Thousands march for equal rights

Thousands march for equal rights

By Allison Bew Staff Writer More than 2,000 people gathered in Plaza de Luna in downtown Pensacola on Saturday to march in solidarity for equal rights, despite the heavy rain and thunderstorms. More »

Black Student Alliance aims to unite black community on campus

Black Student Alliance aims to unite black community on campus

By Shawna Moore Staff Writer The Black Student Alliance (BSA) at the University of West Florida was formed in fall of 2016 to serve as a collaboration of all black student-serving organizations. More »

Being an All-Steinway School still leaves teachers, students in awe 11 years later

Being an All-Steinway School still leaves teachers, students in awe 11 years later

By Elizabeth Gray Staff Writer According to Hedi Salanki-Rubardt, director of the piano program and a Yamaha Artist, being an “All-Steinway School” has made a monumental difference for the University of West More »

UWF hosts 26 schools for Sixth Annual Argo Invitational Mock Trial Tournament

UWF hosts 26 schools for Sixth Annual Argo Invitational Mock Trial Tournament

By Alicia Adams Staff Writer The University of West Florida Mock Trial Team hosted the Sixth Annual Argo Invitational Mock Trial Tournament this weekend, Jan. 14 and 15. The event was held More »

‘Points of Departure’ exhibits promising talents at UWF

‘Points of Departure’ exhibits promising talents at UWF

By Juliana Liévano Uribe Staff Writer The Art Gallery (TAG) at the University of West Florida is currently showcasing “Points of Departure,” which contains foundation-level works of art by fall semester students More »

 

Thousands march for equal rights

By Allison Bew
Staff Writer
More than 2,000 people gathered in Plaza de Luna in downtown Pensacola on Saturday to march in solidarity for equal rights, despite the heavy rain and thunderstorms.

The Women’s March on Pensacola had more than 2,800 people register to march.

Finding help in man’s best friend

By William Watson
Staff Writer
Many people agree that pets can enhance lives. Across campus, you may see some students with a pet or service animal to lead them, or for emotional support.

Pets are usually left at home, knowing their owner will soon return. However, many pets travel with and aid their owners throughout the day.

Black Student Alliance aims to unite black community on campus

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer
The Black Student Alliance (BSA) at the University of West Florida was formed in fall of 2016 to serve as a collaboration of all black student-serving organizations. The goal of BSA is to create harmony and partnership among the various cultures within the black community and to help each organization reach success and prosper, according Jasmiane Duckworth, UWF freshman whom serves on the organization’s board.

Being an All-Steinway School still leaves teachers, students in awe 11 years later

By Elizabeth Gray
Staff Writer
According to Hedi Salanki-Rubardt, director of the piano program and a Yamaha Artist, being an “All-Steinway School” has made a monumental difference for the University of West Florida. Jan. 28 marks the date that the Department of Music gets to celebrate this prestigious honor for the 11th year.

UWF hosts 26 schools for Sixth Annual Argo Invitational Mock Trial Tournament

By Alicia Adams
Staff Writer
The University of West Florida Mock Trial Team hosted the Sixth Annual Argo Invitational Mock Trial Tournament this weekend, Jan. 14 and 15. The event was held throughout several classrooms and in UWF’s own mock trial courtroom in building 78. Stetson University College of Law sponsored the competition.

UWF men make 27-0 run for second-half comeback

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer
The University of West Florida’s men’s basketball team beat the University of West Georgia on Saturday 97-89 after a second-half comeback at the UWF Field House.

‘Points of Departure’ exhibits promising talents at UWF

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer
The Art Gallery (TAG) at the University of West Florida is currently showcasing “Points of Departure,” which contains foundation-level works of art by fall semester students from diverse courses.

Back to stressed

By Allison Bew
Staff writer
The start of the spring semester always arrives more quickly than expected. After enjoying the holiday season with your family, the idea of starting the new semester after three short weeks can be frightening.

Meryl Streep attacks President-Elect Donald Trump during Golden Globes speech

By Taylor Hall
Staff Writer
Meryl Streep graced the stage last Sunday at the Golden Globes ceremony in Hollywood as she accepted the Cecille B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement. Without saying his name once, Streep shared her opinion of President-elect Donald Trump.

UWF to host 6th annual mock trial tournament

By Alicia Adams
Staff Writer
Don’t have any plans this weekend? Have you ever wanted to watch a court trial? No worries! Come join the University of West Florida’s Mock Trial Team at the 6th Annual UWF Argo Invitational.