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Pirates can set sail to FSU Panama City
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Pirates can set sail to FSU Panama City

PSC students now have direct connection to FSU By Jay Phillips An articulation agreement was signed on Oct 24 by Pensacola State College’s (PSC) President, Dr. Edward Meadows, and Florida State University (FSU) Panama City and College of Applied Sciences’ Dean, Randy Hanna in the Bartfield Administration Building’s Trustees Conference Room. Thanks to this agreement,...

PSC publications sweep competition
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PSC publications sweep competition

The Corsair, The Kilgore Review win awards By Barron Demons Students of Pensacola State College publications The Corsair and The Kilgore Review have a renewed sense of pride after winning numerous awards at the Florida College System Publication Association Conference in Orlando. The Kilgore Review, advised by Michael Will, competed and won first place overall...

Tradition or Torment: A path to heal
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Tradition or Torment: A path to heal

By Chris Sharp and Travis Hajenga In 1975, members of the Ku Klux Klan rallied together in downtown Pensacola to protest the changing of Escambia High’s mascot from the “Rebels” to what is now the “Gators.” Forty-two years later, Pensacola finds itself in a similar predicament with a Confederate statue in Lee Square. The conflict...

PSC preps students for future success
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PSC preps students for future success

By Becca Carlson Given the recent School.com ranking of third best public state colleges in Florida, it’s no surprise that Pensacola State College has many student success stories. The school strives to provide services that allow students to succeed and continue on their academic paths. Affordability and student services Tracey Squaire, a PSC Journalism alumni,...

Journalist Leonard Pitts urges student political involvement
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Journalist Leonard Pitts urges student political involvement

By Barron Demons Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author Leonard Pitts shared his views on our divided society at the WSRE Amos Studio. On August 30th, the syndicated columnist presented his speech Saving America: Politics at the Crossroads. Pitts greeted the crowd with humor and touched on important yet often controversial subjects. He quoted many...

PSC Ranks 3rd in Florida
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PSC Ranks 3rd in Florida

Dr. Edward Meadows proud of college’s student successes By Becca Carlson Pensacola State College is ranked number 3 in affordability, student-faculty ratio, graduation rates, and university transfers out of 28 Florida state colleges according to a recent Schools.com survey. The survey confirms what many students and faculty already know about PSC, that the school goes...

Conversations: Deeper than skin
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Conversations: Deeper than skin

  America, it’s time to talk and understand one another By Travis Hajenga University of West Florida’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) member, Dr. Keya Wiggins, recently led a presentation on The Current State of Black America: Insights from an African-American Psychologist. The discussion focused on the state of the African -American psyche and stereotypes....

Addams Family Musical
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Addams Family Musical

By Sarah Richards To start off the Halloween season, Pensacola State College will present “The Addams Family Musical.” However, with this interpretation, it will be the crazy and campy family all grown up. Dr. Whatley, Director of Theatre, says, of this incarnation, “There are some new characters, such as Wednesday’s fiancé and his family, and...

The Battle continues: PSC Students March for equal rights
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The Battle continues: PSC Students March for equal rights

The battle continues PSC Students March for equal rights by Sean Minton Instead of relaxing on a Saturday like many other young adults, Pensacola State College students Alyssa Dunaway, Brianna Hoomes, Shelby Spiegehalter and Erin Fairall spent their day marching in the rain for equal rights in downtown Pensacola. An Individual may feel may feel...

Art department collaborates with Habitat for Humanity
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Art department collaborates with Habitat for Humanity

By Becca Carlson Pensacola State College’s Art Department has partnered with Pensacola Habitat for Humanity in creating one-of-a-kind art pieces to be auctioned off on May 18. Sponsored by Pen Air Federal Credit Union, the proceeds from this juried art show will help Habitat build homes for those in need. Meanwhile, students are engaging the...