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Tra Bouscaren’s Interactive Exhibit Redefines “Site-Responsive” Art

By John McLeod  A new art installation opened at the Lamar Studio in Building 15 on Pensacola’s campus. Admission is free to the general public and students from September 12th to December 9th. Tra Bouscaren, the artist behind the exhibit, focuses on “the intersection of waste culture and the surveillance state.” He will make several...

PSC’s Kilgore Review is opened for submissions
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PSC’s Kilgore Review is opened for submissions

by Micayla O’Malley The Kilgore, PSC’s student-run literary journal, is now accepting submissions for poetry, short fiction, photography, and art for their spring issue. The drop box will be open until March 1st for anyone looking to get their work published. Submitting work for consideration in the issue provides a unique opportunity to receive recognition,...

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Spotlight on PTK Theta Chi

by Sebastian Gordon Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is an international honor society for those seeking college credentials. PTK was first founded on November 19th, 1918, and has been helping serve students for over 100 years. PTK assists students in high academic standing through workshops, scholarships, and even conventions. PTK helps provide many essential life skills...

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Community activists fight to save historic tree

by Sebastian Gordon Recently, the largest measured and recorded Heritage Oak Tree in Escambia County has been placed under attack. The Development Review Committee approved it to be cut down to expand the A+ Storage facility on 6155 N. Palafox Street.  The tree sits at the back of a .56 acre vacant lot recently purchased...

PSC students graduate despite COVID-19
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PSC students graduate despite COVID-19

by Enrique Viveros PSC Pirates and families gathered at the Pensacola Bay Center on May 9th  to have an annual commencement ceremony for the graduating classes of Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021. Over 400 students were set to graduate for the Spring 2021 semester.  Attendees to graduation were required to wear a mask...

PSC athletics welcomes new coach, Patricia Gandolfo
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PSC athletics welcomes new coach, Patricia Gandolfo

On July 22nd PSC Athletics welcomed Pensacola native Patricia Gandolfo as the new head coach for the volleyball team. She will be fulfilling the position from Jennie Belarmino, the previous volleyball coach. Patricia Gandolfo is coming from being the assistant volleyball coach at the University of West Florida and the University of South Alabama in...

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PSC pitcher drafted by Kansas City Royals

by Sebastian Gordon During the summer, PSC pitcher Patrick Halligan (#35) was drafted in the thirteenth round to train and play with Kansas City’s baseball team, Kansas City Royals. Halligan is currently a twenty-one-year-old 6’6 sophomore at PSC. Throughout his baseball career, Halligan has been very successful. In high school, Halligan played baseball for all...

New mental health counselor comes to PSC
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New mental health counselor comes to PSC

by Sebastian Gordon Recently, a new mental health counselor joined PSC’s Wellness Services. Her name is Rachel Presley. She will be offering Mental Health Counseling on PSC’s Warrington Campus on Thursdays.  “Students should expect a calm, understanding environment. People are often nervous when starting therapy. When my clients stick through it and leave therapy, they...

AASA hosts Juneteenth celebration
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AASA hosts Juneteenth celebration

by Sebastian Gordon On June 19th, PSC held its first Juneteenth event. The event was held at the Student Center in Bldg. 5 and Hagler Auditorium on the main campus. It started at 9 AM and extended until 7 PM.  Juneteenth is a holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of African American slaves....

Mask mandate in shambles
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Mask mandate in shambles

by Crystal Duc In the midsts of the recent nationwide increase of new coronavirus cases ushered in by the more contagious Delta variant, Florida now leads the nation with the most COVID-19 infections. With the start of the upcoming school year looming on the horizon, Pensacola State College students, employees, and other Northwest Florida residents...