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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...

PSC athletics welcomes new coach, Patricia Gandolfo
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PSC athletics welcomes new coach, Patricia Gandolfo

On July 22nd PSC Athletics welcomed Pensacola native Patricia Gandolfo as the new head coach for the volleyball team. She will be fulfilling the position from Jennie Belarmino, the previous volleyball coach. Patricia Gandolfo is coming from being the assistant volleyball coach at the University of West Florida and the University of South Alabama in...

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PSC pitcher drafted by Kansas City Royals

by Sebastian Gordon During the summer, PSC pitcher Patrick Halligan (#35) was drafted in the thirteenth round to train and play with Kansas City’s baseball team, Kansas City Royals. Halligan is currently a twenty-one-year-old 6’6 sophomore at PSC. Throughout his baseball career, Halligan has been very successful. In high school, Halligan played baseball for all...

New mental health counselor comes to PSC
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New mental health counselor comes to PSC

by Sebastian Gordon Recently, a new mental health counselor joined PSC’s Wellness Services. Her name is Rachel Presley. She will be offering Mental Health Counseling on PSC’s Warrington Campus on Thursdays.  “Students should expect a calm, understanding environment. People are often nervous when starting therapy. When my clients stick through it and leave therapy, they...

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....

Mask mandate in shambles
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Mask mandate in shambles

by Crystal Duc In the midsts of the recent nationwide increase of new coronavirus cases ushered in by the more contagious Delta variant, Florida now leads the nation with the most COVID-19 infections. With the start of the upcoming school year looming on the horizon, Pensacola State College students, employees, and other Northwest Florida residents...

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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Talented PSC students shine through Covid

by Nik Randall The 3rd Annual PSC’s Got Talent Show was produced by Pensacola State College’s Office of Student Engagement and Leadership and provided an evening filled with entertainment for students, faculty, and other special guests in attendance for the exciting event on February 19.  The talent show was hosted by Keyaundra Mobley, the President...

PSCFA protest against board’s in person class decision
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PSCFA protest against board’s in person class decision

Faculty Members in the Pensacola State College Faculty Association (PSCFA) Union, along with supporters, performed a protest parade of vehicles at the PSC Warrington Campus before the PSC board of trustees meeting took place February 16.  Union President Deborah McClintock led the rally and was joined by United Faculty of Florida President Karen Morian, who...