Campus News

Some Food for Thought

On Monday, April 5, Dr. Monika Kiss, Associative Professor of Mathematics, hosted a “Food for Thought” at the Greek-themed restaurant, Acropolis. Dr. Kiss decided to host this program because, in the past, she had been a regular participant. However, “Food for Thought” had been put on pause for a few years. Once, she heard that… Continue reading Some Food for Thought

Editorials

Popular Vote: The Simpler Way to Elect a President

Electing the President of the United States seems like a simple process. It’s Election Day. You go to the polls and cast your vote for president. Then the votes are tallied up, and the candidate with the most votes wins. Except it doesn’t work that way. The United States elects its president using something called… Continue reading Popular Vote: The Simpler Way to Elect a President

Editorials

Hate Speech Should No Longer Be Protected Under the First Amendment

With the rising suicide rates, we need to be more mindful than ever about how we speak to each other. Words have power, and people need to be held accountable for the words they choose to use. Hate speech and racism should not be protected under the first amendment because it undermines the foundation of… Continue reading Hate Speech Should No Longer Be Protected Under the First Amendment

Sports

Defensive Errors Plague Lions’ in Loss to Nova

No. 12 Saint Leo baseball was unable to hold off the visiting No. 20 Nova Southeastern Sharks Friday night at Thomas B. Southard Stadium. Finally, after a long win streak the Lions seem to be human once again. This was the first of a three-game series over the weekend. Senior Jordan Pendleton was the starting… Continue reading Defensive Errors Plague Lions’ in Loss to Nova

National News

Testicular Cancer Awareness

Testicular cancer, according to Medicinenet.com, refers to a disease that occurs when the cells become abnormal/malignant, in the testicle of the male body. No smaller than a golf ball, these two organs are contained within a sac of skin called the scrotum, which hangs beneath the base of the penis. According to LiveScience.com, the functions… Continue reading Testicular Cancer Awareness

Editorials

Dogs on Food Stamps?

Recently there has been a petition put up to extend food stamps to cover things such as dog food or cat food. So far, it has garnered lots of support, with 234,000 signatures on Care2. However, the petition has also sparked controversy. Millions of people are on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as… Continue reading Dogs on Food Stamps?

Sports

NCAA Women’s Basketball Beats the Buzzer

There is something about a big game that makes certain players excel, Notre Dame junior Arike Ogunbowale is one of them. She helped the Fighting Irish beat the odds and eliminate UConn, one of the greatest college basketball programs, with a jump shot to help punch Notre Dame’s ticket into the ‘big dance’ against Mississippi… Continue reading NCAA Women’s Basketball Beats the Buzzer

National News

Florida’s New Gun Law Reforms

There was a March for Our Lives in Tampa and Orlando on Saturday, Mar. 24, 2018, for individuals to come together as a community for a common purpose to voice their opinions on what was going on in the country with gun reform. The movement of “March for Our Lives” was started and organized by… Continue reading Florida’s New Gun Law Reforms