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  • Don't hide how we pick university presidents

    Don't hide how we pick university presidents
    For decades, Florida lawmakers have talked about changing the public records law to hide the names of people who apply to run our state universities. This year, they may well do it.
  • Hays' bill to shield information in college job searches advances

    Hays' bill to shield information in college job searches advances
    A bill sponsored by state Rep. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, that would provide secrecy for applicants in the early stages of searches to fill high-ranking college and university jobs easily passed a Senate committee this week. The Senate Higher Education...

    Lawmakers should keep guns on campus ban: Editorial

    Lawmakers should keep guns on campus ban: Editorial
    Last November, Florida State University experienced the horror and carnage that one person with a gun can wreak on a college campus. Myron May shot three students outside the FSU library, paralyzing one of them, in the few minutes before campus police...

    Should guns be allowed on Florida campuses?

    Should guns be allowed on Florida campuses?
      The Florida Legislature doesn’t do anything quickly, except when it involves guns. Then, they jump into action. Another gun bill to make the gun lovers and the NRA happy? Sure, why not. Thus, we have the fast track bill to allow...

    Thrasher's voice could help derail bad gun bill

    Thrasher's voice could help derail  bad gun bill
    There was a time not long ago when John Thrasher was one of the most powerful men in Florida politics, having served as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, and later as a state senator from St. Augustine and chairman of the Republican Party...