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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...

Netflix Review: Shameless
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Netflix Review: Shameless

By Katelyn Bailey Nowadays, it’s complicated to find a slice of life TV show that’s intriguing enough to keep you wanting to watch episode after episode and still keep you on the edge of your seat.  Most dramedies are tacky or really generic. The ends are predictable and they feel borderline not realistic because, let’s...

Netflix Review: “Hush”
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Netflix Review: “Hush”

By Arieann Pettway “Hush” is a suspense/thriller movie directed by Mike Flanagan. Kate Siegel stars  as Maddie. The movie is what one would call a lesson learned movie. Trouble for Maddie starts one day when she’s home alone and notices picture messages from her own phone popping up on her computer. Though the main character,...

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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...