Month: April 2018

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PSC student takes on E-league
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PSC student takes on E-league

By Jylen Harrell The unbelievable partnership of the NBA and the creators of 2k18 has formed an e-league. Once the news flooded social media, NBA 2k enthusiasts wanted a chance to be professional gamers. For a base salary of $35,000, participants get an opportunity to play in a huge tournament that will be streamed and...

Athlete Spotlight: Caitlyn Yockey #1
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Athlete Spotlight: Caitlyn Yockey #1

Second-year softball player shows expertise on the field By Barron Demons Caitlyn Yockey is in her last season with the Pirates, and she is focused on making her final season one to remember. Yockey is a player that would be considered an all around athlete. In highschool, Yockey received a Defensive MVP award, made the...

Michael ‘Mike’ Gilbert passes quarter century milestone
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Michael ‘Mike’ Gilbert passes quarter century milestone

By Barron Demons Gilbert is currently in his 29th year as the stat keeper for the Pirate basketball teams and witnessed the Pirate men capture a national championship in 1993. Before he became stat keeper, Gilbert served in the United States Marine Corps (USMC) for 10 years, at eight duties stations, one being Vietnam. After...

Barron’s Corner: Softball shortstop  commits to Flagler
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Barron’s Corner: Softball shortstop commits to Flagler

By Barron Demon Brittney Rayfield made her decision and verbally committed on March 12 to play for Flagler College. Rayfield, who originally played for the University of South Florida (USF), is now a sophomore at Pensacola State College (PSC) noted “a lot went into the decision.” Eckerd College initially offered Rayfield a full ride scholarship,...

Postcards from Sparrow: Around a city in 80 hours
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Postcards from Sparrow: Around a city in 80 hours

By Sparrow Butler Although you may not be able to travel around the world in 80 days, you can travel around a city in 80 hours. Whether you want to visit an international or domestic city, these tips will help you get the most out of your limited time. Preparing for the best quick vacation...

Time management essential for all
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Time management essential for all

By Alana Dutson Every semester new Pensacola State College (PSC) students strive to balance their school, work and home life. For some students, scheduling comes easy, but for many, it is an added task to accomplish. Jacki Williams, a full-time physical therapy student, is taking five classes a week and struggles to manage her time....

PTK welcomes new members
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PTK welcomes new members

By Alana Dutson On March 10, 22 students commemorated their induction into the Theta Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). PTK is a two year honor society that acknowledges academic excellence among college students and focuses on scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship as their hallmarks. As room 2142 began to fill up, students in...