Category Archives: Campus Life

Anti-LGBTQ fliers distributed on UWF campus spark debate on student-run Facebook page

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

On Nov. 1, the students and faculty of the University of West Florida received an email vaguely detailing a vandalism incident that occurred the day prior.

Local companies battle head-to-head for Corporate Cup championship

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

For the past 24 consecutive years, the YMCA of Northwest Florida has joined with the rest of the country in participating in the Corporate Cup. This years’ theme was “reaching for the stars” and 22 companies from the Pensacola area participated, bringing more than 1,000 participants and guests to the all-day occasion

University keeps Southside closed to students, searches for new purposes for units

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

Many University of West Florida students walk past the 15 Southside Village residency units scattered along the campus every day, yet nobody has walked in or out the housing buildings since 2015.

New guidelines for sexual misconduct cases could come at UWF

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

The process for handling sexual misconduct cases at the University of West Florida might be due for a change under Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ proposed guidelines to Title IX cases.

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 began events for their third annual Fireman’s Challenge 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.