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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...

Gun Control: Winners and losers
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Gun Control: Winners and losers

By Becca Carlson Despite what Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor from the popular 90’s TV show “Home Improvement” said—we don’t always need more power. Especially in the case of guns. Don’t get us wrong. We don’t want to take guns away from hunters. We respect their right to hunt, especially in cases of providing food...

Oprah hints at presidency in 2020
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Oprah hints at presidency in 2020

By Becca Carlson Oprah 2020? Why not? Who doesn’t love Oprah Winfrey? She’s the beloved daytime television star that almost every woman (and some men) in America watched from 1986 to 2011 on her enormously famous talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show. I know my mom did. In fact, I received not one, but two...