Category Archives: News

UWF kicker Austin Williams’s game winner latest in long line of achievements

By Chris Cody
Staff Writer

It was the moment most kickers dream about, and sophomore Austin Williams delivered. With one second left and the Argonauts down 21-20 to Florida Tech, Williams hit a game winning, 44-yard field goal as time expired.

Argonauts hold 2-1 record after loss to Valdosta State

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

Thousands of Argo fans gathered in excitement but left in disappointment after a 30-19 loss at Maritime Park in Downtown Pensacola.

Legacy of Flying Tigers lives on at UWF

By Anna Smith
Staff writer

The University of West Florida’s Confucius Institute presented The Legacy of the Flying Tigers event on Sept. 19 in the Commons Auditorium to commemorate WWII Fighter Pilot James
Reese on his 100th birthday.

University Park Center one step in UWF expansion

By Morgan Givens
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida’s athletics program continues to grow with the incoming University Park Center, which is still under construction. This new facility will provide upgrades to both an athletics and academics.

Arcadia Mill hosts Civil War tour of historic site

By Steve Likovetz
Staff writer

The University of West Florida Historic Trust invites students to take a journey back in time at the Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site with “Sawmills and Skirmishes: Civil War Tour of Arcadia Mills.”

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.

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.