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Tattoo Tuesday
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Tattoo Tuesday

By: Timothy Chandler There seems to be two kinds of people in this world: those with tattoos and those without tattoos and each one of them has their own opinion about getting a permanent marking on their skin. One of Pensacola State College’s own students, Carly Holmes, a pre-law major, has three tattoos. She got...

Walter Spara Writing Contest Moved to the Fall, but Open for Submissions
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Walter Spara Writing Contest Moved to the Fall, but Open for Submissions

By Rebecca Juntunen Traditionally, the PSC English Department has held the Walter F. Spara writing in the spring, however, the 2014 contest is experiencing a few changes and will be moved to the fall semester. Created in honor of the late PSC creative writing professor, Walter Spara, the competition allows students to submit their work...

In search of solution, homelessness expert gives talk at City Council
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In search of solution, homelessness expert gives talk at City Council

by T. Cummings The Pensacola City Council hosted a talk on homelessness on March 12 led by homelessness expert and former White House Fellow Dr. Robert Marbut. The event, held in the City Council chamber, was attended by about 100 people, including the Mayor and several City Council members. Marbut explained his approach to homelessness...

With smashed cars and pies, students relieve stress during midterms
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With smashed cars and pies, students relieve stress during midterms

by Rebecca Juntunen Every college student faces stress during midterm week, and there’s nothing like heaving a pie at someone’s face or smashing apart a car to help relieve that stress constructively. On the afternoon of March 12th, Pensacola State College’s Student Government Association set up an old, neon-spray-painted car and whipped-cream pies outside the...

MTV Dating Star Visits Pensacola State College
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MTV Dating Star Visits Pensacola State College

By: Ally Doty “Give anyone five minutes of your time,” was one of MTV dating coach Adam Ladolce’s favorite pieces of advice to give during his one-hour presentation on ‘Being the Life of the Party: Alcohol Free.’ Ladolce visited Pensacola State College’s main campus to give students and staff advice of how to grab the...

Pirates Basketball Wins First tournament Game Since 1998
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Pirates Basketball Wins First tournament Game Since 1998

By: Ally Doty The Pensacola State College men’s basketball team headed to Ocala, FL on Monday, March 3 to compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association State Tournament for the first time since 1998, when they defeated Dayton State College 102-79, but lost their second game, being bumped out of the tournament and went...

Long-running Lumberjack Festival educates with side of competition
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Long-running Lumberjack Festival educates with side of competition

by Savana Morie The sun shined bright on Pensacola State College’s Milton campus last Saturday, March 1, making it a seemingly perfect day for people of all ages to come enjoy the 26th annual Northwest Florida Forestry Conclave and Lumberjack Festival, with events running from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry was free and open...

AmeriCorps VISTA program Joins Forces with Mayor for Blanket Drive
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AmeriCorps VISTA program Joins Forces with Mayor for Blanket Drive

By Rebecca Juntunen You don’t have to walk too far in Pensacola to find a homeless man or woman standing on the roadside. It isn’t uncommon, either, to see them huddled on park benches or sleeping in other temporary shelters around the city. Pensacola State College’s AmeriCorps VISTA program is taking strides to change this...

Artist Jo Stealey visits PSC; work on display at Switzer Center
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Artist Jo Stealey visits PSC; work on display at Switzer Center

by Savana Morie Students and faculty of Pensacola State College came together last Thursday, Feb. 20, to honor this year’s Switzer Distinguished Artist Jo Stealey, who considered the honor an “absolute thrill.”  The reception, which began at 6 p.m in the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts on the Pensacola campus, was free to...

Gallery Night, Pensacon a hit with visitors, cosplayers and fans
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Gallery Night, Pensacon a hit with visitors, cosplayers and fans

by Alexis Lugo Pensacon and cosplay enthusiasts livened up Gallery Night on Palafox Street on Feb. 21 with theme parties and costumes. Venues such as O’Riley’s, World of Beer and Emerald City hosted a “Harry Potter,” “Game of Thrones” and costume party, respectively. As Gallery Night carried on with its trademark art, music and food,...