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The case for community college
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The case for community college

Community college is known for being cheaper, but less prestigious than a four-year university.  But what do you get in lieu of that prestige? You get diversity. The percentage of students attending Pensacola State College (PSC) aged 25 and up is 45.35%; with 18-24-year-olds, it’s 42.8%. With age diversity, there are first-time college students and...

Student activists use social media
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Student activists use social media

In the midst of the midterm elections and various growing movements with America’s youth at the forefront, Pensacola State College (PSC) students are certainly not exempt. Social media has allowed students to stand their ground and create their own page in history. The women’s suffrage movement began in 1848, and its purpose was to educate...

Teacher encourages social activism
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Teacher encourages social activism

By Sparrow Butler Do you really know what it means to be a social activist? The growth of social media, fake news, and biased opinions integrating journalism is changing the way many people view social activism. This misunderstanding makes some students skeptical about being actively involved in their communities, and politics in general. However, social...

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...

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...

PSC: Pretty Sensational College
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PSC: Pretty Sensational College

By Grant Bridges The average day attending college is quite monotonous: go to class, eat lunch and do some homework. Eventually, this grind gets very old. However, this entire formula changes during PSC’s spirit week. The college offers silly events and fun activities throughout the week that inspire a great attitude for school and a...

Rise up, create safer world
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Rise up, create safer world

Editorial Him too? No way. I’ve seen all of his movies. He can’t be one of the bad guys. Did that bring anyone to mind? These past few months have brought down big names we never would have suspected of any wrongdoing. And it’s about time the monsters lurking in plain sight were outed. Though...

We will handle this
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We will handle this

Editorial We will handle this Students in Florida, and the rest of the country, have been on high alert this week after a school shooting in Brevard County, Florida, killed 17. Debates on gun control have broken out all over the country, with the fringe coming out of the shadows.. Rumors have circulated, as they...