The Crimson White

Change in Alabama policies starts with loosening voting restrictions

Madelyn Schorr

July 28, 2015

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Three weeks ago, the Center for American Progress Action Fund, a D.C.-based think tank, released a report entitled “The Health of State Democracies.” The report took a look at various factors that contribute to how well-functi...

Project Empowerment

Project Empowerment

July 22, 2015

Prize fight missed opportunity for UA

Kyle Simpson

June 9, 2015

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When the University of Alabama Athletic Department and President Judy Bonner resisted hosting Tuscaloosa native Deontay Wilder’s title defense fight, they likely saw it as a potential logistical nightmare without much potential p...

Continue to talk about free speech

Patrick Crowley

February 25, 2015

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On Monday, The Crimson White ran a special edition about free speech on campus, or the lack thereof. Through restrictive “speech code” policies and Grounds Use Permits, the University is dampening the abilities of student...

Students sound off on free speech

Patrick Maddox

February 23, 2015

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With recent campus events like The University of Alabama student body's failed attempt to film a "Harlem Shake" video on The Quad and Mallet Assembly's unofficial Final Stand in the Schoolhouse Door, there has been a lot of...

FIRE gives UA 'red light'

February 22, 2015

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The University of Alabama was given a “Red Light” rating by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) for its speech codes, meaning the University has at least one policy that “clearly and substantially re...

The University should make it easier for student voices to be heard

Mark Hammontree

February 22, 2015

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Since this is a special issue of the paper, this column is supposed to be about the status of students’ freedom of speech here on The University of Alabama’s campus. Well, I guess it’s supposed to be my opinion about the status...

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