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PTK welcomes new members
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PTK welcomes new members

By Alana Dutson On March 10, 22 students commemorated their induction into the Theta Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). PTK is a two year honor society that acknowledges academic excellence among college students and focuses on scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship as their hallmarks. As room 2142 began to fill up, students in...

Robinson Honors Program spotlights students
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Robinson Honors Program spotlights students

By Becca Carlson Last fall, the newly revamped Robinson Honors Program welcomed 27 new scholars from various academic backgrounds. Among them were Angelina Simmons and Wren Godwin, both pursuing a General Studies A.A. but with very different paths ahead. Simmons wants to focus on criminal justice and intends to transfer to the University of West...

Study Habits: Traditional vs. new age
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Study Habits: Traditional vs. new age

By Alana Dutson How important are your study habits? If you were asked to change the way you study, would you? As students settle into the new semester at Pensacola State College (PSC), many are fine-tuning their study habits. So, do students choose a traditional study method or a new age study method? Some students...

Child Care available for students at PSC campus
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Child Care available for students at PSC campus

By Alana Dutson As a student, life can be hectic with deadlines and schedules to keep. Imagine being a parent and adding in the extra stress of finding affordable child care that will accommodate your busy schedule. At Pensacola State College (PSC), many of our students are faced with that exact scenario. Thankfully, there is...

PSC welcomes new astronomy instructor
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PSC welcomes new astronomy instructor

Astronomy club prepares for unusual conga line of planets By Josh McQueen Lauren Rogers is over the moon with her recent appointment as sole Astronomy Instructor at Pensacola State College (PSC). In addition, the astronomy department is all the buzz due to upcoming celestial phenomena. The retired Dr. Wayne Wooten’s forty year tenure as the...

CTE, SJS department offers services for students
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CTE, SJS department offers services for students

Students in need of financial and career advice find assistance By Jay Pham Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Student Job Services (SJS) offers scholarships, résumé help, mock interviews, job fairs, hiring events, work-study positions and more. The main requirement to receive these services is that students must be enrolled in degree-specific paths. “If they’re...

Internships prepare students for future success
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Internships prepare students for future success

By Becca Carlson College offers students the skills they will need to get a job, but they don’t necessarily teach how to work with clients once hired. Internships can teach students how to work in real world settings, but they are hard to come by. Pensacola State College (PSC) Visual Arts Instructor Mark Hopkins worked...

Pensacon 2018
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Pensacon 2018

By Jay Pham, Donny West, Lindsi Hicks and Becca Carlson There’s no doubt that Pensacon is growing exponentially with each year. Organizers are finding new ways to improve the event for con-goers and making it more appealing for celebrity guests. Pensacola State College students showed up and showed out for the annual convention of all...

Students concerned about phone surveillance
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Students concerned about phone surveillance

By Anthony Sevilla & Maria Del Aguila Seeing ads while scrolling through your Twitter timeline is common enough for anybody with sight and a smartphone. However, recently, the precision of the correlation of these ads with your interests has been thrust under a microscope, with many claiming it’s a violation of privacy rights. “It’s just...

Discounts designed with students in mind
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Discounts designed with students in mind

By Becca Carlson College life can be expensive. Tuition, books, lab fees and additional required materials are a big concern for many students that do not qualify for financial assistance. On top of living expenses, these expenditures can really stress a person out. Not to mention many students are parents or caregivers balancing daily life...