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Know your roots; Black history is American history
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Know your roots; Black history is American history

By Kelli Green Last year actor and Fox News correspondent Stacey Dash said that America should get rid of Black History Month. She then attacked BET (Black Entertainment Television), basically stating that race-specific organizations and observations do nothing but help further segregation. She isn’t the first and she won’t be the last to make these...

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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...

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Spring break just isn’t the same

Amber Burse The Corsair Spring break is supposed to be an exciting time for students to relax and take a much needed mini-vacation away from doing school work. However, for spring-breakers, not much traveling was done this year. I polled thirty-two students and only one had plans to leave Pensacola for spring break. Most of...

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The phone can wait

Tim Ajmani The Corsair One of the first columns that I wrote when I started working for the Corsair last year was about my dislike for people who use their cell phones while driving. Well, I just thought I’d reiterate my frustration with those individuals. Yesterday was a terrible day for those who drove with...

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Quick thoughts on 2012 NBA All-Star Game

Tim Ajmani The Corsair Well, you can’t say there wasn’t any defense or physicality in the NBA All-Star Game. The NBA’s 2012 All-Star Game was held Sunday evening with the Western Conference All-Stars defeating the Eastern Conference 152-149. Unlike the NFL Pro Bowl held earlier in February, the NBA All-Star game got a little tight...

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Tim’s Midseason NBA Awards Predictions

Tim Ajmani The Corsair With All-Star weekend right around the corner, the 2011-2012 NBA season is about halfway done. Of course, this is no ordinary season; the lockout forced teams into a condensed sixty-six game schedule. The quality of basketball has degraded considerably. There are more blowouts and sloppy games in this season than I’ve...