Category: Election

Tsk tsk, Editorial Board

Like many other students Tuesday, I picked up The Crimson White to take a glance at what’s happening on our campus. I was disappointed to see that day’s “Our View” written by The Crimson White Editorial Board. I respect the time taken by the editorial board to interview the executive candidates and come to a consensus on candidates that they […]

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College Democrats, GOP to campaign in Florida

As election season heats up, so has the involvement of UA’s College Republicans and Democrats. Both have campaign plans for various races in Alabama and throughout the United States this fall. Over fall break, the College Republicans plan to campaign in Florida for the Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan ticket. “We will be doing mostly door-to-door style campaigning,” Regan Williams, chair of […]

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SGA candidates to vie for position in run-off

A run off for the position of vice president for External Affairs will take place on Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on myBama. The top two vote getters, Jimmy Taylor, who polled at 47 percent in the March 6 election, and Kyle Zimmerman, who polled at 42 percent, will remain on the ballot. Jeff Elrod, who polled at […]

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Calderone offers platform based on past city experience

By Matt Calderone   Last month, I announced my candidacy for Student Government Association president. Throughout my college career, I have had a variety of unique experiences in SGA and as an intern for the city clerk and mayor of Tuscaloosa. The skills that I ascertained from these experiences are certainly applicable to the SGA presidency. Immediately after the tornado, […]

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Dissent: Calderone for SGA president

Matt Calderone is clearly the best candidate to lead our SGA. The Crimson White editorial board, which historically endorses independent candidates, has endorsed someone who by all indications is the ultimate insider: David Wilson is a University Fellow, a Phi Gamma Delta and he was slated to receive the Machine endorsement. Wilson undeniably has innovative and progressive ideas that could […]

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