Category Archives: Featured

Opinion: Bands on the Beach is the place to be Tuesdays during the summer

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer

Almost every Pensacolian has heard of the free, weekly concert series “Bands on the Beach” on Pensacola Beach on Tuesdays from April through October. I know many of my friends go on Tuesday nights and often try to get me to go as well, but for some reason I never could make it. But I went for the first time recently, and I am so glad I did.

Financial literacy: What you need to know about credit

By Tom Moore
Staff Writer

The word “credit” has many different uses in the English language. People can be credited with an original work. People can give other people credit for helping them out. But this is not the type of credit discussed here.

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.

Men’s, women’s tennis teams are conference champions – again

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer

The No. 1-ranked University of West Florida men’s tennis team now holds five out of the last six Gulf South Conference Championships, and the 13th championship total after beating Valdosta State University in the conference championship on April 22.

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.

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.

UWF Art Department hosts semi-annual pop-up exhibition

By Allison Bew
Staff Writer

Artwork done solely by University of West Florida students lined the halls of the Theatre and Art building last Thursday. Along with paintings, drawings and sculptures, visual displays and performance art were also on display.

Opinion: Is an arm and a leg worth a shorter commute?

By Allison Bew
Staff Writer

I am one of the 11,000 commuters who attend UWF, and I come from the Gulf Breeze/Navarre area. This means I have to either brave the traffic, causing my commute to be roughly 45 minutes to an hour one way, or pay the steep price of a $7.50 round-trip toll to get to school.

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.

It’s official: Martha Saunders is UWF’s new president

By Elizabeth Gray
Staff Writer

The Center for Fine and Performing Arts was the site of the ceremony installing Martha Saunders as the sixth president of the University of West Florida on Friday.