Leading Stories

Florida Governor visits campus

by Aubrey Shelton, Staff Writer

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis came to UWF’s campus on Feb. 19 to hold a roundtable conference and announce a new housing loan program for active duty military and veterans.

Titled “Salute our Soldiers,” DeSantis’ latest


Bold women, brave hearts: African American women use their voices for change

by Lilly Paradise, Staff Writer

African American leaders remain trailblazers of our generation, and we have celebrated their courageous hearts every February since 1926. In honor of Black History Month, we remember all of the fearless women who came before


Two UWF players hit their first career homerun

by Tori Wilkins 

Two University of West Florida softball players had a career-first in Wednesday’s 12-4 win over Spring Hill College at home.

Teala Howard and Kara Wilson each had their first career over-the-fence homerun during the home opener.

Howard …


Could this be the year UWF Softball is waiting for

by Jerel Ricketts

After a historic season in 2019 for the University of West Florida’s softball team, in which they found themselves falling short in the Division II National Championship, they have their sights set on redemption.

West Florida had …


Campus Conversation tackles environmental injustice, racial issues

by Ashlyn Adams, Staff Writer

The most recent Campus Conversation, which is held on the second Wednesday of every month, covered environmental injustice—both locally and globally.

The conversation was led by Dr. Kwame N. Owusu-Daaku, assistant professor in the UWF


Heaven is a place on Earth: A critical review of UWF Theatre’s ‘Silent Sky’

by Aubrey Shelton, Staff Writer

In a stellar display of student talent and technical prowess, the UWF Theatre department’s production of “Silent Sky” sheds a little starlight on an untold story, stealing the hearts of its viewers and bringing the


Here’s to you, Mrs. Robinson: A critical review of ‘King Arthur’s Socks’

by Aubrey Shelton, Staff Writer

“King Arthur’s Socks” is an excellent display of talent and technical application from the students of the University of West Florida, restrained by an imperfect script.

“King Arthur’s Socks,” written by Floyd Dell and directed


UWF welcomes Holocaust survivor Irving Roth

by Ashlyn Adams

The University of West Florida, in conjunction with Christians United For Israel, welcomed Holocaust survivor Irving Roth to speak.

By 5:30 p.m., nearly every seat was taken by people young and old, from college students to Christians


Tea Time: Sending our Politicians to Detention

by Nicole Allen, Staff Writer

For one of my classes this semester, I have been tasked with weekly readings that outline eras in our country’s journalistic history. About three pages into the first chapter, I realized my historical knowledge does


Argonauts win weekend series against Rollins tars

by Jay O’Bryan

West Florida defeated Rollins 8-2 on Sunday afternoon to win the rubber match of the series. 

The Argos scored four runs in the bottom of the second to take the lead and never looked back.

“Today we …