Opinion: Can YouTube really solve our problems?

October 19, 2014 6:35 pm

Can technology help us do everything? It is hard to go a day without hearing someone say “hold on, let me Google it.” We have become so dependent on technology, and the younger generation is the worst offender. With Google and Youtube showing us tutorials on almost anything, is it […]

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Opinion: I go to school with my dad

6:34 pm

At the age of 51, my dad decided to go back to school, joining me at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Now 54, my dad has stunned me by achieving great things in a short amount of time. He finished his associate degree and is well into his […]

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Opinion: It’s time for a change in foster care

October 7, 2014 3:51 pm

California-based foster care agency Little People’s World made headlines last month after directors were caught embezzling more than $460,00. The agency is a non-profit funded by tax dollars. The news is a slap in the face to taxpayers, who shouldn’t have to give up their hard-earned dollars to fund a […]

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Opinion: The case for a candidate

3:36 pm

“If you want to make a difference, you have to give it a shot,” Judithanne McLauchlan told a group of USFSP students at the Womens’ Empowerment Club Guest Speaker event on Monday afternoon. McLauchlan, a USF St. Peterburg Associate Professor of Political Science and Founding Director of the Center for […]

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Opinion: Science helps the womb, not kids

3:34 pm

Science has challenged the ability of human bodies once more with a series of womb transplants, according to an article by The Telegraph. British physicians have performed an innovative surgery on patients that allows women born without wombs or disabled from disease to give birth to their own children. An […]

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Opinion: Racism a rapant concern

3:32 pm

Racism. It’s so prevalent in our society. Yet no one seems to want to admit it, even though some of the most recent and tragic events have largely been fueled by racism. The Ferguson riots were inspired by racial discrimination. Even before that, George Zimmerman managed to weave his way […]

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Opinion: Concerns for privacy grow with technology

September 29, 2014 11:33 am

This week, people stood in lines for hours to get their hands on the latest smartphone, the iPhone 6. The iPhone craze just proves our modern obsession with connectedness. But that connectedness comes at a cost. How much of the data we enter into our smart phones is really private? […]

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Opinion: Fox News hosts mock women

11:32 am

What can we say about the ever-objective, quality news outlet that is Fox News? The complete opposite. Fox News has made its name by taking news and turning into vitriol-laden opinion, obscuring facts and blowing past reason. The latest sexist remarks to come from the channel were made by the […]

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Opinion: I finally caught up with the 21st century

11:30 am

This week, I joined the ranks of millennials before me and got my first smart phone. No, I didn’t buy the iPhone 6. I traded my old, faithful basic phone—you thought it was a brick, I know—for a sleek new Galaxy S4. I may be late to the party, but […]

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Opinion: The danger of de-recognizing a club

September 22, 2014 11:04 am

The American public university system feverishly strives to promote diversity. The principle behind it may be noble, but sometimes they take it a bit too far. Sometimes, their drive to be diverse leads them to be exactly opposite. Such was the case this month when California State University de-recognized InterVarsity […]

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