Monthly Archives: March 2017

Argo athletes continue winning streak over Spring Break

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer

While most students were enjoying Spring Break last week, some Argos were sporting a jersey.

The UWF women’s basketball team has had a historic 2016-17 season, and it’s not over yet. On Monday night, UWF defeated Rollins College 72-62 to give UWF the title of NCAA South Region Champions and a ticket to its first-ever NCAA Elite Eight appearance in Columbus, Ohio.

Cheap eats: Show your Nautilus card at these restaurants for discounts

By Elizabeth Gray
Staff Writer

Student life is expensive. With tuition on the rise and student loans lurking around the corner, it’s always nice for students to be able to save a little money.

Luckily, several Pensacola-area restaurants understand college woes and have discounts for students. And if they don’t offer a discount, they offer specials, or they contribute to UWF, so everyone wins.

What happens after graduation?

Alicia Adams
Staff writer

Graduation is fast approaching, and seniors across campus are dashing around trying to make sure they have everything they need to graduate. Along with ordering a cap and gown and making sure all their classes are in order, there is one additional thing they need – a plan.

Support the troops with UWF’s newest student org

By Alicia Adams
Staff writer

If you have been in the military, currently serve, have loved ones in the armed forces or simply want to support those who are, the University of West Florida has a new student organization just for you – the Armed Forces Student Alliance.

Photo Gallery: Gulf Breeze Arts Festival

Gulf Breeze High School hosted the Gulf Breeze Fine Arts Festival this weekend. Locals and visitors flocked to see work created by regional artists.

RHA and Housing Host Carnival on the Cannon Greens

By Taylor Hall
Staff Writer

UWF’s Cannon Green featured three inflatables and information booths on Tuesday during lunch hours as the Residence Hall Association and Housing and Residence Life hosted a carnival.

RHA and Housing both had booths for the events focusing on promoting room selection and a chance to relax during midterms.

UWF falls to UNA 6-2 for first loss at the Spoon in 2 years

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida baseball team lost its final game of the series on Sunday to the University of North Alabama 6-2 at Jim Spooner Field, giving the Argos their first home series loss in two years.

SGA affirms Black Lives Matter resolution

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida Student Government Association recently passed a resolution in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. This resolution, which was announced on Feb. 3 at the beginning of Black History Month, approved a banner to be displayed in the Commons that reads “UWF Student Government Association Affirms Black Lives Matter.”

A Day Without Women calls attention to equality

 

By Shawna Moore

Staff Writer

Many women have chosen to take the day off from work and school today in support of A Day Without Women. This national movement for women’s equality is meant to highlight how vital women are to our economic and social systems. Women who are not able to take off from school or work on this day — as well as men who support the movement — will be wearing red to show their solidarity of the nationwide campaign.

Chamber Music class brings the Baroque to Old Christ Church

By Taylor Hall

Staff Writer

Old Christ Church in historic Pensacola hosted the monthly Chamber Music Recital on Wednesday, directed by Hedi Salanki-Rubardt, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Music. This month’s recital was themed “Baroque and Beyond.”