Post Tagged with: "politics"

"My grandfather rode a camel, my father rode a camel, I drive a Mercedes, my son drives a Land Rover, his son will drive a Land Rover, but his son will ride a camel."

Fun with geopolitics: The forces behind the new treaty with Iran

“Times are changing again. Enemies are becoming friends, and friends are becoming enemies. Old alliances wither and die, and new ones are born.”

February 24, 2014 · Opinions
Bob Woodward spoke at the UNF Arena on January 21st. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Bob Woodward talks journalism and politics

Standing in front of a more-than-sold-out crowd, Bob Woodward captivated his audience. No politician was safe from his remarks as he shared stories from his years in journalism. Woodward is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, once in 1973 for his work on breaking the Watergate scandal, and again in 2002 for his coverage of the […]

January 27, 2014 · Events, Features
credit: Kamal Moneir
Lydia Moneir holds a sign proclaiming, "Leave!"

“Tonight We Govern Egypt” – In the streets of Cairo

“Democracy is not a ballot box,” Lydia Moneir, daily news editor, shares her experience as an Egyptian facing a second revolution.

July 6, 2013 · Opinions

Column: Illegal hope

Contributing columnists Ahmed Aedan offers several questions on immigration that go left unanswered in politics.

November 6, 2012 · Opinions
Stock Photo by Joseph Basco

Student loan rates set to double

Column: How the next four years will impact your four-year degree

Content Editor Catherine Byerly says as of Nov. 6, two things will remain exactly as they were the day before: America will have a Harvard graduate as president, and UNF students will still have to pay for their degrees.

November 6, 2012 · Opinions
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Kim Braesch, a UNF advertising student, models what columnist Taylor Leckie thinks could happen, if Planned Parenthood disappears.

Column: We need a president who can mix sex, politics

Contributing columnist Taylor Leckie wants to see a president who will support education to those within and just outside of the voting age who have sex.

November 5, 2012 · Opinions
Illustration by Joey Taravella

On gerrymandering, Dr. Nicholas Seabrook says, “There is an element to where we let the foxes guard the hen coop, in a sense that we are allowing the politician themselves to draw the districts they will run in.”

Candidates respond to 2012 redistricting

Three candidates in the 2012 state election talk about redistricting and their stance on education issues.

October 31, 2012 · News, Uncategorized
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Brendan Quinn was one of the few UNF students who got to attend the Republican National Convention this year in Tampa.

UNF student helps out at the Republican National Convention

As one of the few UNF students given the chance to attend the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Brendan Quinn, a political science junior, got an inside look at the convention and political system.

September 12, 2012 · Features
Student Body President Carlo Fassi addressed a crowd for the Voice Your Vote campaign.
Photo by Keri Weiland

‘Voice Your Vote’ campaign visits UNF

The ‘Voice Your Vote’ campaign, a college convention tour, visited UNF Tuesday, with the goal of inspiring young voters to become active members of the political community.

The campaign, which will cover 12 college campuses, started Aug. 22 in Orlando, and will make its final stop Sept. 6 in Charlotte, N.C.

August 30, 2012 · News, Uncategorized
Soderberg, UNF distinguished professor, kicks off state Senate campaign

Soderberg, UNF distinguished professor, kicks off state Senate campaign

The majority of Soderberg’s campaign team and volunteers in attendance of her first campaign party are UNF students and alumni.

July 5, 2012 · Media, News, Sports, Uncategorized