Monthly Archives: February 2018

Review: ‘Music Man’ successful on all notes

By Andre Harrell II
Staff writer

Meridith Wilson’s “The Music Man,” hosted by the University of West Florida’s Department of Theater, opened Thursday in the Mainstage Theater, at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts. 

Darryl Tucker excels in basketball, finds home at UWF

By Jamel Jackson
Staff writer

Senior forward Darryl Tucker leads the 17th ranked University of West Florida’s men’s basketball team and the Gulf South Conference in a unique way. Missing the first few minutes to relax and focus, Tucker has become a league leader without starting a game.

Argos prevail on Senior Day for 24th win

By Tyler Wood
Staff writer

On an emotional evening in the UWF Field House, the University of West Florida men’s basketball team defeated Union University 72-60 in the Argos’ last home game of the 2017-18 season, improving to 11-1 at home and 24-3 overall.

UWF upsets Union in stunning victory

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida women’s basketball team pulled off a shocking win beating Union University — who is currently in 1st place in the Gulf South Conference Standings — with an 80-78 win in the final home game of the season.

15 things to do this week that won’t break the bank

Editor’s note: This continues our weekly series of 15 things to do on the Emerald Coast. Each week, staff writer Jessica Ayers will highlight 15 inexpensive local events for college students to attend without breaking the bank.

Museums hailed as special spaces during lecture at Pensacola Museum of Art

By Drew Drohan
Staff writer

Pensacola area public school student-contributed artwork hung on the walls as the “Museums as Authentic Public Space” panel engaged in a thoughtful discussion on Thursday night at the Pensacola Museum of Art.

Local law firm hosts ‘Legal Graffiti’ to raise money for children’s hospital

By Payne Ray
Staff writer

The Zarzaur Law firm partnered with the Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital Friday to host a “Legal Graffiti” event at downtown Pensacola’s monthly Gallery Night.

UWF community holds candlelight vigil for victims of school shooting

By Payne Ray
Staff writer

The University of West Florida community held a candlelight vigil in the Cannon Green Thursday night in honor of the victims of a shooting which occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

15 things to do this week that won’t break the bank

Editor’s note: This continues our weekly series of 15 things to do on the Emerald Coast. Each week, staff writer Jessica Ayers will highlight 15 inexpensive local events for college students to attend without breaking the bank.

By Jessica Ayers
Staff writer

As college students, the only thing more valuable than our time is our money. Making a budget is essential, but it shouldn’t force you into a Netflix/Ramen Noodle marathon every weekend. There are plenty of fun and exciting things to do off campus that you can easily squeeze into your co-ed calculator. Here are 15 things to do around the Emerald Coast this week that won’t break the bank.

What Black History Month Means to: The Athlete

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

Johnathan Coleman’s stature can make him considerably intimidating. His play style on the football field garners oohs and ahhs with every hard hit and tackle this past season on UWF’s run to be the national runner-up. At one time, though, the 6’2” senior linebacker that homes in and rocks his targets like a missile was a young old boy that had to make a run to the grocery store in his hometown of Delray Beach, Florida. It was that day when someone used a racial slur on Coleman and it was a moment he would always remember.