Category Archives: News

Justice served in Susan Morris case 25 years later

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

On Jan. 19, 2018, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed the death warrant for Eric Branch, the man who is guilty of the heinous crime against UWF student Susan Leigh Morris, just a few days late of the 25th anniversary of her death.

Net neutrality explained, what it means for UWF

By Hannah Gainer
Staff writer

With the recent repeal of net neutrality, there could be positive and negative outcomes that would affect University of West Florida students greatly.

Chemical explosion on UWF campus

Special to the Voyager

A small chemical explosion resulted in a contained fire in a chemistry lab in Building 58 at the University of West Florida Pensacola campus at approximately 12:15 p.m. today, Jan. 25.

UWF stuns West Georgia in a comeback overtime win

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida women’s basketball team had a shocking come-from-behind victory in overtime over the University of West Georgia to improve their record to 11-6 on the year.

Former senator Graham calls for more millennial input in politics during UWF lecture

By Drew Drohan
Staff writer

Former United States senator and Florida governor Bob Graham joined a panel discussion for “The Art of Public Dialogue” on Tuesday at the University of West Florida Conference Center.

Pensacola holds 31st annual MLK Day parade

By Courtney Shaw
Staff writer

Monday marked the 32nd annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and the 31st annual Martin Luther King Day Parade in downtown Pensacola.

UWF students join local organizations in day of service

By Payne Ray
Staff writer

More than 120 University of West Florida students partnered with community service organizations throughout Pensacola Saturday morning for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event.

Former senator, governor Graham to speak at UWF

By Drew Drohan
Politics writer

Former United States senator and Florida governor Bob Graham will visit the University of West Florida Conference Center from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday to join a panel for “The Art of Public Dialogue,” the inaugural event of the Seligman First Amendment Lecture Series.

Shinnick named AFCA coach of the year

By William Rasmussen
Sports writer

University of West Florida head football coach Pete Shinnick capped off a historic 2017 season, taking home the 2018 American Football Coaches’ Association Coach of the Year Award for NCAA Division II at the AFCA Coaches Awards in Charlotte, North Carolina, Tuesday night.

Coach Yelton gets her 100th win as Argos defeat Delta State

By Chris Cody
Sports writer

It was a great day for the University of West Florida women’s basketball team as the Argos defeated Delta State 54-50 to improve to 10-4 and give Coach Stephanie Lawrence Yelton her 100th win at UWF.