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Fagan named campus police chief
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Fagan named campus police chief

Chief Fagan hopes to build relationships with campus, community   By Jimmy Pham “We are friendly; we are approachable; we want to talk to people,” said new Pensacola State College Chief of Police Sean Fagan. As of May 2017, Fagan has been promoted from Assistant Director of the PSC Police department. Although Fagan has 27...

PSC preps students for future success
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PSC preps students for future success

By Becca Carlson Given the recent School.com ranking of third best public state colleges in Florida, it’s no surprise that Pensacola State College has many student success stories. The school strives to provide services that allow students to succeed and continue on their academic paths. Affordability and student services Tracey Squaire, a PSC Journalism alumni,...

Journalist Leonard Pitts urges student political involvement
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Journalist Leonard Pitts urges student political involvement

By Barron Demons Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author Leonard Pitts shared his views on our divided society at the WSRE Amos Studio. On August 30th, the syndicated columnist presented his speech Saving America: Politics at the Crossroads. Pitts greeted the crowd with humor and touched on important yet often controversial subjects. He quoted many...

PSC Ranks 3rd in Florida
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PSC Ranks 3rd in Florida

Dr. Edward Meadows proud of college’s student successes By Becca Carlson Pensacola State College is ranked number 3 in affordability, student-faculty ratio, graduation rates, and university transfers out of 28 Florida state colleges according to a recent Schools.com survey. The survey confirms what many students and faculty already know about PSC, that the school goes...

One’s trash, another’s treasure
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One’s trash, another’s treasure

Art students pair with Habitat for Humanity for art show fundraiser By Sarah Richards Upcycling is the new recycling, as the Pensacola State College art students showed at the “Artistically Repurposed” event, where they gathered “found objects” that would have otherwise contributed to the landfills, as well as items from the Habitat ReStore Thrift Store,...

Learn the price; think twice
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Learn the price; think twice

Students learn financial literacy through Money Matters By: Jennifer Brandon Pensacola State College (PSC) has had the Financial Literacy Committee since 2010. The committee started with a small group of faculty and staff, concerned about the financial hardships students face, specifically their absence of knowledge when it came to financial matters. The committee has since...

Senate bill targets local beaches
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Senate bill targets local beaches

Editorial By Jay Phillips Recently, our state’s Senators have shown support for Senate Bill 1073, which covers a tricky problem that has been deemed double-taxation. This bill could have a largely negative impact for both Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach and could cause drastic changes to the beaches we have all come to love. The...

Utilize Canvas for students’ benefit
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Utilize Canvas for students’ benefit

Editorial Canvas (eLearning) is is a platform known for making students’ lives a little more organized. The program makes it easy to keep up with our assignments and grades as well as keeping in contact with our fellow classmates and instructors. The best part? It’s free. Canvas is used for all PSC’s online classes but...

Addams Family Musical
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Addams Family Musical

By Sarah Richards To start off the Halloween season, Pensacola State College will present “The Addams Family Musical.” However, with this interpretation, it will be the crazy and campy family all grown up. Dr. Whatley, Director of Theatre, says, of this incarnation, “There are some new characters, such as Wednesday’s fiancé and his family, and...

Spot suicide predictors through awareness
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Spot suicide predictors through awareness

PSC recognizes Suicide Prevention Month by creating an open dialogue By Jennifer Brandon Are you suicidal? This question might seem taboo, but could save a life if asked. Rachelle S. Burns, the Crisis Referral Coordinator of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) at Pensacola State College said, “Suicide prevention is anything that you do to help...