Tuesday , 12 December 2017

Category: Editorial & Opinion

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  • A nation, a knee, a problem

    A nation, a knee, a problem

    By Chris Sharp “The land of the free and the home of the brave” has become more than just a line from the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Our national anthem has become the American slogan ...

  • Student Voice: Suggestion to avoid high textbook prices

    Student Voice: Suggestion to avoid high textbook prices

    By Harry Drasutis When it comes to textbooks, it’s a money game. If you're lucky, you'll average spending $100 per textbook. Some textbooks can be over $300. In some cases, it is p ...

  • We are not in High School anymore

    We are not in High School anymore

    By Minnie-Lee Bush The transition from high school to college is not easy. I’m sure everyone will hear that repeatedly. Turns out most of the time, they’re wrong. It is not the tra ...

  • First Times and Second Chances

    First Times and Second Chances

    Making the Most of Your College Experience By Sarah Richards Most of us go to college to get a degree so that we can have a career that will pay for that education.  However, if yo ...

Remembering Civil Rights March to Selma 51 years later

Remembering Civil Rights March to Selma 51 years later

Students give opinions on importance of voting rights. By Kelli Green March 25, 2016 marks the fifty-first  anniversary of the Civil Rights March from Selma to Montgomery, AL. The ...

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Editorial: Stop ignorance; Embrace understanding

Editorial: Stop ignorance; Embrace understanding

Since 9/11 and the initiation of the War on Terror, Muslims have become easy targets for discrimination in Western society. This is especially true for Muslim women who are easily ...

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HIV / AIDS in Escambia County

HIV / AIDS in Escambia County

   By: Arieann Pettway According to the Center for Disease Control, Pensacola has a serious HIV/AIDS epidemic. Escambia County alone ranks number 2 in state for most reported ...

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Why a Liberal Arts education still matters

Why a Liberal Arts education still matters

By Iwona Hamrick There has been an ongoing debate among politicians, the media and, most of all, in academic circles about the purpose and benefits of a college education. Althoug ...

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The Disneyland measles outbreak is a prime example on why I’m pro-vaccine

The Disneyland measles outbreak is a prime example on why I’m pro-vaccine

By Selina Iglesias As of February 23, 2015, over a hundred cases of measles have been confirmed in the state of California, and 39 of the 123 people infected with measles are beli ...

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Viral Vaccination: Ebola

Viral Vaccination: Ebola

by Nicholas Guest Viral Vaccination is a weekly column written by me, Nick Guest, that tries to reveal other angles on viral news stories, social media urban legends, and misguide ...

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Opinion: After four years, it’s time to let BP drill in Gulf again

Opinion: After four years, it’s time to let BP drill in Gulf again

by Spenser Garber April 20, 2010. This was the day of the largest oil spill in petroleum industry history. It devastated Gulf Coast economies. It killed 11 people and injured 17. ...

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Opinion: Religious freedom is at risk in Ukraine

Opinion: Religious freedom is at risk in Ukraine

by T. Cummings As Russia asserts its power in the Crimea, many people are wondering what is at stake in Ukraine. What could a strong Russian presence mean for Ukrainians? The coun ...

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Privileges Expanded to Same Sex Couples

Privileges Expanded to Same Sex Couples

  Opinion Piece By: Spenser Garber On February 8, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the federal government is in the process of expanding marriage privileges to same-sex ...

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Low Abortion Rates, What is the Cause?

Low Abortion Rates, What is the Cause?

By: Spenser Garber            Abortion rates are the lowest for the first time since Roe v. Wade legalized it in 1973. Many things must be put into the thought of getting an abort ...

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