After months of Reemployment Assistance hiccups, Florida receives federal aid
Long lines formed outside of unemployment offices across the state as unemployed Floridians struggled to secure Reemployment Assistance benefits.

After months of Reemployment Assistance hiccups, Florida receives federal aid

“Kind of a nightmare,” was the way third year Lily Burse described applying for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO)’s Reemployment Assistance benefits in March, as businesses shuttered across the country and the national unemployment rate shot to its highest point on record due…

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Advocacy organizations call on Gov. DeSantis to protect farmworkers from COVID-19
Farmworker women launch “Harvest without Violence” campaign to end sexual violence in Wendy’s supply chain. (Photo courtesy of Student Farmworker Alliance)

Advocacy organizations call on Gov. DeSantis to protect farmworkers from COVID-19

Florida’s peak growing season is underway, and with it looms the peak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The global pandemic threatens to decimate historically disenfranchised farmworker communities who continue to bear overcrowded living conditions, starvation wages and meager access to medical care while working to…

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Abortion rights threatened in the midst of coronavirus
DAYTON, OHIO, UNITED STATES - 2019/05/19: An activist seen holding a placard that says protect safe, legal abortion during the protest. Abortion rights activists took part in stop the bans rally nationwide after multiple states pass fetal heartbeat bills. (Photo by Megan Jelinger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Abortion rights threatened in the midst of coronavirus

Historically, marginalized communities are affected the most by hardships. After 9/11, the Patriot Act granted the government the unprecedented ability to investigate people’s lives and after the 2008 financial crisis, economic hardship disproportionately affected poorer communities. Now, in the midst of a global pandemic, some…

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The impending economic effects of COVID-19

In the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic, graduating students are fearful of what is to come. The outbreak of COVID-19 is expected by many to completely change multiple facets of daily life, just as events such as 9/11 and the 2008 financial crisis did.…

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OPINION: The argument for ranked-choice voting

With an unusually large presidential primary field, American voters are facing unique challenges in determining who their vote should go to. Rather than simply choosing their favorite candidate, voters often feel as if they have to account for “electability.” In the face of a narrowing…

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