The Question of Loneliness

The Question of Loneliness

December 10, 2018

Why Aren’t We Voting?

Why Aren’t We Voting?

November 5, 2018

Why I Will Never Be a Proponent of the Death Penalty

Aja Williams, Writer - The Reporter

October 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The death penalty is an outdated and barbaric practice. As human beings, we should not have the right to say someone deserves to die for the crimes they have committed. A common argument that I have encountered is that if the...

Blood, Sweat and Tears

To my fellow graduating seniors, I've got to ask: how did we do it? How did we get here? The cliche response—"with blood, sweat and tears”—doesn’t seem to cut it, now does it? But we should start with that.

May 2, 2018

Filed under Campus, Opinion

At the end of every year, every semester, every week sometimes, I ask “How did we get here?” I never expect an answer. I don’t reach for the map on the car-floor when our road trip takes us a wrong turn and leads us into u...

Dear Freshmen: Silver Screens and Saying Goodbye

April 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Dear Freshman,   Growing up, I assumed that my life would be exactly like the books I read and the television shows I watched. I would bloom into a beautiful, stylish, acne-free teenager who had her entire life planned out. I would ...

Skeptical Science Special Report: Concussions in the NFL

Kitty Geoghan, Section Editor - The Reporter

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Earlier this week, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reported that the family of Nick Blakely is suing Stetson on counts of wrongful death. According to Blakely’s mother, he had informed coaching staff that he was “ill, had shortness of breath, chest tightness, chest pain, rapid heart rate, dizzine...

A Different Wire: A Look into the Not-So-Glorious Side of Collegiate Athletics

Written by Ben Gainsboro

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

“Of course, you could never find her office alone.” These were the words spoken to me when I asked for the whereabouts of a Mrs. Virginia Sheppa Shupe, our Assistant Director of Operations and Facilities. And, as the kind...

SKEPTICAL SCIENCE SUNDAYS: Vitamin C

Kitty Geoghan, Section Editor - The Reporter

April 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When I first became interested in skepticism, I went through a series of shocking discoveries. My new focus on science led to the realization that many of the ideas I had believed in were actually not based in truth. Everythi...

Dear Freshmen: Your First Draft Is Probably Not Your Final Draft

April 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Dear Freshman,       The first draft of this letter was absolutely terrible. My thoughts were entirely disjointed, I had attempted to connect completely unrelated topics, and in the end I had a not-so-finished product that...

SKEPTICAL SCIENCE SUNDAYS: Charcoal Lattes

Kitty Geoghan, Section Editor - The Reporter

April 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Remember unicorn frappuccinos? Those brightly colored Starbucks staples were all over Instagram not too long ago, but it seems the foodies of the Internet have already moved on. The next big thing? Charcoal lattes, a delightfu...