UWF baseball defeats nationally ranked Valdosta State in three-game series

By Grier Wellborn
Sports Editor

The University of West Florida baseball team faced off against the No. 19 Valdosta State Blazers this weekend at Jim Spooner Field. The Argos continued Gulf South Conference play in a double-header on Saturday.

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So many books, so little time: Must-reads for your Spring Break bucket list

By Mackenzie Kees
Opinions Editor

To paraphrase one of the greats, Jane Austen: “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man in possession of a brain must be in want of a good book.”

The importance of reading cannot …

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Amtrak is a possibility for Pensacola, but would it benefit UWF students?

By Sara Agans
Staff Writer

All aboard? An Amtrak train stopped in Pensacola on Friday, Feb. 19, for the first time since Hurricane Katrina (2005) to gauge the interest of reopening the stop.

“Amtrak, which is a company that owns …

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TAGGED exhibition opens for its spring 2016 season

By Sydney O’Gwynn
Staff Writer

Junior studio art major Corey Frey took home the Best in Show award at the opening reception of the TAGGED Student Art and Design Exhibition on Thursday night.

The exhibition was open from 5 to …

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UWF encourages students to ‘Love Every Body’

By Sydney O’Gwynn

Staff Writer

 

On Tuesday, University of West Florida students had an opportunity to shed negative self-images and celebrate their uniqueness at the annual “Love Every Body” event held in the University Commons.

The event, from 11 …

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UWF Community Garden continues to blossom in its seventh year of operation

By Kenny Detwyler
Contributing Writer

The UWF Community Garden recently has been growing more than just fresh food and flowers. It has been growing at a rate that is allowing it to develop more than the members may have thought …

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International student athlete Peggy de Villiers overcomes challenges while breaking records

By Tom Moore
Contributing Writer

University of West Florida swimmer Peggy De Villiers started swimming at age 12 and has always been a strong athlete. Her parents urged her to get into swimming because she had always had a natural …

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UWF 15th Annual Women’s Studies Conference to be ‘rigorous high-impact learning experience’

By Kaitlin Lott
Staff Writer

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Over the last 14 years, the University of West Florida’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program has hosted its annual Women’s Studies Conference (WSC), seeking to empower girls and women through scholastic achievements. This year, the …

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A little bit of sunshine – and less technology – is what you need

By Kelsi Gately
Staff Writer

Today, the average person spends 11 hours of his or her day with technology and doesn’t spend enough time outside. Ironically, I am writing this on my laptop, but I am doing so while swinging …

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Knox Hamilton talks about first full-length album, set to drop soon

By Mackenzie Kees
Opinions Editor

This past Thursday at Vinyl Music Hall, indie pop band Knox Hamilton opened for labelmate Grizfolk to a packed house.

The Little Rock-based band, now on their Troublemaker Tour, has released several EPs over the …

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