Month: April 2018

Home 2018 April
PSC student takes on E-league
Post

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
Post

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
Post

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
Post

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,...

Time management essential for all
Post

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
Post

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...

PSC: Pretty Sensational College
Post

PSC: Pretty Sensational College

By Grant Bridges The average day attending college is quite monotonous: go to class, eat lunch and do some homework. Eventually, this grind gets very old. However, this entire formula changes during PSC’s spirit week. The college offers silly events and fun activities throughout the week that inspire a great attitude for school and a...

Rise up, create safer world
Post

Rise up, create safer world

Editorial Him too? No way. I’ve seen all of his movies. He can’t be one of the bad guys. Did that bring anyone to mind? These past few months have brought down big names we never would have suspected of any wrongdoing. And it’s about time the monsters lurking in plain sight were outed. Though...

#MeToo makes waves on campus
Post

#MeToo makes waves on campus

Students, faculty deliberate significance of movement By Donny T. West There’s a movement growing that’s changing everything. It started with Weinstein, then Spacey, eventually going so far that it’s shaken up our political system, bringing down big names in every industry. But something else happened. Regular women who were not actresses or politicians began to...