Friendly Fire: Eckerd bubble

Eckerd Bubble instills isolation, stagnation By Dan Whitely Columnist It is a common utterance one hears on Eckerd’s campus: “I have a car.” Yet at Eckerd, even after living here for over a year and a half, it still surprises me every time I hear that someone has…

Friendly Fire: Government censorship

By Dan Whitely  Columnist With the recent developments in France, and the “Je Suis Charlie” movement spreading, the balance of public safety and freedom of expression has once again come into question. This balance is one that has changed throughout contemporary times, especially in recent years when numerous…

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate, that is the question

By: Dan Whitely Columnist With health scares this year such as the spread of Ebola in West Africa, the world has turned its attention to preventing diseases before they become rampant. This has only intensified as measles has made a resurgence in the past months. This may seem…

Friendly Fire: Is US policy crippling Cuba’s island nation?

By Matthew Cramer Staff Writer In the 20th century, few countries have had as complex and contentious of…

Friendly Fire: Should America impose on Syria’s ISIS crisis?

Matthew Cramer Contributing Writer The legacy of U.S. intervention in the Middle East is not a pretty one,…

Students debate issues of privacy v. progress

By Alek Matthiessen Great ideas lead to great power shifts. The different levels of that power shift define…

Pumpkin pie vs. Apple pie: who wins?

By Alek Matthiessen ECOS Vice President of Financial Affairs   Pumpkin pie has made a robust emergence this…

Excessive drinking on campus creates problems

By Alek Matthiessen ECOS Vice President of Financial Affairs With time, everything changes, and campus life is no…

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