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Life with snail mail brings positivity

The modern mailbox is boring. The daily ritual of walking or driving to the mailbox, flipping open the little door, to take out bills, political campaigns, philanthropic pleas, and magazines is no luxury of communication anymore, it’s a chore. No different than sweeping the kitchen or putting away the dishes.

Hurricane Sally makes landfall 16 years after Ivan
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Hurricane Sally makes landfall 16 years after Ivan

By Madeline Hicks September 16th, 2004, Category three Hurricane Ivan ravaged the Gulf Coast, leaving significant damage in its wake. 16 years later, Category two Hurricane Sally slammed into near identical areas on the anniversary of Ivan.  In the Atlantic Ocean just off the coast of South Florida, Hurricane Sally formed on September 12th, marking...

SpeakOut!: Tranportation Options Available
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SpeakOut!: Tranportation Options Available

By Shira Lewis Having reliable and affordable transportation can be hard for some people. Many college students don’t own a car and have a difficult time getting to school.  I am someone that struggled with transportation this Spring 2020 semester. Initially I decided I would only be taking online classes because I had no one...

Pirate pantry seeks non-perishables
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Pirate pantry seeks non-perishables

by Hannah Mooers The Pensacola State College (PSC) Pirate Food Pantry is in immediate need of donations. With COVID-19 causing new hardships in the pirate community, giving to the Pirate Food Pantry has never been so crucial. Since the pantry’s reopening two years ago, spearheaded by MaKenzie Johnson, Student Engagement & Leadership Coordinator, it has...

Students debut poetry
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Students debut poetry

By Shaleyah Carter Students across the Pensacola State College (PSC) campus gathered together at the Chadbourne library to share their poetic creations March 11.  English department professor Jamey Jones defined poetry as “that kernel of honesty that’s inside each of us,” Jones said.  Inspired by Jones, PSC student Darius Jaford performed an improvised and unorthodox...

Positivity despite pandemic for general education major
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Positivity despite pandemic for general education major

by Hannah Mooers Zoe Kinsey, a general education student at Pensacola State College (PSC), has a determined mindset of positivity despite COVID-19 circumstances. Like many other students, Kinsey’s 2020 school plans have been disrupted by the global epidemic. She had been looking into applying to a physical therapy assistant program this fall but considering she...

Student advocates healthy eating with simple recipe
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Student advocates healthy eating with simple recipe

By Julie Riser During this time of social distancing, long hours working from home and Netflix and chilling, several people are gaining what America is calling, the COVID-15. With this trend on the rise, finding healthy meals to incorporate into everyday life is a must. Most people find it hard to pick healthy meals that...

Dragon’s Lair takes players on a hand-drawn quest
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Dragon’s Lair takes players on a hand-drawn quest

by Veronica Lockamy This issue, we’re going back in time to the golden age of video games. Big hair and spandex were the height of fashion, children were waking up early on Saturdays to watch He-Man and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. New Kids On The Block was rampaging through middle schools taking no prisoners, and...

Funny Girl is serious show business
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Funny Girl is serious show business

By Alan-Mark Miller           Veronica Lindholm,and Benjamin Haupt, alongside the rest of the cast of Pensacola State College (PSC), had some big shoes to fill in the fall musical “Funny Girl.”           They nailed it.           The original movie production under the same name “Funny Girl” (1968) had amazing talent with...