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

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

All content by Madeline Anscombe
SENIOR COLUMN: Don't wait for the next big thing

SENIOR COLUMN: Don’t wait for the next big thing

May 3, 2018

I first had braces in the fourth grade and because I lost my retainer, I got them again during my sophomore year of high school. Most of my friends were getting them off around this time and their presence...

Men's comfort should not supercede female pleasure

Men’s comfort should not supercede female pleasure

February 22, 2018

I can vividly remember the first time I was dress-coded. I was about 12 years old, and it was over 100 degrees outside. I thought nothing of it when I put on a pair of shorts before school, but soon after...

“Nice guys” can be part of the sexual harassment problem, too

January 18, 2018

One of the most vivid memories I have, one that I replay time and time again in my head, is of leaving the site of my first sexual encounter. As I entered the car weak and confused, I told the boy driving...

My God is not the God of Roy Moore

My God is not the God of Roy Moore

December 4, 2017

This past summer I was lucky enough to score an internship that most Irish Catholics only dream about: I worked for the Kennedy family. My boss, Chris Kennedy, is a gubernatorial candidate in the state...

ADHD drugs should not be misused as a

ADHD drugs should not be misused as a “study drug”

October 13, 2017

As October rolls around, a familiar feeling of dread enters the minds of students all over campus. We have officially entered midterm season, and with that, each student is faced with an increased amount...

We need to address the prevalence of domestic violence

We need to address the prevalence of domestic violence

October 6, 2017

It starts off small. He holds you too aggressively or gets angry at you when you choose to hang out with your friends instead of him. You excuse it because it’s so minuscule; people get upset sometimes....

Men need to get tested for STIs

Men need to get tested for STIs

September 18, 2017

I heard a story a few weeks ago about a girl who found out that her boyfriend was cheating on her when she was rushed to the hospital with severe liver damage. She had an undiagnosed case of chlamydia....

The reason behind all 13

The reason behind all 13

April 18, 2017

By Madeline Anscombe | Staff Columnist**DISCLAIMER: this contains spoilers for the television show 13 Reasons Why and talks about both suicide and sexual assault. I would also like to acknowledge that...

Diverse representation benefits all of us

Diverse representation benefits all of us

March 31, 2017

When I was a senior in high school, my mom found the first season of Veronica Mars at the library and rented it. The early 2000’s cult classic stars Kristen Bell as Veronica, a high schooler who is trying...

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