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Renewable Energy: preserving our environment

by Crystal Duc There are many wonderful benefits to living in Pensacola, Florida, one of which is the impressive number of sunny days our city enjoys annually. Pensacola State College has the opportunity to capitalize on its ideal Sunshine State location and set a powerful example to other colleges by joining the world’s fight to...

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Pensacola State College: ill-equipped for student dining needs

by Crystal Duc Dietary restrictions such as vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and keto have become common among today’s college students. Unfortunately, students at Pensacola State College (PSC) find themselves with very limited dining options on campus. The lackluster variety of available food leaves most students wanting more, and many wondering why PSC is so far behind...

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Canceling cancel culture

by Daniel Cheer Suppose someone steals a car or calls you a name, some kind of retribution is owed. With this retribution comes a culture of groups who feel they need to have their two cents heard. Society has a history of holding those who say or do something wrong accountable.  One of the main...

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For the People Act must be passed to protect democracy

32nd President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, once said, “Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.” As it was then, so it is now. For the past few years, some individuals...

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Minimum wage increase crucial

Deep within the cavernous halls of the U.S. Capitol, a fierce debate is currently brewing. Every member of government is preparing to toss around responsibility as though it were a basketball. Unfortunately, it seems a slam dunk is unlikely, and with who is holding the ball, it would appear it is instead headed for the...

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Nintendo Delivers Again: Bowser’s Fury Delights

Bowser’s Fury continues Nintendo’s track record of crafting excellent games from simplistic skeletons. Its only recognizable flaw is the relatively short length compared to Mario’s other outings.  If you were wondering if Super Mario 3D World is worth buying a second time for Bowser’s Fury alone, the answer is yes. Bowser’s Fury is a fantastic...

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Equality Act must pass

In the coming weeks, the House and Senate will hear debate over the Equality Act, which greatly expands the legal rights of gay, lesbian, and transgender people.  A huge political battle is brewing over this legislation, and over the next few weeks, you’re sure to hear the right throw out all their old talking points...

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Email is no longer enough

PSC needs to step up its communication game.  In a world full of advancing technology, it should be expected that an institution in charge of educating young minds would be fully intent on keeping with the times.  Instead, there’s a serious disconnect between administration and the student body, stemming from their differences in communication. It’s...