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COVID-19 challenges commencement ceremony
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COVID-19 challenges commencement ceremony

By Alexis Miller The Pensacola State College (PSC) on-again, off-again spring 2020 commencement ceremony is officially back on. The Pensacola Bay Center that was anticipated to be filled with graduating students and their families was a dark place on May 6. There was not a person to be found.  Graduation caps and gowns were overstocked...

Cries of many make their home at Graffiti Bridge.
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Cries of many make their home at Graffiti Bridge.

By Denaius Thompson The rally that took place on June 6 at the Graffiti Bridge was an incredible sight to behold. People of all races and colors gathered, and it looked like there were at least 150 in attendance. What was truly inspirational was that despite the howling wind threatening to blow away tents and...

Pirate pantry seeks non-perishables
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Pirate pantry seeks non-perishables

by Hannah Mooers The Pensacola State College (PSC) Pirate Food Pantry is in immediate need of donations. With COVID-19 causing new hardships in the pirate community, giving to the Pirate Food Pantry has never been so crucial. Since the pantry’s reopening two years ago, spearheaded by MaKenzie Johnson, Student Engagement & Leadership Coordinator, it has...

Students debut poetry
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Students debut poetry

By Shaleyah Carter Students across the Pensacola State College (PSC) campus gathered together at the Chadbourne library to share their poetic creations March 11.  English department professor Jamey Jones defined poetry as “that kernel of honesty that’s inside each of us,” Jones said.  Inspired by Jones, PSC student Darius Jaford performed an improvised and unorthodox...

Positivity despite pandemic for general education major
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Positivity despite pandemic for general education major

by Hannah Mooers Zoe Kinsey, a general education student at Pensacola State College (PSC), has a determined mindset of positivity despite COVID-19 circumstances. Like many other students, Kinsey’s 2020 school plans have been disrupted by the global epidemic. She had been looking into applying to a physical therapy assistant program this fall but considering she...

Sudden sports suspension stuns Sanderson
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Sudden sports suspension stuns Sanderson

This spring semester was without a doubt the weirdest semester I think any student has ever had. If you told me on January 1st that within a few months we’d go on spring break forever, all sports would be shut down and we would be confined to our homes for weeks at a time attending...

Student advocates healthy eating with simple recipe
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Student advocates healthy eating with simple recipe

By Julie Riser During this time of social distancing, long hours working from home and Netflix and chilling, several people are gaining what America is calling, the COVID-15. With this trend on the rise, finding healthy meals to incorporate into everyday life is a must. Most people find it hard to pick healthy meals that...

Dragon’s Lair takes players on a hand-drawn quest
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Dragon’s Lair takes players on a hand-drawn quest

by Veronica Lockamy This issue, we’re going back in time to the golden age of video games. Big hair and spandex were the height of fashion, children were waking up early on Saturdays to watch He-Man and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. New Kids On The Block was rampaging through middle schools taking no prisoners, and...

Editor-in-chief bids Farewell
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Editor-in-chief bids Farewell

Editor-in-chief bids farewell By Ben Murzin Walking into the Corsair was the best decision I ever made. Professor Neuman introduced myself and another student to Dr. Ingram and said we should consider joining the Corsair. A Thursday afternoon after getting out of class and with nothing to do for the day, I decided to go...