Month: January 2013

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Nearing the end of his career, Rowe still brings art history to life
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Nearing the end of his career, Rowe still brings art history to life

by Ben Sheffler It’s difficult to imagine, but when Dr. Patrick Rowe started teaching Art History in 1983 at Pensacola State College (then Pensacola Junior College), there were no personal computers at the school.  There were no copiers in the Visual Arts Department.  There wasn’t even a phone in his office. “I was surprised that...

Book Review: “Twilight” series is guilty pleasure
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Book Review: “Twilight” series is guilty pleasure

by Danielle Provau The “Twilight” series is a guilty pleasure for adults. Readers love this series, but no one wants to actually admit it. Author Stephanie Meyer has a knack for writing for teens.  She took an unobtrusive, average teenage girl and changed her life forever. She made sure that her main character Bella could...

Men take home conference win
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Men take home conference win

by Ally Doty “You have him in the right spot! Now make him take that shot!” Coach Pete Pena roared across the court to the Pirate’s Denzel Richardson, during the Saturday, Jan. 19 game at the Lou Ross Center against Tallahassee Community College. It was the Pirate’s  fourth conference game this season. The Pirates took...

Ladies lose to TCC 72-58
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Ladies lose to TCC 72-58

by Ally Doty Pensacola State College’s Lady Pirates faced Tallahassee Community College on Saturday Jan. 19 at the Lou Ross Center for their fourth conference game of the season. Both teams came into the game without a conference win and both teams were looking for their first victory. PSC started the game with great focus,...

Lyceum: Flamenco group wows audience at Ashmore
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Lyceum: Flamenco group wows audience at Ashmore

by Danielle Provau The Juan Siddi Flamenco Theatre Company lit the Ashmore Auditorium on fire with their passion for the fiery Flamenco dance style on Jan. 14, 2013. The group performed two sets, showcasing the dancers and musicians respectively, in front of a sold out audience. Before the show, the beautifully dressed dancers were practicing their...

Super Bowl Bash set for Jan. 30
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Super Bowl Bash set for Jan. 30

Are you ready for the big game? The Pensacola Campus Student Leadership and Activities and Intramurals will present the Super Bowl Bash on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 12-4 p.m at the gazebo outside the Pensacola campus Student Center. Food will include pizza, wings and more. There will be tailgating games and other giveaways. A Madden...

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Photo Feature: Galactic featuring Corey Glover

New Orleans instrumentalists Galactic performed at The Vinyl Music Hall on Jan. 15, 2013. The band, which specializes in funk grooves, works with a revolving group of guest vocalists rather than having a lead singer. For their Pensacola show, the featured vocalist was Corey Glover of Living Color, best known for the ’90s hits “Cult...

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PSC offers January volunteer opportunities

by Chelsea Zachary Have you ever wanted to be a superhero? If you answered yes, then consider making a difference by becoming a volunteer. This month, there are many opportunities to help in the community through Pensacola State College. For those interested in working with children, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For Change group...

Pensacola State committed to sustainability
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Pensacola State committed to sustainability

by Valorie Thompson Several years ago, Pensacola State adopted sustainability as its college-wide theme. Since then, PSC has made efforts to improve its impact on the environment. In recent years, the school has adopted a comprehensive recycling program. The new South Santa Rosa center is PSC’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver...

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Free Movie Nights: Twilight:Breaking Dawn

Student Activities will present two Free Movie Nights featuring The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 on Thursday, Jan. 24 and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 on Thursday, Feb. 7. Both films will begin at 6 p.m. in the Pensacola campus student center. Based on the bestselling vampire novels by Stephenie Meyer, The...