Daily Archives: February 28, 2016

UWF baseball defeats nationally ranked Valdosta State in three-game series

By Grier Wellborn
Sports Editor

The UWF Argos exit the field after dominating Valdosta State 8-0 in the first game of this weekend’s three-game series on Saturday.
Photo by Grier Wellborn.

The University of West Florida baseball team faced off …

So many books, so little time: Must-reads for your Spring Break bucket list

By Mackenzie Kees
Opinions Editor

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This writer started on her must-read books at an early age.
Photo courtesy Mackenzie Kees.

To paraphrase one of the greats, Jane Austen: “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man in possession of …

Amtrak is a possibility for Pensacola, but would it benefit UWF students?

By Sara Agans
Staff Writer

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Pensacolians might get another choice for transit in the near future.
Graphic courtesy of https://nextcity.org

All aboard? An Amtrak train stopped in Pensacola on Friday, Feb. 19, for the first time since Hurricane Katrina (2005) …

TAGGED exhibition opens for its spring 2016 season

By Sydney O’Gwynn
Staff Writer

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Junior art major Corey Frey won Best in Show with his piece, “Quiddity,” a painting of a baby girl, modeled after his daughter.
Photo by Sydney O’Gwynn.

Junior studio art major Corey Frey took home …

UWF encourages students to ‘Love Every Body’

By Sydney O’Gwynn

Staff Writer

 UWF Active Mind’s president Jessica Mager explains the activity to an interested student on Tuesday in the Commons. The “Love Every Body” event is held annually during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Photo by Sydney O’Gwynn.

UWF Active Mind’s president Jessica Mager explains the activity to an interested student on Tuesday in the Commons. The “Love Every Body” event is held annually during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
Photo by Sydney

UWF Community Garden continues to blossom in its seventh year of operation

By Kenny Detwyler
Contributing Writer

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About 40 volunteers, including UWF faculty and students, show up to work on Saturday work days at the UWF Community Garden.
Photo by Kenny Detwyler.

The UWF Community Garden recently has been growing more than …

International student athlete Peggy de Villiers overcomes challenges while breaking records

By Tom Moore
Contributing Writer

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UWF swimmers Theresa Michalak (left) and Peggy de Villiers (right) celebrate their individual and team wins in last week’s NSISC Swimming and Diving Championships.
Photo courtesy UWF Athletics.

University of West Florida swimmer Peggy De …

UWF 15th Annual Women’s Studies Conference to be ‘rigorous high-impact learning experience’

By Kaitlin Lott
Staff Writer

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Over the last 14 years, the University of West Florida’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program has hosted its annual Women’s Studies Conference (WSC), seeking to empower girls and women through scholastic achievements. This year, the …

A little bit of sunshine – and less technology – is what you need

By Kelsi Gately
Staff Writer

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Photo courtesy of debate.org

Today, the average person spends 11 hours of his or her day with technology and doesn’t spend enough time outside. Ironically, I am writing this on my laptop, but I am …