Month: October 2013

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Volleyball team Wins Last Home Game
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Volleyball team Wins Last Home Game

By Ally Doty The Pensacola State College Volleyball team played their last game of the season Monday, Oct. 28 at home against Jefferson Davis Community College, winning in three sets and giving their Sophomores a night and a season they will never forget. Sophomores Taylor Linton, Michelle Doucet, Victoria Smith, Bianca brown, and Katie Jones...

Movie Review: Carrie
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Movie Review: Carrie

JUST TRYING TO BELONG by J. Scott Southworth Watch it… if you have already seen the original Carrie and are seeking an adaptation with more violence and less vulnerability than the original adaptation. Avoid it… and go watch Brian De Palma’s classic 1976 adaptation instead if you want a film that rises above its genre...

Popular Halloween Costumes of 2013
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Popular Halloween Costumes of 2013

By Alexis Lugo Children are no longer the only members of the family participating in trick-or-treating. According to Daniel Cotton, a shift supervisor at Spirit Halloween, parents have been joining their kids in dressing up and sporting the Halloween spirit. People of all ages are hunting for the perfect Halloween costume. “The age group we...

United Day of Caring helps community and children
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United Day of Caring helps community and children

by William Patterson The United Way held a United Day of Caring day on Oct. 11 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Osceola Municipal Golf Course off Mobile Highway. “United Day of Caring is one of the most exciting events of the year for me,” said Ken Davis. “This was my second year...

Movie Review: Captain Phillips
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Movie Review: Captain Phillips

A Tragedy at Sea by J. Scott Southworth Watch it… if you’ve ever wondered what it might feel like to be captured and turned into an unwilling hostage in a situation torturously outside of your control, because Captain Phillips should give you a good approximation of what that might be like. Avoid it… if you...

PSC Alumni Game Saturday Oct. 19
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PSC Alumni Game Saturday Oct. 19

By Ally Doty Pensacola State College hosted the 2004 state champs alumni anniversary baseball game Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at Pensacola State in the early afternoon of a slightly rainy day. “We want to continue to include our alumni in this organization,” Head Coach Keith Little said after the game. Eleven players returned to face...

Health Fair Raises Health Awareness through Free Information and Screenings
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Health Fair Raises Health Awareness through Free Information and Screenings

By Rebecca Juntunen  On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, nearly 100 PSC students, employees and community members filled the Lou Rous Gym for a health fair on the Pensacola Campus, to receive health information and various free screenings.  Booths from different organizations offered information on weight loss, stroke prevention, height and BMI, healthcare services, and healthy...

The Academy of Teaching Excellence Award is Open for Teacher Nominations
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The Academy of Teaching Excellence Award is Open for Teacher Nominations

By Rebecca Juntunen   Nominations have opened up for the 28th annual Academy of Teaching Excellence Award, allowing students to nominate a great professor for this year’s award. Now is the time to use the definition of the school’s greatest teacher to help recognize your favorite professors for their excellence, enthusiasm, and dedication. What is your...

PSC student gets on registry in spring, donates bone marrow last week
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PSC student gets on registry in spring, donates bone marrow last week

by Ben Sheffler During one of several WEAR-TV and “Be the Match” Foundation Bone Marrow Registry drives earlier this year, Pensacola State College student Aaron Heintzelman signed up. Last week, he followed through on his commitment with a donation to someone with leukemia. Heintzelman hadn’t been thinking about getting on the registry, but the drive...