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As Tax Day arrives, naivete of college students shows

April 15 marks the day that the majority of Americans absolutely dread. It’s the day that millions of people have to empty their pockets, savings and overtime work to complete their “civic duty”: Paying taxes. But as college students, it doesn’t quite affect us yet.



Ban Bossy: PC Police Strike Again

By Hannah Bleau | gargoyle@flagler.edu The list of words we’re no longer allowed to say is growing at an exceptional rate. The newest one? Bossy. The front page of the “Ban Bossy” website says, “When a little boy asserts himself,…


The facade of Olympic greatness

Although the tension between Russia and America supposedly dissolved after the end of the Cold War, the two countries have never reached a point of genuine friendship. Old tensions caught media attention when Russian President, Vladimir Putin, wrote a lovely op-ed for the New York Times, which encompassed his deep disdain for the American state.



Meet your Congressman: Rep. Ron DeSantis

Every two years, the district engages in perhaps one of the most underrated events in the community: Electing a representative for Congress. Much of the time, it seems these elections seemingly go unnoticed. Nevertheless, it’s a pretty big deal.


Seven things too embarrassing to ask about the government shutdown

It wasn’t just our government officials who weren’t on the same page. Countless American’s didn’t know what the government shut down was or what it even meant. In general, the media didn’t serve the populace well, pushing agendas on both sides. So I’ve come up with the seven questions you were too embarrassed to ask about the government shut down.


Students stay at home, despite claims of economic recovery

America’s economy hit a major downturn in 2008. The housing bubble crises left Americans in economic turmoil, leaving many individuals financially destitute. Many questions have developed concerning the recovery rate. If the economy is recovering, as the media suggests, why…



Where’s the Tea Party?

By Hannah Bleau | gargoyle@flagler.edu

The last election cycle was a devastating loss for the GOP and its counterparts. Undoubtedly, the GOP had a tremendous victory in the 2010 Midterm Elections, but in 2012, something was not as prevalent as before: The Tea Party.