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Author Jeff Klinkenberg recommends books for every Floridian
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Author Jeff Klinkenberg recommends books for every Floridian

By Rachel Giordano WSRE welcomed best-selling author, Jeff Klinkenberg, to the Amos Performance Studio on Aug 28th as part of The Great American Read, presented by the WSRE Public Square Speakers Series event. Klinkenberg has written about Florida culture for nearly four decades for the St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times) and has four...

Writing Lab relocates to Building 4
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Writing Lab relocates to Building 4

By Rachel Giordano and Taylor Rooney The Writing Lab has a new home. Fear not, for the Writing Lab has only moved to room 448 in building 4. There have been talks about building 1, which is the oldest building at Pensacola State College (PSC), being torn down sometime in the future. Although no one...

Robinson Scholars experience Costa Rica
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Robinson Scholars experience Costa Rica

By James Harris           Students from PSC went international this summer as they took learning out of the classroom.           For ten days, Costa Rica offered the experience of a lifetime and revealed the true meaning of pura vida.           Pura vida, which translates to “pure life,” is the most common...

Little free bookshelf inspires literacy through creativity
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Little free bookshelf inspires literacy through creativity

By Sarah Richards                      Pensacola State College’s EME2040 students created a Little Free Library for the kids attending Kids’ College for the summer.  Some kids would take a book home, while some parents would read to them before leaving.            The bookshelf was a collaborative project, with Dr. Jen Ehrhardt,...

Education grows through partnership of UF, PSC
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Education grows through partnership of UF, PSC

By Tori Riggs With 23 undergraduate majors and more than 50 areas of specialization, the University of Florida’s (UF’s) College of Agriculture and Life Science (CALS) offers both traditional and non-traditional tracks, from agricultural education to pre-med. One of UF’s campuses can be found locally. With just a quick drive to the PSC Milton campus,...

Kilgore Kills It:  Student Literary Journal Revealed
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Kilgore Kills It: Student Literary Journal Revealed

By Sarah Richards The Kilgore Review, Pensacola State College’s (PSC’s) annual student literary journal, was unboxed April 10, 2018, in the Anna Lamar Switzer room at 6 p.m. The books were still warm, with its human heart illustration on the cover, the pages thick and decadent. The Literary Roundtable, PSC’s Literature Club, overseen by Instructor...

Shooting victim pursues RN degree
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Shooting victim pursues RN degree

By Rachel Giordano Shawn Smith, a Pensacola native, was living in St. Petersburg, Fla. On Oct. 11, 2016, his neighbor stood at his door, armed with a Colt 9 mm, loaded with hollow point bullets, waiting for him to turn around.   He fired two shots, one hitting Smith’s stomach, the other, his neck. The...

Day care costs more than college tuition
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Day care costs more than college tuition

By Alana Dutson While some Americans are deciding where to go on vacation, others are determining if they can afford to go back to college and have enough money to pay for day care. The average cost of day care in Florida is $7,435, according to The Boston Globe. In comparison, the average tuition at...

Time management essential for all
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Time management essential for all

By Alana Dutson Every semester new Pensacola State College (PSC) students strive to balance their school, work and home life. For some students, scheduling comes easy, but for many, it is an added task to accomplish. Jacki Williams, a full-time physical therapy student, is taking five classes a week and struggles to manage her time....