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The old geezer:  We were lucky
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The old geezer:  We were lucky

By Rachel Giordano On Sunday, Oct. 7th, the Panhandle was informed of a tropical storm brewing out in the Gulf. Like so many storms before, some were not worried. Hurricane Michael turned out to be Hurricane Ivan’s bigger and stronger brother, and the people of Pensacola got extremely lucky, only they did not know it...

PSC Safety Month Stay Safe Tips
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PSC Safety Month Stay Safe Tips

Top 10 Stay Safe Tips By: Nicole Gunter With Pensacola State College kicking off Campus Safety Month March 1st, we compiled a list of Top 10 Safety Tips to keeping yourself safe. If you are being threatened with a gun or knife, the attacker doesn’t expect you to disarm him/her. “Everyone can be a victim,”...

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...

Alumni takes stand as president of WSC at UWF
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Alumni takes stand as president of WSC at UWF

By Becca Carlson Pensacola State College (PSC) alumni Sydney Stone, not yet 22 years old, is ready to take on some pretty tough subjects such as gender equality. Applying the lessons she learned over the past few years at PSC, the University of West Florida (UWF), and the school of life— she is ready to...

Keeping STEM alive: growing minds, and the future.
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Keeping STEM alive: growing minds, and the future.

By: Katelyn Bailey With our whole world fueled by technological innovation, one would think people would be all over the idea of seeking a degree where all the money and benefits are, and that field is computer science. Last year however only about 43,000 students graduated with a degree in Computer Science to fill the...

Get informed, take action, make a difference
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Get informed, take action, make a difference

How to live a greener life By Sarah Richards Artwork By Katelyn Bailey Environmentalism isn’t just for hippies or millennials, and one doesn’t have to be as wealthy as Ed Begley Jr. to make positive change. With every environmental crisis (like the BP oil spill, for example) people are becoming more aware of their environmental...

Student success: Tips on surviving college
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Student success: Tips on surviving college

              How to stay committed to new goals By Tracey Squaire It’s the start of a new year which is a time when people are ready for changes. It’s a time when people make promises to themselves, but it’s also a time when many people make promises they know...

Islamophobia is alive in America
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Islamophobia is alive in America

Students reveal what the media doesn’t show about Muslim Americans By Sean Minton Alaa Ibrahim spends most of her free time at school socializing and relaxing with her friends in the Student Center. Never could she have thought that her peaceful time could turn into a battleground of hate. Ibrahim is like any other teenager...