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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 […]

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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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Take Back The Night sheds light on sexual violence

Survivors and supporters gathered together in the University of West Florida’s auditorium for Take Back the Night on April 2. Take Back the Night is an event organized by UWF Wellness Services to educate students and bring awareness about sexual violence. This year marked the 15th year that UWF hosted the event. Several organizations such […]

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UWF theater students to perform in Ireland

This summer, the emerald coast will meet the emerald isle as ten theatre students from the University of West Florida travel to Ireland to participate in the Carlow Arts Festival and collaborate with Carlow Little Theatre as part of the University’s program, “The Irish Experience.” From May 28 through June 22, the students will present […]

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Cirque du Soleil swings back into The Pensacola Bay Center

Colorful costumes, talented dancers and an inspiring storyline will light up the stage in Cirque du Soleil’s “Varekai” on March 19 at the Pensacola Bay Center. “Varekai,” which means “wherever” in the Romany language of Gypsies, is Cirque du Soleil’s take on a classic tale. Cirqy du Soleil Publicist Vanessa Napoli said the production is […]

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Local filmmaker releases third movie

Pensacola is now home to another star. Local filmmaker Steven McMillan premiered his new film “The Downtime.” The movie, which was shot at several Pensacola locations, is McMillan’s third film. McMillan, a 24-year-old theatre major at Pensacola State College, describes the film as a story about loneliness. The main character, Brandon, breaks up with his […]

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Parking garage nowhere in sight for UWF students

With the University of West Florida slated to miss out on a portion of $40 million in performance-based funding during the upcoming 2014-2015 academic year, administrators are still uncertain of the impact students may face when it comes to tuition fees. One thing guaranteed to increase in cost, however, is the price of parking on […]

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Last Call for CAB: Students turn out for last open mic

University of West Florida students displayed various talents and skills at an open mic night on Thursday. The Campus Activity Board hosted its open mic finale in The Galley at the University Commons, where the winners of previous open mic events were invited to return in an attempt to win a cash prize. With a […]

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Have a happy Valentine’s Day with ‘The Vagina Monologues’

Audiences all over the world will laugh and cry during performances that will take place three months out of the year since 1998. Artel Gallery in downtown Pensacola will host a performance of “The Vagina Monologues” on Friday. Playwright Eve Ensler allows groups to produce the monologues in February, March and April. “The Vagina Monologues” […]

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Pulp Fiction: Novels displayed at The UWF Art Gallery

  The exploitive covers of pulp magazines were showcased in The Art Gallery at the University of West Florida’s Center for Fine and Performing Arts. Pulp magazines were a staple of the newsstands of the 1920s on through the 1950s. A massively produced form of fiction, they were once integral to American culture. “They were […]

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