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The Counseling Center remains committed to students

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The Panhandle still needs help

Florida’s panhandle still needs attention, especially from the federal government. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Half a year has passed since Hurricane Michael ravaged the panhandle of Florida and there is still a lot of work to be done in order to rebuild many northwestern Florida counties. In a press conference […]

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Students should be the drivers of their education, not admin

USF has recently started to heavily advertise its Finish in Four plan that  encourages students to complete their degrees in four years. These advertisements — which state that “Each additional year could cost you nearly $60,000!” — encourage students to take 15 credit hours a semester. This, of course, would […]

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Florida shouldn’t boss local governments around

The Florida League of Mayors met at the state Capitol on March 27 to oppose the recent move toward preemption in the Florida state legislature. Preemptive legislation includes any law that is implemented at a higher level of government that has the power to subvert laws that exist at a […]

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Democrats need Biden to step aside

In light of the claims against former Vice President Joe Biden, he should not enter the 2020 presidential elections. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE The 2020 Democratic primary faced one of its first serious controversies of the election season this week from an unannounced candidate. In a piece published to The […]

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Florida abortion laws lack common sense

Legislators should put more thought into the state’s abortion laws. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE A recent bill that has made headlines across Florida proposes adding a parental consent requirement to existing statutes governing how minors can get abortions. House Bill 1335 changes little and merely exposes how ridiculous and counterintuitive […]