Monday , 9 December 2019

Category: Editorial & Opinion

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  • Combined amendments create confusion

    Combined amendments create confusion

    By Rachel Giordano           If you exercised your right to vote on Nov. 6, 2018, you voted on many important issues.     Actually, you had to vote on two things in one amendments ...

  • Warriors’ spirit fuels PSC community

    Warriors’ spirit fuels PSC community

    By Paulina Mendez To the returning Pensacola State College (PSC) military veteran students and their families, welcome back to another exciting and rewarding 2018-2019 school year. ...

  • Banning books silences stories

    Banning books silences stories

    "HOP POP We like to hop. We like to hop on top of Pop. STOP You must not hop on Pop.” When you read those sentences and rhymes, do you think they promote the idea of children abusi ...

  • The case for community college

    The case for community college

    Community college is known for being cheaper, but less prestigious than a four-year university.  But what do you get in lieu of that prestige? You get diversity. The percentage of ...

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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Black History Month Essay: Remembering MLK’s plight for all people

Black History Month Essay: Remembering MLK’s plight for all people

by S.A. McMillan While the idea of immortalizing an important figure with a holiday is a testament to their importance on our society, it can also cloud their achievements. With D ...

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