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


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


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


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


UWF takes Coronavirus precautions, mandates remote instruction

by Nicole Allen, Staff Writer


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


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


Men’s golf team wins seventh straight GSC title

by Chris Skewes, Staff Writer

Tuesday afternoon the UWF men’s golf team won the Gulf South Conference Tournament by narrowly beating Valdosta State on the back nine at the Magnolia Grove Golf Course in Mobile, Alabama. This victory marks …


Argos dodge rain for spring game

by Jay Phillips, Staff Writer

UWF held its annual spring football game on Thursday at Pen Air Field, and the first-team offense won the matchup 6-0.

The first-team offense matched up against the second team defense and vice-versa for …