Monthly Archives: January 2018

Justice served in Susan Morris case 25 years later

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

On Jan. 19, 2018, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed the death warrant for Eric Branch, the man who is guilty of the heinous crime against UWF student Susan Leigh Morris, just a few days late of the 25th anniversary of her death.

Net neutrality explained, what it means for UWF

By Hannah Gainer
Staff writer

With the recent repeal of net neutrality, there could be positive and negative outcomes that would affect University of West Florida students greatly.

Yelton’s latest milestone another mile marker on life’s path through basketball

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

A shelf in the office of Stephanie Yelton, University of West Florida women’s head basketball coach, is home to many pictures and plaques. The shelf could use a treatment from a feather duster, but what makes it so special is that it personifies the Yelton’s journey to being one of the most successful coaches in UWF history.

Typewriter Project brings a collaborative artform to Pensacola

By Payne Ray
Staff writer

The University of West Florida’s English Department sponsored the arrival of the Typewriter Project to Pensacola on Jan. 17 as part of a month-long interactive poetry project.

Chemical explosion on UWF campus

Special to the Voyager

A small chemical explosion resulted in a contained fire in a chemistry lab in Building 58 at the University of West Florida Pensacola campus at approximately 12:15 p.m. today, Jan. 25.

UWF Department of Music hosts All-Steinway piano concert

By Andre Harrell II
Staff writer

The University of West Florida Department of Music hosted the 12th Annual All-Steinway School Celebration piano concert in honor of Warren and Helen Wentworth on Saturday evening.

Second-half comeback falls short; No. 10 Argos upset by Auburn-Montgomery

By Tyler Wood
Sports writer

The University of West Florida men’s basketball team was handed its first home loss of the season in a 73-70 contest against Auburn-Montgomery on Sunday.

UWF stuns West Georgia in a comeback overtime win

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida women’s basketball team had a shocking come-from-behind victory in overtime over the University of West Georgia to improve their record to 11-6 on the year.

Deng records double-double; No. 10 Argos edge West Georgia

By Tyler Wood
Sports writer

Moter Deng scored 15 points and collected 10 rebounds to help the tenth-ranked University of West Florida men’s basketball team narrowly defeat conference rival West Georgia 88-86 on Friday at the UWF Field House.

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.