Month: April 2012

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Funding Your Medical Career

Adriana Dueck The Corsair As a college student it’s easy to get overwhelmed by it all.  Studying for exams, finding internships, social life, and even working a part-time job can weigh heavily on every young person.  On top of those responsibilities, many students have to take out loans depending on the level of schooling they...

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Compensation for College Athletes?

Tim Ajmani The Corsair One of the biggest issues involving the NCAA today is whether or not student athletes should be compensated for their services to their school’s athletic programs. A highly debated subject, the topic has perhaps gained more and more controversy due to recent support by high profile coaches. The NCAA has also...

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Pensacola State Names New Women’s Basketball Head Coach

Adriana Dueck The Corsair On Monday Pensacola State College held a press conference announcing the new women’s basketball coach, Leah Drury.  After being assistant coach under Coach Chanda Rigby at Pensacola College and then working as an assistant coach at the University of Alabama, Drury will begin her first job as a head coach next...

Mad Men
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Mad Men

Travis DeSimone. The Corsair. Anyone who has seen Mad Men knows what the buzz is all about. Good writing, convincing acting, great sets, terrific costumes, and an aesthetic that makes you just want to kick back and enjoy an Old Fashioned with a Lucky Strike. The critically acclaimed show created by Matthew Weiner has  gone on...

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The P.E.R.T Test and What It Means For You

Emily Wheeler The Corsair Many prospective students coming into Pensacola State College wonder what the PERT is all about and if it is really necessary for them to take this test.  The PERT is the starting point of the college class selection. “PERT”, stands for Post-secondary Education Readiness Test. This test consists of three subtests-reading,...

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Cold Case

Nuavia Stewart The Corsair Traveling along Scenic Highway, drivers can observe the picturesque scenes of wealth and prestige sitting back from the road on high hills and well-manicured lawns of St. Augustine grass. The water of the bay is the backdrop for the serene community. As the sun set on 1984 and the moon rose...

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From book to movie

Tim Ajmani The Corsair A couple weeks ago, I wrote a review on “The Hunger Games” film adaptation based on the novel by Suzanne Collins. As I mentioned in that, it was very good. It got me thinking: What are some of the best recent book-to-movie adaptations out there? Probably high on that list has...

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Senator Nelson Pays Pensacola a Visit

Adriana Dueck The Corsair Senator Bill Nelson spoke to to the local political community members as well as city leaders yesterday on the Pensacola State College main campus.  He addressed the RESTORE Act that recently passed in the Senate and is in limbo in the United States House of Representatives.  The goal of the RESTORE...

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PSC FOUNDATION – Many Scholarships for Many Needs

(Victoria) Regina Girdner The Corsair Anne Cynkar had already attended Pensacola State College for more than two years before she applied for a Pensacola State College Foundation scholarship and got it. With a Baccalaureate degree and the benefit of the GI Bill, she never thought she could qualify. Anne wanted to concentrate on school full...

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The History of Pensacola State College Lyceum

Tabatha Fields The Corsair Major productions have been performed in the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium for many years through the Lyceum series. The Ashmore Fine Arts Building was named after Pensacola State College’s first President, Dr. Henry Ashmore. According to the 1958 issue of the Pensacola Junior College Corsair, Dr. John T. Venetozzi, chairman of...