OPINION

Virtual libraries are the way of the future

Students at the new Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland showed up to the new campus library last week and found something missing: the books.  FPU, the newest addition to the State University System of Florida, has decided to go Space Age with an entirely digital library. While it may seem […]

#100happydays might be difficult to achieve

It’s the latest trend on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: documenting 100 moments in order to achieve long-term happiness.  #100happydays, a social media challenge where participants sign up through the #100happydays foundation website, tracks users’ 100- day journeys throughout the challenge via the hashtag. According to the Huffington Post, 350,000 people […]

Millennials delaying marriage: nothing to fear

Over the next few decades, the millennial generation will take on increasingly greater influence in the work place, politics and sociology. By 2020, 50 percent of U.S. workers will be millennials and with the steadily increasing average age of first-married couples, their marriage patterns have become a cause for concern […]

Florida needs to invest in the homeless

Earlier this month, New York City made an agreement with the state to draft two rent subsidy plans to homeless families in an effort to provide them with housing and necessary services.  According to the New York Times, the first program will provide $80 million over four years to homeless […]