Monthly Archives: April 2016

A tiny house can be a big step toward being debt-free

By Kelsi Gately

http://buy-generic-clomid.com/ Staff Writer

 University of Texas design major Joel Weber designed and built his 145-square-foot tiny house for less than $15,000. Photo courtesy of Tech Insider.

University of Texas design major Joel Weber designed and built his 145-square-foot tiny house for less than $15,000.
Photo courtesy of Tech Insider.

 Tiny homes have become a social movement that has spread across the …

A whirlwind of service in just three days’ time: How UWF students give back through ASB

Mackenzie Kees
Opinions Editor

 A group of UWF students from the 2014 ASB trip to Memphis, Tennessee enjoyed their Spring Break by giving back to the community. Photo courtesy of the UWF ASB Facebook group.

A group of UWF students from the 2014 ASB trip to Memphis, Tennessee enjoyed their Spring Break by giving back to the community.
Photo courtesy of the UWF ASB Facebook group.

While most UWF students spent …

GrooveBoston provides beats at CAB After Dark

By Sara Agans
Staff Writer

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GrooveBoston brings “electro-awesome” show to CAB After Dark.
Photo by of Sara Agans.

Friday’s CAB After Dark event was highlighted by GrooveBoston, an “electro-awesome” experience that creates large-scale events on college campuses.

“GrooveBoston really isn’t …

UWF Singers to perform songs of hope and rejoicing for final concert of semester

By Sydney O’Gwynn
Staff Writer

 Many guest artists will join The UWF Singers in the spring concert on April 18. Photo courtesy of uwfsingers.com

Many guest artists will join The UWF Singers in the spring concert on April 18.
Photo courtesy of uwfsingers.com

Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” will be the focal point of The University of West Florida Singers …

My experience with dual enrollment: a head start on college credits

By Sydney O’Gwynn
Staff Writer

 UWF offers high school students the opportunity to be dual enrolled here and at their high school. Photo courtesy of WVTF.org.

UWF offers high school students the opportunity to be dual enrolled here and at their high school.
Photo courtesy of WVTF.org.

I can still remember my first day of college. I packed my books into …

Does a traditional college degree give students the skills they need to succeed in the 21st century?

By Tom Moore
Contributing Writer

 Graphic courtesy of http://college-education.procon.org/. Source: Project on Student Debt, “State by State Data,” www.projectonstudentdebt.org (Oct. 14, 2013).

Graphic courtesy of http://college-education.procon.org/.
Source: Project on Student Debt, “State by State Data,” www.projectonstudentdebt.org (Oct. 14, 2013).

SATs, ACTs, GEDs and high school diplomas … navigating the road to life’s success can be quite the …

America, the ‘Land of the Free’?

By Tom Moore
Contributing Writer

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“O’er the land of the free, and the home of the brave.”

For the last 85 years, these famous words from our National Anthem have exemplified the foundation that America has been built on since …

New coach has high expectations for 2016-2017 cheerleading team

By Sara Agans
Staff Writer

 The 2016-2017 UWF cheerleading team had tryouts and was announced April 9. Photos courtesy of Kathleen Mills.

The 2016-2017 UWF cheerleading team had tryouts and was announced April 9.
Photos courtesy of Kathleen Mills.

Tryouts for the 2016-2017 UWF cheerleading team, which were held on Saturday, April 9, involved a lot of …

Graphic Design seniors showcase portfolios at ‘Resolution’ exhibit

By Claudia Carlson
Staff Writer

 The UWF Innovation Center hosted the students’ “Resolution” exit show last week.

The UWF Innovation Center hosted the students’ “Resolution” exit show last week.

UWF Graphic Design graduating seniors got to showcase their work in an exit show, “Resolution,” April 11 through 14 at the UWF Innovation …

Project Clean Plate yields results, but might not inspire long-lasting action

By Kenny Detwyler
Contributing Writer

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Project Clean Plate yielded 211 pounds of food donated to Argo Pantry by Chartwells.
Photo courtesy UWF Dining.

Just as students are starting to clean their plates, the Nautilus Market is going to start piling …