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Guns on campus

Having guns on campus is a dangerous proposal

February 24, 2017

The ongoing debate regarding campus carry legislation has been at the forefront of recent policy agendas concerning campus safety. This legislation has been a controversial response to the horrific school...

Obama’s farewell address

January 19, 2017

History and social studies textbooks will forever note that president Barack Obama was the first African American President of the United States. He was certainly not a perfect president, but to deny any...

How does Bernie measure up?

April 30, 2016

Up until 1980, when NBC’s John Chancellor announced to the nation that Ronald Reagan would be the people’s next president, no president had lost his run for re-election but Herbert Hoover in 1932. Similar...

College exams are changing for the better

April 27, 2016

College courses are starting to shift their final examinations away from multiple-choice questions; essay exams are the new norm for finals. Numerous college professors have realized that assessing students...

Taking a bite out of the Big Apple and each other

April 20, 2016

A recent democratic debate was held in Brooklyn, and there were numerous harsh exchanges between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. It is clear how important the state of New York is to both campaigns,...

Events like Research Day should be held more often at FGCU

Events like Research Day should be held more often at FGCU

April 15, 2016

Research Day was held on Friday at Alico Arena, and it was incredible to attend an event where so many students were willing to go the extra mile in their fields of study by completing sophisticated research...

The president’s failure to plan for the aftermath of intervening shouldn’t overshadow the countless lives that were saved in Libya

April 13, 2016

During President Barack Obama’s 2011 speech about Libya, he emphasized the need for action and the severity of the situation in Libya due to Qaddafi’s tyranny. “For generations, the United States...

Despite setbacks in the Deep South, the Sanders campaign is still ‘berning’

April 7, 2016

At the beginning of Bernie Sanders’ campaign, it truly looked like he didn’t stand a chance against frontrunner Hilary Clinton. His recent successes in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington have many people...

Republicans should be more grateful for Obama’s Supreme Court nominee

March 27, 2016

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been followed by ample controversy and intensified divisions between the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. Numerous Republicans have refused...

Is Chris Christie vying for the vice presidency?

March 18, 2016

Chris Christie, Governor of New Jersey, has been publicly endorsing Trump ever since he suspended his presidential bid on Feb 10, for the 2016 presidential election. Christie has developed into Trump’s...

The latest Democratic debate is the most informative tool for voters

March 17, 2016

The most recent Democratic debate was held on March 9 at Miami Dade College in Miami. Once Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders took the stage, there was a lot of back and forth between both candidates,...

Why you should support Eagles Care for Clean Air

March 7, 2016

Eagles Care for Clean Air is a great initiative that promotes the health and wellness of FGCU students, faculty, staff and visitors. I do not believe this endeavor is a criticism of people who smoke; however,...

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