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Barron Sees: Williams prepares for season
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Barron Sees: Williams prepares for season

By Barron Demons A player certainly has talent if they are invited to the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League. Pensacola State Sophomore guard Gerald Williams has the size and athleticism to be a dynamic player at whatever level he plays. I witnessed Williams at one of the home games against Gulf Coast last year do...

New season, new energy, new Pirates: Men’s & Women’s Basketball
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New season, new energy, new Pirates: Men’s & Women’s Basketball

By Chris Sharp Men’s Basketball With fall approaching, basketball fans know the season is on the horizon. Pensacola State College (PSC) men’s basketball team is preparing for the start of the 2017-18 season. Last season’s men’s basketball team finished 12-15 in addition to losing their last five conference games. On first glance, Pirates fans could...

New faces of PSC sports
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New faces of PSC sports

Coaches introduce incoming Pirate athletes By Jay Phillips and Chris Sharp Pensacola State College (PSC) hosted its “Meet the Athlete” event in the Hartsell Arena’s Lou Ross Center on Thursday, Sept. 28. At this event, PSC’s coaches introduced their new teams. In addition to a few familiar faces and a few new transfers, PSC’s five...

First times and second chances
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First times and second chances

Making the most of your college experience By Sarah Richards Most of us go to college to get a degree so that we can have a career that will pay for that education.  However, if your sole objective is to get your degree and get the hell out, you’re missing out on everything else the...

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...