Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White


Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

All content by Elle Standish
B.B. Comer Hall houses the Department of Languages and Classics.

Opinion | The death of language programs is the death of human connection

Elle Standish, Contributing Columnist February 21, 2024

As college students, we have to take way too many useless general education courses that have nothing to do with our degree. While I could rant for hours about my qualms with criteria in the institution...

Opinion | Making waves: Diversity in the new Percy Jackson series

Opinion | Making waves: Diversity in the new Percy Jackson series

Elle Standish, Contributing Columnist January 21, 2024

Criticism of the new Percy Jackson series for its diverse casting is misguided and misinformed.  Seeing as over 180 million copies of the complete book series have been sold, it’s not surprising...

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Culture Pick | Canine commerce: Unleashing success with local businesses and their furry partners

Elle Standish, Contributing Writer January 21, 2024

Despite being a college town, Tuscaloosa is a hub for small business owners. Aside from their products, the furry friends at these shops are also in high demand. Here is a quick tour of the four-legged...

Opinion | I deleted TikTok for a year, here’s what happened

Opinion | I deleted TikTok for a year, here’s what happened

Elle Standish, Contributing Columnist September 27, 2023

A year ago, I deleted TikTok.  A whole entire year. My TikTok sobriety was not something I thought would be super impactful, other than the fact that it saves me data, but I found an appreciation...

Opinion | If it bleeds, it leads: glamorizing crime in the media and its adverse effects

Opinion | If it bleeds, it leads: glamorizing crime in the media and its adverse effects

Elle Standish, Contributing Columnist April 19, 2023

Fiction is a way to inspire fantasies in which people tolerate unhealthy and unsafe behaviors from people on the basis of their attractiveness or charisma. In other words, these shows and movies are normalizing...

Opinion | Condemning UA’s relationship to Aramark

Opinion | Condemning UA’s relationship to Aramark

Elle Standish and Tristan Waldrop February 1, 2023

The latest string of prison strikes within the Alabama Department of Corrections, beginning in late September 2022 and subsiding in mid-October, has reanimated conversations regarding the treatment of...

Tuscaloosa’s Top Five Coffee Shops

Tuscaloosa’s Top Five Coffee Shops

Elle Standish, Contributing Columnist August 17, 2022

With over 38,000 students enrolled at The University of Alabama, there is a clear demand for coffee shops around the city. Whether providing a quiet place to study or supplying the caffeine to finish a...

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