Leading Stories

UWF students share winter holiday traditions

Ashley Seifert
Staff Writer

The winter holidays are often associated with family togetherness, the exchange of gifts, and celebratory feasts, but it’s the traditions, both unique and shared, that truly set them apart.

Senior Selena Lamont, a nursing major, said …

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FSU shooting highlights need for stricter gun control

Ian Hamilton
Opinions Editor

Did you know there was a school shooting in Washington on October 24, where five students eventually died?

I didn’t. Not until I started browsing news sites for topics to write about. I had a few …

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Fall sports wrap-up

Iqueena Hollis
Staff Writer

Last year was record breaking for the University of West Florida athletics. In total the university received eight Gulf South Conference championships, an accomplishment never met by any other school in the conference Director of Athletics …

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Is college worth it?

Emily Gonçalo
L&E Editor

For the majority of the student population student loans are a very harsh reality to be dealt with in the adult world. You work your way through 13 years of schooling where you’re treated like a …

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Chartwells contract extended

Kyle Treadway
Staff Writer

Chartwells, the company controlling the dining services at the University of West Florida, is set to remain   with the university for nearly another 20 years after signing a new contract last summer.

Chartwells has been with …

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Once homeless veteran speaks at Sleep Out for the Homeless

Kenneth King
Staff Writer

The Beta Beta Phi Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, INC hosted a Sleep Out for the Homeless Friday night, Nov. 21, on the University Campus Green to raise awareness for homelessness in Pensacola.

The organization …

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Timothy O’Keefe promoted from interim dean

Iqueena Hollis
Staff Writer

W. Timothy O’Keefe, DBA, CPA was recently appointed the dean of the College of Business after being the interim dean since fall 2013.

O’Keefe, who is also the director of Graduate Programs and a professor of …

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UWF’s plan for Ebola outbreak

Kenneth King
Staff Writer

In response to the latest Ebola epidemic in the West African region, the University of West Florida has taken preventative measures and outbreak preparations to ensure the safety of the UWF community.

UWF’s Environmental Health and …

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‘Feminist Iconography’ on display

Ashley Seifert
Staff Writer

The plight and everyday struggles of women that have been captured in various mediums of art are currently on display in the University of West Florida’s Art Gallery.

For years, those in support of feminism have …

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CAB hosts annual lip sync competition

Aaron Jacobs
Staff Writer

The Campus Activity Board held its annual lip sync competition Thursday night in the commons auditorium.

The host of the competition was Devonte Wilson, vice president of the University of West Florida Student Government Association. Wilson …

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