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Effects of dispersants still unknown

Nick Alford-The Corsair Nearly three months after the leaking well head that released an estimated 4.9 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico was finally capped, the EPA and BP have issued statements telling the public that the oil spill has been cleaned up and that no more crude can be found...

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Bid for new vendor in Student Center begins

DUSTIN TONEY – The Corsair Pensacola State College has begun the bidding for a new vendor in the Student Center, Building 5. The establishment is meant to provide students an alternative food service to the restaurants and chains surrounding the campus. It will be located in the deli area across from the book store. Various...

BP or BS?
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BP or BS?

CHERYL ERICKSON– The Corsair As the creator of Peter Pan once said, “We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.”  James Matthew Barrie had a simple point in this statement. You don’t know what you got, till it’s gone. That rings true for so many things....

President’s religion is irrelevant
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President’s religion is irrelevant

SEAN BLACKWELL – The Corsair According to a recent poll, 18 percent of Americans believe President Obama is Muslim while only 34 percent believe the fact that he is Christian, and not surprising, 43 percent proclaim they don’t know his religion. Why do Americans refuse to believe the president when he says that he is...

Second to the greater good  is how we should live
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Second to the greater good is how we should live

Matthew Leight – The Corsair On the corner of 12th and Gonzalez is where more than 75 artisans and vendors converged for two days of art, music and food. My initial reasons for writing about the New Beginnings Festival were less than virtuous.  My mother had displayed an interest in attending the event and likewise...

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New textbooks…really?

John Curtis – The Corsair As many a student will attest, financial excess and attending college seldom co-exist.  There is no doubt that a college education is expensive, but this point is only exacerbated by our current textbook system. I considered taking a Pre-Calculus course this fall as an elective, I eventually passed on the...