Month: March 2018

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Lady Pirates wrap up season
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Lady Pirates wrap up season

By Barron Demons After a remarkable start, the Pirates walk off the court for the final time this season. Head Coach Clenita “Penny” Belford and her team looked unbeatable to start the season. The Pirates, in their first 16 games, went 16-0 and were ranked number 10 in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)....

Playoff hopes shattered
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Playoff hopes shattered

By Barron Demons In a fight for second place for the Region 8 State Tournament, the Pirate men basketball team fell to Chipola College 66-61, eliminating them from postseason contention. Where the top two teams of their conference gets a chance to play in the Region 8 tournament, the Pirates found themselves in third place,...

Pirates basketball upsets Region 8 number one team
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Pirates basketball upsets Region 8 number one team

By Barron Demons The Pensacola State College (PSC) Pirates defeated the number one ranked Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) Raiders 87-70, ending the Raiders’ 25-game winning streak. Hartsell Arena erupted on Feb. 7 when Gerald Williams made a last second, heroic three-pointer to seal the game against conference foe Tallahassee Community College. Beating the Raiders...

Barrons Corner: Willesley Butler shines in final season with Pirates
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Barrons Corner: Willesley Butler shines in final season with Pirates

  By Barron Demons Willesley Butler has been a part of the men’s basketball team since 2015. In his final season with the Pirates, Butler was determined to give it his all. Born in Old Harbour, St. Catherine, Jamaica, Butler started playing basketball at 14. While living in Jamaica, Butler received an athletic scholarship to...

Playlist for homework
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Playlist for homework

By Jaylen Harrell Music is a big part of life. We all move to a certain beat. Music can also help the mind relax and focus. In this selection, I believe these can help others during homework. Justus, “Tryin’ to Live,” featuring Rufus. A song representing for the college students. A wholesome melody that is...

Movie Review: Black Panther
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Movie Review: Black Panther

By Josh McQueen “Black Panther” has officially become a cultural phenomenon. After just three days, it grossed an astounding $202 million. It sits within the top 10 biggest box office debuts in US history. But does it live up to the hype? “Panther” maintains a fierce core that black women can be proud of, kids...

Robinson Honors Program spotlights students
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Robinson Honors Program spotlights students

By Becca Carlson Last fall, the newly revamped Robinson Honors Program welcomed 27 new scholars from various academic backgrounds. Among them were Angelina Simmons and Wren Godwin, both pursuing a General Studies A.A. but with very different paths ahead. Simmons wants to focus on criminal justice and intends to transfer to the University of West...