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Informed voters equal better SGA

CW Staff

March 3, 2010

Many Americans (probably) suffer from geniophobia, a fear of chins. However, their fear was apparently not enough to keep huge chin-owner extraordinaire Jay Leno from returning to his late-night time slot. While Leno’s monologue...

Fashion Rocks and so does Society’s Body

Andrew Richardson

March 3, 2010

The Fashion Rocks and So Does My Body show on Feb. 23 nearly filled the Ferguson Theater to capacity and would have been the perfect opportunity to raise social awareness about the media’s poor and inaccurate portrayal of...

Our View: The unopposed candidates

Our View

March 3, 2010

In short: Some unopposed candidates have impressive plans, others raise more questions. Grant Cochran, who is running for vice president for external affairs, and Stephen Swinson, the candidate for vice president for student a...

The case for a second stimulus

Josh Veazey

March 2, 2010

Franklin Roosevelt has always been the undisputed ninth-grade answer to how this country escaped the Great Depression and how it has maintained economic stability since. However, considering our country’s current position in...

Let voters decide on Bingo

Tray Smith

March 2, 2010

The youngest member of the Alabama State Senate, 29 year-old Marc Keahey, has undertaken a great task. Early in February, he introduced the Alabama Bingo Control Act, which would let voters decide whether or not to legalize el...

Solar power a better option than nuclear

Letter to the Editor

March 2, 2010

A recent Crimson White editorial suggested that the U.S. needs more nuclear power since coal and oil are bad choices. Why do the shortcomings of coal and oil mean that we have to replace them with something worse? It’s like su...

Our View: UA should reconsider First Transit

Our View

March 2, 2010

In short: If First Transit cannot come to terms with drivers on a new contract, UA should consider finding another company to run its buses. It took a day of strikes to get First Transit to finally accept the fact that drivers w...

Where’s the real compromise?

Ian Sams

March 1, 2010

Last week, President Barack Obama held a health care roundtable discussion with administration officials and leaders from both parties in Congress. In the end, not much was accomplished, and the health care reform efforts of th...

How NBA can assist politics

Wesley Vaughn

March 1, 2010

Describing the current state of the National Basketball Association as another golden age of talent may be a bit premature because it will only continue to prosper with its abundance of young skillful players. Just about eve...

Penicillin Without Prayer

Letter to the Editor

March 1, 2010

Jason Galloway commits many obvious and common errors in his latest column, "Turning science on its head." He is wrong when he says atheists are claiming they can disprove a god. No one can disprove a god any more than they ca...

Our View: Olympics a success

Our View

March 1, 2010

In short: The Olympics were entertaining and a great show of national pride and international unity. For the past few weeks, people around the world have been captivated by the city of Vancouver. From skiing on Whistler Mountain ...

We the people are not stupid

Letter to the Editor

March 1, 2010

In Josh Veazey’s recent column, “We Are Not Listening,” the American people were blamed for Obama’s continuing failures. The author said that “Americans are stupid” and implied that if we simpletons would just li...

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