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Students should build resilience

April 11, 2016

Everyone discovers that getting knocked down is a part of life in some way or another. As a college student, it can feel as if life is practically punting you across a football field at least once or twice...

Time and old age

March 29, 2016

I am an advocate for living by the rather cliché concept that each individual posses the power to conquer anything if they merely apply steady time and pressure to their pursuits. I, too, recognize an...

Internship application season begins

March 3, 2016

The time of year for applying to summer internships is almost coming to a close. As most of the college students on campus can attest, this frantic season of school plus job or internship applications...

Chivalry is for everyone

February 15, 2016

This past Friday afternoon, my good friends and I drove on a two-lane back road en route to a large hunting camp in central Alabama. As we left Tuscaloosa behind, we entered the beautiful open lands rich...

The hard side of my superpower

The hard side of my superpower

February 8, 2016

Something about my personality always felt and seemed slightly more extreme than the personalities of my siblings, peers and teachers. When I was upset, I would let you know it. When I loved you, I would...

Feminism: the skewed stigma

November 13, 2015

Attending a discussion-based lab at 8 a.m. each Friday easily constitutes as one of the most difficult responsibilities in my school week. I know. I am pitiful, but I am also honest. With that being said,...

The death of grammar

October 16, 2015

The Sanford Media Center in Gorgas Library practically turned into a campsite for my honors film partner, Ryan Murphy, and me. From about six-thirty until eleven, computer number eight and Final Cut Pro...

Facing the off-campus housing frenzy

October 2, 2015

Groups of students across The University of Alabama campus face a multitude of stressful situations as midterms draw closer and classes begin to fall into their groove. Aside from the ever-present anxieties...

Common sense and victim blaming

September 15, 2015

People often make assumptions about the victims of sexual assault. The University of Alabama is one of an extensive number of schools in the United States that pride themselves on attracting a majority...

College is the time to learn how to budget

September 4, 2015

We all come into college with long and short-term goals. Whether I am merely trying to get my laundry done and run over to Publix for groceries or I am researching ideal internships for my next two summers...

The quarter life crisis

August 25, 2015

The digital generation deals with the responsibility of perpetually advancing technology, yet they also reap the benefits of having the entire world at their fingertips. With iPhones, laptops, iPads,...

Credit equivalency hinders study abroad

April 6, 2015

Students at The University of Alabama are constantly bombarded with emails, and a fair share of these emails are plastered with capitalized and flashy subject lines saying things such “Study abroad reminders.”...

While in college, respect for your living space goes a very long way

February 23, 2015

Monday mornings for most of us come with a suffocating amount of work after a big weekend in which we neglected to unzip our backpacks or log in to our Crimson emails. For those us of who live in dorms,...

Sit down, take a deep breath and learn to relax in this 'Age of Anxiety'

February 9, 2015

As midterms, spring break and summer application deadlines wait just around the corner, students across campus gear up to face the struggle of managing the worries and stresses of concluding a winter season...

Good sleep habits critical for students

January 27, 2015

While not all people suffer from restless nights, according to the Huffington Post, about 9 million U.S. adults use prescription sleep aids to ensure quality of rest.” There is no denying that all of...

Measure with memories, not likes

January 12, 2015

After packing up and saying my goodbyes, I hit the road for seven hours en route to Tuscaloosa for my second semester. During this solitary, relaxing drive, I reflected on my recent holiday travels to...

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