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S.H.O.W. presents musical Freaky Friday
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S.H.O.W. presents musical Freaky Friday

by Enrique Viveros From July 23rd to July 25th and July 30th to August 1st Pensacola State College’s S.H.O.W., Summer High School Onstage Workshop, performed a musical production for the Pensacola community.  This year’s musical was based on the novel by Mary Rodgers and Disney films, Freaky Friday. Director Dr. Rodney Whatley was inspired to...

PSC students graduate despite COVID-19
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PSC students graduate despite COVID-19

by Enrique Viveros PSC Pirates and families gathered at the Pensacola Bay Center on May 9th  to have an annual commencement ceremony for the graduating classes of Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021. Over 400 students were set to graduate for the Spring 2021 semester.  Attendees to graduation were required to wear a mask...

Visual Arts faculty collaborates with 1060
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Visual Arts faculty collaborates with 1060

by Enrique Viveros During  July, from the 1st to the 31st, PSC’s Visual Arts faculty and First City Art Center’s Gallery 1060 collaborated on an exhibition showcasing faculties’ art pieces. A reception was held on July 22nd to celebrate the gallery’s first exhibit since COVID.  Gallery 1060 collaborated with PSC Visual Arts’ gallery earlier this...

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Boost your happiness with Tiana Soto

The Pirates CARE team hosted a virtual session with educator, editor, speaker, and writer, Tiana Faye Soto on July 21st, 2021. Jessica Johnson, the wellness case manager, introduced Tiana Soto as the second speaker of the summer series. The first speaker who kicked off the series was mental health counselor Adam-Jon Aparicio, and his session...

AASA hosts Juneteenth celebration
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AASA hosts Juneteenth celebration

by Sebastian Gordon On June 19th, PSC held its first Juneteenth event. The event was held at the Student Center in Bldg. 5 and Hagler Auditorium on the main campus. It started at 9 AM and extended until 7 PM.  Juneteenth is a holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of African American slaves....

Strive brings Pride to Pensacola
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Strive brings Pride to Pensacola

by Sebastian Gordon Strive, the first-ever PensaPride, was held on Saturday, June 26th. The event was entirely LGBTQ+ run Pride that focused on art, music, community, and solidarity.  Strive is a Nonprofit Organization that advocates for transgender people in Escambia County. They are the only group of their caliber on the Gulf Coast. They serve...

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Fruits Basket picks last fruit for its finale

by Sebastian Gordon Fruits Basket is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Natsuki Takaya. The manga was first adapted into a 26-episode anime television series in 2001 by Studio Deen and directed by Akitaro Daichi. However, it ended after one season, leaving fans with no true ending. With such high demand, a second...

Ricky Montgomery’s Talk to You
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Ricky Montgomery’s Talk to You

by Sebastian Gordon Ricky Montgomery is an American Indie pop musician and songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. He currently has twenty-two released songs across the span of eight albums.  On June 24th, 2021, Montgomery released “Talk to You,” his first song in five years. Along with this new song, he posted a music video...

Looking “Inside” of  Bo Burnham’s musical comedy
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Looking “Inside” of Bo Burnham’s musical comedy

by Sebastian Gordon Robert Pickering “Bo” Burnham is an American comedian, musician, actor, film director, screenwriter, and poet. Recently, Netflix released “Inside,” a 2021 American musical comedy special written, directed, filmed, edited by, and starring Bo Burnham.  He recorded the special in his home during the COVID-19 pandemic without a crew or audience; it was...