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UWF social work students travel Underground Railroad

Social work students from the University of West Florida recently relived the Underground Railroad as part of a study away experiential learning project, sponsored by the UWF College of Professional Studies Emerge Program. The purpose of the trip was to help the students gain a deeper understanding of global conditions of diverse populations, specifically African […]

UWF student veteran becomes first to receive Student Veterans of America scholarship

lizabeth Jones recently became the first student veteran at the University of West Florida to receive a scholarship through the Student Veterans of America. Jones was selected for the Rockwell Collins-Student Veterans of America Wounded Veteran Scholarship, totaling $5,000. The scholarship is awarded to five wounded student veterans each year to support them as they […]

Racism reviewed in ‘God’s Country’

Is a play about racism still relevant in today’s world? That question was answered during the opening night performance of “God’s Country” at the University of West Florida’s Center for Fine and Performing Arts Center on April 11. “God’s Country” is the story of the neo-Nazi group The Order and its activities in the 1980s […]

UWF Innovation Institute launches Center for Cybersecurity

UWF Innovation Institute recently launched the Center for Cybersecurity, providing a hub for research on cybersecurity and opportunities for students to move into high-demand career fields through collaborative partnerships. “This new Center will create a perfect complement to the new cybersecurity programming we are developing at the baccalaureate and master’s level,” UWF Provost Martha Saunders […]

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Horoscopes: April 23

Aries Your good friend from high school is trying to plan a date for you and your old pals to get together, but you know they’ll all bail. You know, you’ve been around that track a few times, and you know it’s not just going to happen like that. I mean, you ain’t no hollaback […]

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The Man in Black shows true colors

What can anyone really say about the career of Johnny Cash? The man was a myth when he was still alive, and now it feels like he’s even bigger than his already larger-than-life persona was. As we saw with Tupac Shakur, when dealing with posthumous additions to what was already a living legend’s catalog, one […]

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Students share art, poetry and short stories in ‘The Troubadour’

“Let us make ourselves bricks and let us stack ourselves up. A tower, a neck outstretched and fastened to the sun.” That quote was from “Babel,” a poem by Hunter Brown, an English major at the University of West Florida. Brown was one of more than 20 aspiring artists and writers who were selected to […]

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Students pay no fare at CAB After Dark

The Campus Activity Board at the University of West Florida is taking CAB After Dark to a whole new level on Friday, April 25. With a literal glowing theme, the event is set to mimic a block party with glow-in-the-dark cotton candy, funnel cakes, fried Oreos, games and music. There will be green screen photos, […]

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You want to fight? These guys do

If you’d like to see fists flying through the air and don’t feel like going downtown to initiate such a confrontation yourself, then count yourself lucky. Organized violence is on the way to town. Mixed Martial Arts promotion group Island Fights returns to Pensacola to present Island Fights 28 at the Pensacola Bay Center May […]

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Player profile: Jordan DeLorenzo

University of West Florida Argonauts are capable of amazing feats, but that does not mean they do not want to relish in their achievements. Baseball player Jordan DeLorenzo has been named the Gulf South Conference Pitcher of the Week four times this season and is the only baseball player to win the award more than […]

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Heartbleed bug blows over

With the influx of technology scares, the arrival of the Heartbleed bug is just another defect to add to the ever-growing list. A security vulnerability in OpenSSL, which is a piece of software used by many sites to secure communications on the internet, Heartbleed gives people the chance to not only steal usernames and passwords […]

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UWF Women’s Studies Conference Honors Professor

Ashley Dailey Staff Writer It was a day filled with reflection on women’s place in society, history and the media at the 13th annual Women’s Studies Conference on April 16. About 50 students and faculty members gathered in the University of West Florida’s Conference Center to discuss and watch presentations on gender and women’s studies. […]

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UWF golf teams prepare to repeat as Gulf South Conference champs

The University of West Florida men’s and women’s golf teams will compete in the Gulf South Conference Championship at Tunica National in Tunica, Miss. on April 21-22. Steve Fell, head coach of the men’s golf team, said winning the Gulf South Conference title would push the team forward to play in future tournaments. “We want […]

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