Articles By: Abbey Crain

How dissecting a cat spurred me to question everything I didn’t know

I know you have to buy your boyfriend jeans three sizes too big to get the Kate Moss “can you see the waistband of my Calvin Klein panties as my jeans are slung low on my hips?” look. I know that Zara is the best place to buy designer knock-offs while retaining some sense of dignity by not spending your […]

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A step-by-step guide to creating a succulent garden

Art Speaks to feature student films

In anticipation of the second annual Black Warrior Film Festival, Creative Campus has partnered with the Honors College Association to screen four student-made films through Art Speaks, Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Maxwell Hall. “Art Speaks is dedicated to showcasing students’ talent and reflects the overall mission of the Black Warrior Film Festival: to provide an outlet for this art […]

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Section 16-40A-2 of the Code of Alabama requires school sex education programs to place emphasis on abstinence and self-control.

The scarlet subject

One of the taboos akin to the South, sex is often spoken of in hushed whispers passed through lips. And for some state schools, sex education is left to the bare minimums found in the state of Alabama’s health curriculum and religious culture. Alabama’s minimum material to be included in public school sex education programs or curricula highlights self-control and […]

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Channel New York fashion week from home

Channel New York fashion week from home

New York Fashion Week concluded last week with hoards of cropped pant-wearing, heeled sandal-tromping bloggers stealing the majority of the press. If you didn’t know, it’s snowing up there. And they’re still wearing heeled sandals. But that’s neither here nor there. I’m here in Tuscaloosa, again, not at NYFW, trying to take part in the biannual fashion event that defines […]

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