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Honoring Black History Month; Inspiring facts to remember throughout the year
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Honoring Black History Month; Inspiring facts to remember throughout the year

By Kelli Green In February Americans and Canadians celebrate Black History Month. In honor of that celebration here are a few interesting black history facts. During the Haitian revolution, led by Toussaint L’Overtute, the  colony of Santo Domingo (now, Dominican Republic) abolished slavery in 1801 and  on January 1, 1804, former slave and revolutionary general,...

Citizens of Pensacola enjoy Martin Luther King Jr. parade
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Citizens of Pensacola enjoy Martin Luther King Jr. parade

By Kelli Green Last Monday, January 18, we celebrated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This was the thirtieth year of the celebration commemorating the leader who would have been 87-years-old on January 15. Many citizens of Pensacola congregated downtown to help celebrate. Schools, various branches of the military, churches, local law enforcement and...

PSC students work with Pensacola Museum of Art for Mucha exhibit
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PSC students work with Pensacola Museum of Art for Mucha exhibit

By Kimberly Bogers In December, six Pensacola State College students in the Graphic Design program teamed up with Dr. Patrick M. Rowe and the Pensacola Museum of Art to present a collateral campaign project that featured items created for promotional use, such as postcards, flyers and posters. The project was initiated by Rowe, a retired...

Bring Back Warrington Works to Increase Warrington’s Popularity
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Bring Back Warrington Works to Increase Warrington’s Popularity

By Katherine Chen & Kimberly Bogers Saturday, October 3rd was a time of good company, good food and good music at Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus. Vendors pitched tents to sell their wares while food trucks crowded nearby and music from the bands Pelican 212 and Bear With Me entertained visitors. The event also featured...

PSC Jazz Band Still Going Strong Over Half a Century Later
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PSC Jazz Band Still Going Strong Over Half a Century Later

By Pamela Sandoval Imagine that you travel through time; you are going to Pensacola State College (PSC) in the late 1960s. Everything is in black and white, just like an old movie. You find yourself in the Ashmore Auditorium in Building 8; it’s hot and there is dim lighting. You hear people talking far in...

Review: Jumping into the “Rabbit Hole”
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Review: Jumping into the “Rabbit Hole”

by Danielle Storley Intense emotion and genuine acting shared the stage recently during the Pensacola State College Theater Department’s presentation of the play “Rabbit Hole” at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium. A contemporary drama about the grief of a couple recovering from losing their four-year-old son, the play was directed by Rodney Whatley. The grieving...

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Compensation for College Athletes?

Tim Ajmani The Corsair One of the biggest issues involving the NCAA today is whether or not student athletes should be compensated for their services to their school’s athletic programs. A highly debated subject, the topic has perhaps gained more and more controversy due to recent support by high profile coaches. The NCAA has also...

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From book to movie

Tim Ajmani The Corsair A couple weeks ago, I wrote a review on “The Hunger Games” film adaptation based on the novel by Suzanne Collins. As I mentioned in that, it was very good. It got me thinking: What are some of the best recent book-to-movie adaptations out there? Probably high on that list has...

2012 NBA playoff chase breakdown
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2012 NBA playoff chase breakdown

Tim Ajmani The Corsair The NBA regular season is nearing its end. With teams having between nine and eleven games remaining, the race for the playoffs has become closer than ever. Here is my breakdown of the NBA playoff chases in the Eastern and Western Conferences. Eastern Conference Statistically, the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls...

The Hunger Games: Movie review
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The Hunger Games: Movie review

Tim Ajmani The Corsair There’s only been one series of books that has captivated my interest and desire to finish reading each as soon as possible. That is the story of Harry Potter. Well, that is, up until now. When I started to read Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games, I experienced the same feeling; I...