Category: Columns

Everything was more than worth it in the end

When I was young, I would rummage through my mother’s dresser drawers. I loved her, and so I wanted a glance into her life – the details of her preferences, the objects of her comfort, the evidence of her history. I remember seeing a flash of bright red underneath old T-shirts, just enough to allow curiosity to replace whatever mission […]

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Blunt advice from a salmon

Over the past few weeks, the opinion pages of The Crimson White have been filled with a curious seasonal phenomenon. Like the migration of the salmon, a procession of senior columns has arrived to leap up the tumbling falls of reader indifference, hoping that some of their ideas will survive and breed. As one of the last columnists arriving at […]

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It’s not you, it’s me

Sorry, University of Alabama, but I think we should really go our separate ways. I’ve decided to take my life in a different direction, I can’t keep getting degrees here. I think three is kinda pushing it. The past six of seven years have been incredible, and I wouldn’t trade my time here for anything. When I arrived on campus […]

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Holding on to hope amongst the chaos

College has been chaotic. Over the last four years, I have studied four completely unrelated fields and engaged in pursuits unconnected to any of them. As with most other students, I grew, learned, made friends and enemies, had countless absurd experiences and came to understand more about myself. And yet, when I look through this chaos, two events that bookended […]

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An optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty

When I first sat down to write this article, a thousand different ideas ran through my head. This was my final opportunity to voice my opinion on a plethora of things that I have seen as major issues or stories. I debated on addressing issues ranging from media outlets’ misrepresentation of issues to issues of angry Auburn fans. But the […]

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