Allen Ellison and the Congressional Dream Team

Allen Ellison and the Congressional Dream Team

May 27, 2016 at 10:04 pm 1 comment

By: Jessica C. Lumpkin It’s perfectly natural to surround yourself with people who agree, support and praise you all the time. Let’s face it—it’s comforting to have people who are always in your corner, no matter the issue or circumstance. These are the people we often consider to be our mostRead More

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Fighting Fire with Fire: A Cause for the Limousine Liberal

May 12, 2016 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

By: Steven Hollis A common theme that has been brought up consistently during this year’s presidential election has been money in the political system.  Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders rails against the Koch Brothers’ wealth in seemingly every stump speech he makes across the country, priding himself on his campaign’s averageRead More

Hillary Clinton, the Media and Voters

Hillary Clinton, the Media and Voters

April 11, 2016 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

By: Ariella Phillips In this election cycle it has become clearer than ever before that a winning media strategy equals a winning electoral strategy — and a strategy that can attract new voters. The evidence is in Republican front-runner, Donald Trump. Nearly eight years since her first presidential run, HillaryRead More

Wisconsin voters head to the polls April 5th for the Presidential primary. Source: Inquisitr

Sanders, Cruz Projected to Win Wisconsin Primaries

April 3, 2016 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

By: Ramsey Touchberry Registered voters in Wisconsin will head to the polls on April 5th to cast their vote for a presidential candidate. With time running out, candidates are getting in their last ditch effort to win over voters in Wisconsin. On the Republican side, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) isRead More


Guest Column: Why I Support Hillary Clinton

March 28, 2016 at 9:14 pm 0 comments

By: Jacob Best This election season, there is too much at stake to simply sit at home and not let your voice be heard. In my view, there is only one candidate ready to successfully and efficiently tackle all of the challenges our country faces — both at home andRead More


The Importance of the Local and National Youth Vote

March 21, 2016 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

By: Megan Jones With the spring Student Government (SG)  elections behind us and the results quickly becoming old news, it’s important to take a moment to consider what we’ve learned from the University of Florida SG elections, and how this relates to an even bigger picture. To recap, the SGRead More

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Students, Farmworkers March to Boycott Wendy’s

March 19, 2016 at 7:27 pm 0 comments

By: Kayla Solem Sarai Chavarria yelled “Boycott Wendy’s!” as she marched Friday. The UF history senior walked from Norman Field to the Reitz Union with more than 120 other people to boycott Wendy’s. The fast-food company has not signed onto the Fair Food Agreement, which would require it to payRead More

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The Influx of Anti-Immigration Bills in the Florida Senate

March 13, 2016 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

By: Maria Alejandra Llanos With the amount of anti-immigration sentiment that’s been roused up in the past year leading up to the 2016 election, there is no doubt why states like Florida are fighting off new legislation potentially dangerous to the Hispanic community. The flood of new bills falling upon theRead More


The Atrocity that is The Florida Department of Children and Families

March 1, 2016 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

By: Harold Joseph Calls for mental health reform are growing louder and louder after the increase in high profile mass shootings across America. Fortunately for us, more and more health care providers are bridging the gap between medical and mental health care. Mental health campaigns are growing popular on collegeRead More

Why Marco Rubio is the Only Republican the Democrats Should Fear

Why Marco Rubio is the Only Republican the Democrats Should Fear

February 15, 2016 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

By: Maria Llanos Out of the remaining Republican candidates, Marco Rubio continues to be a front-runner for President of the United States. So how did a first time senator from Miami, Florida capture the minds of so many voters already? Well, he appears to be one thing his other opponentsRead More