Month: March 2018

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We will handle this
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We will handle this

Editorial We will handle this Students in Florida, and the rest of the country, have been on high alert this week after a school shooting in Brevard County, Florida, killed 17. Debates on gun control have broken out all over the country, with the fringe coming out of the shadows.. Rumors have circulated, as they...

Gun Control: Winners and losers
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Gun Control: Winners and losers

By Becca Carlson Despite what Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor from the popular 90’s TV show “Home Improvement” said—we don’t always need more power. Especially in the case of guns. Don’t get us wrong. We don’t want to take guns away from hunters. We respect their right to hunt, especially in cases of providing food...

American Creed addresses national crisis
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American Creed addresses national crisis

By Becca Carlson WSRE hosted an advanced screening of the new PBS documentary “American Creed” on Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio. A community discussion moderated by Dr. Douglas Mock, a Pensacola State College instructor, followed the viewing with special guests Terrence Davenport and Tegan Griffith, both featured in the...

Students need to know campus safety protocol
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Students need to know campus safety protocol

By Anthony Sevilla In the wake of the Parkland shooting that left 17 people dead, students are worried about campus safety and find themselves checking the security of their surroundings. Out of this senseless tragedy sprouts a very important question: would we be ready in the case of a school shooting? Preparedness in a crisis...

Eileen Myles reads, writes, inspires poetry
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Eileen Myles reads, writes, inspires poetry

By Sarah Richards Renowned poet and novelist, Eileen Myles, treated Pensacola State College to a trio of culture, creativity, and conversation, beginning with a reading at the Lyceum on Feb. 8. On Feb. 9, a workshop was held in the library and an informal interview with Jamey Jones, PSC poetry and literature professor, at the...

Visual Arts students crush ADDY competition
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Visual Arts students crush ADDY competition

By Becca Carlson Pensacola State College (PSC) visual arts students won 76 awards out of 175 entries at the recent gala, formerly known as the ADDYs, held at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Hotel. Zach Blessing and Kelly Bestgen each won a prestigious Judge’s Choice Award Feb. 17. This was Daniela de Castro’s first time to...

PSC reveals new art gallery; brings culture to campus
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PSC reveals new art gallery; brings culture to campus

By Donny T. West Construction of the Charles W. Lamar Studio is now complete and open to students and the community. The Lamar, Switzer and Reilly families- all descendants of Lamar- were invited to a ribbon cutting ceremony of the new art gallery on Feb. 27 at Pensacola State College. The families have gifted millions...

Pensacon 2018
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Pensacon 2018

By Jay Pham, Donny West, Lindsi Hicks and Becca Carlson There’s no doubt that Pensacon is growing exponentially with each year. Organizers are finding new ways to improve the event for con-goers and making it more appealing for celebrity guests. Pensacola State College students showed up and showed out for the annual convention of all...