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How rural areas like Florida’s Panhandle can become more hurricane-ready

Eren Erman Ozguven, Florida State University When Hurricane Michael roared onto northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast in October 2018, its 160 mile-per-hour winds made it the...

I dig through archives to unearth hidden stories from African-American history

Jane Landers, Vanderbilt University Many years ago, as a graduate student searching in the archives of Spanish Florida, I discovered the first “underground railroad” of...

Could Andrew Gillum be the next governor of Florida?

Sharon Austin, University of Florida Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum electrified Democrats with his surprising victory in the Florida’s Democratic primary – but will he go...

Why Florida Democrats can’t count on the so-called ‘black vote’

Sharon Austin, University of Florida Florida’s midterm Senate election is a race to watch this November – and not just because it will be a...

These CRISPR-modified crops don’t count as GMOs

Yi Li, University of Connecticut To feed the burgeoning human population, it is vital that the world figures out ways to boost food production. Increasing...

5 things to know about mass shootings in America

Frederic Lemieux, Georgetown University At least 10 students were killed at a Santa Fe, Texas high school on May 18 after a classmate opened fire...

The NRA’s journey from marksmanship to political brinkmanship

Robert Spitzer, State University of New York College at Cortland The mass shooting on Valentine’s Day in Parkland, Florida, ripped at the hearts...

The American public has power over the gun business – why...

Brian DeLay, University of California, Berkeley As teenagers in Parkland, Florida, dressed for the funerals of their friends – the latest victims of a mass...

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