Month: May 2012

Student Veteran Group Places Flags
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Student Veteran Group Places Flags

From Staff Reports The Pensacola State Student Veteran Association placed miniature American flags graced with yellow ribbons along the college entrance at College Blvd. and 9th Ave. in honor of Memorial Day, May 28. The group sold 117 flags to students, staff and faculty at the college to commemorate the United States military.

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Students Helping Students with textbooks, gowns

Rebecca Byers The Corsair Are you a student who needs help or would like to help a fellow student? Well there is help. Student Support Services in Bldg.6, Room 620 is taking textbook donations and cap and gown donation as well. These donations will save students a lot of money. Rachelle Burns is the director...

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FLORIDA VIRTUAL SCHOOL: Is it the future of education in Florida?

Regina Girdner. The Corsair. Virtual schools are getting mixed reviews from students and traditional high school teachers.  Now every Florida high school student must take at least one online course to graduate. “I took economics and algebra II (online) in high school because I wanted to get ahead in my classes…(and) bring up my GPA,”...

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Tidal Wave: Why Books Are Solid Ground in the Sea of Cyber Chaos

The following won first place in the Expository/Argumentative Essay division of the Walter Spara Writing Contest sponsored by the Department of English and Communications in the spring semester, 2012.  Hunter Brown  Tidal Wave: Why Books Are Solid Ground in the Sea of Cyber Chaos Thanks to the Internet, ours has become the Information Age. Torrents...

Oval Office Farce “November” plays at the Ashmore
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Oval Office Farce “November” plays at the Ashmore

David Mamet’s new Oval Office satire depicts one day in the life of a beleaguered American commander-in-chief. It’s November in a Presidential election year, and incumbent Charles Smith’s chances for reelection are looking grim. Approval ratings are down, his money’s running out, and nuclear war might be imminent. Though his staff has thrown in the...

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Blake’s Implications of “Innocence” and “Experience”

The following won first place in the Humanities/Literature division of the Walter Spara Writing Contest sponsored by the Department of English and Communications in the spring semester, 2012.  By Lauren Massey  Blake’s Implications of “Innocence” and “Experience”  William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience~ is a collection of poems divided into the categories mentioned...

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Regarding Last Sunday

The following won first  place in the Poetry division of the Walter Spara Writing Contest sponsored by the Department of English and Communications in the spring semester, 2012. by Lauren Massey   Regarding Last Sunday   When we watched that horse die, I had a better view than you did. I could see him kick...

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Painting With Words: A Comparison of Authors to Artists

The following won second place in the Humanities/Literature division of the Walter Spara Writing Contest sponsored by the Department of English and Communications in the spring semester, 2012.  Carla Courtney   PAINTING WITH WORDS: A COMPARISON OF AUTHORS TO ARTISTS   If a picture paints a thousand words, then it can also be said that...

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The Course of a Relationship

The following won second place in the Poetry division of the Walter Spara Writing Contest sponsored by the Department of English and Communications in the spring semester, 2012. by Brooke Martin The Course of a Relationship Like the flu, It can begin with just a touch. Once you‘re infected, It can take only days to...

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Bubba

The following tied for third place in the Poetry division of the Walter Spara Writing Contest sponsored by the Department of English and Communications in the spring semester, 2012. Luke Bremner        Bubba Dew sits atop green blades laced with yellow. Thick oaks pour Spanish moss in gobs outlining open strips of manicured Bermuda and...