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It's time for the next great adventure

April 18, 2016

My name is Meghan Dorn. I’m a senior from Charlotte, North Carolina, majoring in public relations and political science. I used to serve as the president of Blend, and I have been pretty involved in...

Planning for the classroom and the boardroom

April 12, 2016

As I enter the final days of my undergraduate career at The University of Alabama, I feel confident about my academic journey at the University. My advisor did a great job to make sure I finished my public...

Getting a cyber black eye

April 8, 2016

Fascinatingly, with the rapid development of technology, we still have not developed a way to reach through computer screens and punch someone typing foolish statements from their keyboard.I am a big fan...

Why invest in diversity?

April 5, 2016

The University of Alabama likes being the best. That desire is reflected in the first two sentences on the UA website, “As the state’s flagship university, The University of Alabama family has always...

You in the wild

March 3, 2016

By Meghan Dorn | Staff ColumnistHiking is my form of active meditation. You are forced to be fully in the present. Your thoughts rotate between deciding where your foot will go next, looking upward for...

Elections Board works on declawing the Machine

Elections Board works on declawing the Machine

February 11, 2016

This past week, the Elections Board released its updated election manual for the rules and procedures of the upcoming spring SGA campaigns. There were two major changes that will impact common Machine...

Getting it right: letting students know about severe weather

Getting it right: letting students know about severe weather

February 4, 2016

Getting the right mix between overcautious and careless can be a tough call. As students were all staring down at their phones wondering if class was going to be canceled as the weather fluctuated between...

Who will take UA's 2016 SGA?

Who will take UA's 2016 SGA?

January 28, 2016

What’s the thrill that keeps this campus buzzing after they put the National Championship trophy safely in its case? It’s the oncoming political showdown of student government elections, of course....

Bar bathroom chat: a female-specific phenomena

January 21, 2016

I have an odd amount of party stories that take place in women’s bar bathrooms around midnight – like the time I opened a stall to find two girls braiding a third’s hair while she bawled her eyes...

The hedgehog’s dilemma

December 4, 2015

On a brisk winter’s day, a group of hedgehogs try to huddle together to conserve body heat. But as they get closer to each other, their quills prick each other causing them to have to separate. Then...

It’s sorority women who should be done

November 20, 2015

As I stood amongst the crowd on the steps of Gorgas, my black shirted back burning from the oncoming sun, gazing up at brave students sharing their stories and perspectives of oppression on this campus, I...

What do you think you should do?

October 23, 2015

My best friend for the last seven years can be incredibly frustrating to talk to when I have a problem. I typically will call her and ramble some quick details about whatever has happened and immediately...

It has to be a home for it to be a homecoming

October 9, 2015

When I think of going back to my home in Charlotte, North Carolina, I have flashbacks of the long exhausting drive through four states, and I get tense as I think of the thirty-minute period dodging cars...

It's on the Greeks

September 17, 2015

It’s been an interesting four years to be greek at The University of Alabama, with many events landing in the national headlines. My house has always handled this in stride, trying to do their best to...

Reflecting on Northwestern Football’s failed union bid, and what it means for Alabama

August 28, 2015

I wonder what the mood was like in the Mal Moore Athletic Complex on August 17th, when the National Labor Relations Board announced that Northwestern football players would not be able to unionize. Was...

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