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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Alex Jobin, Staff Reporter

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Opinion | Students need to support local businesses

September 19, 2021
Now more than ever, the local businesses of Tuscaloosa need our help. 
Opinion | Never forget 9/11 or its disastrous consequences

Opinion | Never forget 9/11 or its disastrous consequences

September 15, 2021
Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
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UA should embrace the mask mandate extension

September 12, 2021
At this point, saying “COVID-19 isn’t over yet” feels like beating a dead horse, but beating a dead horse is better than believing that horse dewormer will protect you from a virus that already has an FDA-approved vaccine.
Opinion | Hurricane Ida is not an isolated incident

Opinion | Hurricane Ida is not an isolated incident

September 1, 2021
Hurricane Ida just stormed its way through the Gulf Coast, leaving destruction in its wake.
Opinion | UA’s vaccine outreach in the Black Belt is a promising step 

Opinion | UA’s vaccine outreach in the Black Belt is a promising step 

August 29, 2021

Alabama currently has one of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the nation, with a mere 38% of Alabamians fully vaccinated. However, the numbers are even lower in some of the state's more vulnerable...

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Opinion | Prioritize your mental health this semester

August 22, 2021
Whether this is your first year at The University of Alabama, your last or somewhere in between, the beginning of a new semester is guaranteed to stir emotions.
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Opinion | COVID isn’t over. The University of Alabama needs to stop acting like it is.

August 5, 2021
As the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel started to shine, a new swell of cases and virus variants reminded us that we are not yet free from our pandemic nightmare. This reminder should ring especially loud for those who live in Alabama, the state with the lowest vaccination rate in the country at about 34%.
Virtual concerts are a bonus, not a substitute 

Virtual concerts are a bonus, not a substitute 

July 20, 2021

Even in the age of streaming and digital content, concerts are cornerstones of the music industry. But, as was the case with many things during the COVID-19 pandemic, the necessity of the traditional concert...

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Opinion | UA should embrace critical race theory

June 23, 2021
Contrary to the talking points and fearmongering of some conservative lawmakers, critical race theory is not focused on attacking white people for their whiteness. Instead, it exposes the disenfranchisement and oppression of people of color by American systems that are based in the nation’s indubitably racist past.
Opinion | The Death Penalty: Whats the real cost?

Opinion | The Death Penalty: What’s the real cost?

March 24, 2021

Brandon Bernard died on a Thursday.  On Dec. 10, 2020, in Terre Haute, Indiana, an employee of the federal government gave Bernard a lethal injection that ended his life. He was 40 years old. About...

Opinion | Why police brutality violates the Constitution

Opinion | Why police brutality violates the Constitution

March 24, 2021

The eighth amendment of the U.S. Constitution reads, “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.” Its most frequently cited clause...

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Review | This 2020 rap album will age like fine wine

March 11, 2021
Music recommendation alert! One opinions columnist is here to say that there's one album you may have missed in 2020, and it only gets better with every listen.
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