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A nation, a knee, a problem
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A nation, a knee, a problem

By Chris Sharp “The land of the free and the home of the brave” has become more than just a line from the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Our national anthem has become the American slogan. Recently, a dispute regarding football players taking a knee during the pledge has been ignited by the peaceful protest of police brutality...

Student Voice: Suggestion to avoid high textbook prices
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Student Voice: Suggestion to avoid high textbook prices

By Harry Drasutis When it comes to textbooks, it’s a money game. If you’re lucky, you’ll average spending $100 per textbook. Some textbooks can be over $300. In some cases, it is possible for the student’s books to cost more than tuition. If students had to pay for textbooks and nothing else, college would be...

We are not in High School anymore
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We are not in High School anymore

By Minnie-Lee Bush The transition from high school to college is not easy. I’m sure everyone will hear that repeatedly. Turns out most of the time, they’re wrong. It is not the transition- it’s dealing with people you’re stuck with in the high school frame of mind that is the hard part.   In high...

First times and second chances
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First times and second chances

Making the most of your college experience By Sarah Richards Most of us go to college to get a degree so that we can have a career that will pay for that education.  However, if your sole objective is to get your degree and get the hell out, you’re missing out on everything else the...

Senate bill targets local beaches
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Senate bill targets local beaches

Editorial By Jay Phillips Recently, our state’s Senators have shown support for Senate Bill 1073, which covers a tricky problem that has been deemed double-taxation. This bill could have a largely negative impact for both Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach and could cause drastic changes to the beaches we have all come to love. The...

Utilize Canvas for students’ benefit
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Utilize Canvas for students’ benefit

Editorial Canvas (eLearning) is is a platform known for making students’ lives a little more organized. The program makes it easy to keep up with our assignments and grades as well as keeping in contact with our fellow classmates and instructors. The best part? It’s free. Canvas is used for all PSC’s online classes but...

Women’s March Pensacola: The Y chromosome delima
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Women’s March Pensacola: The Y chromosome delima

Editorial   Participating in the Pensacola Women’s March, the amount of diversity represented that day was impressive. It was clear that participants did not march solely for the rights of women, but for the rights of everyone.   People of color, the LGBT and newly added Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (QIA) community, immigrants, those of...

Know your roots; Black history is American history
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Know your roots; Black history is American history

By Kelli Green Last year actor and Fox News correspondent Stacey Dash said that America should get rid of Black History Month. She then attacked BET (Black Entertainment Television), basically stating that race-specific organizations and observations do nothing but help further segregation. She isn’t the first and she won’t be the last to make these...