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Letter from our Editor-in-Chief
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Letter from our Editor-in-Chief

By Sarah Richards           My time as a student at Pensacola State College has come to a close.             I began this journey as what one would call a “non-traditional student,” which means I am not a newly-minted high school graduate, but rather, I have enjoyed what I like to...

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...

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...

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...

Support students’ right to be heard
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Support students’ right to be heard

By Anthony Sevilla In the wake of a school shooting earlier this year in Parkland, Fla., students decided, “Hey, watching my classmates being murdered isn’t fun.” Following their intuition, the Parkland teenagers have orchestrated overwhelmingly successful protests against gun violence. In the name of patriotism and the Constitution, some older millennials and baby boomers have...

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Shagadelic Eats: Fish fry

Melissa Brown Published: November 22, 2006 One of the benefits of living on the Gulf coast is year-round access to fresh seafood.  My fianc‚e Shannon and his painting crew spent a day 40 miles out in the Gulf at the end of snapper season this year.  They caught over 100 fish and brought home about...

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The rantings of an angered Kong

Ricky Di Published: November 22, 2006 For years my superiors have put me down, assuming that just because I’m 7 feet tall and covered in fur that I must be an oaf as well.  This tie isn’t just for decoration, you know. Respect is a luxury, and one that I’ve been without for over two...

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Vultures: Nerdcore – MC Chris at the Gutter Lounge

Michael Rutschky Published: November 22, 2006 Doing as I was ordered to do, I, along with the rest of the patrons of the Gutter Lounge, lifted my arms in front of me, let my hands fall limp at the wrist, and groaned like a hungry stomach at the dark figure standing in the pale green...

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Youth indebtedness on the rise

Sahara Locke Published: November 8, 2006 According to a study provided by Debtsmart.com, more than 83 percent of undergraduate students have at least one credit card. The average student credit card balance is $2,347. That is a statement that perhaps would not have been proven true by the same teenagers’ parents and grandparents in their...