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Mikayla Wyatt | @minimalistmikk

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Opinion | Blood Money: When will the film industry stop taking advantage of Black pain?

February 11, 2021
One columnist is fed up with seeing Black tears on screen. As Christion Finch writes, Hollywood seems all too eager to make movies about Black trauma—whether its police brutality in "Fruitvale Station" or white supremacy in "Get Out." But where is the follow-through?
More Than a Month | Being Black at UA with Cameryn Blackmore

More Than a Month | Being Black at UA with Cameryn Blackmore

February 10, 2021

More Than a Month | Being Black at UA with Cameryn Blackmore

Opinion | Black is the blueprint

Opinion | Black is the blueprint

February 4, 2021
The series “More Than a Month” aims to reclaim the ways in which Black history and ongoing Black struggles are portrayed. So let’s begin with paying homage to some notable Black creators and inventors.
From the Editor | Introducing ‘More Than a Month,’ a Black history series

From the Editor | Introducing ‘More Than a Month,’ a Black history series

January 31, 2021
Opinions Editor Mikayla Wyatt introduces a new series celebrating Black history.

Opinion | TCSS is failing – and infecting – county students

December 10, 2020
The University of Alabama has come under scrutiny the last several months as COVID-19 numbers grew. But outside the UA bubble, county students are also topping charts.
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Opinion | Underfunding minority students keeps UA in the past

October 14, 2020
The University has also been accused of underfunding diversity initiatives. As editors Mikayla Wyatt and Adaya Jackson write, it isn’t enough to have an Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion or even an Intercultural Diversity Center. Students of color need to be funded just as much as their white counterparts in order to be set up for success. Read it online or in the special edition.
Opinion | Student workers deserve higher wages

Opinion | Student workers deserve higher wages

October 14, 2020

It’s 1 a.m. on a Saturday morning in Tuscaloosa. On The Strip, students are laughing through their masks, thinking about getting McDonald’s and realizing they aren’t going to get any work done on...

Advice from UA 2023 for UA 2024 

Advice from UA 2023 for UA 2024 

August 20, 2020

I sat down with three sophomores, Shanaya Daughtrey, Elissa Nation and Russell Jiles, to see what advice they had for incoming freshmen. Here's what they had to say. Elissa Q: In what ways did you...

Opinion: It's the lack of care for us

Opinion: It’s the lack of care for us

August 7, 2020

Over a month ago, Safe Return UA called the University out for a plethora of loopholes found within its plan to “safely” return to campus this fall. Though press releases have announced administered...

How to handle COVID-19 academically

How to handle COVID-19 academically

August 4, 2020

Although the start of your academic journey won’t be planned as you imagined, it is still essential to begin with the mindset to strive for nothing short of success. I too have to make academic adjustments...

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