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Robinson Scholars experience Costa Rica
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Robinson Scholars experience Costa Rica

By James Harris           Students from PSC went international this summer as they took learning out of the classroom.           For ten days, Costa Rica offered the experience of a lifetime and revealed the true meaning of pura vida.           Pura vida, which translates to “pure life,” is the most common...

Upcycling for a cause:  Students and faculty make old become new again
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Upcycling for a cause:  Students and faculty make old become new again

By Sarah Richards          Whether hanging from the walls or displayed on square white columns like a designer handbag boutique, art ranged from functional—such as lamps and tables—to decorative—such as wall art and sculpture—showing that one person’s junk was another person’s art.          The second annual Artistically Repurposed Art Show was held Friday, May 11, in the...

Little free bookshelf inspires literacy through creativity
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Little free bookshelf inspires literacy through creativity

By Sarah Richards                      Pensacola State College’s EME2040 students created a Little Free Library for the kids attending Kids’ College for the summer.  Some kids would take a book home, while some parents would read to them before leaving.            The bookshelf was a collaborative project, with Dr. Jen Ehrhardt,...

The old geezer goes back to school
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The old geezer goes back to school

By Rachel Giordano College can be a frightening concept, especially when you’re in your 40s. Anyone who decides to enroll in college later in life more than likely will have a bit of anxiety. For some, enrolling in college is simply the next step right out of high school; acclimating is a familiar concept. For...

The case for community college
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The case for community college

Community college is known for being cheaper, but less prestigious than a four-year university.  But what do you get in lieu of that prestige? You get diversity. The percentage of students attending Pensacola State College (PSC) aged 25 and up is 45.35%; with 18-24-year-olds, it’s 42.8%. With age diversity, there are first-time college students and...

Traveling won’t solve life’s problems
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Traveling won’t solve life’s problems

By Sparrow Butler The way I view life while in Paris or when traveling has caused me to view life here in Pensacola differently, too. Could you imagine how sweet every day would be going to our classes if we saw every person we encountered as a way to share light and be love? Seeing...

The Hunchback of Notre Dame invades Ashmore Auditorium
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame invades Ashmore Auditorium

By Sparrow Butler     PSC’s Summer High School Onstage Workshop (SHOW) musical, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, took audience members deep into the heart of Paris, France, where characters of all kinds took on various personal transformations.      The musical, directed by Laura Sebastian, one of PSC’s theatre apperception teachers, was held in...

PSC Athletics announces 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award winners
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PSC Athletics announces 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award winners

By Barron Demons      Softball player Lia (Amelia) Johnson and baseball player Richard Sorrenti were named Pensacola State College’s Top Male and Female Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday, June 27.      Johnson, a sophomore from Panama City, graduated with an overall 3.91 grade point average and is a two-time NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award recipient, a...