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UA announces plan to increase minority inclusion in greek system

Elizabeth Elkin

July 1, 2016

The University announced it has developed an action plan to promote inclusion in the recruitment process for greek life on Friday, July 1.A statement on the UA website said the plan clarifies expectations for all students and stude...

Unraveling the greek myths around Title IX

Peyton Shepard

February 1, 2016

Twenty-two point seven percent of college female seniors have reported experiencing some form of unwanted sexual contact since their freshman year, according to a 2015 survey by the Association of American Universities, which in...

Sororities, don’t be a part of what tears you apart

Chad Hankins

November 11, 2015

Why are you a part of The Machine? Ask that to anyone who wants to stay a part of The Machine, and you will get the same robotic answers: “We are not a part of that organization,” “That organization does not exist” or...

Greek students must stand for an ethical campus political environment

Hunter Richey

November 2, 2015

I love the greek experience I have had at The University of Alabama. I love building relationships that I truly believe will last a lifetime. I love the camaraderie that comes from living in a house with my best friends. I even...

What happens when the party ends

Paul Horwitz

October 26, 2015

Last week, in an alternate universe only very slightly different from this one, I shot and killed a University of Alabama student in my home.Not quite, admittedly. The student lived. But that was strictly a matter of good luck – his...

The absurdity of pledgeship, the absurdity of us

Matthew Gillham

October 16, 2015

In the aftermath of the hazing allegations on campus with Phi Gamma Delta, ridicule and outrage have been thrown at the very idea of pledgeship. Is pledgeship absurd? Probably. Incongruent with human nature? Well, no, not at all.J...

The real victim is campus

Almosa Pirela-Jones

October 13, 2015

For the past few years, allegations and videotaped instances of racism have surfaced at colleges across the country. However, The University of Alabama has maintained a solid position as the frontrunner regarding campus inequality, a...

Student Sound-Off: Block Seating 2015

CW Staff

September 22, 2015

With the recent issues surrounding block seating, The Crimson White took to the Quad last Friday to get students' input on the traditional practice. ...

Let’s reevaluate pomping

Benjamin Burkeen

September 21, 2015

Homecoming planning is well underway for a number of student organizations, and it is arguably one of the events (besides football) that brings together the majority of our campus community. People get into homecoming. I myself...

Are Greek philanthropy events acts of selflessness?

Erin Mosley

August 28, 2015

I should preface my thoughts by stating that I am not currently and have never been affiliated with any Greek organization at The University of Alabama or any other institution for that matter. Therefore, I can only write fr...

A question for the sororities: Why do you vote for the Machine?

Caroline Bechtel, Andrew Parks

March 8, 2015

SGA elections are a pivotal time for our campus each year. They determine which students among us will serve as the collective face of our student body for the 
ensuing term.It goes without saying that those elected to these pos...

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