Monthly Archives: February 2016

A newbie’s firsthand experience at Pensacon

By Claudia Carlson

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Bay Center

Rows and rows of vendors packed the floor of The Bay Center. Photo by Claudia Carlson.

A few years ago I remember hearing about an event called Pensacon. Never in a million years did I …

Two UWF professors wrote the book on murder – literally

By Sara Agans
Staff Writer


UWF professors Richard Hough Sr. and Kimberly D. McCorkle wrote the newly released textbook “American Homicide.”
Photo by Sara Agans.

 Who would have thought that two of UWF’s own professors would literally write a book …

Bright future ahead for Vinyl headliners, alt-rock band Grizfolk

By Mackenzie Kees
Opinions Editor


Grizfolk hung out at 5½ Bar next to Vinyl Music Hall before their Thursday performance. Photo courtesy of Nadine Barragan.

This past Thursday, local hotspot Vinyl Music Hall saw performances by several gifted bands throughout …

UWF Singers, PCC Ensemble combine for winter concert

By Sydney O’Gwynn

Staff Writer

UWF Singers

Despite the stormy weather, the University of West Florida’s Singers and Chamber Choir didn’t disappoint with the concert “Praises!” on Monday, Feb. 15, in the Music Hall in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts.…

UWF Theatre Department brings classic Americana to the stage in ‘Oklahoma!’

By Sydney O’Gwynn

Staff Writer


The Theatre Department’s production continues next weekend.

The University of West Florida’s Department of Theatre dazzled in the opening night of its first production of the year, “Oklahoma!” on Friday night at the Center for …

UWF events bring Black History Month to life

By Kaitlin Lott

Staff Writer


Although many individuals may disagree in the rationalization of celebrating Black History Month, UWF continues to show support and engage in celebrating growth and change by hosting a series of events throughout the month of …

All in the Laatsch family

By Grier Wellborn

Sports Editor

Second in a series on Siblings in Sports


Jason, (left) and Josh Laatsch have played basketball together since their high school days in Birmingham.
Photo courtesy of Jason and Josh Laatsch.


Often, siblings share …

Do you know what it means to be a feminist?

By Kelsi Gately

Staff Writer

 Photo courtesy of League of Women Voters.

Photo courtesy of League of Women Voters.




While wasting time on Facebook, I found a BuzzFeed video titled, “Can a man be a feminist?” I found this very interesting as I was under …

Buddy wins Voyager’s Cutest Pet Contest by a landslide

By Claudia Carlson
Staff Writer


The Voyager Staff would like to thank all the students, faculty and staff who submitted a picture of their pets to our first-ever Cutest Pet Contest. There were 12 great submissions: three cats and nine …

Medical marijuana back on the ballot in Florida

By Kelsi Gately

Staff Writer

 California was the first state to allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Graphic courtesy of

California was the first state to allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes.
Graphic courtesy of





Map from Weiss Law Group

Come November, Florida voters will not just be voting …