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Congress Calls for Military Action Against ISIS

Congress Calls for Military Action Against ISIS

September 2, 2014 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

Following the executions of two American journalists, Steven Sotloff and James Foley, a growing number of members of Congress are calling on President Obama to launch targeted military action against the militant group the “Islamic State” (formerly known as ISIS). Among Congress’s growing hawkish voice is Florida Senator Bill Nelson,Read More

New Report Highlights Campus Sexual Assault Crisis

New Report Highlights Campus Sexual Assault Crisis

August 30, 2014 at 10:00 am 0 comments

A new report issued earlier this month by the Orlando Sentinel showed a disturbingly low conviction rate for sexual assault cases on Florida university campuses. The study found zero prosecutions for allegations of rape between 2012 and 2013. During that period, 55 sexual assaults were reported while only five ledRead More

Florida Universities: Great Value at a Great Cost

Florida Universities: Great Value at a Great Cost

August 16, 2014 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

Over the previous twenty years, tuition and fees at four-year institutions in the United States have grown over 90% beyond the rate of inflation prompting many parents and students to begin questioning the return on investment from a four-year college degree. However, the state of Florida has broken from theRead More

Florida’s New District Map is Still Unconstitutional

Florida’s New District Map is Still Unconstitutional

August 13, 2014 at 10:30 am 0 comments

  After a three day special session, the Republican controlled legislature in Tallahassee approved a new congressional district map after Judge Terry Lewis ruled Florida’s current congressional map violated the state’s constitution. The constitutional amendment, which was passed by Florida voters in 2010, requires Florida’s congressional districts to be bothRead More