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Letter to the editor: Humans have responsibility to take care of our planet

Last week’s letter to the editor has highlighted many of the misconceptions that are abound in regard to environmental science. It is true that this planet has survived meteor strikes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and hurricanes. It is also true that human respiration releases CO2 and cow flatulence releases greenhouse gases as well, although it is […]

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Letter to the Editor: Humans have small impact on climate

As I read the Voyager I often find the section titled “Green tip of the week” amusing in that to truly be “green” the SEAS would not write anything and instead leave it blank. This would eliminate the use of ink and decrease their “carbon footprint.” That is just the ironic part, but in regards […]

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Letter to the Editor: We can each take small steps to reduce our ecological footprint

The Earth is in need of our help; she has been desperately been trying to get our attention. We have become selfish with the precious gifts like fossil fuel, coal, natural metals, and other non-renewable resources she willingly has given us. Non-renewable resources take millions of years to produce, yet we use them up like […]

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Letter to the editor: Limbaugh’s main point was missed by his critics

While reading Ms. Chouinard’s view in last week’s issue of The Voyager on what Mr. Limbaugh said on his radio show, I thought the most glaring point is that not only did Ms. Chouinard apparently not listen to the radio program that day or any other day, but that she also missed the entire point. […]

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Letter to the editor: Faculty and staff should receive fair compensation

In recent weeks, UWF has launched a media crusade depicting a bright future of enrollment growth and massive institutional expansion. Unfortunately, this public relations campaign has involved some highly misleading and even inaccurate statements. A factsheet correcting these inaccuracies is available here and will be sent to faculty. More needs to be said about President […]

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Letter to the Editor: No student input in Friday class schedule change?

I believe the decision to change class schedules and times should have been presented to the student body before the schedule was changed. We pay tuition, and it is our money that helps this college grow. To not account for our concerns and thoughts of how classes are offered is an insult to us, and […]

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Letter to the editor: Penn State tragedy should be lesson for us all

As a victim of sexual abuse from age 11 to 17, I know my abuser stole the biggest part of my childhood, robbed me of my innocence and forever changed my life in ways that cannot be repaid or restored. When I hear people complain that they’re tired of the ongoing press coverage of the […]

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Letter to the editor: Plight of working-class UWF students should not be ignored

We live in a time of economic uncertainty. We live in a time of unrest. We live in a time that promotes action and change. The University of West Florida provides to most an atmosphere of stimulated learning surrounded by a pleasant veil of natural beauty. When I first drove up University Parkway and banked […]

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Letter to the editor: How does UWF anthropology contribute to Florida?

Florida Governor Rick Scott’s criticisms of anthropology provide a welcome opportunity to showcase what anthropology is, and how it contributes to the quality of life and economic development of Northwest Florida. At the University of West Florida, the Division of Anthropology and archaeology includes three units: the Department of Anthropology, the Archaeology Institute and the […]

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We can’t wait: Helping manage student loan debt

Letter from President Obama: Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to get out of Washington and talk with folks across the country about how we can create jobs and get our economy growing faster. This is a tough time for a lot of Americans — especially young people.  You’ve come of age […]

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