Stompfest brings Pensacola to life with rich cultural history

by Mya Clark, Editor

The second annual Stompfest took place at the Pensacola Bay Center on Nov. 2, featuring a diverse group of performances from fraternities and sororities, dance troupes, Booker T. Washington’s Marching Wildcat band and special performances by

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Undergraduates Over 40: Musician Finds Her Major at UWF

by Sarah Richards

“I was forty-four when I went back,” Rachel Giordano, a communications major at the University of West Florida, said.  “I had just gotten out of a divorce after twenty-two years of being married. Once that happened, I

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Ruthless and relentless: Argo defense makes waves in Gulf South Conference

by Christian Skewes

Aggressive, relentless and determined: this is how opposing offenses describe the UWF defense. Ever since the 2019 season kicked off the West Florida defense have been ruthless against their opponents, leaving everything out on the field.

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Marsha Ambrosius, Mannie Fresh and Steve Brown Headline StompFest 2019 in Pensacola

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PENSACOLA, Fla. – On Saturday, November 2, 2019, StompFest 2019 will officially kick off the first weekend of Foo Foo Fest 2019 at the Pensacola Bay Center.  The mission of StompFest is to immerse the

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Foo Foo Festival set to take over Pensacola

by Mya Clark, Editor

The sixth annual Foo Foo festival is set to kick off in Pensacola on October 31 and will run until November 11. The 12-day arts, culture and entertainment celebration will showcase a variety of history, culture …

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Foo Foo Festival Stomps, Jives and Choirs Its Way to Pensacola October 31 – November 11

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PENSACOLA, Fla.  – When the 6th annual Foo Foo Festival opens in Pensacola, Fla. on October 31, visitors will find a plethora of music events to fit nearly any musical taste or inclination. From

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Talking the Talk: UWF Forensics Team kicks off competition season

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On Saturday, Oct. 19 the UWF Forensics Team attended the Cleveland State Forensic Classic Tournament in Cleveland, TN. Team president, Nicole Allen, and team historian, Olivia Gardner, competed to earn spots in the final

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Faith and football: Reed makes strides in first season as an Argo

by Christian Skewes

Arrive, compete and win. This is something that red shirt freshman quarterback Austin Reed believes in day in and day out.

Ever since he found his way to the starting quarterback position for West Florida, he’s been …

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Thinking Outside the Tank: Entrepreneurship Not Just for Business Majors

by Sarah Richards

The UWF Center for Entrepreneurship is a support service for up-and-coming and existing entrepreneurs, acting as a resource for students and faculty.

“For students actually starting a business, we try to pair them with people who have

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Carl Hiaasen, Miami-Herald columnist, speaks on First Amendment, weird Florida, shrinking newsrooms

by Sarah Richards

Photo courtesy of the University of West Florida

“I may be one of the only people in Pensacola to have appeared in an Andy Marlette cartoon and is still smiling,” Miami-Herald columnist, Carl Hiaasen, said at an

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