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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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COVID-19: FAQs for UWF students

On March 17, emotions ran high as UWF announced the continuation of remote learning and cancellation of spring commencement.

According to the UWF’s Tuesday morning press release, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the State University System of Florida directed universities

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UWF takes Coronavirus precautions, mandates remote instruction

by Nicole Allen, Staff Writer

UPDATED MARCH 14

On March 14, UWF notified students who reside on campus of an immediate evacuation.

UWF continues to steer clear of COVID-19 cases, but the university has asked all students living on campus

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‘Gamers and Geeks’ takes over Pensacon 2020

Hobby store Gamers and Geeks from Mobile, AL took over running the 2020 Pensacon game room in the Pensacola Grand Hotel, offering board, tabletop and card games to attendees.

In previous years, local businessman Mike Bobe, owner of Bobe’s Hobby

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Roland Paris shares artwork at Pensacon 2020

by Jay O’Bryan, Staff Writer

A crowd at Pensacon begins to gather around the booth with drawings of heroes that range from Spider-Man to Green Lantern.  Artist and inker Roland Paris opens his sketch book as he starts a new

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Jenni Gregory brings years of knowledge and experience to Pensacon 2020

by Jay O’Bryan, Staff Writer

It’s 10:15 a.m. and the doors have just opened for day two of Pensacon.  In the northeast corner of Artist Alley, Jenni Gregory is setting up her booth, which contains prints of characters such as

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