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Religion not a reason to discriminate

Chandler Gory

June 15, 2016

Who needs a time machine when you can read the news or scroll through some Facebook comments and find yourself smack dab in the 1950s? Ah the sweet smell of racism, homophobia, transphobia, islamophobia, you-name-it-phobia an...

“Briar Patch” exhibit examines controversial history of Uncle Remus characters

Sam West

June 8, 2016

Without realizing it, you’ve probably seen or heard of the works of Joel Chandler Harris. Characters like Br'er Rabbit, Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear are common throughout popular culture, featured in children's stories, animated fi...

'Pelo Malo' film to facilitate discussions on race and culture in Latin America

Analiese Gerald

February 12, 2016

What: “Pelo Malo” Film Screening. The film follows the story of Junior, a 9-year-old boy living in Venezuela who, because of his mixed ancestry, struggles with his physical identity. Who: Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studie...

Alabama to host annual ASCE Concrete Canoe race

Matthew Watkins

February 4, 2016

The University of Alabama will play host to the ASCE Southeast Student Conference from March 10 through the 12. What is the main event of this you might ask? The main event of the conference ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition. Ye...

Straight outta nominations

Sarah Howard

January 21, 2016

On Jan. 14, movie buffs and casual watchers alike checked to see if this could be Leonardo DiCaprio’s year to finally win an Oscar. In the 88th year of the Academy Awards, Leo received his fifth nomination, but minority acto...

Don’t underestimate the power of students

Madelyn Schorr

November 18, 2015

Today students are typecast as self-absorbed, apathetic and out of touch with problems plaguing society. Pundits and parents say we spend too much time on Snapchat and Twitter and not enough time studying or getting involved in...

A crack in the façade of democracy

Almosa Pirela-Jones

November 17, 2015

Long before daybreak on Sunday, Nov. 8, Tuscaloosa police officers knocked on the apartment door of a University of Alabama student, responding to a routine noise complaint. The man in question attempted to close the door multiple times before the officer in the ...

Taking the next step: countering segregation in church

Ruth Bishop

October 12, 2015

Sunday morning has remained one of the most segregated times of the week. Dr. Martin Luther King remarked during a 1963 lecture that, “We must face the fact that in America the church is still the most segregated major ins...

It has everything to do with race

Mark Hammontree

October 12, 2015

If you’ve spent enough time on Facebook or have ever read comments on any news article or opinion piece about poverty, education, police violence, food insecurity or political corruption, you’re probably familiar with som...

Understand the past, empower the future

Kellee Ransom

March 30, 2015

This winter, my students joined their peers across the country to celebrate Black History Month. For my kids, the content was not unfamiliar – black history and culture have a regular presence in my classroom. As my kids le...

UA student released from sorority for use of racial slur

Katie Shepherd

March 8, 2015

A member of UA sorority Chi Omega was released from her organization Wednesday evening after allegedly sending a Snapchat containing a racial slur. This follows a similar incident within Chi Omega last August. Deborah Lane, as...

UA student released from sorority for Snapchat containing racial slur

Rachel Brown

March 5, 2015

A member of a University of Alabama sorority was released from her organization and will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct after allegedly sending a Snapchat containing a racial slur on Wednesday evening.The Snapchat,...

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