Month: September 2012

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Learn a foreign language

Bronwen Gerber The Corsair Why learn a foreign language when the whole world speaks English?  Transmuted to the perspective of the Pensacola State College student, this question becomes “why take a foreign language when it is four credits and a lot of extra work?”  It is true that as native English speakers, Americans are spoiled...

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The last blues party of the year

Isaiah Grant The Corsair Blues is a type of popular music originated in Mississippi by Black slaves. The slaves played and sang the blues to lament the hardships that went on in their lives. Of course, the genre would evolve into rock. Every year, on Labor Day weekend, the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds hosts a blues...

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Pensacola State College: New center in Century

Tabatha Fields The Corsair   Despite a gray cast of clouds, and rain that soon followed, the ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the new Pensacola State College center in Century, Fla., was a success. Students, mayors of the community, clergy members, staff, board members, and excited citizens of the community eagerly waited to partake in...

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Are students voting?

Tabatha Fields The Corsair   The Escambia County Elections staff visited Pensacola State College Monday, Sept. 17, to encourage students to vote. There was a table outside the student center with pamphlets containing information on voting, and there was a small book adorned with the United States flag on the cover entitled, The U.S. Constitution-...

Bright future scholarship ice cream social
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Bright future scholarship ice cream social

Tabatha Fields The Corsair A crowd of 200- 250 Pensacola State College students attended the “Bright Future Scholarship Ice Cream Social.” There were only three lucky winners: Montel Michael, John Slay, and Shani Walker.  John Slay, one of the scholarship winners said, “I was shocked when my name was called. I won a $100 gas...

Beach volleyball annual Ball Banger
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Beach volleyball annual Ball Banger

Allyson Doty The Corsair The Fifth Annual Dan Seely Ball Banger took place Sept.  15, 2012 on Pensacola Beach in the early hours of the morning heat in honor of Daniel Seely, who passed away five years ago on Dec. 25, 2007. This man was the founder of the Gulf Coast Social Club that organized...

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DeLuna Fest 101

Josh Morton The Corsair   It’s finally here! We’ve been hearing about it for months and the eagle has finally landed! DeLuna Fest will be celebrating its three-year-anniversary party on Pensacola Beach starting Friday and ending Sunday. Starting at 2 p.m. Friday, there will be six stages set up on Pensacola Beach and in the...

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Philosophy club

Rebecca Byers The Corsair   Have you ever asked yourself, “Why is there something rather than nothing?” or, “How do we know anything?” These are the kind of questions the Pensacola State College Philosophy Club talks about. The club meets every Monday at 2p.m. in Room 1444 in building 14. John Holder is the Assistant...

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A blast in Pensacola’s past with PSC professor Broxton

Bronwen Gerber The Corsair Last Saturday, along with a group of about thirty people, I went on a two-hour-long journey through Pensacola’s past. Our guide: Pensacola State College history Professor Randall Broxton. The walking tour, organized by the Jared Sparks Historical Society of Pensacola State College, began at the Fleming Fountain and took us around...

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They want me to come

Isaiah Grant The Corsair I like a girl named Paris; she is one of the most popular people on Earth. I read about her in books and sometimes see her on television. She likes me too and hopes that one day, I would fly across the Atlantic to come visit her. If I do come...