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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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East Campus Development has begun

University of West Florida Business Enterprises, Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, April 4 in celebration of the start of construction on the east campus development project. The development will include retail and restaurant spaces. UWF BEI works to create and maintain private-public partnerships meant to improve the community as a whole. For this […]

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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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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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Alpha Gam strikes out diabetes with charity softball tournament

Look out, diabetes. Alpha Gamma Delta means business. The sisters of Alpha Gamma Delta Theta Lambda Chapter hosted their fourth annual softball tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22. The tournament was held to increase awareness of diabetes and raise money for their philanthropy, which donates to the American Diabetes Association. The Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation raises […]

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‘I ain’t afriad of no ghost.’ Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum offer haunted tours

By Morganne Lennig A wide-eyed girl stared up at one of the most haunted lighthouses in the country. “Wait, I think there’s still a man up there,” said Julia Creel, 6. “This year I’m scared. Last year I wasn’t.” Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum at the Naval Air Station is once again putting on a haunted […]

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Mobile Patriots play at UWF for disability awareness

By Alisa Festagallo In honor of National Disability Awareness Month the University of West Florida hosted the 12th Annual Wheelchair Basketball Game Oct. 24 against the Mobile Patriots wheelchair basketball team. The game consisted of four 15-minute quarters, where each quarter a new team comprised of Argonauts men’s and women’s basketball players, Army and Air […]

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Dig this: Jazz band blows at UWF Music Hall

By Amanda Shaffer Stage lights glistened on trumpets, basses, a keyboard, bongos, piano, guitar, a drum set, and of course, a saxophone in the University of West Florida’s Center for Fine and Performing Arts Center Music Hall on Sunday afternoon. An Afternoon with En’Trigue filled the hall with the smooth sounds of jazz, along with […]

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Fair and Loathing: Pensacola interstate Fair back for 2013

By Jesse Farthing Growing up in a small town, the county fair was a huge source of excitement for me all throughout my childhood. Every year it was the social event of the fall – the only time outside of school to see all of my friends in one place, not to mention meet new […]

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