Monthly Archives: March 2017

Opinion: UWF goes crazy for Coke, but is that a good thing?

By Alicia Adams
Staff Writer

Welcome to 2017, an age where the most riveting news on a university campus is the introduction of a new product to the vending machines.

Popular Palafox Market even busier with arrival of spring

By Allison Bew
Staff Writer

The Palafox Market is a year-round farmers market that especially blooms in the springtime with fresh produce and people wanting to support local businesses and eat organically.

Free speech, diversity central to universities, Princeton professor says in lecture

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

Princeton Professor Keith Whittington challenged UWF students to tolerate differing opinions and make their voices heard at a lecture on March 21.

Play in the streets of downtown Pensacola

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer

Last Saturday, the historic downtown Pensacola hosted its first Ciclovia event.

Ciclovia (Seek-loh-via) originated in South America during the 1970s, and promotes an active, healthy lifestyle and a united community. Over the past 30 years, the movement has reached more than 400 cities across the world.

English internship program celebrates five years

By William Watson
Staff Writer

The Department of English held a celebration for the its internship program on Wednesday at the Argonaut Athletic Club.

UWF hosts ‘Raptivist’ Aisha Fukushima

By Taylor Hall
Staff Writer

The UWF Conference Center was filled with energy on Wednesday as Aisha Fukushima rapped, sang and lectured about equality and diversity. Fukushima calls herself a “raptivist” – or rap activist.

Experience the Labyrinth right here on campus

By Elizabeth Gray
Staff Writer

If you’ve ever wanted to visit the Chartres Cathedral in France but can’t quite come up with the funds, don’t worry, because the UWF Department of History is bringing the cathedral to you.

Opinion: Turn out the lights and support Earth Hour this Saturday to help save the planet

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

Earth Hour, celebrated this year on Saturday, March 25, is perhaps the most important environmental event of the year, and surprisingly one that will go unnoticed in Pensacola.

Play in the streets of downtown Pensacola

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer

Downtown Pensacola will host its first Ciclovia event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. this  Saturday.

Ciclovia is an international movement begun in the 1970s in Colombia to promote an active, healthy lifestyle and a united community. Pensacola’s Ciclovia festival takes place beginning at Maritime Park, stretching down to Bayfront Parkway, and back up to the intersection of Garden and Palafox streets.

Argos hold off late Spring Hill rally for seventh straight win

By Tyler Wood
Contributing Writer 

The West Florida men’s baseball team has improved to 17-10 on the strength of seven consecutive wins, the latest being a 7-5 non-conference victory over Spring Hill College on Wednesday evening.