Vaccinating against HPV should be a legislative priority in South Carolina.
Religious exemptions for avoiding vaccination have got to go.
Puerto Rico is still a disaster – even if the lights are on.
The "censorship" of content online, conservative or not, is protected by the First Amendment.
Tariffs will only hurt our economy, yet we're still stuck in a trade war.
Sanford met his end in the District 1 primary, what does this mean for the Republican party?
Trump shows veterans how much he really cares about them with his unqualified, inexperienced and scandal-marred VA nominee.
U.S. strikes on Syria not are not an escalation of the war, but a continuation of established U.S. policy.
Social Media Editor Gillian Muñoz and Opinion Editor Dan Nelson discuss the impacts of social media.
To stop Russia's belligerence, hit them where it hurts – their wallet.
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.
South Carolina voters need to push back against corruption.
Ten students give their opinions on an issue prevalent on most college campuses: alcohol use and misuse.
Trump and the "alt-right" ignore growing radicalization in their ranks.
"Alternative facts" are just an attempt to lie without retaliation.
Trump’s feud with John Lewis highlights his malignant ignorance of cities.
Trump is breaking his promise of a wall paid for by Mexico, running the risk of upsetting Congress and the public.
Donald Trump’s claim that flag burners should face punishment ignores the Constitution.
Transparency and truthfulness were demanded from Clinton, so we should demand the same from Trump.
America needs a constructive way to move forward together.
Because of the threat posed by Donald Trump, voting is extremely important this year.
Nationalism is on an upswing worldwide, and it threatens every democracy it touches.
Russia's aggressive foreign policy threatens to ignite new conflicts. We can't just sit back and do nothing about that.
Dan Nelson argues that diplomatic intervention in world affairs is more sustainable and successful than military intervention. Andy Wilson takes the position that we have to be prepared to take action in times when idealistic diplomacy fails.
Last night was Trump's chance to make his case to America, but he performed so poorly that, if anything, he did the opposite.
What some people think of as cultural appropriation in fiction may be the best way to spread culture through fiction.
With all the news surrounding the presidential race, we're not paying attention to the things in the world that the new President of the United States will have to deal with, like the Syrian Civil War. That's unacceptable.
Politicians are incapable of handling outbreaks, so why do we let them?
Donald Trump’s campaign has had a tumultuous past several months. Scandal after scandal, blunder after blunder.
How to survive the inevitable.
The Democratic convention has been off to a rocky start. An email scandal, the fall of Debbie Wasserman Schultz and plenty of protesters. Worst of all, however, has been the “Bernie or Bust” supporters.
Turkey’s president is eliminating legitimate opposition to his rule following an attempted military coup.
Politicians in America are liars. But that's partially our fault for not knowing enough to hold them accountable.
Behind Trump is a movement of terrible people who seldom get called out for their words and actions.
Sectarian and political tensions can lead to more violence than religion alone.
Saudi Arabia’s potential role in the 9/11 attacks should void their immunity to U.S. courts.
Spending will hurt us eventually, but we're getting crushed right now.
The topic of resuming diplomatic and economic relations with Cuba has been a big issue in the current presidential race.
Cracking down on European Muslim communities only fans the flames of hatred.
Resentment and fear in American politics enables Trump.
Zika virus poses a significant regional hazard that the Olympics will only exacerbate.
As much as the GOP primary field loves to talk about immigration reform, they are surprisingly silent on the loopholes granted to Cuban immigrants.
If GOP candidates were truly fiscally conservative, they would cut military spending.
Senate Republicans' insistence that Obama not fill Antonin Scalia's vacancy on the court is an insult to the Constitution and an abdication of their duty.
Anti-establishment Republicans promise change, but in reality, they are simply a threat to the Republican party.
The Republican candidates of today ignore prominent Republican diplomats of the past.