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National Novel Writing Month
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National Novel Writing Month

By Tracey Squaire This month is National Novel Writing Month, so grab your laptops and flock to the nearest coffee shop! National Novel Writing Month, coined NaNoWriMo by hardcore writing fans, is a month when aspiring writers and people who just want to write a story are challenged to complete a 50,000 word novel during the...

Typography New Orleans Trip
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Typography New Orleans Trip

By Bara’ah Jaraiseh After meeting Eve Rutledge, a hand rendering type designer, at a Type-Con conference, Pensacola State College graphic design professor Mark Hopkins contemplated taking some of his students to her workshop. This led to the annual typography trip for PSC graphic design students. When the trip first started out, it involved one typography class going to...

Locals and Their Pets Flock to Seville for Annual Barktoberfest
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Locals and Their Pets Flock to Seville for Annual Barktoberfest

By Brad Andrews Barktoberfest 2015, presented by the Pensacola Humane Society, was an unqualified success.  Thousands of dogs and their owners congregated to Seville Square on October 24th to socialize, play games, shop for treats and support the the Pensacola Humane Society, a local animal shelter. Despite an approaching storm, the weather cooperated and provided a...

Bring Back Warrington Works to Increase Warrington’s Popularity
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Bring Back Warrington Works to Increase Warrington’s Popularity

By Katherine Chen & Kimberly Bogers Saturday, October 3rd was a time of good company, good food and good music at Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus. Vendors pitched tents to sell their wares while food trucks crowded nearby and music from the bands Pelican 212 and Bear With Me entertained visitors. The event also featured...

PSC Jazz Band Still Going Strong Over Half a Century Later
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PSC Jazz Band Still Going Strong Over Half a Century Later

By Pamela Sandoval Imagine that you travel through time; you are going to Pensacola State College (PSC) in the late 1960s. Everything is in black and white, just like an old movie. You find yourself in the Ashmore Auditorium in Building 8; it’s hot and there is dim lighting. You hear people talking far in...

Movie Review: Black Mass
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Movie Review: Black Mass

In “Black Mass” Johnny Depp plays the psychopath Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger. Depp’s performance is by far the most standout feature in this movie, which is based on a true story. In 70’s era Boston Whitey is a no-nonsense leader of a gang of men who swear a lot and do gangster stuff....

August, 2015 print issue
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August, 2015 print issue

In this issue:   -Best options for renting textbooks -Professor Clover: 50 years of teaching -Jurassic World review -Free resources for PSC students -Is BSN or ADN better for nurses? -Advice from teachers for new semester -Humans of PSC http://issuu.com/thecorsairpsc/docs/corsair_fall_2015_proof_2c148cb4ddda6c?e=17015510/30705215    

Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival
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Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival

By Brad Andrews Dragon boat racing returned to Pensacola on September 12th during the second annual Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival. This year’s event saw 21 teams representing various businesses and clubs gather to compete for pride and to help raise money for the Gulf Coast Kid’s House. Dragon boats are 40 foot long canoe shaped...

PSC’s SHOW production of Mame is vying to impress
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PSC’s SHOW production of Mame is vying to impress

By Kimberly Bogers The performing arts department at Pensacola State College has been busy the past couple of months rehearsing for their 25th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop (SHOW). Local high school students will be showcasing their talents in their rendition of the Tony-winning musical, Mame. The musical takes place in New York and...

Ample opportunity at PSC Dance Workshop
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Ample opportunity at PSC Dance Workshop

By Abigail Megginson The 2015 Summer Dance Workshop, hosted by Pensacola State College, offered dancers in and outside the Pensacola community an opportunity to improve technique and express their creativity. From June 15 -20, the workshop offered a series of classes in classical ballet, modern and contemporary, jazz, tap, hip hop, theatre, improvisation and choreography. Lavonne French, instructor...