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NASA informs weather is the only possible delay in STS-131 mission

Madelain Tigano–The Corsair Weather may be the only factor for delay in the launch of STS-131, which is scheduled for Monday morning at 6:21 a.m. EST. PJC’s alumnus, Alan Poindexter will be commanding the Discovery launch. Today at the Kennedy Space Center for the STS-131 news conference, the management team took on questions revolving around...

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More credits mean more fees

Madelain Tigano–The Corsair Thinking about changing your major?  You might be penalized for that decision under a new state law that went into effect this school year. The Florida Legislature passed a 2009 state law (FS 1009.286) stating that students who enter a community college or state university for the first time in the 2009-2010...

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Milton hosts St. Patrick’s Day blood drive

  Cole Simmons – The Corsair   The Student Government Association will be hosting a blood drive on St. Patrick’s Day between 9 AM and 1 PM by Milton Campus’ building 4200. All blood types are sorely needed, with emphasis on O – Negative. T-shirts and refreshments will be given to donors, furnished by Northwest...

Lumberjack festival continues despite program cut
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Lumberjack festival continues despite program cut

Nick Alford–The Corsair PJC held the 22nd annual Northwest Florida Forestry Conclave and Lumberjack Festival March 6 on its Milton campus. The festival hosted an assortment of events, including the Axe Throw and the Pulpwood Toss. The festivities started out at 8 a.m. with a Pole Fell contest, in which competitors guess which direction a...

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Lady Pirates end season with loss in state semis

Madelain Tigano – The Corsair One point. Just one point was the difference in going to the finals or going home. The Pensacola Junior College Lady Pirates lost the semi final round in the FCCAA/NJCAA Region VIII State Championship Basketball Tournament 61-60 against Tallahassee Community College March 5 in Marianna. All-State guard and University of...

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Lady Pirates sail past Indian River

Robert Klawitter – The Corsair The PJC Lady Pirates showed they’re not ready to go home yet, pulling out a narrow 56-52 victory over Southern Conference Champion Indian River State College (21-5) in the first round of the FCAAA/NJCAA Region VIII State Championship at Chipola College in Marianna. PJC (24-5) came to life after halftime...

Legislature looks at bill that may add transportation fees to tuition
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Legislature looks at bill that may add transportation fees to tuition

Nick Alford–The Corsair Students at PJC have to pay sev­eral fees per credit hour to attend classes at this school. Including activity fees, financial aid fees, technology fees and a few others, the list seems to go on and on, and could add up to a costly semester for tuition. The Florida legislature will deliberate...

PJC offers free tax service to local citizens
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PJC offers free tax service to local citizens

  Adriana Dueck–The Corsair From now until April 14, PJC is reaching out to residents who make less than $49,000 per year for the chance to get their taxes completed for free. PJC has teamed up to take part in offering its Pensacola site, Building 96, for the free tax program. The Department of Children...

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Plans revealed for South Santa Rosa Center

Nick Alford–The Corsair Pensacola Junior College is moving forward with its plans for the South Santa Rosa Center. The center is to be located on 110 acres in the south end of Santa Rosa County, adjacent to U.S. Highway 98. The conceptual renderings and floor plans of the first building for the future PJC South...