Category Archives: Campus Life

Argos fall to Delta State in a heartbreaker

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

Missed opportunities and questionable calls by the referees took a toll on West Florida, as it fell to Delta State in their homecoming game, 28-25.

UWF women’s soccer dominates North Alabama; men fall to Spring Hill

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida women’s soccer team improved its record to 10-3-1 after defeating North Alabama 5-1 on Sunday, while the men’s team lost 1-0 to Spring Hill College, making its record fall to 4-6-1 for the season.

UWF Pike fraternity heats things up with Fireman’s Challenge

By Steve Likovetz
Staff writer

On Oct. 15, the Pikes of Pi Kappa Alpha will host their third annual Fireman’s Challenge with events throughout campus. This event has become a major fundraiser for the fraternity and is quickly becoming a highly anticipated event each year.

UWF kicks off Homecoming Week

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

The heat and humidity could not stop University of West Florida students from gathering for the Cannon Fest to kick off Homecoming Week for the 2017 school year.

UWF students hold candlelight vigil for Las Vegas massacre

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

On Oct. 2, a candlelight vigil was held on the Cannon Green at the University of West Florida to honor the 58 killed  and more than 500 injured during a mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Students unwind at Stress Free Cafe

By Anna Smith
Staff writer

The University of West Florida’s Counseling and Psychological Services hosted the annual Stress Free Cafe in the Commons Great Hall on Oct. 3.

Center for Entrepreneurship showcases UWF innovators

By Steve Likovetz
Staff writer

The University of West Florida Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the first Da Vinci Innovation Celebration in the University Commons on Thursday to highlight ideas and inventions created by current UWF students.

UWF kicker Austin Williams’s game winner latest in long line of achievements

By Chris Cody
Staff Writer

It was the moment most kickers dream about, and sophomore Austin Williams delivered. With one second left and the Argonauts down 21-20 to Florida Tech, Williams hit a game winning, 44-yard field goal as time expired.

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.

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.