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The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Ava Fisher, Opinions Editor

All content by Ava Fisher
Opinion | Civic engagement isn’t limited to elections

Opinion | Civic engagement isn’t limited to elections

November 3, 2021
This “off-year” election, one that offered no presidential or midterm races, appears to be following the trend of most off-year elections: lower turnout.
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Opinion | We need to address period poverty

October 17, 2021
On Oct. 19, 2019, activists gathered together to celebrate the first National Period Day.
Tide Against Suicide.

Opinion | Suicide prevention is a year-round effort

September 26, 2021
As September comes to a close, students must reflect on the significance of National Suicide Prevention Month.
Opinion | Go outside and experience Tuscaloosa

Opinion | Go outside and experience Tuscaloosa

September 22, 2021
The forced move to off-campus housing may be a very real and valid obstacle for students who didn’t plan for it. But after a month of this new reality, students on and off campus should use the experience to examine what it means to live in Tuscaloosa.
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Don’t wait until you’re settled to get involved

August 25, 2021
It’s that time of year again, when every student at The University of Alabama has the opportunity to explore who they are, and who they will be in their academic career. 
Jona Pidgette, a junior majoring in biology, founded Empathy and Education to advocate for a better societal understanding of students with disabilities.

Opinion | Chronic illness and disability awareness is important

August 18, 2021

Students with chronic illnesses and disabilities have a lot placed on them. They must learn how to advocate for themselves, receive the accommodations they need to succeed in their academics, and ensure...

Letter from the Opinions Editor

Letter from the Opinions Editor

August 4, 2021
Adults asked you what you planned to study when you had just finished the first grade. Your parents may have started saving for college the day you were born. You have sacrificed sleepless nights of studying, immersed yourself in extracurriculars and gone on tours across the country just for this one moment.
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The Voting Rights Act needs a revival

July 14, 2021
To achieve a truly just democracy, one that is representative of all citizens, Americans must reject the idea that discriminatory election practices are an antiquated phenomenon. 
Opinion | ‘A Campus Crisis’ Installment One

Opinion | ‘A Campus Crisis’ Installment One

June 23, 2021
As cultures around the world reckon with their own patterns of oppression, we, as a global society, are constantly creating a new and evolving story. What might a new story even look like?
A Campus Crisis: The Epidemic of Sexual Violence

Opinion | Introducing ‘A Campus Crisis: The Epidemic of Sexual Violence’

June 16, 2021

Are emails enough to combat rape culture, on and off campus?  Last week, UA President Stuart Bell sent out an email outlining the resources available to UA students that have experienced sexual assault....

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Opinion | Summer internships shouldn’t be the norm

June 2, 2021

With the spring semester behind college students and the promise of the remaining summer ahead, many are elated. As they begin summer internships that they have long aspired to, these students view the...

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