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Mask mandate in shambles
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Mask mandate in shambles

by Crystal Duc In the midsts of the recent nationwide increase of new coronavirus cases ushered in by the more contagious Delta variant, Florida now leads the nation with the most COVID-19 infections. With the start of the upcoming school year looming on the horizon, Pensacola State College students, employees, and other Northwest Florida residents...

Are Squishmallows Gen Z’s Beanie Babies?
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Are Squishmallows Gen Z’s Beanie Babies?

by Enrique Viveros You know you want to squeeze them. So, say hello to Squishmallows, the landmark stuffed animal for 2020. These soft and squishable plushies were the hot topic during a year filled with social distancing, masks, and quarantine. I noticed these cute stuffed animals all over social media sites like TikTok and Instagram...

Summertime jams with Sebastian
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Summertime jams with Sebastian

by Sebastian Gordon Since the pandemic started, I’ve had a lot more time to spend indoors. That also means I’ve gotten to explore more music recently.  I have several recommendations that I will share with you that cover a variety of genres and tastes.  I want to touch on my favorite artists/bands which includes; Mitski,...

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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...