Month: February 2018

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Meltdown and Spectre put online info at risk
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Meltdown and Spectre put online info at risk

By Jacob Defosse Recent news of Meltdown and Spectre, advanced computer viruses, has hit citizens with an enormous amount of data loss. Because of this, many people are being robbed of their personal information, including their banking account information. People can’t simply brush off this issue. Users need to be informed that what is going...

Pensacola State presents Black History
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Pensacola State presents Black History

By Jay Pham In honor of Black History Month, Pensacola State College (PSC) presented two plays directed by Lawrence Gamell, Jr. The plays illustrated the lives of influential blacks in history and inspired all who saw it. “Everybody’s gonna enjoy the show. It’s for Black History Month, it’s educational, it’ll be fun.” Gamell said. The...

Food pantry available to students
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Food pantry available to students

SGA offers assistance, encourages students to donate By Donny T. West A lot of college students are going hungry. The PSC Student Government Association is here to help. Today, it’s harder than ever to get by, and there is a higher rate of poor and homeless students than ever before, and colleges lacking the funds...

Eileen Myles to visit PSC
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Eileen Myles to visit PSC

By Alana Dutson & Georgana Hess Pensacola State College (PSC) welcomes award-winning poet and novelist, Eileen Myles Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ashmore Auditorium. The feminist icon prefers to use genderneutral personal pronouns such as they, them and their in place of she or he. “Really Myles is an iconoclast in many ways....

American Creed to bring conversation to WSRE
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American Creed to bring conversation to WSRE

By Maria Del Aguila & Donny T. West People are talking about how Americans are politically divided. It is timely that the new documentary film “American Creed” asks, “In a fractured nation, what ideals do we share in common?” The first public viewing will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 in the...

Time to talk now
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Time to talk now

Editorial Four words conjure up anxiety like no other: we need to talk. And why wouldn’t they? The worst conversations tend to begin with those words, and the sight of them sends the bravest of us into a panic. But sometimes they’re necessary. America, we need to talk. We’ve all seen it happen. A debate...

Oprah hints at presidency in 2020
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Oprah hints at presidency in 2020

By Becca Carlson Oprah 2020? Why not? Who doesn’t love Oprah Winfrey? She’s the beloved daytime television star that almost every woman (and some men) in America watched from 1986 to 2011 on her enormously famous talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show. I know my mom did. In fact, I received not one, but two...

Discounts designed with students in mind
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Discounts designed with students in mind

By Becca Carlson College life can be expensive. Tuition, books, lab fees and additional required materials are a big concern for many students that do not qualify for financial assistance. On top of living expenses, these expenditures can really stress a person out. Not to mention many students are parents or caregivers balancing daily life...

Professors switch majors, switch careers
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Professors switch majors, switch careers

By Sarah Richards Pensacola State College Math Professor Greg Bloxom found his anti-inspiration to become a history major. He likes to tell the story of Miss Rudolph to “convince my students I’m not totally oblivious to their hatred of the subject [math]. I learned a lot from her.” He’d been warned by his mother not...