Opinion

Opinion

Another parking garage is not the answer  

At the start of each semester, especially in the fall, USF students take to social media for a time-honored tradition: airing their grievances about parking. Anecdotes are abound of students and faculty searching for ten, fifteen or thirty minutes at a time for an open spot. USF students deserve a […]

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Hurricanes are getting worse, here’s why

Once again we find ourselves in the thick of hurricane season preparing for another catastrophic storm that has the potential to devastate communities. We know the reason these storms are getting worse year after year.  July 2019 was found to be the hottest month on record, according to CNN. We […]

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Life, liberty and the pursuit of firearms

On Aug. 16 a National Rifle Association lobbyist addressed Florida economists and defended gun manufacturers from a proposed assault weapons ban ballot measure. Former president of the NRA and current NRA lobbyist, Marion Hammer, argued that gun manufacturers are job creators and we would be driving economic progress out of […]

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Au revoir, Rays. Take your embarrassing leadership with you.

The Rays principal owner gave a proposal with what seemed to be little thought and even less preparation. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE The idea of the Tampa Bay Rays splitting their season with Montreal has been topped in stupidity only by one thing — the person pitching it, Rays principal owner […]