Monthly Archives: January 2018

Former senator Graham calls for more millennial input in politics during UWF lecture

By Drew Drohan
Staff writer

Former United States senator and Florida governor Bob Graham joined a panel discussion for “The Art of Public Dialogue” on Tuesday at the University of West Florida Conference Center.

Pensacola holds 31st annual MLK Day parade

By Courtney Shaw
Staff writer

Monday marked the 32nd annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and the 31st annual Martin Luther King Day Parade in downtown Pensacola.

UWF students join local organizations in day of service

By Payne Ray
Staff writer

More than 120 University of West Florida students partnered with community service organizations throughout Pensacola Saturday morning for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event.

Former senator, governor Graham to speak at UWF

By Drew Drohan
Politics writer

Former United States senator and Florida governor Bob Graham will visit the University of West Florida Conference Center from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday to join a panel for “The Art of Public Dialogue,” the inaugural event of the Seligman First Amendment Lecture Series.

Shinnick named AFCA coach of the year

By William Rasmussen
Sports writer

University of West Florida head football coach Pete Shinnick capped off a historic 2017 season, taking home the 2018 American Football Coaches’ Association Coach of the Year Award for NCAA Division II at the AFCA Coaches Awards in Charlotte, North Carolina, Tuesday night.

Coach Yelton gets her 100th win as Argos defeat Delta State

By Chris Cody
Sports writer

It was a great day for the University of West Florida women’s basketball team as the Argos defeated Delta State 54-50 to improve to 10-4 and give Coach Stephanie Lawrence Yelton her 100th win at UWF.

Argos pull away late against Delta State, stay atop GSC standings

Tyler Wood
Sports writer

The 15th-ranked UWF men’s basketball team improved to 14-1 and kept its perfect home record intact after topping Delta State 71-54 Tuesday at the UWF Field House.

25th anniversary of murder of Susan Morris on UWF campus

David and Marcia Morris
Special to The Voyager

On January 11, 1993, which was a Monday, our daughter, Susan Morris, never made it home from her first night class of the new semester.  She was found on Wednesday, January 13th, brutally murdered and buried in the woods near the Nature Trail.