Category Archives: Campus Life

Literacy Symposium teaches parents, teachers, students the importance of reading

By Alicia Adams
Staff Writer

Teachers and parents had the opportunity to hear words of wisdom from the 2016 Newbery Award winner and New York Times best-selling author Matt de la Peña at the Pensacola Literacy Symposium on April 29.

Jazz combo, ensemble dazzle audience in last performance of semester

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

The jazz combo and jazz ensemble gave their last concert of the Spring 2017 semester on April 25, and the audience enjoyed every single tune. The two bands played at the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at University of West Florida.

Victorian Literature class exhibits final projects at open symposium

By William Watson
Staff Writer

Students in Kelly Bushnell’s “Topics in Victorian Literature” course brought a taste of  the Victorian era to a symposium on April 25.

Pensacola West: perfectly precise percussion

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer

In early April, a collaborative percussion group made up of students from the University of West Florida and Pensacola State College performed at UWF and left the audience in awe.

Pensacola Off-Road Cyclists lend a helping hand to maintain campus bike trails

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer

April 15 marked the first of many planned preservation efforts from Pensacola’s Off-Road Cyclists (PORC) to clean and maintain UWF’s mountain-biking trail.

Paws and Play offered doggies, coloring, relaxation techniques, and more ways to de-stress

By Elizabeth Gray
Staff Writer

On Tuesday students de-stressed before finals by playing with puppies.

Paws and Play was held in the John C. Pace Library and was sponsored by Counseling & Psychological services, Wellness Services, and the UWF Libraries.

CAB wraps up the year with Open Mic Night

By William Watson
Staff Writer

The Campus Activity Board closed the curtain on this school year’s events as they hosted Open Mic Night on Thursday in the Argo Galley.

Finding your focus

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

Many students find they have a hard time focusing on getting their work done or studying for a test. Sometimes it’s too noisy, or it’s too quiet, or sometimes they have too many things on their mind and they are not productive.

Find the right fit for your home-away-from-home at UWF

By Alicia Adams
Staff Writer

Students at the University of West Florida have many options when it comes to housing, both on and off campus. There are advantages and disadvantages to both, and students must make the choice that is the best fit for them.

CAB After Dark goes carnival crazy

By Elizabeth Gray
Staff Writer

The UWF Campus Activity Board put on its largest event of the year Friday night.

CAB After Dark was carnival-themed with carnival-style food vendors and 15 novelties and attractions, including a trampoline bungee and a mechanical bull.