The Crimson White

01.21.2010

CW Staff

January 21, 2010

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Foster’s history should be remembered

Letter to the Editor

January 21, 2010

In the summer of 1933, Tuscaloosa endured various racially motivated lynchings, making it one of the most dangerous cities in America. The Tuscaloosa News reported that "the eyes of the world" were upon us and asked citizens if...

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Debra Flax

January 21, 2010

On Feb. 7, Super Bowl XLIV will kick off and fans cheering on the team of their choice everywhere will gather around their televisions with friends and family. They’ll purchase their favorite chips and dip, knock back their be...

Dining Dollars have hidden cost

Letter to the Editor

January 21, 2010

Every semester, new people appear on campus. These collegiate newbies go around swiping their magical card that does everything from opening doors to dispensing between-class snacks and allowing you to fill the void of not ha...

Mass. election warning for Democrats

Our View

January 21, 2010

Massachusetts voters spoke for the entire electorate Tuesday when they chose Republican Scott Brown over Democrat Martha Coakley for the vacant U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Edward Kennedy. The message was clear: Democrats ar...

Taking attendance time-consuming and wasteful

Letter to the Editor

January 20, 2010

I don't usually get annoyed by attendance requirements. I go to class, and only once have I exceeded the allotted number of absences. But every day that I was in one of my classes last week – a large lecture class – the te...

America: the world’s FEMA

Tray Smith

January 20, 2010

In 2005, politicians, reporters and storm survivors all heaped criticism on the Federal Emergency Management Agency for its slow and ineffective response to the flooding Hurricane Katrina unleashed in New Orleans. One afternoon...

‘Our View’ on McGwire pointless

Josh Veazey

January 20, 2010

Answer true or false for the following statements: I have a right to regulate what an athlete puts in their own body. My values and my understanding of what is good for an athlete are superior to those of said athlete. When...

Our View: King’s call for justice still rings

Our View

January 19, 2010

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote in his famous “Letter from Birmingham Jail” in August 1963. His words transcended his era, for even today, we still have to deal wi...

Help for Haitians

Our View

January 15, 2010

The United Nations reports that about 3 million people in Haiti, the hemisphere’s poorest nation, may need aid after Tuesday’s devastating earthquake. Three million people – a third of the Haitian population – would fi...

Lessons of another quake

Will Tucker

January 15, 2010

An earthquake tore through the capital city, leveling most of it and killing thousands of inhabitants. The disaster displaced almost 50 times that number. Additionally, it left the capital with only 10 percent of its infrastructure ...

Ahhhh! And how are you?

Debra Flax

January 15, 2010

With the storm of opinions circling my mind, here are a couple of observational questions I developed over the break and during the last few days. Why do teachers believe that we, their students, are only taking their class and...

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