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Dance club hosts Valentine’s Day-themed class

By William Watson
Staff Writer

UWF’s Salsa Dance Club, Pura Sabrosura, hosted a special dance class on Valentine’s Day, with the “bachata” being the themed dance for the special night.

Review: STEAM 2017 art show an unconventional success

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

“STEAM 2017” is not a conventional art exhibit. On the contrary, it challenges the spectator to open the mind to new ways of creative expression. After all, not all art galleries have the audacity to display the arts and sciences together.

Jazz ensemble provides relaxing vibe during concert in the Commons

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida Jazz Ensemble performed Tuesday, Feb. 7 at the Commons, where they entertained students, staff, and other members of the UWF community, in an informal concert.

Review: ‘Chicago’ swings into Pensacola

By Allison Bew
Staff Writer

On Friday, the Broadway musical “Chicago” had the first of a two-night run at the Saenger Theatre in downtown Pensacola. The line was not only out the door, but also wrapped around the block.

Perspective: Celebrating the Chinese New Year

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

The first new moon of every year marks the beginning of a new year cycle, not only in China, but also in Taiwan. Both countries share similar traditions, and this year they celebrated New Year on Jan. 28.

I was invited to celebrate the Chinese New Year here at UWF with some international exchange students from Taiwan.

All-Steinway show draws large crowd for 11th year

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida hosted its 11th Annual “All-Steinway School” Piano Celebration on Jan. 28. The performance showcased eight of UWF’s piano students and took place in the Music Hall of the Center for Fine and Performing Arts.

UWF offers a chance to discuss the “un-discussable”

By Taylor Hall
Staff Writer
Last Tuesday afternoon in the Commons, the dean of students held one of their department’s continuous events called “Discussing the Un-Discussable.” The meeting was open to students and staff and led by Lusharon Wiley, senior associate dean of students, and two moderators: Kimberly McCorkle and Anita Schonberger.

CAB game night offers chance for students to relax, connect

By William Watson
Staff Writer
On Thursday, Jan. 19, the Campus Activity Board hosted a free game night for UWF students. Along with life-sized Jenga, Connect Four and Cards Against Humanity, students were invited to attend a night full of snacks and prizes.

Finding help in man’s best friend

By William Watson
Staff Writer
Many people agree that pets can enhance lives. Across campus, you may see some students with a pet or service animal to lead them, or for emotional support.

Pets are usually left at home, knowing their owner will soon return. However, many pets travel with and aid their owners throughout the day.

Back to stressed

By Allison Bew
Staff writer
The start of the spring semester always arrives more quickly than expected. After enjoying the holiday season with your family, the idea of starting the new semester after three short weeks can be frightening.