Monthly Archives: September 2017

Catching up with Pete Shinnick: Argos football coach

By Steve Likovetz
Staff writer

After finishing his first season as the University of West Florida Argos head football coach with five wins, Pete Shinnick begins his second season leading the Argos to a 2-and-1 record.

Coach Shinnick came to UWF in 2014 with a career spanning 25 years. This week, we had the opportunity to sit down and talk about some of his philosophies on coaching, academics and starting a new program. Here are some of the highlights of the conversation.

Argonauts hold 2-1 record after loss to Valdosta State

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

Thousands of Argo fans gathered in excitement but left in disappointment after a 30-19 loss at Maritime Park in Downtown Pensacola.

Legacy of Flying Tigers lives on at UWF

By Anna Smith
Staff writer

The University of West Florida’s Confucius Institute presented The Legacy of the Flying Tigers event on Sept. 19 in the Commons Auditorium to commemorate WWII Fighter Pilot James
Reese on his 100th birthday.

University Park Center one step in UWF expansion

By Morgan Givens
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida’s athletics program continues to grow with the incoming University Park Center, which is still under construction. This new facility will provide upgrades to both an athletics and academics.

Arcadia Mill hosts Civil War tour of historic site

By Steve Likovetz
Staff writer

The University of West Florida Historic Trust invites students to take a journey back in time at the Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site with “Sawmills and Skirmishes: Civil War Tour of Arcadia Mills.”

3 fall programs implemented by SGA

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

The Student Government Association at the University of West Florida has plans to implement three important programs this fall: Inclusion Week, Academic Integrity Week and the Green Fee.

UWF’s hurricane history and potential future

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

With the recent events of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the University of West Florida and Pensacola have dodged a bullet. In the past, however, our area hasn’t been so lucky. Here is a look back at the hurricane history of the area since UWF’s inception.

Panhellenic in the Panhandle

By Jamir Sellers
Staff writer

Once  students attend college, some of the first things they see on campus are fraternities and sororities recruiting new and lively students to their families.  From Sept. 13-18, the University of West Florida fraternities and sororities will host the Panhellenic Recruitment to initiate new members into the societies.

UWF dominates the last quarter to beat Chowan

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida football team defeated Chowan University 51-23 to improve to 2-0 at the Sept. 16 game.

The Irish experience on stage

By Anna Smith
Staff writer

The Center for Fine and Performing Arts at the University of West Florida hosted the Irish Experience Presentation where students who were a part of the 2017 study-abroad Ireland Experience Project could present their works of art.