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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 […]

Students taste the variety at Sushi with Gusto

Sitting at a picnic table on a patio in the woods, Noemi Neuhaus and Mariana Silveira smiled as they ate fresh sushi in the Florida sunshine. The students were eating food from the newest restaurant at the University of West Florida, Sushi with Gusto. “It’s really nice,” Neuhaus said. “I wasn’t expecting it’d be that […]

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 […]

Art full of soul: art party to provide alternative to art scene

On March 29, local photographer Jef Bond will host “Jef Bond’s Annual Art Party,” an alternative event to let artists show their work and to prove that art doesn’t have to include pretentious attitudes. Bond has been hosting Art party for since 2005, and described it as a kind of rebellious art showing. “We break […]

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Cirque du Soleil wows crowds with movement and color

Cirque du Soleil’s “Varekai” transported the audience to a magical forest featuring singing, dancing, juggling, acrobatics, gymnastics and even Russian swings at the Pensacola Bay Center on March 19. “Varekai’s” storyline lit up the stage as the audience watched Icarus come down from a white net that was holding him captive. The magic started when […]

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A season in review: women’s swimming and diving

The University of West Florida women’s swimming and diving team can now look back at a successful first season. The team finished 23rd at the NCAA Championships in Ohio and finished 21st in the final College Swimming Coaches Association poll. Coach Andrew Hancock and two student-athletes reflected on their accomplishments from the inaugural season. The […]

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Q&A: UWF Football Head Coach Pete Shinnick

The day University of West Florida students have been waiting for is finally here. On Feb. 6, Pete Shinnick, was formally introduced as UWF’s first football coach. Since the team isn’t set to start their first season until the fall of 2016, Shinnick took the time to answer some question from UWF students about the […]

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Horoscopes: March 26

Aries You walk outside and get whistled out. While a compliment, this is the most exciting thing that will happen today. Go back inside. Capricorn You are beautiful. No horoscope, just facts. Virgo You get a job offer from your dream job. The problem is that you dreamed it. Time to wake up and flip […]

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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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SGA candidates sit down for a Q & A

Tyler Placeres for President Senior Tyler Placeres is a communication arts major who has been a member of Student Government Association for a year. He said he chose his major because it leads to a broad spectrum for the job market. He goes on to add that he believes communication opens up any door and […]

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Gulf Breeze Mayor addresses UWF students

The University of West Florida was treated to a special guest on March 20, when Gulf Breeze Mayor Beverly Zimmern was the featured speaker at the Inclusion Series Spotlight. Students and faculty members gathered in the UWF field house to listen to the mayor speak about the history of Gulf Breeze and her experiences as […]

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While you were away…

While some students were relaxing during spring break, UWF athletics stayed busy. Here’s what you missed over spring break. Swimming and diving The inaugural University of West Florida women’s swimming and diving team continued to make history over spring break, traveling to Ohio for the NCAA Division II National Championships. UWF sent four swimmers and […]

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An email exchange: March Madness

Murphy Powell – Wednesday, March 12 Another regular season is over in college basketball. At the time of writing, it’s Wednesday, March 12, and only seven or eight teams are in. Scott and I will do our best to review the NCAA Basketball Tournament by Monday. So Florida is currently No. 1, and I think […]

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