The Crimson White

Freshman, be active and make the most out of your time on campus

Rich Robinson

August 20, 2014

Hey, I’m talking to you, new kid. I know you’ve had a rough couple days, it’s a real tough transition. The culture is different, and not the way it’s supposed to be. Do you really want to be here? Your roommates are je...

Degrees don’t get college grads jobs, opportunities do

Leigh Terry

August 20, 2014

Freshmen, welcome to campus. I am one of the many people who will attempt to give you advice during your college career. I hope you receive my message before you stop listening. My counsel is for those who think your degree ...

Become the person you want to be

Nathan James

August 20, 2014

When I was 18, I’d never spoken to a group of more than a dozen people. But when I read passages in class, I was told I had a “radio voice.” When I came to The University of Alabama, I applied to work at the student ra...

Student loans reduction

Jared Downing

December 1, 2011

College students’ mountain of student debt just got a little smaller. Last month, President Barack Obama announced a plan to make paying off federal student loans cheaper and easier, cutting monthly interest rates by a thir...

March Madness not mad enough

Wesley Vaughn

March 29, 2011

There is a difference between good basketball and entertaining basketball. College basketball – particularly March Madness – is entertaining basketball, albeit very, very entertaining basketball. This year’s NCAA men’s b...

OUR VIEW: HCA a great facilitator for Honors College

Our View

March 27, 2011

With Honors College students set to elect an Honors College Assembly president Tuesday and Wednesday, it is important to recognize the hard work and accomplishments of this year’s HCA. The HCA was created last spring in order ...

Use HCA to engage Honors students

Letter to the Editor

March 27, 2011

My name is Sarah Ann Hughes and I’m running for president of the Honors College Assembly. My vision for HCA is built on three pillars — create, connect, collaborate. Using HCA's resources and energy, I will help students cr...

Make HCA an advocate for students

Letter to the Editor

March 27, 2011

The Honors College Assembly has had a great first year on campus! The program has provided an event or program for students to participate in almost every week and has made great strides towards representing the interests of...

A defensive mentality: save it for sports

Wesley Vaughn

March 1, 2011

Nick Saban’s football team and Anthony Grant’s basketball team pride themselves on tough defense. Both buy into a defensive mentality that opposing teams fear and announcers drool over. In sports, holding an opponent to as...

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