Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Provocative Thoughts: Expanded Selective Service would be fair, patriotic, practical

By Mike Zdunich

Editor’s Note: This is the first in series of opinion pieces by Mike Zdunich, a senior communications major at UWF. Through his Provocative Thoughts column, Mike will present new and nuanced ways to think about important issues. In this week’s installment, Mike addresses the concept of expanding Selective Service to include women.

The United States Selective Service program is an outdated form of conscription that penalizes men for non-registration for the remainder of their natural-born lives. At the same time, it suggests that females are either not fit for service to their country or not capable of providing the equal delivery of the services that would be required by their government.

UWF eager to hit restart button after tough 2017 season

By William Rasmussen
Staff writer

After missing out on the NCAA tournament in 2017, UWF baseball has a lot of room for improvement. The Argos finished the year five games above .500 after being picked as pre-season favorites to take the Gulf South Conference crown.