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Prep football, week 2

Isaiah Grant The Corsair Last week, I decided to attend a high school football game. Pine Forest is the closest school from where I live, and its football team happened to have a home game. In the previous week, the team was scheduled to play Stephenson (Ga.), but the game was postponed due to Hurricane Isaac....

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In this post-9/11 world

Brian McLellan The Corsair Before I begin this, I want to get something out of the way. I love this country. I have lived and breathed and bled that pride since the first day I was consciously able to follow politics — around age 5. To quote the “terrorist” named “V,” there’s something terribly wrong...

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Be Sure To…

Isaiah Grant The Corsair This is for all high school graduates who plan on attending an institute of higher learning. As soon as you are enrolled at a college or university, you must seize the moment and take care of your business to make the four years seem like a breeze and graduate with a...

My Mid-June
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My Mid-June

Isaiah Grant The Corsair On the date I am writing this, June 19th, a Union general in Galveston, Texas made a declaration that all slaves in Texas were emancipated, or set free. Today, many African-Americans celebrate this incident as “Juneteenth”; Juneteenth is a portmanteau of the words June and nineteenth and is observed in 40...

Selfish Souls
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Selfish Souls

Isaiah Grant The Corsair Say summertime is approaching and you decide to go job hunting to pay off your student loans, the rent, the car note, etc.; you land a job and you make good progress, becoming employee of the month, pleasing your customers, and earning a raise. Do you realize that you work, not...

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Compensation for College Athletes?

Tim Ajmani The Corsair One of the biggest issues involving the NCAA today is whether or not student athletes should be compensated for their services to their school’s athletic programs. A highly debated subject, the topic has perhaps gained more and more controversy due to recent support by high profile coaches. The NCAA has also...

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From book to movie

Tim Ajmani The Corsair A couple weeks ago, I wrote a review on “The Hunger Games” film adaptation based on the novel by Suzanne Collins. As I mentioned in that, it was very good. It got me thinking: What are some of the best recent book-to-movie adaptations out there? Probably high on that list has...

2012 NBA playoff chase breakdown
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2012 NBA playoff chase breakdown

Tim Ajmani The Corsair The NBA regular season is nearing its end. With teams having between nine and eleven games remaining, the race for the playoffs has become closer than ever. Here is my breakdown of the NBA playoff chases in the Eastern and Western Conferences. Eastern Conference Statistically, the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls...

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Spring break just isn’t the same

Amber Burse The Corsair Spring break is supposed to be an exciting time for students to relax and take a much needed mini-vacation away from doing school work. However, for spring-breakers, not much traveling was done this year. I polled thirty-two students and only one had plans to leave Pensacola for spring break. Most of...

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The best don’t always win – March Madness

Tim Ajmani The Corsair The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is arguably the most exciting three weeks in basketball in America. The upsets. The extraordinary individual performances. Unforgettable games. And… the best team doesn’t always win. In my eyes, this year’s tournament thus far has been the epitome of that statement. I feel that the team...