough
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Lady Pirates Heading To Semi-Finals With Victory Over Hillsborough

Shauna Cook The Corsair Thursday, March 8 was a victory for the Lady Pirates against Hillsborough Community College 71-55. This gives the Lady Pirates a place in the Semi-finals tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m. where they will be playing against Palm Beach State College (25-1 overall). The Lady Pirates came into the 2012 FCSAA/NJCAA Region VIII...

ELITE GYMNASTICS
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ELITE GYMNASTICS

Travis DeSimone. Corsair. Last year around June, Minneapolis 2 piece Elite Gymnastics released a double sided ep RUIN 1 and 2. Although they had been around the scene for a while this EP brought them a lot of international attention, being praised on Pitchfork and Stereogum. When I heard RUIN 1 I was instantly hooked. Washed...

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The phone can wait

Tim Ajmani The Corsair One of the first columns that I wrote when I started working for the Corsair last year was about my dislike for people who use their cell phones while driving. Well, I just thought I’d reiterate my frustration with those individuals. Yesterday was a terrible day for those who drove with...

League Of Legends
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League Of Legends

Travis DeSimone. Corsair. If anyone reads this section, then they know that I am a big fan of alternative business models in the world of multimedia. Whether it be micro transactions for a movie that circumvent the big publishers, or a band releasing their album on a “pay what you like” model, I am a big...

The Book Group
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The Book Group

Travis DeSimone. Corsair. The Book Group is a BBC4 show that aired for two seasons from 2002 until 2003. The Book Group is an interesting blend of comedy and drama, while having funny moments I felt like it had a more serious tone. The show was written and directed by Annie Griffin who also wrote...