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Better safe than sorry, know HIV status
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Better safe than sorry, know HIV status

Free HIV tests available on campus for all By Becca Carlson and Sean Minton At the beginning of 1980, AIDS was practically unheard of but by the end of 1981 50,280 cases of the disease had been reported throughout the United States. Closing out 1992, that number jumped to 202,520 people. This epidemic has dwindled...

Women’s March Pensacola: The Y chromosome delima
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Women’s March Pensacola: The Y chromosome delima

Editorial   Participating in the Pensacola Women’s March, the amount of diversity represented that day was impressive. It was clear that participants did not march solely for the rights of women, but for the rights of everyone.   People of color, the LGBT and newly added Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (QIA) community, immigrants, those of...

Fewer Carbon Footprints in the Sand
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Fewer Carbon Footprints in the Sand

Ocean Hour Cleans Up While Taking Out the Trash By Sara Richards Ocean Hour is the world’s first international weekly cleanup and has partnered with Earth Ethics and the Pensacola Scenic Highway Foundation to help beautify Pensacola and maintain the home of locals and haven of tourists.  Every Saturday from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., at...

Take a walk, get some Bad Ass food.
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Take a walk, get some Bad Ass food.

By Becca Carlson Many people already know about on-campus food options yet want alternatives to their mealtime routines. Located within walking distance of Pensacola State College’s Main Campus, Bad Ass Coffee & Shirley’s Deli offers great food, healthy choices, and affordable prices. Not to mention the 100% American grown Kona coffee! PSC students, such as...

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,...

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...