South Carolina's cigarette tax is one of the lowest in the nation. Increasing it would save lives and money without hurting the economy.
Opinion editors Linden Atelsek and Dan Nelson duke it out on the subject of gun control.
The opinion editors discuss how Democrats should be approaching the looming budget crisis.
Ryan Zinke's proposed rollback of regulations will do little to improve jobs and wealth in the U.S.
The opinion editors discuss how The Daily Gamecock fits into a media environment that insists on blurring the lines between news and opinion.
Controversy is detrimental to advertisers, not liberal pressure.
To win against the Taliban, once and for all, we must go after what fuels their success: opium.
Fighting terrorism and instability, U.S. overseas deployments are an important aspect of our foreign policy and domestic security.
Decriminalizing drugs would help us treat addiction and reduce drug-induced mortality.
Trump's lack of diplomatic skills hampers the State Department and hurts U.S. influence worldwide.
The U.S. must respond to the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar.
A lack of infrastructure spending continually places South Carolina at risk.
Killing insurgents won't win wars on its own.
A first strike on North Korea would be a bloody, pointless affair.
The Office of Student Conduct leaves the door open for abuse with weak burdens of proof for punishments and lasting consequences.
Believe it or not, the IRS is a good thing, and we have got to stop cutting funding to it.
The National Rifle Association doesn't represent the 23 percent of liberals and 36 percent of moderates who own guns.
Fox News is taking on some characteristics of state-run media outlets in other, more authoritarian countries.
The Trump administration ignores a viable solution to the opioid crisis — marijuana.
U.S. hegemony depends on the developing world.