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Building 1 prepares for deconstruction, resurrection
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Building 1 prepares for deconstruction, resurrection

By Sarah Richards Pensacola State College (PSC) will be changing with the tearing down of Building 1 (also known as The Baars Building, or the math building); the reconstruction is expected to be completed October 2019. Everything but the two-story part of Building 1 will be demolished. This plan resulted in the relocation of the...

Healthcare students awarded scholarships
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Healthcare students awarded scholarships

By Sarah Richards Pensacola State College (PSC) students Wei Anderson and Jessica Helloms-Poindester, and several other students majoring in the healthcare programs, were awarded scholarships on August 29th, for their study and service, courtesy of the Florida College System Chancellor and the Florida College System Foundation, Florida Blue, Helios Education First Generation scholars and Dream...

Writing Lab relocates to Building 4
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Writing Lab relocates to Building 4

By Rachel Giordano and Taylor Rooney The Writing Lab has a new home. Fear not, for the Writing Lab has only moved to room 448 in building 4. There have been talks about building 1, which is the oldest building at Pensacola State College (PSC), being torn down sometime in the future. Although no one...

Bill Hamilton Steps into Hall of Fame
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Bill Hamilton Steps into Hall of Fame

By Jaylen Boyd The FCSAA Hall of Fame inducts Pensacola State College (PSC) Bill Hamilton. Hamilton is the eighth PSC administrator/faculty member to be recognized by the organization. He is from Lake City, Florida, and is getting his bachelor’s degree from Huntingdon College. From his beginning as an assistant at Chipola State to a proud Pirate...

Going platinum:  PSC celebrates 70th anniversary
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Going platinum:  PSC celebrates 70th anniversary

By Sarah Richards Pensacola State College (PSC) celebrated its 70th anniversary September 13th with a week-long series of fortunate events.  These included a Bill Clover tribute, a WSRE in-studio anniversary show, meet-and-greets with PSC athletes and coaches, cake cuttings, and the opportunity to have your picture taken with the PSC pirate in the student union....

Robinson Scholars experience Costa Rica
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Robinson Scholars experience Costa Rica

By James Harris           Students from PSC went international this summer as they took learning out of the classroom.           For ten days, Costa Rica offered the experience of a lifetime and revealed the true meaning of pura vida.           Pura vida, which translates to “pure life,” is the most common...

Upcycling for a cause:  Students and faculty make old become new again
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Upcycling for a cause:  Students and faculty make old become new again

By Sarah Richards          Whether hanging from the walls or displayed on square white columns like a designer handbag boutique, art ranged from functional—such as lamps and tables—to decorative—such as wall art and sculpture—showing that one person’s junk was another person’s art.          The second annual Artistically Repurposed Art Show was held Friday, May 11, in the...

PSC Athletics announces 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award winners
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PSC Athletics announces 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award winners

By Barron Demons      Softball player Lia (Amelia) Johnson and baseball player Richard Sorrenti were named Pensacola State College’s Top Male and Female Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday, June 27.      Johnson, a sophomore from Panama City, graduated with an overall 3.91 grade point average and is a two-time NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award recipient, a...

Pensacola native signs with Pirates
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Pensacola native signs with Pirates

By Barron Demons      Shawndarius “Elmo” Cowart played basketball at Pensacola High school and has decided to stay home to play for Head Coach Pete Pena and the Pensacola State Pirates.      A freshman starting for a varsity team doesn’t happen very often. In the case for Cowart, at the point guard position, he...