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Opinion | Gov. Ivey, stop choosing profit over people

Opinion | Gov. Ivey, stop choosing profit over people

March 17, 2021

If you have been paying even a sliver of attention, you know that Alabama has a prison problem. If you haven’t been paying attention, now is the time to start.  In 2019, the United States Department...

An update on the Alabama abortion ban

An update on the Alabama abortion ban

November 6, 2019
A CW columnist updates their previous story on the Alabama abortion ban after additional consideration from the Supreme Court.
The University must acknowledge its history of racism

The University must acknowledge its history of racism

October 8, 2019
A CW columnist urges the University to acknowledge its racist beginnings in the wake of Dr. Riley's resignation
The Alabama abortion law is about controlling women

The Alabama abortion law is about controlling women

June 22, 2019

If you have been following the news recently, you’ve probably heard about Alabama’s new abortion ban. However, the fight against the right to bodily autonomy in this state is not a new development....

Attendance policies need more leniency

Attendance policies need more leniency

April 15, 2019
Last week, I was sick. When I say sick, I mean the type of illness where you can’t get out of bed and basically suffer through the week in a Nyquil-induced haze. Despite this, I was sitting in my bed in a panic over my classes’ attendance policies.
We do not need a white history month

We do not need a white history month

February 28, 2019
We’re nearing the end of Black History Month, so I’d like to discuss a question that I remember hearing in elementary school.
UA works to rectify racist history

UA works to rectify racist history

February 18, 2019
The University of Alabama has a long and complicated history with racism. From the days before emancipation to more recent years, race has continued to be an issue at the University.
We must remain vigilant in an era of fake news

We must remain vigilant in an era of fake news

January 17, 2019
As I sat at my desk on my second day back to classes, one of my professors brought an interesting question to the table: If the president of the United States says something, does that make it true?
Gun reform could protect black lives

Gun reform could protect black lives

December 3, 2018
America has a gun problem. According to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been over 52,000 gun-related incidents in the country in 2018. Three hundred twenty-four of these occurrences have been mass shootings.
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Machine influence suspected in new SGA office

December 3, 2018
Jay Little was confirmed as the Student Government Association’s first vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion after the position was elevated from director of diversity, equity and inclusion to its current executive level.  
Higher education is inherently unequal

Higher education is inherently unequal

November 5, 2018
Higher education is ridiculously expensive in America; students across the nation struggle to pay for their education. Undergraduate studies are typically pretty pricey, but graduate and professional degrees are a whole new story.
Vote no on Amendment 2

Vote no on Amendment 2

October 19, 2018
If you are registered to vote in Alabama, there are some important aspects of this election that you need to know about. One of these is the proposed Amendment 2.
OPPOSING VIEWS: Nike’s ad campaign is about justice for all

OPPOSING VIEWS: Nike’s ad campaign is about justice for all

September 17, 2018
America: land of the free, home of the brave. In this land of democracy, freedom should ring from the mountains to the prairies.
Students must examine the role played by 'the Machine'

Students must examine the role played by ‘the Machine’

September 10, 2018
The Machine: two words that are often whispered by the students on The University of Alabama’s campus, especially when something strange occurs. What exactly is this mystery that students are so familiar with but also have yet to understand?
Freshman Hall should be renamed to honor Autherine Lucy Foster’s legacy

Freshman Hall should be renamed to honor Autherine Lucy Foster’s legacy

August 27, 2018
Freshman Hall – what a fitting name for the new UA residence hall that has the potential to house between 700 and 900 new students. The hall is awaiting a more creative name, and there are plenty of options to choose from, but the University should select Autherine Hall as the dorm’s new name to pay tribute to the first African-American freshman to ever walk the University of Alabama’s campus.
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