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Speak up, vote, voice your opinion
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Speak up, vote, voice your opinion

Floridians have an important decision to make this November when they head to the polls, and it’s not just to elect the state’s governor. If you choose, you can restore a felon’s right to vote. The Voting Restoration Amendment, which will be amendment number 4 on the ballot, will give voters the chance to decide...

Improve health, wellness, with Fitt and Well Club
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Improve health, wellness, with Fitt and Well Club

By Rachel Giordano           Pensacola State College (PSC) offers more than just classrooms, studying and homework. It offers fitness and wellness, too, if you’re willing to have fun.           The Fitt and Well Club at PSC is sponsoring a new activity called “Tuesdays at 2, Try Something New.” It gives students...

Lydia Loveless serenades Lyceum
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Lydia Loveless serenades Lyceum

By Rachel Giordano “For my first act, I will tune my guitar. Always fun. Sounds cooler when violinists do it,” said Lydia Loveless as she took the stage at the Lyceum at Pensacola State College (PSC) on Friday, September 28. Loveless is a 28-year-old singer-songwriter from Columbus, Ohio. Her cool, soothing voice and calm demeanor...

The old geezer:  We were lucky
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The old geezer:  We were lucky

By Rachel Giordano On Sunday, Oct. 7th, the Panhandle was informed of a tropical storm brewing out in the Gulf. Like so many storms before, some were not worried. Hurricane Michael turned out to be Hurricane Ivan’s bigger and stronger brother, and the people of Pensacola got extremely lucky, only they did not know it...

Robinson Scholar learns life experience in Costa Rica
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Robinson Scholar learns life experience in Costa Rica

By Sarah Richards Angelina ate termites and loved it. They were in the National Park, where they found a tree covered with them. She grabbed a couple of handfuls and they were “very leafy and fresh-tasting.” They were also alive. Being a Robinson Scholar isn’t just an honor, but an experience for Angelina Simmons, general...

Warriors’ spirit fuels PSC community
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Warriors’ spirit fuels PSC community

By Paulina Mendez To the returning Pensacola State College (PSC) military veteran students and their families, welcome back to another exciting and rewarding 2018-2019 school year.  Once again, we look forward, as we walk toward achieving our educational goals. Starting in this issue and in future Corsair publications, we are introducing a military veterans column...

Author Jeff Klinkenberg recommends books for every Floridian
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Author Jeff Klinkenberg recommends books for every Floridian

By Rachel Giordano WSRE welcomed best-selling author, Jeff Klinkenberg, to the Amos Performance Studio on Aug 28th as part of The Great American Read, presented by the WSRE Public Square Speakers Series event. Klinkenberg has written about Florida culture for nearly four decades for the St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times) and has four...

Healthcare students awarded scholarships
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Healthcare students awarded scholarships

By Sarah Richards Pensacola State College (PSC) students Wei Anderson and Jessica Helloms-Poindester, and several other students majoring in the healthcare programs, were awarded scholarships on August 29th, for their study and service, courtesy of the Florida College System Chancellor and the Florida College System Foundation, Florida Blue, Helios Education First Generation scholars and Dream...