Month: August 2013

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PSC athletes ready for success, more titles after being introduced Tuesday
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PSC athletes ready for success, more titles after being introduced Tuesday

by Ally Doty The Pensacola State College Athletic Department held the “Meet the Athletes” event on Tuesday, August 27, in the Hartsell Arena in building 3 where all sports teams came together to introduce themselves for the 2013-2014 season. President of the college, Dr. Ed Meadows, opened the gathering with words about PSC’s athletic adventure over the last 65...

Opinion: 50 years later, King’s dream still not reality
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Opinion: 50 years later, King’s dream still not reality

by Ben Sheffler It’s been 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. led the March on Washington and gave his “I Have a Dream” speech and unfortunately, that dream hasn’t been fully realized. In a Washington, D.C. march on Saturday, August 24, that commemorated the August 28, 1963 march, Martin Luther King III said, “The...

Students dodge rain, powder at PSC color run extravaganza
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Students dodge rain, powder at PSC color run extravaganza

  by Jonathan Allison Everyone knew the rain was coming.  Despite this, the setup of the Color Run Extravaganza could not be deterred by rain. The run, in which participants are showered with colored powder as they complete the course, was the culmination of Welcome Week on the Pensacola campus on Friday, August 23. As...

Students enjoy Human Bowling and Bungee Basketball during Welcome Week
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Students enjoy Human Bowling and Bungee Basketball during Welcome Week

by Charles Davis Pensacola State College Welcome Week included several fun events for students, two of which were human bowling and bungee basketball. Human Bowling placed students into a big inflated ball and rolled them into life-size bowling pins. Bungee basketball consisted of two students racing each other with a bungee cord attached to them,...

Opinion: It’s time to stop the Keystone pipeline and protect our environment
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Opinion: It’s time to stop the Keystone pipeline and protect our environment

by Ben Sheffler Despite protests and opposition from environmentalists and international celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Bo Derek, President Rafael Correa of Ecuador has stopped a plan that would’ve prevented oil drilling in the Yasuni National Park in the Amazonian rainforest.  President Barack Obama is due to make a decision about the Keystone XL pipeline...

Artist Neal Ambrose-Smith brings unique work to PSC
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Artist Neal Ambrose-Smith brings unique work to PSC

by Ben Sheffler The Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, building 15 on Pensacola State College’s main campus, will exhibit artwork by the prolific Native-American artist Neal Ambrose-Smith from August 19 to October 4. Ambrose-Smith is a painter, printmaker, and sculptor who is an outspoken proponent of using non-toxic printmaking techniques.  By using these...

PSC to host Burlington Coat Factory hiring event
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PSC to host Burlington Coat Factory hiring event

by Ben Sheffler The new Burlington Coat Factory store, located in University Town Plaza on Davis Highway, will have a hiring event August 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio in building 23 on the Pensacola State College main campus. An online application must be...