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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...

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Party in the USA

Election highlights conflicts caused by years of shifting ideologies within America’s dominant political parties. By: Michael Blackwell and Kelli Green   This election season has been full of many unprecedented twists and turns, some of which throw into question everything we think we know about America’s political parties. However, if you look at the history...

Movie Review: Like Water for Chocolate
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Movie Review: Like Water for Chocolate

By: Sarah Richards “Como Para Agua Chocolate” is a 1992 film set in a Mexican border town around the turn of the last century. It earned all 11 Ariel awards of the Mexican Academy of Motion Pictures, including the Ariel Award for Best Picture and was the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the United...

Throwback Tunes You Should Get To Know: 27 Club
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Throwback Tunes You Should Get To Know: 27 Club

By: Becca Carlson & Kelli Green Amy Winehouse September 14, 1983- July 23, 2011 Amy Jade Winehouse is best remembered for her soulful blending of Jazz, Pop and R&B into her own unique sound. In 2006, Winehouse received critical acclaim for her Back to Black album which won 5 Grammy’s including Best New Artist, Record...