Month: March 2017

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Better safe than sorry, know HIV status
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Better safe than sorry, know HIV status

Free HIV tests available on campus for all By Becca Carlson and Sean Minton At the beginning of 1980, AIDS was practically unheard of but by the end of 1981 50,280 cases of the disease had been reported throughout the United States. Closing out 1992, that number jumped to 202,520 people. This epidemic has dwindled...

Alumni takes stand as president of WSC at UWF
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Alumni takes stand as president of WSC at UWF

By Becca Carlson Pensacola State College (PSC) alumni Sydney Stone, not yet 22 years old, is ready to take on some pretty tough subjects such as gender equality. Applying the lessons she learned over the past few years at PSC, the University of West Florida (UWF), and the school of life— she is ready to...

Hidden Figures Soundtrack Review
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Hidden Figures Soundtrack Review

By Kelli Green Pharrell Williams acts as the producer and songwriter for the soundtrack to the inspiring 2016 Box Office hit, “Hidden Figures”. The music for the film is performed by Pharrell himself, along with artists Lalah Hathaway, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Kim Burrell and one of the film’s stars, Janelle Monae. The ten...

Hidden Figures Movie Review
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Hidden Figures Movie Review

By: Jasmine Britt Not many people knew that three African-American women were vital components in helping the U.S. beat Russia into space in 1962. Based on the book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly, “Hidden Figures” tells a history that isn’t written in our history books. This is a real story that needed...

Women’s March Pensacola: The Y chromosome delima
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Women’s March Pensacola: The Y chromosome delima

Editorial   Participating in the Pensacola Women’s March, the amount of diversity represented that day was impressive. It was clear that participants did not march solely for the rights of women, but for the rights of everyone.   People of color, the LGBT and newly added Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (QIA) community, immigrants, those of...

International Inspiration: Malala Yousafzai
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International Inspiration: Malala Yousafzai

By Nahomi Sanchez International Women’s Day is a day dedicated to honoring all the women throughout each generation and for all they have done. Over the years, women have made a difference in the world, no matter what the age or the ethnicity. A young woman named Malala opened our eyes to the lack of...

Let them Eat Pi!
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Let them Eat Pi!

By Charles Davis III If you happen to be walking through the student center and wonder about all of the activities that were going on, they were apart of the math department’s celebration of National Pi Day!   National Pi Day is the celebration of the mathematical term Pi (π) which is celebrated March 14,...

Women’s History Month: Remembrance,celebration
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Women’s History Month: Remembrance,celebration

L-R; Mary Liuzzo Lilleboe, Viola liuzzo. An interview with Mary Liuzzo Lilleboe, daughter of Civil Right’s martyr, Viola Liuzzo. By Kelli Green In January the world shook with the voices of thousands of women from across all seven continents, in the largest protest in the history of our country. Among them were a group of...

Know your roots; Black history is American history
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Know your roots; Black history is American history

By Kelli Green Last year actor and Fox News correspondent Stacey Dash said that America should get rid of Black History Month. She then attacked BET (Black Entertainment Television), basically stating that race-specific organizations and observations do nothing but help further segregation. She isn’t the first and she won’t be the last to make these...

Fewer Carbon Footprints in the Sand
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Fewer Carbon Footprints in the Sand

Ocean Hour Cleans Up While Taking Out the Trash By Sara Richards Ocean Hour is the world’s first international weekly cleanup and has partnered with Earth Ethics and the Pensacola Scenic Highway Foundation to help beautify Pensacola and maintain the home of locals and haven of tourists.  Every Saturday from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., at...