Monthly Archives: April 2017

Paws on Palafox is for pups and their people

By Taylor Hall
Staff Writer

Take a stroll with your dog through downtown Pensacola this Saturday, May 6, and help support Pensacola Humane Society’s Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic. This year is the third annual Paws on Palafox 3K Dog Walk.

Opinion: Consumers should have right to repair devices, not be held hostage

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer

Being on a college campus, you hear a lot about your rights — especially amidst the political transition our nation is currently in. Throughout the school year, administration and organizations will bring in guest speakers to talk about the importance of free speech and freedom of expression.

Paws and Play offered doggies, coloring, relaxation techniques, and more ways to de-stress

By Elizabeth Gray
Staff Writer

On Tuesday students de-stressed before finals by playing with puppies.

Paws and Play was held in the John C. Pace Library and was sponsored by Counseling & Psychological services, Wellness Services, and the UWF Libraries.

Earth Day brings people in Pensacola together

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

The Earth Day Pensacola celebration, at Bayview Park on April 22, brought people from different backgrounds together for education and environmental awareness.

UWF Art Department hosts semi-annual pop-up exhibition

By Allison Bew
Staff Writer

Artwork done solely by University of West Florida students lined the halls of the Theatre and Art building last Thursday. Along with paintings, drawings and sculptures, visual displays and performance art were also on display.

Discussing the Un-Discussable: Health, Heart and Home

By Taylor Hall
Staff Writer

Women’s issues and rights were discussed extensively at the latest Discussing the Un-Discussable meeting on Tuesday in the Commons Room 272. The theme this month was “Health, Hart, and Home.”

UWF’s Theresa Michalak nominated for DII Athlete of the Year

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida’s senior swimmer Theresa Michalak was recently named a 2017 Division II Honda Athlete of the Year nominee for swimming and diving, which is yet another title she can add to her expansive resume.

CAB wraps up the year with Open Mic Night

By William Watson
Staff Writer

The Campus Activity Board closed the curtain on this school year’s events as they hosted Open Mic Night on Thursday in the Argo Galley.

Finding your focus

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

Many students find they have a hard time focusing on getting their work done or studying for a test. Sometimes it’s too noisy, or it’s too quiet, or sometimes they have too many things on their mind and they are not productive.

Opinion: Is an arm and a leg worth a shorter commute?

By Allison Bew
Staff Writer

I am one of the 11,000 commuters who attend UWF, and I come from the Gulf Breeze/Navarre area. This means I have to either brave the traffic, causing my commute to be roughly 45 minutes to an hour one way, or pay the steep price of a $7.50 round-trip toll to get to school.