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Student Voice: Suggestion to avoid high textbook prices
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Student Voice: Suggestion to avoid high textbook prices

By Harry Drasutis When it comes to textbooks, it’s a money game. If you’re lucky, you’ll average spending $100 per textbook. Some textbooks can be over $300. In some cases, it is possible for the student’s books to cost more than tuition. If students had to pay for textbooks and nothing else, college would be...

We are not in High School anymore
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We are not in High School anymore

By Minnie-Lee Bush The transition from high school to college is not easy. I’m sure everyone will hear that repeatedly. Turns out most of the time, they’re wrong. It is not the transition- it’s dealing with people you’re stuck with in the high school frame of mind that is the hard part.   In high...

All aboard the Ehr-force
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All aboard the Ehr-force

Phil Ehr is set to give Florida’s 1st Congressional District a reason to go blue. By Jay Phillips Florida’s first congressional district spans from Florida’s westernmost border to Walton County. The district known to favor Republican representatives on just about every level is set to receive a decent amount of opposition from Democrats in 2018...

Pirates can set sail to FSU Panama City
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Pirates can set sail to FSU Panama City

PSC students now have direct connection to FSU By Jay Phillips An articulation agreement was signed on Oct 24 by Pensacola State College’s (PSC) President, Dr. Edward Meadows, and Florida State University (FSU) Panama City and College of Applied Sciences’ Dean, Randy Hanna in the Bartfield Administration Building’s Trustees Conference Room. Thanks to this agreement,...

PSC publications sweep competition
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PSC publications sweep competition

The Corsair, The Kilgore Review win awards By Barron Demons Students of Pensacola State College publications The Corsair and The Kilgore Review have a renewed sense of pride after winning numerous awards at the Florida College System Publication Association Conference in Orlando. The Kilgore Review, advised by Michael Will, competed and won first place overall...

Where sports fall, eSports rise
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Where sports fall, eSports rise

Online based sports, fantasy leagues rise in popularity By Alex Naselius, John Seward & Jay Phillips It used to be that a sports team was comprised of neighborhood friends; now it would be quicker and easier to hop on a computer or PlayStation and connect with a gamer in South Korea faster than it would...

Tradition or Torment: A path to heal
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Tradition or Torment: A path to heal

By Chris Sharp and Travis Hajenga In 1975, members of the Ku Klux Klan rallied together in downtown Pensacola to protest the changing of Escambia High’s mascot from the “Rebels” to what is now the “Gators.” Forty-two years later, Pensacola finds itself in a similar predicament with a Confederate statue in Lee Square. The conflict...

Health Club raises attention on personal wellness
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Health Club raises attention on personal wellness

By Sarah Richards FITT & Well isn’t just a club, but a multi-sourced resource for students interested in increasing their overall wellness. This resource aims to dispel the myth that wellness is limited to the physical realm.   College is one of the most stressful times in a person’s life; stress can cause sleeplessness, which...

Bee-Ware of what lurks at PSC
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Bee-Ware of what lurks at PSC

Story and Photos By Sean Minton “Taxidermy is how I make a living; beekeeping is my passion.” – Chad Cooper Beekeeper Chad Cooper climbs up the magnolia tree located between building 7 and 8 and safely transfers the bees from their hive into a vacuum to relocate them to a different environment. His wife, Beth...