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“Possible Symmetry” combines visual art, dance
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“Possible Symmetry” combines visual art, dance

by Holly MacNaughton Dance and visual art became one recently when Ballet Pensacola, the Pensacola Museum of Art and the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Art at Pensacola State College recently collaborated to interpret works of art through ballet. Five separate works from differing medias, including paintings, sculptures and photography, were paired with original...

Bored outside of the classroom?
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Bored outside of the classroom?

  Tired of having nothing to do outside of the classroom? Pensacola State College’s Student Leadership and Activities group hosted a Club Information Day in the student center on Wednesday. Students had a chance to explore the different extracurricular activities and groups the college has to offer. Phi Theta Kappa, SkillsUSA, Philosophy Club, Astronomy Club...

Wear pink for Play 4 Kay event Saturday
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Wear pink for Play 4 Kay event Saturday

Pensacola State College’s Basketball programs are asking everyone to wear pink to the games this Saturday, Feb. 23, in support of the national “Play 4 Kay” event. Named for former North Carolina Women’s Basketball coach, Kay Yow, the 2013 Play 4Kay initiative (formerly known as WBCA Pink Zone) is an opportunity for a coaches to...

Women still on losing streak
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Women still on losing streak

by Ally Doty Leah Drury, the Pensacola State College women’s head basketball coach, and the lady pirates endured another loss of the season against conference rivals Gulf Coast State College on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Lou Ross Center.   In Drury’s first season as coach, the pirates have played with only nine girls for...

Men win by two
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Men win by two

by Ally Doty “It was a tale of two halves,” said Pensacola State College Basketball Coach Pete Pena after his pirates put away the Gulf Coast State College Commodores on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Lou Ross Center. The pirates went into Wednesday’s game with an 18-10 overall season record and a 4-6 conference record....

“Rabbit Hole” adresses issues of grief
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“Rabbit Hole” adresses issues of grief

by Danielle Storley [youtube id=”P0pze9X0QxE” width=”600″ height=”350″] Pensacola State College’s Performing Arts Department will present the Pulitzer Prize winning play “Rabbit Hole” by David Lindsay-Blaire as this year’s spring production. The play centers on a couple’s struggle with grief after losing their four-year-old child. “Why do bad things happen to good people and how do...

Studio Amped returns for season five
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Studio Amped returns for season five

by Danielle Provau WSRE’s Studio Amped returns for its fifth season of the free live songwriters’ concert series on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. The concerts will be held at the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio. Doors open at 6 p.m. nightly and the concerts start at 7 p.m. The eight-night event kicks off with...

Student Veterans learn, network at national convention
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Student Veterans learn, network at national convention

by Rebecca Byers Students from Pensacola State College’s Student Veterans Association recently spent four days at the Fifth National Student Veterans of America Conference in Orlando, Fla. The January conference included colleges and universities from across the country, including the University of Arizona, Florida State University, the University of Florida, Auburn University, Yale, Harvard and...

Pirate softball shuts out SMCC
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Pirate softball shuts out SMCC

  by Ally Doty The Pensacola State College softball team played their first home, double header of the season Friday, Feb. 8, against Southwest Mississippi Community College. Coming into Friday’s games the Pirates were 1-4 this season and were looking to add a couple more wins to their record. In the first game of the...