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The conversation we need to have about gun reform

By Emily Wunderlich Columbine: 13 people dead. Virginia Tech: 32 people dead. Aurora: 12 people dead. Sandy Hook: 28 people dead. San Bernardino: 14 people dead. Pulse nightclub: 49 people dead. This was the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history— until Sunday. Late Sunday, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock unleashed a hail of gunfire onto the Las […]

Education has become industry, at our cost

Alumnus fatally shot near campus

Eddy D. Vasquez, 27, was shot in the torso near the Publix on Third Street S. around 4 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. He died from his injuries about two hours later at Bayfront Medical Center. Vasquez lived in Gainesville but graduated from USF St. Petersburg in 2010 with a degree in business administration. According […]