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Life with snail mail brings positivity

The modern mailbox is boring. The daily ritual of walking or driving to the mailbox, flipping open the little door, to take out bills, political campaigns, philanthropic pleas, and magazines is no luxury of communication anymore, it’s a chore. No different than sweeping the kitchen or putting away the dishes.

Youth must ignite sparks of progress
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Youth must ignite sparks of progress

Election Day is again drawing closer and political rhetoric has increased to a fever pitch. In their efforts to grapple for every last vote, there have been numerous references by the candidates to America’s Founding Fathers. At the same time, some have sought to dismiss the passions and voices of youth advocates. These advocates are portrayed as too uneducated, unsophisticated, and inexperienced to have their voice matter in American government.

PSC perseveres despite Sally’s destruction
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PSC perseveres despite Sally’s destruction

The students and staff of Pensacola State College (PSC) held their breath as Hurricane Sally began her devastating path of destruction through Northwest Florida September 16. The bands surrounding Hurricane Sally lashed at the coastlines for over 24 hours, causing life-threatening six-foot coastal storm surges as it stalled over the ocean.

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Rest in power, Chadwick Boseman

I usually don’t get sad at celebrity deaths. But I’m not going to lie, when I heard about Chadwick Boseman’s death, my heart. It’s not the fact that he died so young, but it’s the manner of how he died. Colon Cancer. Most celebrity deaths involve a nasty cocktail of depression, unspoken horrors, and usually, drugs.

Hurricane Sally makes landfall 16 years after Ivan
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Hurricane Sally makes landfall 16 years after Ivan

By Madeline Hicks September 16th, 2004, Category three Hurricane Ivan ravaged the Gulf Coast, leaving significant damage in its wake. 16 years later, Category two Hurricane Sally slammed into near identical areas on the anniversary of Ivan.  In the Atlantic Ocean just off the coast of South Florida, Hurricane Sally formed on September 12th, marking...

Where sports fall, eSports rise
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Where sports fall, eSports rise

Online based sports, fantasy leagues rise in popularity By Alex Naselius, John Seward & Jay Phillips It used to be that a sports team was comprised of neighborhood friends; now it would be quicker and easier to hop on a computer or PlayStation and connect with a gamer in South Korea faster than it would...

Tradition or Torment: A path to heal
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Tradition or Torment: A path to heal

By Chris Sharp and Travis Hajenga In 1975, members of the Ku Klux Klan rallied together in downtown Pensacola to protest the changing of Escambia High’s mascot from the “Rebels” to what is now the “Gators.” Forty-two years later, Pensacola finds itself in a similar predicament with a Confederate statue in Lee Square. The conflict...

Health Club raises attention on personal wellness
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Health Club raises attention on personal wellness

By Sarah Richards FITT & Well isn’t just a club, but a multi-sourced resource for students interested in increasing their overall wellness. This resource aims to dispel the myth that wellness is limited to the physical realm.   College is one of the most stressful times in a person’s life; stress can cause sleeplessness, which...

Bee-Ware of what lurks at PSC
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Bee-Ware of what lurks at PSC

Story and Photos By Sean Minton “Taxidermy is how I make a living; beekeeping is my passion.” – Chad Cooper Beekeeper Chad Cooper climbs up the magnolia tree located between building 7 and 8 and safely transfers the bees from their hive into a vacuum to relocate them to a different environment. His wife, Beth...

Humans of PSC October 2017
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Humans of PSC October 2017

Eviana Linder Do you have a favorite class? Probably music appreciation with Mr. Jernigan. Do you have any study tips? Well, this year is my first year, and I’m just getting the hang of it myself, but I just keep up with my emails, and I write down what I need to know and what...