Category Archives: Featured

3 fall programs implemented by SGA

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

The Student Government Association at the University of West Florida has plans to implement three important programs this fall: Inclusion Week, Academic Integrity Week and the Green Fee.

UWF’s hurricane history and potential future

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

With the recent events of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the University of West Florida and Pensacola have dodged a bullet. In the past, however, our area hasn’t been so lucky. Here is a look back at the hurricane history of the area since UWF’s inception.

Panhellenic in the Panhandle

By Jamir Sellers
Staff writer

Once  students attend college, some of the first things they see on campus are fraternities and sororities recruiting new and lively students to their families.  From Sept. 13-18, the University of West Florida fraternities and sororities will host the Panhellenic Recruitment to initiate new members into the societies.

UWF dominates the last quarter to beat Chowan

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida football team defeated Chowan University 51-23 to improve to 2-0 at the Sept. 16 game.

The Irish experience on stage

By Anna Smith
Staff writer

The Center for Fine and Performing Arts at the University of West Florida hosted the Irish Experience Presentation where students who were a part of the 2017 study-abroad Ireland Experience Project could present their works of art.

UWF grads join ‘Careers in Law Panel’

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida’s legal studies department held a Careers in Law panel, which consisted of three local judges, a local attorney and a judicial assistant, during which the group offered advice to undergraduate students interested in going to law school or entering the legal field.

 Students find ways to balance work, studying

By Anna Smith
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida’s Department of Career Services and Department of Student Involvement teamed up to host a part-time job fair on Sept. 8 in the University Commons Auditorium, where more than 45 employers were present to talk to university students about potential part-time jobs.

TAG taken over by UWF art teacher in first exhibition

By Morgan Givens
Staff Writer

Variety with a common message: that is how featured artist Marzia Ransom’s Ars Musae was described — the first art exhibition of the fall semester which has been showcased in the Center for Fine Performing Arts at the University of West Florida from July to early September.

UWF encourages innovative thinking through speaker series

By Jamir Sellers
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida, backed by the Center of Entrepreneurship, held an event called “Innovate like Da Vinci,” which was part of a series of lectures encouraging entrepreneurship that lasts from September to October.

Commons brings Argos together in Night Out event

By Morgan Givens
Staff Writer

Many University of West Florida students wrapped up the first week of the fall semester with food, games and more at the Argos Night Out event Friday night in the Commons.