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Jinnie Christensen

December 31, 1969

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The conservative movement started around 1945, in the wake of World War II. However, the Republican Party began nearly a century prior, in 1854. This long time gap allowed for many ideals to be the basis for the party, ideals wi...

Ignoring the fluff and focusing on the issues

Madelyn Schorr

December 31, 1969

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We are nine months away from the 2016 presidential election. This means nine more months of articles, think pieces and opinions on who we should vote for and why. As a self-proclaimed policy wonk and political junkie, I don’t kn...

We all need to come out of the closet

Brandon Hooks

December 31, 1969

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The most common question I get when someone finds out I’m gay is “when did you come out?” People want to know when I journeyed outside of the mystical place that is the “closet” all LGBTQ+ people inhabit before finally de...

Common sense is best line of defense against sexual assaults

Kimberly Sturdivant

December 31, 1969

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By Kimberly Sturdivant | Guest ColumnistI would like to respond to the sexual assault article written by Leigh Terry.I believe the higher rate of sexual assault among sororities has nothing to do with their affiliation with frat...

Involvement: don't over or under do it

Benjamin Burkeen

December 31, 1969

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Dear newcomers to The University of Alabama: in the spirit of Get On Board Day today, I wanted to take a quick second to discuss involvement on campus. I view getting involved at Alabama as an enormous balancing act.On one en...

To Greek Women, From Greek Women

Leigh Terry, Sarah Huff Moore

December 31, 1969

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By Leigh Terry and Sarah Huff MooreWe all know the names of the major Greek scandals of recent years. The University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s racist chant. Georgia Tech Phi Kappa Tau’s “luring your rapebait” ...

The invisible speak

Almosa Pirela-Jones

December 31, 1969

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By Almosa Pirela-Jones | Staff ColumnistClad in all black, I approached a similarly dressed assembly of students at Malone-Hood Plaza. There were plenty of familiar faces in the crowd – campus leaders I had become acquainte...

A lottery is not the answer to Alabama's budget gap

Hunter Richey

December 31, 1969

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This week in Montgomery, state lawmakers are in special session to discuss a proposed lottery bill that would allow for a statewide constitutional vote on a lottery in Alabama. While such a deal might otherwise be appealing to...

Given Alabama's history, free speech especially important at UA

Chisolm Allenlundy

December 31, 1969

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The University of Alabama has inherited many things from the state it serves, but perhaps nothing is more well-documented than its history of bigotry and discrimination. Though George Wallace and burning crosses are largely re...

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Patrick Crowley

December 31, 1969

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By Patrick Crowley | Opinions EditorIf you haven’t seen “Selma” by now, I encourage you to do so. Whether you were born in Alabama or are just here for an education, it is incumbent on you to know Alabama’s past, lear...

Potted Plant's Loss in SGA Presidential Election Indiciative of Floracist University

Andrew Parks

December 31, 1969

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When the April 1, 2014, edition of The Crimson White revealed that the SGA Elections Board had disqualified both Stephen D. Keller and Elliot Spillers from the election for Vice President for Student Affairs, advancing Green Par...

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