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Shooting victim pursues RN degree
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Shooting victim pursues RN degree

By Rachel Giordano Shawn Smith, a Pensacola native, was living in St. Petersburg, Fla. On Oct. 11, 2016, his neighbor stood at his door, armed with a Colt 9 mm, loaded with hollow point bullets, waiting for him to turn around.   He fired two shots, one hitting Smith’s stomach, the other, his neck. The...

Natalie Sorensen carries team during final games
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Natalie Sorensen carries team during final games

By Barron Demons In what was arguably the most important game of the season during a play-in tournament and during the FCSAA (Florida College System Activities Association) Region 8 State Tournament, center fielder Natalie Sorensen comes up big for the Pirates. The freshman hails from Monticello, Fla., just outside of Tallahassee. She played at Aucilla...

Grand opening: VUB/TRIO continues their march of excellence
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Grand opening: VUB/TRIO continues their march of excellence

By Josh McQueen “Thank You for Your Service,” is a phrase often heard by every single veteran. Yet, ideally, what honors a veteran’s service is to provide an atmosphere that helps to foster their honor.  Veteran’s Upward Bound (VUB) with TRIO at Pensacola State College (PSC) has succeeded in fulfilling its vow to honor veterans...

Iconic Professor Bill Clover Leaves Lasting Legacy
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Iconic Professor Bill Clover Leaves Lasting Legacy

By Sarah Richards When you teach at Pensacola State College for 25 years, you’re considered a legend. Bill Clover did it for 52, passing away May 7, 2018. “Bill Clover built the PSC ceramics department from the ground up,” Ben Twingley, PSC adjunct professor and a former student of Clover’s, said. “There were no kilns...

Day care costs more than college tuition
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Day care costs more than college tuition

By Alana Dutson While some Americans are deciding where to go on vacation, others are determining if they can afford to go back to college and have enough money to pay for day care. The average cost of day care in Florida is $7,435, according to The Boston Globe. In comparison, the average tuition at...