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Speaking Out

Brittany Bailer, Staff writer

May 6, 2016

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Beyoncé's song advocates for anti-oppression in society Beyoncé’s newest single “Formation” and its accompanying music video have been met with resounding praise for their celebration of black, southern culture. With ...

Lebanon suffering goes unnoticed

Lebanon suffering goes unnoticed

Julia Kuehnast, Staff

November 18, 2015

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Prom Fever

Joe Along, Copy Editor

April 8, 2015

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Ah, spring time. Men’s Wearhouse looks like any mall store on Black Friday. The tandem of pollen and floral businesses flourishes. Thanks to the former, noses abroad run wild; a cause of the latter, hormones run even wilder. It i...

Good grief, Charlie Hebdo

Good grief, Charlie Hebdo

March 3, 2015

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Politicians prefer cash to constituents

Politicians prefer cash to constituents

Molly Minta, Editor in chief

February 2, 2015

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Gun control, mental health need to be addressed

Molly Minta, Editor in chief

February 2, 2015

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At 12:25 a.m. on Nov. 20, Myron May, a lawyer and alumnus of Florida State University, walked into the Strozier Library on FSU’s Tallahassee campus and opened fire, injuring two students and paralyzing one. Police officers from FSU ...

Time to put the brakes on extreme college culture

September 9, 2014

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College, from its single-sex beginnings to now, has always been a rite of passage. And, as is the way of the world, the attitudes towards that rite of passage are changing. No one needs to tell you that kids party in college....

School absence policy unreasonable

Autumn Scheer, Letters to the Editor

September 3, 2014

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We’ve all been absent for sickness, vacation, personal problems or to take a break from all the stress. And, usually, you don’t think about how many unexcused absences you may have because the allotted nine seem reasonable....

Florida Primary unsurprising but fruitful

Evelio Sotolongo, Opinions Editor

August 31, 2014

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Florida voters recently took to the polls in the state’s gubernatorial primary election. A sense of predictability characterized the primary, with most of the races ending in landslide victories.  Though several state and...

Dress code accusations uncalled for

Hana Bilicki

January 17, 2014

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Have you ever heard the phrase “don’t judge a book by it’s cover?” Yes, everyone has been at fault of passing judgement on someone’s appearance at some point, and although I can’t speak for everyone, I try not to judge...

Textbook controversy focuses on the wrong things

Dana Brown, Web Manager

November 9, 2013

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Did the creators of Prentice Hall’s ninth-grade world history textbook make a mistake by creating a book that gives more attention to Islam than Judaism and Christianity? Yes, as State Representative Ritch Workman pointed out....

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