Category Archives: Featured

Keep Pensacola Beautiful enlists UWF for cemetery clean-up

By Steve Likovetz
Staff writer

University of West Florida students and staff working together with Keep Pensacola Beautiful got their hands dirty on Saturday to help beautify the Mt. Zion Historical Cemetery.

Organization spotlight: Emerald Coastkeeper

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

When asked why she works every day to keep our local environment clean, Emerald Coastkeeper’s Executive Director Laurie Murphy summed it up well.

“Just because we don’t have an oil spill, that does not mean we have an alarming pollution problem,” she said.

Veteran’s Day remembered as more than a day off

By Jamir Sellers
Staff writer

The University of West Florida has canceled classes and some departments will close for the recognition of Veterans Day.  

Skylab: a hidden gem at UWF

By Anna Smith
Staff writer

On the fifth floor of the John C. Pace Library at the University of West Florida, only accessible by elevator, is the Skylab.

Argos secure winning season: Playoffs within reach

By Steve Likovetz
Staff writer

More than 5,000 fans witnessed the University of West Florida secure its first winning season Saturday when the Argos avenged last season’s 51-3 shellacking by dominating the mighty Lions of the University of North Alabama 30-7.

Students, faculty display inspirational artwork through ReSource exhibit

By Jamir Sellers
Staff writer

The University of West Florida’s Art Gallery’s biennial art event, ReSource: UWF Faculty Art Show, will wrap up this month.

UWF Disability Awareness Month ends on the hardwood

By Steve Likovetz
Staff writer

The Mobile Patriots wheelchair basketball team came into town Wednesday and took on staff, faculty and students in the 16th annual exhibition game, which served as the official conclusion of Disability Awareness Month at UWF.

Pensacola parties with pups for annual Barktoberfest

By Anna Smith
Staff writer

The Pensacola Humane Society hosted the 16th annual Barktoberfest on Oct. 28 at Freedom Park in Historic Seville Square in Downtown Pensacola to benefit the organization’s animal welfare efforts.

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.

From under water to under glass: The Elmina Wreck exhibit on display

By Steve Likovetz
Staff writer

What was once on the bottom of the ocean is now on display at Destination Archaeology Resource Center in downtown Pensacola.