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First graduating class of PALS students to host events
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First graduating class of PALS students to host events

Having a disability, either physical or mental, does not mean that one can’t achieve just as much or more than one without such a disability. Students in Pensacola State College’s Arc Gateway Program for Adult Learning and Support (PALS) are proving exactly this. The PALS program is celebrating the first graduating class of students from...

Music Review: Sia – The Greatest
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Music Review: Sia – The Greatest

Image Courtesy of RCA Records By Matthew Daniels With her recent single, The Greatest, Sia throws the listener a thrilling beat and gives them the stamina that’s felt in the song. Alongside hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar, the lyrics keep the listener in a soothing but upbeat rhythm, allowing the chorus to add a roller-coaster effect....

Music Review: The Divine Feminine
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Music Review: The Divine Feminine

By: Jasmine Britt Mac Miller released his fourth studio album, The Divine Feminine, on September 16th, 2016. After the success of his third album, GO:OD AM, he announced that he was back at the studio working on another project. With guest vocals from Ariana Grande, Anderson Paak, Bilal, CeeLo Green, Ty Dolla $ign, Kendrick Lamar...

Election 2016: More than just Donkeys and Elephants
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Election 2016: More than just Donkeys and Elephants

  Down with the two party system By Sean Minton and Becca Carlson It is important for everyone to know exactly who is running for the office of President of the United States before heading to the voting booth this November. All attention seems to be focused on the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican...

Hello Dolly Play Review
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Hello Dolly Play Review

By: Anna Johnson With characters, costumes and a set as colorful as the play itself, Hello, Dolly! is sure to catch your eye. Directed by Rodney Whatley, this rendition of the classic musical stars Sheryl VandenBerg as the iconic Dolly. The fun music, songs and dances keep the audience’s attention the entire show. Between the...

Amateur astronomers celebrate 40 years
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Amateur astronomers celebrate 40 years

By Becca Carlson September 30 marked the 40th Anniversary of the partnership between The Escambia Amateur Astronomy Association (EAAA) and Gulf Islands National Seashore. The partnership gives students and community members a chance to look up and see the stars or other astral objects in one of Pensacola’s Dark Skies locations.   It was also...

Rocking the Crystal Coast
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Rocking the Crystal Coast

  By Becca Carlson Nestled comfortably in the heart of the Southern music scene, Pensacola musicians draw influences from nearby music capitals such as New Orleans, Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis, Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, and Miami. Local band Crystal Coast (CC) is no exception. What the band brings to the table is certainly exceptional. The synth-rock group...