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Active Minds educates students about mental health
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Active Minds educates students about mental health

By Kimberly Bogers Pensacola State College has many different clubs and committees on their various campuses, one of them being the PSC chapter of Active Minds on the Pensacola and Milton campus. Active Minds is a nationwide organization that aims to raise awareness on college campuses about mental health. The current president of the PSC chapter...

Why a Liberal Arts education still matters
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Why a Liberal Arts education still matters

By Iwona Hamrick There has been an ongoing debate among politicians, the media and, most of all, in academic circles about the purpose and benefits of a college education. Although the majority of those involved in the discussion admit that today a college degree is essential in finding a higher-paying job and in advancing one’s...

Community involvement sprouts at Lumberjack Festival
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Community involvement sprouts at Lumberjack Festival

By Kimberly Bogers A crowd of people cheer wildly as a man in a plaid shirt throws an ax towards a target several yards away; children laugh as they take turns rolling a giant log from one checkpoint to another; families enjoy hot dogs and burgers as they admire beautiful flowers and flourishing plants. All...

Making the most out of Spring Break on a budget
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Making the most out of Spring Break on a budget

By Selina Iglesias Spring Break is one of the most anticipated happenings of the spring semester. While it can be tempting to splurge on food, fashion and fun during Spring Break, whether you’re kicking it back at the beach or taking a road trip with friends or family, your wallet and conscience will thank you...

A beginners guide to Pensacon
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A beginners guide to Pensacon

By Collin Bestor The second annual Pensacon was a huge success. For three days, thousands of fans flocked to Downtown Pensacola to enjoy the festivities provided at the Bay Center, Crown Plaza hotel and the Sanger Theater.  For Sci-Fi, comic book, super hero and TV fans, it felt like Christmas. Walking into the Bay Center for the first...

PSC Alert system aids students
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PSC Alert system aids students

By Selina Iglesias Last semester, The Corsair covered PSC Alerts, a new technology that allows students to receive emergency notifications through their mobile devices when they are unable to reach their email or the situation is urgent. Back in the early months of the 2014 Fall semester, PSC Alerts was still a work in progress. Due...

PSC’s Production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
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PSC’s Production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”

By Kimberly Bogers Pensacola State College’s Performing Arts Department has put on many wonderful productions over the years, the most recent being “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” This production had four showings from February 26th to March 1st, and was a big success. The director of the production Rodney Whatley has been very involved...