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Florida’s Polarizing Political Makeup

Florida’s contrasts highlight the variation of political opinions that differ throughout different areas of the state.
November 25, 2020

While accepting the presidential nomination, Biden promised to be a president for all citizens - both those who voted for him and those who did not. One of the states that did not swing towards Biden was...

COVID-19’s Resurgence in Florida

November 25, 2020

After Governor RonDesantis announced a Phase 3 reopening of the state, COVID-19 numbers have begun to soar and Florida is currently having a surge similar to the one experienced in the summer months. A...

Florida’s Polarizing Political Makeup

Florida's Polarizing Political Makeup
November 14, 2020

The state of Florida is one of the most divided when it comes to politics. It is one of the most important states of a national election, and is notorious for changing who it supports almost every election....

Is Florida Prepared to Enter Phase Three?

With COVID-19 still being such an imminent threat, Floridian officials seem to think re-opening takes precedence over resident's lives.
October 4, 2020

Florida governor Ron DeSantis recently made the decision to open the entire state of Florida into what is known as Phase Three of the pandemic reopening plan. This means the regulations set due to the...

Florida’s primary election: A voter’s guide

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As the countdown to Florida’s primary election rapidly comes to an end, highlights shares a guide on each of Miami-Dade’s congressional districts’ candidates
August 18, 2020

 On Aug. 18, residents of the state of Florida will vote in a closed primary election to determine the fate of at least 97 competitive races and their state alike for the next four years. As the coronavirus...

Have Our Leaders Done Enough to Help Stop the COVID-19 Spread?

Currently, masks are not mandated by Florida Governor DeSantis. However, it is vital to continue wearing them in public places because this simple activity is highly effective in lessening the spread.
July 22, 2020

Coronavirus has been the center of discussion all over the world. What started out as a small outbreak in Wuhan, China has transformed into a global pandemic. From wearing masks out to staying six feet...

Would Reopening Schools in the Fall be a Wise Choice?

The White House blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from testifying on reopening schools  in front of Capitol Hill lawmakers.
July 22, 2020

As of July 2020, the state of Florida has surpassed 300,000 COVID-19 cases, quickly becoming the United States' epicenter of the virus. The surge of cases is due to many citizens refusing to wear masks...

Is Now the Time to Reopen Florida’s Beaches?

As Coronavirus continues to spread throughout the world, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has decided to let cities open up their beaches this past week.
May 3, 2020

On April 17, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis began reopening beaches and parks in Jacksonville as more states have decided to loosen restrictions enforced during this pandemic. DeSantis stated that Florida...

On the Front Lines: a Look into the Fight Against COVID-19

Andre Gutierrez's career as a firefighter and first responder has led him to the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 in St. Petersburg, Florida.
April 24, 2020

Andre Gutierrez begins his 12-hour shift in a now-closed community pool house, equipped with his head cap, full gown, gloves, boot covers, and the “luxury” of a 3m respiratory mask to answer the first...

DeSantis support for parental consent causes stir

courtesy of politico.com
Abortion activists are concerned that a proposed bill will curtail the women's right to choose
April 13, 2020

 Abortion has become an increasingly controversial topic in politics.  One issue that has circulated through Florida is the bill SB 404 that would require minors to have parental consent before an abortion...

2020 FSU Youth Scholars Program

January 23, 2020

The FSU Youth Scholars program is a six-week residential science and mathematics summer program for Florida high school students with significant potential for careers in the fields of science, technology,...

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