Opinion

EDITORIAL: Student-athletes, not employees

Student-athletes are just that, but they are not employees. Read more

COLUMN: It's time for deliberation on the budget

Solving our country's fiscal issues will take true deliberation. Read more

COLUMN: The birthday blues and how to cope

We shouldn't focus on just one day in our lives, but every single day. Read more

COLUMN: No homo, no discrimination

Disclaimer: The following is satire. Fall in line and you'll be fine! Read more

COLUMN: The politics of vanity plates

Vanity plates say more than we think.  Read more

COLUMN: "Looking" for a third season

Give "Looking" another chance. And another season. Read more

COLUMN: The Angelina Jolie effect reveals health issues

How we follow celebrities blindly says a lot about our culture. Read more

Losing focus in the gun debate

Losing focus in the gun debate

Preventing sexual assault is not an excuse for concealed carry on campus. Read more

Letters to the editor

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Secret Service incident notes double standard

As long as we permit the double standard inherent in a system of government police, reforms ... Read more

J-U-R-Y does not spell 'rubber stamp'

Break out the world's smallest violin for prosecutors in Alachua County, Florida: ... Read more

Second grader coming to school with torn attire

Give students a changing station for tattered clothing. Read more