Leading Stories

Commissioner Underhill wants beaches, restaurants open despite shelter-in-place orders

by Ashlyn Adams, Staff Writer

Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill called for beaches and restaurants to re-open sooner rather than later, in an email sent to 40,000 local registered voters on Monday

On the following Wednesday, Governor Ron DeSantis issued


A world without sports

by Tori Wilkins 

Amidst all the cancellations COVID-19 has caused, all sporting events are among them, and that is hard to accept when you are an avid sports fan like myself.

I have had a hard time finding ways to …


Managing stress through the Coronavirus pandemic

by Lilly Paradise, Staff Writer

UWF students are bracing for a change in lifestyle due to the Coronavirus, and will face unexpected challenges with the transition of online classes.

News and social media outlets are broadcasting facts and fiction, inflicting


This Argo Life: Episode 7—Video Games and Streaming

by Joshua Harrover

For this episode, Chris Roberts and Michael Craig join us to talk about home entertainment options that you can utilize during the COVID-19 crisis. This includes video games, Blu-rays, DVDs and streaming services like Netflix and Amazon


Randolph, Grant lose pro day opportunity due Coronavirus pandemic

by Jerel Ricketts

Like many other college football programs all over the nation, the 2019 Division II National Champions, University of West Florida, has canceled their pro day due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Argonauts were set to hold their …


Seniors speak about their seasons being cancelled

by Tori Wilkins 

As the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the nation, events continue to be cancelled.

All NCAA spring sports are among the many cancellations, ending many senior student-athletes’ season early and abruptly.

In an attempt to make up …


Study tips for the overwhelmed student

by Ashlyn Adams, Staff Writer

Many students have a preference when it comes to face-to-face versus online courses, but right now, nobody has much of a choice.

The recent switch to remote instruction for UWF students has proven to be


UWF announces pass/fail grading option

by Nicole Allen, Staff Writer

UWF revealed their decision to offer students an alternative to the traditional grading system on March 26, in the hopes of combating students’ mounting concerns.

Students recently began speculating whether UWF would eventually follow other


Local nurses, health students share worries over COVID-19

by Ashlyn Adams, Staff Writer

When people are encouraged to stay home in an attempt to stay safe from COVID-19, the ones that remain on the front lines are most at risk.

Despite the unprecedented nature of the situation, medical


COVID-19 concerns delay Pensacola Habitat for Humanity’s Food Truck Festival

by Jay O’Bryan, Staff Writer

PENSACOLA, Fla. –  After some debate, Pensacola Habitat for Humanity has decided to postpone their upcoming Food Truck Festival.

“We went back and forth for several days trying to determine what the right call would