Month: February 2018

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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...

HUMANS OF PSC: February 2018
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HUMANS OF PSC: February 2018

      ANTHONY KELLEY Business Logistics Major How long have you been attending PSC? “For one year.” Where were you born? “Chicago.” Do you know of any immigrants in your family? “My grandfather is from Italy. He said, ‘In America, anything is possible.” What values do you think Americans have in common? “Anything is...

Art Box volunteers at Hot Glass Cold Brew
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Art Box volunteers at Hot Glass Cold Brew

By Becca Carlson Art Box, one of the newest clubs at Pensacola State College (PSC), quickly set a vibrant tone for things to come this year. Officially charted in fall 2017, the club has already begun blending campus and community connections by volunteering at events such as the Hot Glass Cold Brew Great Gatsby Edition...

Club spotlight: Biology Club
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Club spotlight: Biology Club

By Maria Del Aguila Biology Club is for everyone— not just biology majors. It currently has over a dozen members who are involved in a wide range of activities from fundraisers to coastal cleanups to tours of scientific facilities. Majors range from medicine, general studies, natural resource conservation and marine biology. “Everyone has an interest...

Easing the transition from cure to comfort at Emerald Coast Hospice
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Easing the transition from cure to comfort at Emerald Coast Hospice

By Sarah Richards When most people think of hospice, they think only of death and dying, but hospice isn’t about mortality. Hospice is about quality of life. Hospice isn’t a place—rather, it’s a specialized type of medical care. Donating one’s time, talents and heart to hospice is a wonderful way to improve one’s “soft skills”...

Reintroducing intramural sports on campus
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Reintroducing intramural sports on campus

By Josh McQueen Intramurals are organized sporting activities available to all Pensacola State College (PSC) faculty and students.The events take place throughout the semester and there is no certain skill level required. Doug Rodgers, intramural sports director, is looking for participants to join the intramurals activities at PSC. “We are really recreational. We do the...

New Pirate recruits take first swing, fall short after late comeback
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New Pirate recruits take first swing, fall short after late comeback

By Barron Demons The baseball season for Pensacola State College (PSC) is in full swing, and with a heavy recruiting class, the Pirates have a chance to improve from last season. Head Baseball Coach Bryan Lewallyn signed 20 new players after being undermanned last year and looks to continue to build his team for the...

Pirates kickoff season, unbeaten in home tournament
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Pirates kickoff season, unbeaten in home tournament

By Barron Demons The Pensacola State College (PSC) softball team is determined to make a statement this year to prove they belong with the best. The Pirates ended last season with an overall record of 22-23 which results in a .489 winning percentage. The Pirates are putting last year behind them and look to improve...

Robinson Honors Program celebrates athletes
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Robinson Honors Program celebrates athletes

By Barron Demons Aminat Jubril and AJ Yates continue to play the sport they love while being members of Pensacola State College’s Robinson Honors Program. Most athletes, whether on scholarship or walk-on, attend school to be a part of a sporting team and to obtain their degree. Jubril and Yates are extending their knowledge beyond...

Barron’s Corner: Softball injuries lead to pre-med degree
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Barron’s Corner: Softball injuries lead to pre-med degree

By Barron Demons Samantha Reid started playing “Wee-Ball” at age two and fell in love with the game. Reid was eventually plagued by injuries and made the decision to leave the sport she loves. N ow a sophomore at Pensacola State College, (PSC) Reid has decided to pursue a medical degree. Reid started playing in...