Monthly Archives: October 2017

University keeps Southside closed to students, searches for new purposes for units

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

Many University of West Florida students walk past the 15 Southside Village residency units scattered along the campus every day, yet nobody has walked in or out the housing buildings since 2015.

UWF women’s soccer defeats Auburn Montgomery; men fall to Montevallo

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida women’s soccer team continued its hot streak on Saturday as with a 2-0 win over Auburn Montgomery, the team’s seventh consecutive win. The UWF men, meanwhile fell 2-1 to Montevallo.

UWF soccer teams prepare for GSC tournament

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

This Tuesday, both the University of West Florida men’s and women’s soccer teams will take part in the GSC tournament.

Pensacola government, business leaders hold cybersecurity panel

By Jamir Sellers
Staff writer

With October being National Cyber Awareness month, the Center for Cyber Security at the University of West Florida held a roundtable that brought Pensacola government and local business officials together to discuss how they and UWF can work together to create a bigger and better workforce to combat the ongoing battle of threats to America’s information systems.

From under water to under glass: The Elmina Wreck exhibit on display

By Steve Likovetz
Staff writer

What was once on the bottom of the ocean is now on display at Destination Archaeology Resource Center in downtown Pensacola.

Baby: The Musical debuts to sold-out crowd

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

On Friday, the University of West Florida’s Department of Theatre  opened “Baby: The Musical” at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts where tickets were sold out for the first showing.

UWF holds camps for girls interested in STEM

By Jamir Sellers
Staff writer

The hit movie “Hidden Figures” has inspired groups of women from around the world to dedicate their time to travel the United States with the mission to promote education and careers for girls and women in science, technology, engineering and math — also known as STEM.

Argos’ swim and dive team aim for strong showing at home

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

Ninth- ranked University of West Florida’s swimming and diving team will host three schools this weekend for the season’s first home meet at the UWF Aquatic Center.

UWF professors to hold art lecture

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

As part of the Experience UWF Downtown lecture series, professors Valerie George and Carrie Fonder will host a talk on Oct. 26 called “The Legacy of Contested Public Art.”

New guidelines for sexual misconduct cases could come at UWF

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

The process for handling sexual misconduct cases at the University of West Florida might be due for a change under Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ proposed guidelines to Title IX cases.