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Vote with knowledge
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Vote with knowledge

By Alana Dutson At Pensacola State College (PSC), out of 73 students surveyed 78 percent of students do not identify themselves as a social activist. While this isn’t a big deal, it is a big deal that 66 percent of students cannot name a Florida senator or representative. Personally, I do not identify as a...

Pirate makes 1st Team All-Panhandle Conference
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Pirate makes 1st Team All-Panhandle Conference

By Barron Demons Alexis “Guz” Guzman shines in her first season as a college softball player and was voted on the First Team All-Panhandle Conference. First Team All-Panhandle Conference is an award given to some of the players who are considered the best in their conference after every season. Guzman is a Miramar, Fla. native...

Kilgore Kills It:  Student Literary Journal Revealed
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Kilgore Kills It: Student Literary Journal Revealed

By Sarah Richards The Kilgore Review, Pensacola State College’s (PSC’s) annual student literary journal, was unboxed April 10, 2018, in the Anna Lamar Switzer room at 6 p.m. The books were still warm, with its human heart illustration on the cover, the pages thick and decadent. The Literary Roundtable, PSC’s Literature Club, overseen by Instructor...

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...